For over 40 years, KLLM Transportation Services has been transporting perishable commodities and dry-van goods across North America with their headquarters based out of Jackson, MS. With over 180,000 delivered loads per year, KLLM offers OTR, regional, and dedicated positions including fleets which get drivers home every 7 to 10 days. They also offer a paid 3 to 6 weeks training program for drivers who have recently completed an approved CDL truck driving school.
KLLM operates terminals in the following locations:
All 48 continental United States.
KLLM actively hires from all 48 continental United States.
Minimum of 3 to 6 weeks team driving with a trainer.
No, after training is complete drivers may move directly into the solo driver division.
While KLLM pulls some dry-van freight but the majority of their freight consists of temperature sensitive perishable food items.
During company training drivers will earn a flat salary of $400 per week. After training drivers will receive a starting pay of $0.32 per mile with a $0.01 per mile raise each year up to a maximum of $0.43 per mile. Drivers will also receive the following:
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Students that meet eligibility can receive up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement.
OTR drivers receive 1 day of hometime for each week spent on the road with a minimum of 2 weeks out at a time. Hometime on regional and dedicated accounts vary but weekly hometime opportunities exist in certain areas.
KLLM does have a rider program for those over 12 years of age as long as an insurance form and small insurance fee are submitted. Pets are not allowed on any company equipment.
Both team and solo operations are available.
No border crossing, including into or out of Canada, will be required.
Drivers are not expected to deliver or pick up in NYC.
Approximately 70% of all freight is drop and hook.
Drivers may refuse freight containing placarded hazardous materials.
Yes, except for NYC, Canada, and freight containing placarded hazardous materials.
Various dedicated and regional positions are available for drivers with at least 6 months of OTR driving experience. Regional and dedicated positions depend entirely on position availability and geographical location.
Trucks are on average 2 years old.
Mostly 10 speed Eaton Fuller manual transmissions.
Truck speeds range between 61mph and 65mph.
Some trucks are equipped with APU's but the majority of trucks are not equipped. For trucks without an APU, automatic engine start / shut off features are used to maintain a comfortable temperature and charged batteries.
The entire fleet is currently being switched over to electronic logs