Appreciation Bonuses Total over $640,000 in 2008 for Barr-Nunn Drivers

By: Barr-Nunn Transportation

Granger, Iowa – January 20, 2009 – 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,” said Jeff Blank, Barr-Nunn’s Director of Recruiting. That’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 country’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.


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