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CDL-A Truck Driver Jobs in Stamford, CT – $80,000 annual w/5 cpm bonus

5 cpm monthly bonus
Schuster Co.
Schuster Co.
Our Drivers Are Top Priority
Schuster Co. is a leader in refrigerated trucking transportation and product distribution in the U.S. The company takes great pride in its safety record and transportation solutions.
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CDL A Company Drivers: OTR and Midwest Regional Runs in Stamford, CT

Abundant Miles, Competitive Pay, Impressive Benefits

 

Family-owned & operated, Schuster Company is a refrigerated carrier based out of Northwest Iowa. Schuster features exceptionally well-maintained, late-model equipment, a truck and trailer shop with in-house maintenance, and an onsite wash bay and fuel island.

We know the success of Schuster is powered by our drivers, so we make sure to provide them with everything they need to be successful: abundant miles, competitive pay, bonus opportunities, an open-door policy, veteran recognition, a wellness program, and much, much more.

 

Company Driver Benefits:

  • Starting pay up to 62 cpm.  Top pay 65 cpm.
  •  Annual average salary of $80,000
  • 5 cpm Monthly Bonus Driver Bonus
  • $1,250 Referral Bonus
  • Paid Orientation
  • Additional Pay Opportunities: Stop Pay, Border Crossing, Hazmat, East Coast Pay, Layover & Detention Pay
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • Matching 401k
  • 2,500 – 3,000 weekly miles
  • Paid Time Off
  • Pets & Riders Welcome
  • 2018-2022 International Pro Stars – Equipped with APUs, Qualcomm, Prepass Elite & Scanner
  • No Touch Freight

 

Requirements

  • Class A CDL
  • 6 months experience
  • Good Driving Record/Stable Work History

Beyond the many job benefits previously mentioned above for truck driving jobs, there are several other appealing opportunities for truckers living in Stamford. Utah is a major player in terms of creating and providing solid long term trucking careers. . Utah’s central location in the western U.S. allows for easy access to all west coast ports, inland states, Canada, and Mexico. Some of the top U.S. truck carriers maintain their headquarters or began their operations out of Utah. Truck drivers in Stamford and throughout Utah have several industries to chose from.

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Company Drivers

The information below provides insight into how working as a Company Driver may meet your expected lifestyle, work into your long-term career plans, and provide the working environment you seek.

What is Company Driver?

Company Drivers are employed by specific companies that maintain its own fleet of trucks. Company Drivers are can be separated into 2 categories: (1) drivers working for trucking carriers that exist for the sole purpose of transporting freight of others, or (2) drivers working for companies that carry its own freight to support its own company’s product or service. Company drivers are in high demand, particular among large carriers.

What are some personal characteristics helpful for Company Drivers?

Aside from the personal characteristics needed to be a good truck driver, a Company Driver can be representing a company with thousands of workers in the US and internationally. Therefore, it is helpful for a Company Driver to keep a happy, helpful demeanor both to the general public and customers. Likewise, reliability, honesty, integrity, and self-motivation is necessary since you won’t have anyone looking over your shoulder or directing your every move. No one will tell you when to get out of bed in the morning or when to take a break or stop driving for the day (except the NMCSA, of course!).

For additional information about Company Drivers, including what is a Company Driver, pathways to securing a driving job, financial investment requirements, personal characteristics, average salaries and compensation structures of Company Drivers, visit Truck Driving Job Resources.

Different types of materials require different types of trailers, and each type of trailer offers drivers its own challenges. Therefore, it is important to understand what is required to not only drive your truck and your freight, but the trailer you are pulling as well.

What is Dry Van hauling?

Dry vans are likely the most basic type of trailer in the industry and the type beginning drivers are likely haul upon gaining their first jobs. A dry van is normally a 53-foot box-like trailers loaded with non-perishable good (think of the historical term of “dry goods store,” and the type of products they sold).

What are requirements necessary to haul dry van equipment?

Typically, dry vans can be hauled by anyone holding the appropriate classification of CDL.

What endorsements are need for dry van hauling?

If the cargo is considered hazardous or includes hazardous materials, an (H), Hazardous Materials, or (X), Hazardous Materials/Tanker endorsement is needed.

For more information about Dry Van Hauling, including what type of companies hire, job requirements, compensation structures, what endorsements are needed, visit Truck Driving Job Resources.

Truck driving route type vary within the industry and are dependent on several factors including interstate trucking requirements, route planning, type of cargo hauled, frequency, hazardous materials restrictions, driver experience, etc.

Dedicated Routes are most often assigned to specific drivers who drive the specifically assigned routes and no others. Dedicated route drivers are often regional or local and have more opportunities for home time. They are also frequently reserved for drivers who may find OTR routes more difficult.

Truck driving route type vary within the industry and are dependent on several factors including interstate trucking requirements, route planning, type of cargo hauled, frequency, hazardous materials restrictions, driver experience, etc.

Over the Road (OTR) Routes are likely those that most people with minimal knowledge of the trucking industry envision drivers working. OTR routes can be regional with occasional outside of region assignments or they may be cross-country to make one delivery or several along the way. OTR drivers are generally paid by the mile and are on the road for much of the year with limited home time.

Truck driving route type vary within the industry and are dependent on several factors including interstate trucking requirements, route planning, type of cargo hauled, frequency, hazardous materials restrictions, driver experience, etc.

Regional Routes are routes within a specified geographic region. The region may be as small as a few counties in a state, a state itself, or a number of states. Regions are often divided geographically in typical ways including the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest Northwest, etc.