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Dedicated/supply chain drivers enjoy the many privileges that come with having consistent customers.

Unlike some driver positions, this one gives you a better idea of the number of miles and hours each week holds, which means you'll have a better idea of what to expect in every paycheck. And because you know your customers and their typical freight load, you'll never be surprised or slowed down by unusual shipments.

Three run options available:

  1. Work exclusively for our dedicated pool customer year-round
    • Start at .50 cpm when running for pool customer
  2. Work for our dedicated pool customer for 8 months (Feb. - Sept.) then move into our Flex division for the remaining months
    • Start at .55 cpm when running for pool customer
  3. Work for our dedicated pool customer for 6 months (Mar. - Aug) then move into our Flex division for the remaining months
    • Start at .60 cpm when running for pool customer

While working for our dedicated pool customer you can expect:

  • Average 2,000 miles per week
  • Average 10 stops per week @ $18 per stop
  • Home time:
    • Loads leave Sunday between 5 AM and 12 PM
    • Pick up trailer from customer on Friday, drop at Averitt location, depart on Sunday and return Friday that week
    • All drivers will have some home time on the weekend
  • Delivery to store locations and distribution centers on some routes
  • Store delivery is assisted delivery using an electric pallet jack and liftgate trailer (training provided)
  • Mostly palletized freight with small amount of loose freight
  • Delivery to strip mall type locations
  • Driver delivers inside the store
  • Return pickups from customer or 3rd party backhauls
  • Small amount of store returns or returned pallets

While working on our Flex accounts you can expect:

  • .48 cpm PLUS accessorial pay including stop and unloading pay which varies by account
  • Serving multiple customers, will only work for 1 account at a time (a minimum of 1 week or until the customer's needs are met) then haul another dedicated customer's product
  • Steady and consistent miles
  • Generally home every week - rarely out two weeks
  • Detention, breakdown & layover pay

CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver Benefits:

  • Paid time off including 8 paid holidays (after 90 days)
  • Excellent insurance coverage that includes medical, prescription, dental, vision and hearing starting as low as $81.70/week for family plans and $32.05/week for individual plans
  • Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability benefits
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) plans with profit sharing that directs a portion of company profits into your retirement account
  • Referral rewards - cash bonuses for referrals
  • Averitt's fleet includes local, dedicated, and regional truck driver jobs. Drivers can change their driving preferences as their careers progress, including opportunities in operations and leadership

Job Requirements

  • Must live within 150 miles of Grand Prairie, TX
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have 6 months' verifiable tractor-trailer experience within past 3 years
  • Must have Class A CDL with hazmat endorsement
  • No convictions for reckless driving within the past 5 years
  • No convictions for DUI within the past 5 years
  • No suspensions or revocations within the last 5 years
  • No serious violations within previous 12 months (15 mph or greater, following too closely, improper passing, traffic offense committed in a CMV in connection with fatality)
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the past 3 years
  • No preventable DOT recordable accidents within the past 3 years

Essential functions:

  • Load freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
  • Unload freight - lift requirement: 80 lbs
  • Move freight - force requirement: 54 lbs
  • Open/Close Trailer Doors - force requirement: 46 lbs
  • Count freight
  • Complete fuel tickets
  • Obtain sales leads
  • Hook/Unhook trailer - force requirement: 90 lbs (Class A Only)
  • Perform pre-trip inspections
  • Drive
  • Regular predictable attendance
  • Enter/Exit a Commercial Motor Vehicle
  • Enter/Exit the rear of a trailer from ground level

Ready to make a change? APPLY NOW to be an Averitt CDL-A Dedicated Truck Driver!

Averitt Express is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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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.

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