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Maverick Transportation boosts pay for reefer drivers

Drivers in the company’s OTR Temperature Control Division will see a 5-cent boost in per-mile pay, bringing starting pay to between 51 and 55 cents-per-mile. Student drivers will start at 45 cents-per-mile in this division.

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Freymiller boosts owner-operator pay

Freymiller owner-operators will see a 6 percent increase in per-mile pay, which the company says equates to approximately 3 cents-per-mile.

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Melton Truck Lines boosts company driver pay

With the pay increase, student drivers will start at 43 cents-per-mile, while the company's more experienced drivers will bring in 56 cents-per-mile.

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Flatbed fleet boosts driver pay

Montgomery Transport, a 450-plus truck flatbed fleet out of Birmingham, Ala., is increasing driver pay by one cent-per-mile increase for all miles

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ATBS to update owner-operators on ELD effects, 2017 income

ATBS, the country's largest owner-operator business services firm, is holding a conference call next week to update owner-operators on 2017 income, outlook for 2018 income, the latest on rates and likely effects of the ELD mandate.

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More fleets announce driver pay increases

Carroll Fulmer, FFE Transportation announced recently they are boosting pay for company drivers and owner-operators.

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Oakley Trucking adds CSA score-based per-mile pay increase

The North Little Rock, Ark.-based dry bulk hauler will pay all new lease owner-operators an additional 10 cents-per-mile on both loaded and empty miles on top of their base pay. Drivers can keep that top bonus by not having points added to their CSA scores while leased to the company.

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Three large fleets announce driver pay increases

K&B Transportation, Cargo Transporters and American Central Transport each announced driver pay increases that will take effect over the next couple of months.

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Dart set to bump owner-operator pay next month

Owner-operators with Dart will see a 2 cents-per-mile increase, effective March 1. The company is also offering owner-operators up to $10,000 in sign-on bonuses.

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Top fleet introduces $50,000 bonuses, paid out over four years, for team drivers

Teams can earn up to $8,000 each year in bonuses and $4,000 in vacation time by running 60,000 miles four times over the course of a year. If the drivers choose not to take vacation time, they will be paid $500 per driver for each week of unused vacation at the end of each year.

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