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Dart Transit set to raise owner-operator pay

The company announced it is increasing long-haul owner-operator pay by two cents per mile, starting at $1.02 per loaded mile, depending on where an owner-operator lives.

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Celadon boosts driver pay for owner-operators, company drivers

The pay for flatbed and reefer owner-operators has been increased to 75 percent of gross revenue in approximately 15 states within the company's freight network.

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Large carrier announces pay increase for safe drivers

U.S. Xpress will increase the base mileage pay for OTR solo drivers who are accident, ticket and CSA violation free for 12 months, effective March 1.

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Werner announces largest owner-operator pay increase in company history

Werner Enterprises recently announced what it says is the largest owner/operator per mile increase in company history.

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Driver pay ‘wage race’ under way?

Bloomberg says a "wage race" is on among carriers, but survey results show not all company drivers and leased owner-operators are seeing the benefits of the improving pay landscape.

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Total Transportation boosts pay

Total Transportation of Mississippi has announced a pay increase for its company drivers effective immediately.

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Interstate Distributor announces new pay package

Interstate Distributor’s new package, “My Pay”, provides over-the-road regional drivers with a competitive base rate per mile with the potential to add an additional 3 cents per mile quarterly. The compensation package focuses on safety, service and operational excellence. Officials say it gives the company the ability to create new jobs, add more home time options and improve average weekly miles while adding 350 2013 Freightliners to its fleet. For more information, visit the Interstate website.

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Melton increases driver pay

Melton Truck Lines Inc., of Tulsa, Okla., announced a 1 cent per mile across the board pay increase, effective June 5. In addition to the increase, the company has added a 4 cents per mile fuel bonus program, raised driver pay by 3 cents per mile for hazmat and loads to Canada and increased detention pay 20 percent in recent years. For more information, visit Melton Truck Lines.

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RWI increases driver pay

RWI Transportation will up driver pay 2 cents per loaded mile with a 1-cent safety bonus included in the total increase. Qualification for the safety payment is based on all dispatched loaded miles on completed trips within a calendar month.  The increase will be paid out on a monthly basis. Visit RWI Transportation for details.

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Flatbed and dry van pay increases

Drivers can earn an additional 2 cents per mile pulling flatbed and dry van loads for Nashville, Tenn.,-based carrier Western Express.

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