Shaffer Trucking

National Team Refrigerated Truck Driving Job – Tennessee

3 days ago

Shaffer Trucking

Tennessee, TN

Job Details

Salary Info$168,000 Per Year
Trailer TypeReefer
Employment TypeCompany Driver


Shaffer Trucking is hiring team drivers to join their national fleet. Drivers on this fleet can expect top pay and comprehensive benefits. Apply today!

Fleet Information

  • Starting Pay: $.60 per practical mile
  • Annual Pay: The top 25% of our Teams average over $168,000 per year
  • Days on the road: 18-24
  • Home Time: 1 day off for every 6 out
  • Fleet Type: Team, National OTR
  • Job Type: Refrigerated

Benefits of Joining Shaffer Trucking

    Safe Driver Productivity Bonus Top pay certified carrier Full benefits
      Health from BCBS, dental, vision, life, and 401K
    Annual profit sharing
      Contributed $12 million towards employee profit sharing in 2019!
    Guaranteed detention pay Pet policy
      2 dogs or cats
    No-cost rider policy Increased cruise speed Paid orientation Industry leading CSA scores Average equipment age of 2 years Dedicated dispatch 24/7

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About Shaffer

Founded in 1937, Shaffer Trucking has an over 80-year history of excellence. Joining the Crete Carrier family in 1974, the two companies, along with Hunt Transportation have become one of the nation’s largest privately owned transportation companies. Shaffer specializes in temperature-sensitive freight and is a premier carrier for the candy and confectionery industry. At Shaffer Trucking, our drivers are our most valuable asset. As a result, we have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry with drivers staying with us three times longer than they do with our competition. We take pride in our relationship with our drivers. Our professional drivers are among the best on the highways, meeting standards far exceeding those required by the U.S. Department of Transportation.


Crete Carrier Corporation takes pride in hiring the most professional truck drivers the industry has to offer. See our qualifications below.

  • Valid Class A CDL
  • TWIC Card and Alabama coil certificate required for Hunt Transportation.
  • Four months verifiable tractor trailer experience for Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking*
  • One-year verifiable tractor trailer experience for Hunt Transportation.
  • Has passed the required company and DOT physical, the required drug test and the company in-truck driving test and otherwise meets DOT requirements
  • Has a stable, verifiable work history
  • Has attained the minimum age of 22 years
  • Has an acceptable driving record as reflected by MVR and PSP with no major preventable accident in the most recent five years
  • No DUI or DWI convictions or positive drug screens or events in the past five years
  • Be able to perform functions set forth in the job description

* Crete Carrier and Shaffer Trucking also accept qualified student drivers who have successfully completed schooling at an approved school.

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Driver Requirements

Experience Required6 months
Licence RequiredClass A
Endorsements Required-
DUI/DWINone in the last 5 years
Moving Violations Last 3 YearsMax of 3
Preventable Accidents Last 3 YearsMax of 3
Lease PurchaseNo


  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Plan
  • Profit Sharing


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