sign-on bonus

Fleet offering drivers $15,000 sign-on bonus through December

Eligible drivers can receive $250 for between 7,500 and 9,999 dispatched miles driven in a month or $500 for 10,000-plus dispatched miles.

Read More

Boyd Bros. offering $10,000 sign-on bonus for owner-operators

The company is offering a $14,000 sign-on bonus for experienced flatbed CDL-A holders who join the carrier as company drivers before the end of the year. Owner-operators and lease/purchase drivers are eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus.

Read More

Roehl offering $10,000 sign-on bonus to experienced drivers

The bonuses will be paid out in $500 increments beginning with the completion of the first load hauled. Subsequent $500 payments will be made every 10,000 miles.

Read More

Large fleet offering $5K sign-on bonus to drivers with at least one year of OTR experience

Maverick Transportation's sign-on bonus is paid out in $1,000 increments. The first payment will be paid after the first load is delivered, and subsequent payments will be made at 30 days, 60 days, 90 days and 120 days after emptying the first load.

Read More

Driver shortage: Countdown to a capacity crunch, and a boost in rates?

Is higher driver compensation just around the corner? This series -- part 1 available here -- looks at the tightening of the employment market for drivers, and the potential for a rate boost.

Read More

Panther offers sign-on bonus

Owner-operator team drivers of tractors and straight trucks can get sign-on bonuses of up to $15,000, Seville, Ohio-based Panther Expedited Services announced. Top bonus pay will go “to tractor teams and straight truck teams who have their hazmat endorsement, passports and a secret security clearance,” Panther Director of Recruiting Kyle Mitchin said. The bonus is available immediately for new straight truck teams. New tractor teams will be eligible for the bonus starting March 1. For details, visit Panther ...

Read More

Forecast: Operator pay rising

Over the next 12 months, owner-operator pay is predicted to rise 4 to 6 cents a mile and company driver pay 3 to 5 cents a mile.

Read More

Super Service ups new driver bonus

New owner operators and company drivers who sign on with Super Service are eligible for a $2,500 bonus, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based carrier announced.

Read More

Carriers dangle incentives for owners

Over the last year, several carriers have increased per-mile and fuel rates, posted bonuses and reduced truck-lease payments.

Read More

Choosing a Carrier

When you consider moving to a new fleet, look beyond bonuses and other come-ons.

Read More