per mile pay

Prime boosts pay

Prime Inc. increased pay for its OTR company drivers, independent contractors and associates. OTR company drivers (paid on the per-mile basis) started receiving a one cent per mile increase for any loads dispatched after August 3, 2013. Line haul revenue for independent contractors increased four cents per mile during the last year.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were an estimated 793,470 truck drivers employed at the end of 2012. Median pay for these ...

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Pay trends, part 1: Near-term forecast mixed

While industry analysts say rising owner-operator compensation for both leased drivers and independents is on a slow rise, anecdotal reports and some polls suggest otherwise.

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Pay Choice

A percentage pay option can be a helpful tool in the right circumstances.

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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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