Baylor Trucking was founded in 1946 with just a single truck. Based out of Milan, IN, the company has remained a family owned business but has grown to more than 300 trucks. Baylor operates in all of the lower 48 United States and hauls dry van freight.
In addition to the Milan, Indiana headquarters, Baylor Trucking has terminal locations in Hamilton, Ohio and Portland, Tennessee.
The minimum hiring qualifications include, but are not limited to the following:
All of the lower 48 states.
The paid driver training program will include 300 hours of behind the wheel time. On average, this takes 8 weeks to complete.
No, after training drivers may go directly to a solo truck.
Baylor Trucking is a dry van carrier.
During training, drivers earn the following:
After training, Baylor Trucking has a guaranteed pay program which they call the Minimum Pay Assurance. For OTR drivers the guaranteed pay is $1,000 / week. In order to qualify for this minimum pay, you must meet the following requirements:
Baylor Trucking pays a portion of your Health Insurance cost; the unpaid portion is the responsibility of the employee. Full coverage includes Dental Coverage and a prescription drug card. Health Insurance eligibility begins on the first day of a new month after 60 days of service.
The cost for health insurance coverage is as follows:
Baylor offers a Tuition Assistance Program that allows a driver to earn an additional $150.00 per month for 18 months. This program begins after a driver is assigned his/her own unit.
Depending on the area of the country you reside, 99% of Baylor drivers are home 1.5 days for every 6 days of driving. They do hire drivers that live in areas not consistently serviced by Baylor Trucking, and those drivers choose to be home 3 days per 14 day dispatch.
Drivers are allowed only one passenger at a time. The passenger must be: a) an immediate family member of at least 9 years of age b) be at least 18 years of age. Before any passenger is authorized and approved the driver must complete an authorization form from the Baylor Safety Department.
Pets are not allowed on any Baylor equipment.
Baylor Trucking does not have an official team driving division.
Drivers are not required to cross into Canada.
Drivers are not forced dispatched into NYC but are given additional pay for traveling into NYC.
Baylor Trucking does not haul hazardous materials.
Drivers are not forced dispatched.
Approximately 50% of loads are drop and hook.
Baylor does have a number of local, dedicated, and regional opportunities. The time it takes and the number of opportunities will depend on where you live in relation to freight lanes and customer locations.
Late model Freightliner, International, and Volvo generally less than 5 years old.
Baylor uses 10 speed manual transmissions.
Trucks are restricted at 65mph.
Some trucks feature Climacab APU's but trucks without APU's are allowed to idle during uncomfortable temperatures.
Baylor Trucking uses paper logbooks.