Average $62,000 Annually!

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    Job Overview

    COMPANY OVERVIEW:

    Shaffer Trucking was founded in 1937 in New Kingstown, Pennsylvania. In 1974, Shaffer Trucking joined the Crete Carrier family, becoming one of the nation’s premier providers of temperature-sensitive truckload services. Today, Shaffer is one of the nation's largest refrigerated transportation fleets and is proud to be the leading transportation supplier to the candy, confection, and beverage industries - delivering more candy than any other carrier.

    Shaffer Trucking also leads the industry in CSA scores, exceeding standards required by the U.S. Department of Transportation. As a result, Shaffer employs some of the industry’s best truck drivers. We average 7% more miles than the industry. Plus, with the recent pay raise, OTR drivers now start out earning $.49 to $.52 per practical mile and receive a full benefits package. The average Shaffer Trucking Driver earns over $62,000 per year and the top drivers earning above $72,000 per year. It’s no wonder we’ve been in business for 80 years. Apply now at ShafferJobs.com or call us at (877) 550-2752!

    DRIVER BENEFITS:

    • Average OTR driver will earn $62,000 and the top 25% of our OTR fleet will earn $72,000
    • Gold Standard Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, and a Prescription Card)
      • Employee Only – $100.00/mo. ($1,000 Deductible)
      • Employee and Child – $240.00/mo. ($2,000 Deductible)
      • Employee and Spouse – $327.00/mo. ($2,000 Deductible)
      • Family – $345.00/mo. ($2,000 Deductible)
    • 401K & Profit Sharing Opportunities ($8 million in contributions in 2017)
    • 15 Terminal Locations
    • No-Cost Rider Program
    • Dedicated Dispatch 24/7
    • Average Equipment Age of 2 Years
    • Pet Policy
    • Guaranteed Detention Pay

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum 22 years old
    • Stable & verifiable work history
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Valid Class A CDL
    • Minimum of 4 months OTR experience*
    • No alcohol related offenses or positive drug screens in the past five years

    TRUCK DRIVER RUNS

    Our Drivers earn 1 day off for every 6 days they spend on the road.

    • National $.48 – $.51/mile Home every 21 Days
    • National/Regional $.46 – $.50/mile Home every 12 Days
    • National Teams $.54/mile Home every 21 Days
    • Home Weekly $.45 – $.49/mile Home every 6 Days
    • Northeast Regional $.50/mile Home every 6 Days
    • Pennsylvania Regional $190/day Home every 2 – 3 Days

    SHAFFER CULTURE

    Shaffer Trucking continues to prove itself as a solid employer. As one of the industry leaders in retention, drivers typically stay with Shaffer, Crete, and Hunt three times longer than the competition. Much of this success is due to the continued efforts to ensure drivers have the miles they want to make and the good living that they deserve. Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. For more information about this position or other positions with Shaffer Trucking, please contact our recruiting department today at (877) 550-2752 or visit us online at ShafferJobs.com.

    Payment Options:
    • Paid Weekly
    • Direct Deposit Available
    • Retirement Plan / 401k
    • Orientation Expenses Paid
    Other Benefits:
    • No-Touch Freight: 80%
    • Lease Purchase Program
    • Assigned Equipment
    • Assigned Dispatchers
    • 24/7 Dispatch Available
    • Base Plate & Permits
    • Paperless Logs
    • Truck Wash
    • Rider Program
    • Pet Policy
    • Health Insurance
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Long-Term-Care Insurance
    • Est. Miles A Week: Varies
    • Orientation Length: 3 days
    • Satellite Communications: Qualcomm
    General Information about Shaffer Trucking
    Established in: 1937 (81 years ago)
    Type of Company: Private
    Number of employees: 1,000 - 4,999
    Number of company trucks: 1,000 - 4,999
    Number of trucking owner operators: 50 - 99

    About Shaffer Trucking:

    Shaffer Trucking joined the Crete Carrier family, becoming one of the nation’s premier providers of temperature-sensitive truckload services. Today, Shaffer is one of the nation's largest refrigerated transportation fleets and is proud to be the leading transportation supplier to the candy, confection, and beverage industries - delivering more candy than any other carrier. Shaffer Trucking also leads the industry in CSA scores, exceeding standards required by the U.S. Department of Transportation. As a result, Shaffer employs some of the industry’s best truck drivers. We average 7% more miles than the industry. Plus, with the recent pay raise, OTR drivers now start out earning $.49 to $.52 per practical mile and receive a full benefits package. The average Shaffer Trucking Driver earns over $62,000 per year and the top drivers earning above $72,000 per year. It’s no wonder we’ve been in business for 80 years. Apply now at ShafferJobs.com or call us at (877) 550-2752!

    Truck Driver Requirements
    • Minimum Age: 22
    • License Classes: A
    • OTR Exp: 6 - 9 months
    • OTR Exp in last 5 years: 6 - 9 months
    • Local Exp: Not Relevant
    • Endorsements Required: None

    Equipment Types (and experience required):
    • Dry Van
    • Reefer

    Violations Accepted:
    • DUI Policy: Must be before Apr 25, 2013
    • Moving Violations: 3 in the last 3 years
    • Reckless Driving Violations: 1 in the last 3 years
    • Preventable Accidents: 2 in the last 3 years