DEDICATED HOME WEEKLY 60 CENTS PER MILE, ALL MILES PAID
Jones Logistics has Dedicated Home Weekly runs covering the Southeast and Midwest. At Jones Logistics we let you do the driving!!
- $.60 CPM STARTING pay
- Earn between $70-$103K+ year
- Average up to 2,400+ Miles Per Week
- $5,000.00 Referral Bonus, No Limit (must meet conditions)
- Home Weekly
- Company Driver Benefits:
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- 401K with 5% Company Match
- Vacation Pay
- Holiday Pay
- Weekly Pay
- Pet Policy
- Rider Policy
- Late model Kenworth Sleepers
At Jones Logistics we let you do the Driving – Learn what it’s like to Drive for Jones.
- Must have at least 2 years driving experience with a Class A CDL.
- No more than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years.
- No more than 1 preventable accident in the last 3 years
- DUI, DWI and other more severe offenses considered after 5 years from the date of conviction
In addition to the job benefits mentioned above, there are several other general advantages to truck driving jobs in Merrillville. Indiana has one of the most active trucking industries in the US. Located on the eastern edge of the Midwest, Indiana is one of several major convergence zones where truck drivers can head for most parts of the US.
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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.
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.