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About This Job at Shaffer Trucking
Starting Pay: $0.48 - $0.51 per practical mile
Annual Pay: Top drivers on this fleet average $68,000 per year
Days on the road: 6
Home Time: 1 day off for every 6 out
Operating Area: Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia
Fleet Type: Company, Dedicated
Job Type: Temperature Controlled
Benefits of Joining Shaffer Trucking
Top pay certified carrier
Health from BCBS, Dental, Vision, Life, and 401K
Profit sharing opportunities
Contributed $10 million towards employee profit sharing in 2018!
Drop & hook freight
No-cost rider policy
Increased cruise speed
Short Haul Pay
Industry leading CSA scores
Average equipment age of 2 years
Dedicated dispatch 24/7
Minimum 22 years old
Stable & verifiable work history
Acceptable driving record
Valid Class A CDL
Minimum of 4 months tractor trailer experience*
No alcohol related offenses or positive drug screens in the past five years
* Some area restrictions apply
Founded in 1937, Shaffer Trucking has an over 80-year history of excellence. Joining the Crete Carrier family in 1974, the two companies, along with Hunt Transportation have become one of the nation’s largest privately owned transportation companies. Shaffer specializes in temperature-sensitive freight and is a premier carrier for the candy and confectionary industry. At Shaffer Trucking, our drivers are our most valuable asset. As a result, we have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry with drivers staying with us three times longer than they do with our competition. We take pride in our relationship with our drivers. Our professional drivers are among the best on the highways, meeting standards far exceeding those required by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Driver Types Hired
- Company Driver
Equipment Types Hired
Equipment Experience Accepted
- Dry Van
- Household Goods
- Car Hauler
Required EndorsementsNone specified
CDL Classes Accepted
- Class A
Expediting Experience Required?No, we do not require that applicants have expediting experience.
|Bonuses for extra pickups & dropoffs:||Yes|
Hiring Area By State
- West Virginia
|Min. driver age:||22|
|Min. driving experience:||6 months|
|Hire a driver who has had their license suspended or revoked:||No|
|Hire a driver with a DWI or DUI:||Yes|
General Program Offerings
|Spouse rider program:||Yes|
|Child rider program:||Yes|
Pay Information for Company Drivers
|Pay for layovers:||Yes|
|Pay for breakdowns:||Yes|
|Pay for loading and unloading:||No|
|Pay for tarp:||No|
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