Monthly Archives: January 2015

Werner Announced Dedicated Local Runs for Dallas and Ardmore Drivers

Omaha-based Werner Enterprises has announced a Dedicated Local runs for driver living within 40 miles of Dallas, Texas or Ardmore, Oklahoma.

The position pays a $2,500 sign-on bonus for qualified drivers, and offers weekly home time. The company reports average annual earnings of $50,000, with solos averaging $52,000 per year and trainers averaging $75,000 per year.

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Maverick Transportation Announces Driver Pay Increases and Incentive Pay for Experience for 2015

Maverick Transportation has recently announced several changes to their driver pay scale for 2015, including pay for experience and significant increases to mileage pay in all divisions.  These pay increases will impact all incoming and current drivers and became effective January 4th, 2015.

With Maverick’s new pay for experience program, drivers with at least one year of over the road driving experience will be slotted in higher starting pay ranges, and these rates will increase for each year of verifiable driving experience. These increases will bring experienced drivers W2 pay averages to between $60,800 and $66,500 depending on how many years of experience and what division they drive in.

Drivers without experience that come in as part of Maverick’s industry leading student program also received mileage increases. Students that come to Maverick with a brand new Class A CDL or less than 6 months of driving experience can now expect to average over $53,000 their first year. Those that come to Maverick with 6-12 months of experience will average closer to $57,500.

Many of Maverick’s dedicated accounts also received pay increases.

“This is a significant pay increase across the board for all Maverick drivers,” said Director of Recruiting Brad Vaughn. “We are looking for the most professional and safest drivers on the road. Maverick’s pay package, extra incentives for experienced drivers, training, equipment, and overall recruiting package is truly second to none.”

This announcement comes on the heels of the Grand Opening of Maverick’s new $3.5 million driver training center, their new introductory pay for performance program, and their recent announcement regarding a partnership with Arkansas State University (Newport) to sponsor students looking to obtain their Class A CDL for the first time.

Founded in 1980, based in Little Rock, Arkansas, and operating over 1,400 units, Maverick provides OTR and dedicated service to the flatbed, glass, and temperature controlled transportation markets throughout North America. To learn more about driving opportunities or specific pay scales available with Maverick Transportation, call the recruiting department at 800-289-1100 or visit the website at You can also connect with Maverick on Facebook or on Twitter @drivemaverick.