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Swift offers drivers performance pay incentives

higher the driver’s rank, the higher the Quarterly Performance Pay will be. Based on the driver’s performance, they can earn up to 6 bonus cents per mile, according to Swift.

The Trucker News Services

6/27/2012

PHOENIX — Swift Transportation Co. recently announced their next step to becoming “Best in Class” by awarding its ranked company drivers with a new Quarterly Performance Pay bonus.

This new incentive program is designed to retain and reward drivers on their level of excellence. Swift company drivers are currently ranked based on their safety, service and productivity level. The new program begins on July 1 and bonuses will be paid at the end of each fiscal quarter to ranked drivers who are employed the entire quarter.

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The new Quarterly Performance Pay is in addition to the current pay and motivates drivers to improve their ranking through focused attention to safety, on-time service and miles driven, Swift said. The higher the driver’s rank, the higher the Quarterly Performance Pay will be. Based on the driver’s performance, they can earn up to 6 bonus cents per mile, according to the company.

“As you can see from this new plan, we are serious about retaining and rewarding the best drivers in America,” said President and COO Richard Stocking.

For full details and more information about the new Quarterly Performance Pay Incentive visit www.joinswift.com.

Based in Phoenix, Swift operates a tractor fleet of approximately 15,600 units comprised of 11,600 tractors driven by company drivers and 4,000 owner-operator tractors, a fleet of 51,000 trailers, and 6,400 intermodal containers from 34 major terminals positioned near major freight centers and traffic lanes in the United States and Mexico.

Kevin Jones of The Trucker staff can be reached for comment at kevinj@thetrucker.com.

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