Students advance to 31 cpm once they’ve upgraded to a solo driving. If a student chooses to run teams at that time, the rate is 46 cpm.
Health insurance is through Cigna. It’s an 80/20 plan with a $1500 deductible. Pays 100% on preventative medicine.
Insurance starts at $14 a week for the driver. $40 for a driver and spouse. Dependents are $17.
Medical insurance is available after 60 days from hire. Dental and vision are available after 1 year from hire. 401k is available after 1 year from hire.
Drivers will accrue 1 week paid vacation after one year of service.
Midwest and Midsouth regional positions are available once a student completes their miles with a finisher and upgrades to solo driving. Dedicated positions are offered to existing drivers and filled by qualification.
NYC is mandatory from day 1. However, a very small portion of the company’s freight goes to NYC.
The company is forced dispatch. The driver will need to communicate concerns about the load to their fleet manager.
Drivers earn one full day of hometime for every week they are out. (ie: 4 weeks equals 4 days at home) Days can be used or banked. Hometime is not capped. So a driver with 7 days earned, may take them all. Driver is allowed to take the truck all the way home.
Freight is primarily no touch and often drop and hook. Percentage will vary.
The company has a pet policy. One domestic dog or cat will be allowed on the driver’s truck. A $500 fee will be charged. This may be paid out in $50 payroll deductions over 10 pay periods.
The company has a free rider policy. One passenger will be allowed at a time. Passenger must be over 12 years old and be documented with the company. Driver may have a passenger once they are driving solo. There are no blackout dates.
Leasing is optional. Lease opportunities are available through 3rd party leasing agencies and vary by qualification. Driver must fulfill their 12 months contract if they completed a student sponsorship program.
The company hauls only 53 ft dry van freight in OTR, Regional, and Dedicated positions.
One interesting note is that XPO hauls only 53' dry van. Leasing is typically reserved for experienced drivers.
XPO has its own apprenticeship program that enables qualified veterans or reservists to use their GI Bill benefits to supplement their income up to $1,000 per month in their first year of employment with XPO. During your first year as a new driver (the apprenticeship period), you’ll fulfill a series of skill qualifications, training and safe-driving performance milestones with the guidance of a driver trainer. This program is available only to qualified veterans or reservists who choose to start their truck-driving career with XPO.
Active military members and veterans can use their U.S. GI Bill benefits to supplement their income up to $1,035 per month during their training and apprenticeship year.
While the majority of trucks are Kenworth, the company has a mixed fleet: Kenworth, International, Freightliner, Peterbilt, and Volvo. The average age of the fleet is 2.5 years and trucks are retired from the fleet at 500k miles. Trucks are both manual and autoshift.
All trucks are equipped with Qualcomm eLogs.
For the most part, XPO's trucks are typical of a large, established company. Late-model tractors with low miles. Particular points to consider are the 1500w inverter and included Sirius XM radio.
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