September 30, 2016 (Little Rock, AR) – Maverick Transportation LLC, an Arkansas-based carrier, announced a pay increase coming Oct. 2 for over-the-road drivers in its Temperature Control Division (TCD). Named one of The National Transportation Institute’s Top Pay Carriers last year, this increase adds to Maverick’s already impressive compensation package and unmatched driver support.
“The intent of this increase is to reward and retain our experienced drivers, provide a significant increase for student drivers after six months, and to attract new experienced drivers to join our TCD division,” said Kim Williams, Maverick Transportation’s Executive Vice President. “At average mileage levels this pay change will increase pay $4,000 a year. That’s a significant increase for TCD drivers – and we’re glad to do it because we appreciate all they do.”
Student drivers will continue to earn $0.40 per mile, experienced drivers will have a new rate of $0.46 – $.50 per mile. In addition drivers can earn up to $.06 per mile pay for performance bonus.
In addition to exceptional pay, Maverick drivers earn pay increases up to five years, pay for performance bonus and participate in a driver referral bonus program. Other driver benefits include: excellent home time, weekend guarantee pay, paid orientation and training, paid PrePass, 401k plan, company-paid life insurance, health and dental insurance options and paid vacation.