Tennessee Express

Class A OTR Driver in Tennessee w/ bonus opportunities

Posted 2 Months Ago

Tennessee Express


Job Details

Salary Info$1,500 - $2,450 Per Week
Home TimeWeekends
Age of Fleet5 Years
Trailer TypeTanker
Employment TypeCompany Driver
Route TypeRegional, OTR


Below is the pay scale for all OTR drivers:

.040     Empty Miles

.050     Loaded Miles for Dry Van freight

.060     Loaded Miles for Reefer Freight

.070     Loaded and Empty Miles for Tanker service

Sometimes a (SHORT TRIP) may be paid percentage. We will pay 25% of the gross of the flat rate amount.  If the percentage is more than what your miles would have been, then we will pay the greater of the two.

Note to driver pulling tanker:

When pulling a tanker, if you go to a customer and have to unload the tanker, we pay the driver an extra $100 for those duties. As a note, most deliveries can be unloaded within 2 hours or less.

$0.10   Performance Bonus

$0.10   Safety Bonus

Detention Pay is calculated after two hours of an appointment on the shipper’s end.

Detention Pay is calculated after two hours of an appointment on the receiver’s end.

Detention Pay is paid at your regular hourly rate.

Dedicated Customer Solution

If you are assigned to a Dedicated Customer Solution, your hourly pay will pay $30.00 per hour.  Availability to work for a full week qualifies you for a minimum of a 50-hour week of pay.  If you’re not available for the full week of work, then you will be paid only for hours worked.

On this (Dedicated Customer Solution) pay package, you are given the opportunity to receive a bonus of $5.00 per hour on all hours worked for the previous month.  The bonus comes with stipulations. 


We are a family-owned truck company who just celebrated our 23rd anniversary.  We're small enough to know everyone by name and big enough to invest in our drivers regularly.  Tennessee Express focuses on our Driver's needs so you can focus on running safely and effectively.

We offer our drivers the opportunity to maximize the amount of their paychecks by working closely with our dispatching team which results in accomplishing our goal of having happy drivers and satisfied customers due to on-time deliveries.

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Driver Requirements

Experience Required3+ years
Endorsements RequiredHazmat, Tanker, Hazardous Tanker
Licence RequiredClass A
Lease PurchaseNo


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