Company: Penske (info)
Truck Driver - CDL Class A/Touch Freight - Penske Logistics
Stokesdale, NC (USA)

Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Education: High School / GED
Post Date: 01/06/18
Ref #: NCqLMgucEU

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Position Summary:

Penske is widely known for its success on the racetrack, but did you know we employ thousands of truck drivers? Join our team of professional truck drivers at Penske Logistics and you'll drive like a champion hauling freight for some of the world's best brands in retail, food, beverage, grocery, foodservice, automotive, manufacturing, electronics, appliances, healthcare, and packaging industries. We manage freight for companies like Ford, GM, BMW, Detroit Diesel, Goodyear, Cardinal Health, Whirlpool, and Wawa. Our professional truck drivers ensure products are delivered safely, efficiently and on-time.

Why Penske? Home daily for most positions. Excellent pay and benefits. Superior trucks and 24/7 roadside support. Dedicated accounts. Great supervisors. Paid time off. 401K. Cash balance pension plan. Training. Tuition Reimbursement. Unlimited career potential.

Route/Activity: This position is for a regional class A flatbed/curtain side driver. Driver will average 300-500 miles daily while delivering approximately 8-11 stops. Driver will be home most nights but some routes do require a 1 day layover up to twice per week with advanced notice. (All day cab drivers are required to maintain an overnight bag in the event driver is needed to layover under extenuating circumstances) This position is primarily touch free but may require some assistance moving product.

Days required to work: Monday thru Friday (Driver may also be required to work if location is placed on emergency relief)

Hours of duty: Start times vary depending on route. All drivers must report to the terminal with enough time to secure the load and arrive to the first customer when they open.

Power units & Trailers: This location operates all late model Freightliner sleepers & day cabs. Trailers consist of 48' flatbeds and curtain sides. We also occasionally pull 53' dry vans when needed.

Compensation: Pay for this position is activity based and as follows:

•$0.327 per mile (actual hub mileage)

•$8.32 per stop delivered

•$16.32 Tarp (per route rate)

•$25 Layover (per night)

•$16.32 Per Hour Delay (after 1st 30 minutes reported and paid in 6 minute increment's)

•$16.32 per hour for all meetings and straight truck runs.

Safety Bonus: This location offers the opportunity to earn a $1200 safety bonus annually. (Requirements for this bonus will be explained in orientation and driver must meet all criteria to qualify). We also have a yearly safety recognition program for all safe drivers.


•verify all pallet counts are correct and match route sheet

•Conduct pre & post trip inspections as outlined by the DOT

•Secure product without damage while following all location procedures and FMCSA load securement regulations

•Comply with Cell Comm usage policy

•Operate electronic logs as outlined in the company policy and federal regulations

•Verify all product delivered is accurate and all required paper work completed

•Comply with all local operating procedures

•Maintain professional appearance and demeanor at all times

Job Qualifications:
  • At least 23 years of age
  • Posse a CDL class A license
  • Have 2 years of verifiable tractor-trailer driving experience with in the last 5 years
  • Clean MVR record
  • Pass criminal background screening
  • Positive CSA score
  • Stable work history
  • Pass DOT regulated drug screen

Physical Requirements:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this truck driver job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The associate must regularly lift and /or move up to 25/lbs12kg, frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs/ 23kg and occasionally move up to 100lbs/45kg.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this truck driver job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • The associate must be able to get on and off of trailer decks when necessary and tarp loads are required.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.

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