QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid class “A” CDL, from state of residence.
  • Must have 12 months verifiable experience in the last 3 years or 3 yrs experience in last 10 years
  • Good Driving record and Safety Scores
  • A DOT drug test with a negative result is required before an applicant starts driving.
  • No drug or alcohol (DUI/DWI) related convictions/incidents within the last 5 years. 

Hear it from our drivers:

I love my new truck and this is where I plan to retire

"I love my new truck and this is where I plan to retire."

It's been a great 20 years with Unviresal and I'm not done yet!

“It's been a great 20 years with Universal and I'm not done yet!"

It's great to finally drive for a company that appreciates what you do

“It's great to finally drive for a company that appreciates what you do."

They treat me like a family member and not a number

“They treat me like a family member and not a number."

When I got sick, they supported me like a brother

“When I got sick, they supported me like a brother."

Great Dispatcher Great Equipment Awesome Pay What more could I ask for

"Great dispatcher, great equipment, awesome pay! What more could I ask for?"

Company Drivers

We are a very family oriented company and we know you by name and not by a unit number. We only hire drivers looking to make it a career with us. We haul very profitable freight and have very little driver turnover with the same customer base for over 20 years.

  • Drivers are paid every week with everything in by Tuesday 2pm will get paid out that Friday morning by direct deposit.  You can scan your paperwork to us with a free app also.
  • Drivers average $1,300-$1,700 per week before taxes
  • Our drivers average $60,000 to $80,000 a year depending on home time and weekend running
  • $1,250 SIGN ON BONUS + 26% of linehaul to start, 27% after 6 months, 28% after 2 years.
  • 26% of Linehaul averages out to .50-.66 cpm on all miles.
  • 70% of our freight pays detention after 1 hour from pick up or delivery time
  • Health Insurance after 3 months and paid 1 weeks vacation after 1 year.
  • 401K plan with matching contributions up to 3%
  • All tractors are 5 years old and newer, top of the line Peterbilts with the color of new trucks being picked by the driver.
  • All Trailers are 7 years old and newer, 53’ Wabash trailers with Carrier Units.
  • All driving is OTR and you are required to stay out at least 17 days before returning home for 4-5 days. You may stay out longer for longer home time.
  • We run mainly east of the Mississippi.
  • U-SAV programs for savings (click here for details)

Owner Operators

All owner operators are treated as company drivers with equal opportunity.  We accept owner operators with or without a trailer. All reefers must be compatible with our StarTrak system.  

  • Special TA discounted fuel program with up to 5% discounts at all TA's.
  • We run on Comdata cards.
  • Owner Operators are paid every week.
  • $10,00 sign on Bonus.
  • Owner Operators are grossing $5,000-$6,500 per week + 100% FSC
  • Owner Operators are paid on percentage.
  • 65% tractor only, 75% tractor and qualified reefer trailer
  • 75% averages out to $1.40 to $1.90/mile to O/O + 100% FSC
  • U-SAV programs for savings (click here for details)​

Awards

We strive for excellence

GREAT SUPPLY CHAIN PARTNER 2019

GREAT SUPPLY CHAIN
PARTNER 2019

TOP 100 LOGISTICS PROVIDER 2019

TOP 100 LOGISTICS
PROVIDER 2019

TOP 50 TRUCKING COMPANY 2019

TOP 50 TRUCKING
COMPANY 2019

GLOBAL TRADE MAGAZINE TOP TRUCKING PROVIDERS

GLOBAL TRADE MAGAZINE
TOP TRUCKING PROVIDERS

TOP 100 FOR-HIRE CARRIER 2019

TOP 100 FOR-HIRE
CARRIER 2019