Hornady Transportation announced an increase in all driver pay programs that will be applied to all line haul, dedicated and regional drivers paid by the mile.
Effective Jan. 5, all drivers will receive a 1-cent increase across the board. Additional packages for tarp, detention, layover and breakdown pay also will be increased. These increases will be followed by an additional 1-cent increase in February.
Starting pay now will range from 42 to 47 cents, based upon experience, and the ceiling rate will increase to 49 cents.
The Monroeville, Ala.-based flatbed hauler added 50 trucks and 50 trailers in 2014, and in 2015 the company will add 50 trucks and 75 trailers beginning in January.