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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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Milan, Boyd Bros. announce driver pay increases

Milan says it will pay experienced company drivers between 40 and 50 cents-per-mile, resulting in annual earnings of $60,320 to $73,320, based on 2,500 weekly miles. Boyd Bros. drivers, beginning Feb. 27, will receive a 2 cents-per-mile bump in pay.

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Koch Trucking boosts OTR driver pay

Qualified drivers with at least one year of driving experience and a hazmat endorsement will now earn at least 41 cents-per-mile, and drivers with at least five years of experience and a hazmat endorsement will earn at least 45 cents-per-mile.

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Transport America increasing driver pay

Transport America is increasing driver pay to $0.54 cents per mile for company drivers.  The increase went into effect Jan. 28.

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KLLM announces pay increase for owner-operators, company drivers

Starting Feb. 5, independent and lease-purchase contractors will receive 95 cents per mile with FSC on loaded miles.

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Conditions ripe for driver pay hikes as tight market, tax cuts could force carriers’ hand

The corporate tax cut in the tax reform package delivers "real money," in the words of one FTR analyst, "so it’s a real opportunity" for driver pay growth. "I’d expect drivers will say ... 'OK, corporate America, this is what you asked for. Now it’s time to give back.'"

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Covenant offering $40,000 bonuses to team drivers

The $40,000 Teaming Bonus program, which goes into effect Feb. 1, will pay $2,000 in bonus money – $1,000 to each driver – to teams each time the team runs 60,000 paid miles together.

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Four fleets announce pay boosts for drivers

K&B Transportation, Bulldog Hiway Express, Hornady Transportation and W.N. Morehouse Truck Line each announced pay increases for drivers recently.

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