BTT Announces Substantial Increase In Compensation Package

By: Classadrivers.com

May 13, 2005 -- Bridge Terminal Transport(BTT), the largest marine drayage company in the nation, is demonstrating appreciation for their professional owner operators through a company-wide compensation package increase. "We are a 100% owner-operator company that has had consistent growth since our opening in 1982," says Neil Brown, a national recruiter for BTT. "It's evident that a large part of our growth can be attributed to our outstanding owner operators, and it's important to show them how much they mean to us. This compensation increase also supports the company's initiative to create a better lifestyle for our owner operators, as well as enhancing our focus on "Pride and Professionalism with Every Mile". BTT raised the compensation for owner operators by 13percent over the past year, including a 3 percent increase in May 2005, making its compensation package one of the industry's most competitive.

In addition, owner operators at BTT enjoy no forced dispatch; local, short, and long haul container drayage; no touch freight; guaranteed weekends home; annual safety awards and more.
With 34 terminals nationwide and 3 terminals in Canada, BTT has tremendous opportunities available for owner operators in a variety of areas. The company covers all major port locations and inland rail sites stretching from Vancouver to Jacksonville, Boston to San Bernadino, and Detroit to Laredo. More than 2,400 contracted owner-operators will benefit from the new compensation increase. Bridge Terminal Transport, Inc., headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., is the largest marine intermodal drayage company in the United States. With thirty-seven terminals and twenty-nine container yards, BTT provides nationwide service for many national brands and for virtually all major shipping lines. BTT was awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification in 2001 and in 2003 became the first intermodal drayage company in North America to receive C-TPAT certification. BTT holds the Department of Transportation's highest safety rating. For additional information on BTT, visit us at bttinc.com