Granger, Iowa â€“ January 20, 2009 â€“ Barr-Nunn Transportation paid out over $640,000 in Appreciation Bonuses to its drivers and Owner Operators during 2008. After 26 years in business,
Barr-Nunn continues to lead the industry in driver pay and benefits.
"We believe in proving our appreciation for our drivers all year long, not just once a year in August,â€ said Jeff Blank, Barr-Nunnâ€™s Director of Recruiting. Thatâ€™s the reason why Barr-Nunn company drivers earn a bonus of $625 and Owner Operators earn $775 for every 60,000 paid miles. For company drivers that have been with Barr-Nunn over 9 years, the payout is $925 every 60,000 paid miles. Owner Operators receive $1,125 each 60,000 paid mile mark starting at 180,000 paid miles and each 60,000 mile mark thereafter. Company Team drivers earn $1,850 each 60,000 paid miles ($925 to each driver).
â€œOur company drivers and Owner Operators deserve this extra money. They are focused on safety and work hard for our customers to provide the excellent service Barr-Nunn is known for," says Blank.
Barr-Nunn is regarded as one of the countryâ€™s best managed truckload carriers. The company has a reputation for respecting its drivers, working diligently to anticipate and meet their needs, and for its outstanding benefits and pay packages.
To learn more about Barr-Nunn and the programs they offer, please call 888-999-7576 or visit www.barr-nunn.com.