53 foot dry van trailers; some reefer trailers in Anderson only
Carter Express drivers run regional and/or dedicated routes. Each terminal route mix is different based on customer base. Regional drivers work 5 days per week and are home 2 days per week. Regional route drivers can expect to be away from home 1 to 3 nights per week on average. Regional drivers average 2 round trip out and back routes within their 5 day work week.
Our fleet average is 2,500 miles per week for solo drivers. Our aggressive drivers are running upwards of 3,300 miles per week. Team drivers are averaging 5,000 to 6,000 miles per week.
Plan Administrator Group & Pension Administrators (GPA)
Drivers become eligible for benefits within 90 days of hire date
All benefits are ala carte ; drivers select the benefits they want
Medical Plans 3 programs to choose from (HSA, HRA & Traditional); Employee contribution range is $31 per week to $60 per week (for non-smokers); $39 per week to $76 per week (for smokers); Spouse, children and family members can be added to medical plan
Other benefits include dental, vision, life insurance, 401k retirement savings (managed by Merrill Lynch; company match program $1 for $1 for first 2%, 50 cents on the $1 for next 2%), short term disability, long term disability
Paid Vacations 1 week paid vacation after 1 year; 2 weeks paid vacation after 3 years; 3 weeks paid vacation after 10 years; vacation pay is 1/52 of the past 52 weeks gross pay
Paid Holiday 2 paid holiday; Thanksgiving and Christmas; Holiday pay is $125 per holiday
Detention Pay - $15 per hour after 2 hours; Maximum $100
Breakdown Pay - $15 per hour after 2 hours; Maximum $100
Layover Pay - $100 if driver must sit for 24 hours waiting on load (12 hours for team operations)
Stop Pay - $12.50 per extra stops (all stops above 1)
Pay Rate Schedule:
Regional Solo Drivers Past T/T Driving Experience Pay Per Mile
0 to 6 months .3750 6 months to 2 years .4150 2 to 3 years .4200 3 to 4 years .4250 4 to 5 years .4300 5 to 7 years .4350 7 to 10 years .4400 10+ years .4450
Note: Anderson drivers have access to deliver reefer freight with a 5 cents per mile premium
Regional Team Drivers Rate Per Driver
0 to 2 years.2675 2 to 4 years.2700 4 to 5 years.2725 5 to 7 years.2775 7 to 10 years.2800 10+ years.2825
Note: Anderson Team Drivers have access to deliver reefer freight with a 2.5 cents per mile premium
6 months Recent, Verifiable CDL experience in past 36 months
High School diploma or GED
Minimum 21 years of age
Valid Class A CDL license
Attractive driving record - safety-minded
Commitment to provide world-class customer service
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to interact professionally with the customers and co-workers alike
New Driver Orientation is 3 days; typically Monday through Wednesday
Orientation pay is $275 plus $225 for transition pay for a total of $500
Carter Express is a 2 week payroll holdback company. Orientation and transition pay ($500 total) is paid the 1st Friday after orientation week
Mileage and accessorial pays are paid the 3rd Friday after orientation week. Then, every Friday after that is a pay day.
Carter Express does not, currently, have a pet policy.
Drivers may take a passenger with them after 90 days on the job. Rules for taking a passenger include (1) securing a passenger permit from Driver Manager; (2) passenger must be 12 years old or older; (3) driver must secure a passenger insurance policy ($25 per week) to cover medical expense should passenger need medical treatment due to an accident (Note: insurance policy is available through our insurance provider and can be payroll deducted)
Freightliner and Volvo tractors
Average age of tractors is 2.5 years old
Daycabs and Condo Sleepers
100% Automatic Transmissions
Newer models have APU s
Road speed governors at 65 mph for 1st year; 67 foot/68 cruise in 2nd year
Assigned tractors only (no slip seating)
Driver supplied inverters can be installed
Driver s refrigerators and microwaves can be installed
Qualcomm satellite communications system
Qualcomm Electronic Logging Device
Click \"Apply\" to fill out the online application to be contacted by a Carter Express Recruiting Specialist.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.