All PAM Transport drivers are required to run team for 6 months during the 1st 12 months. Pay will depend upon performance and mileage:
This depends upon driver performance. 1st year drivers can earn up to $50,000 by taking advantage of Team HazMat driving opportunities.
Yes. A fuel bonus is offered as part of PAM’s Mission MPG program. Read more about it here: PAM’s Mission MPG program
PAM offers health insurance with all major standard benefits and options including life insurance and 401k retirement plans, vacation time, and optional per diem plan.
This depends and rates vary, but average cost of medical for an individual is around $25/weekly and family is around $65/weekly.
Benefits kick in 60 days after employment.
Initially, the starting pay is a bit low. We always stress that you should under no circumstances leave your first company before at least 1 year and especially not before your contractual tuition payment obligations are completed.
All PAM drivers start out as over-the-road. That being said, much of PAM’s business is running Dedicated freight and Dedicated lanes may be available after just 3 months.
Regional and dedicated positions are offered based on seniority and driver performance. A large portion of the fleet does obtain a regional or dedicated account.
PAM does occasionally run NYC freight. Driver experience will be taken into account.
Yes, PAM’s loads are primarily forced dispatch.
OTR PAM Transport drivers typically start out being on the road for 2-3 weeks at a time and back home again for 2-3 days.
About 90% of the freight at PAM is drop and hook.
Yes, with some restrictions.
Drivers can have passengers who are 18 years old or older. Family members who are 13 years or older are also allowed. There is no insurance fee for a spouse but there is a small charge each month for other passengers.
Yes, a lease-purchase program is offered. Certain incentives may be available and new drivers may be able to take advantage of this program during the first year.
OTR, Local, Dedicated and Regional. PAM provides dry van truckload, expedited truckload, intermodal, and logistics services throughout the United States, most PAM truck driving jobs are dedicated runs.
PAM operates short haul, medium haul, as well as long haul freight. Initially, most drivers will begin in the OTR division hauling long haul and medium haul freight. But even in the OTR division, drivers will get home on average ever 2 to 3 weeks, which is more often than most other OTR carriers. After 6 to 12 months, drivers will become eligible for more regionalized and dedicated freight. It's important to note, however, that a regional or dedicated position is not guaranteed.
International, Freightliner and some Peterbilts are being introduced.
Yes, all drivers are required to use electronic logging systems.
62 MPH on cruise control and 64 by foot.
Some PAM trucks do have APU units.
As with most larger companies, their trucks are generally newer and well maintained.
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