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Taggart Transportation

CDL-A Truck Drivers in Nashville

Posted 1 Month Ago

Taggart Transportation

Nashville, TN

Job Details

Salary Info27¢ - 54¢ Per Mile
Home TimeWeekly
Age of Fleet-
Trailer TypeVan
Employment TypeCompany Driver
Route TypeDedicated, Regional, OTR

Description

Taggart Transportation

Dedicated Runs:
 

Per Mile Pay

  • Regular Driver: $0.27 cents per mile on the total team miles or $0.54 per mile to the truck

  • A team driver running solo as extra or on a weekend is paid $0.50 per mile

  • Up to $4,000 bonus in first year

  • $50 per week safety / performance bonus on top of per mile pay

  • An average driver running as a team 5,000 miles per week will make $1,350 in per mile + $50 in safety bonus for a total of $1,400 or almost $73,000 per year! 

    • This will be increasing in Sept 2018 $0.30 cents per mile on the total team miles or $0.60 per mile to the truck, but the performance pay will become a part of the total per mile.

Non-Dedicated Runs: 

Per Mile Pay

  • Ask us about our $1,300 guarantee pay

  • A team driver running solo as extra or on a weekend is paid $0.50 per mile

  • Up to $4,000 bonus in first year

  • $50 per week safety / performance bonus on top of per mile pay

  • This will be increasing in Sept 2018 over $0.03 per mile.


Taggart Transportation runs team dedicated routes for Fedex Ground. Most of our runs are five days a week, run steady and have a great rhythm to them with steady pay and incredible benefits.

Driving Experience:

  • Must have valid class A license with doubles endorsement (they can get the doubles just prior to being hired…i.e. they can apply without having it first)  

  • No restrictions 

  • 1 year driving experience in the last 3 years or 5 years driving experience in the last 10.

    • All experience has to be verifiable and include tractor-trailer combination

  • A new driver out of the schools, Heavy Metal and Interstate in the state of MN, can come in with zero experience and train for six months in our program. After training they will immediately bump up to regular driver status.  If they came from these schools and have between 6 months and 12 months experience they can also come in as a regular driver.  The training program is easy, but lasts six months.

  • Lead Drivers must have driven for last 3 years and have a clean MVR and verifiable with prior employers.  They can then train and earn additional money when training.

Driving History:

  • No D.O.T. preventable (at fault) reportable accidents in the last 3 years (one smaller incident might still be okay in many cases)  

  • No D.O.T. major inspection violations in the last 3 years

  • Can have one commercial and/or one personal vehicle moving violation in the past 3 year, but can’t have two of either.

    • Issues such as drug test failures, tickets regarding cell usage or loss of CDL are usually major issues for Fedex

  • Fedex will verify any reported incidents from prior employers and count them as preventable accidents if reported by the prior employer as such. 

Criminal History:

  • Clean Criminal History (No violence)

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Driver Requirements

Experience Required1 year
Licence RequiredClass A
Endorsements Required-
Team/SoloTeam
DUI/DWINone in the last 5 years
Moving Violations Last 3 YearsNone
Preventable Accidents Last 3 YearsNone
Lease PurchaseNo

Benefits

Insurance
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
Savings
  • Retirement Plan
  • Profit Sharing
  • Stock Options

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