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Hirschbach Company Review

Hirschbach

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Hirschbach is a refrigerated carrier established by Ray Hirschbach in 1935 with a single truck. Owned by the Grojean family, Hirschbach's fleet of over 700 tractors and 1200 refrigerated trailers is among the newest, most fuel efficient, and environmentally friendly in the trucking industry.

Hirschbach specializes in delivering fresh and frozen products across the United States along with offering experience in handling dry goods.

Hirschbach Corporate Headquarters

Map of Hirschbach corporate headquarters
18355 US Highway 20
East Dubuque, IL 61025
Phone: 1-800-554-2969
Website: Hirschbach

Getting Hired At Hirschbach

Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Minimum age of 21 years of age
  • 12 months over-the-road experience within the last 3 years
  • Must have valid Class A CDL
  • No DWI/DUI in past 7 years
  • No more than 3 jobs in the last 12 months, no more than 7 jobs in the last 3 years
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    No DWI/DUI in past 7 years.

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Hirschbach Hiring Area

  • Alabama
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Wisconsin

Minimum Age For Hirschbach

Hirschbach Minimum Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • MTS 23  
    .
  • FirstFleet 21  
    .
  • Maverick 21  
    .
  • Melton 21  
    .
  • Hirschbach 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Hirschbach

Hirschbach Minimum Experience:
12 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Hirschbach  12  
    .
  • MVT  9  
    .
  • Paschall  6  
    .
  •  CR England
    No Experience Required
  •  Watkins Shepard
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

Hirschbach Driver Pay

  • Solo pay: $.32/$20 min - $1.02/$100 min depending on length of haul.
  • Team pay: $.41/$30 min - $1.34/$135 min depending on length of haul.
  • $1,000 sign-on bonus for new company hires
  • Higher pay per mile on shorter loads
  • Practical mile pay
  • Guaranteed pay per dispatch
  • Paid weekly
  • Breakdown pay calculated after 24 hrs. at $15/hr. to maximum of $90 per day
  • Quarterly bonus up to $1000 for safe, on-time deliveries
  • 99% no touch freight on some dedicated positions
  • Guaranteed minimum per dispatch, as well as availability bonuses

Fuel Compliance Pay: Up to $.05 c.p.m. for taking the proper route, fueling at correct locations, and not idling the truck excessively.

Hirschbach Per Diem Pay

Per Diem Reimbursement: $.15 c.p.m. up to $59 per day of non-taxable income

Hirschbach Driver Benefits

  • Medical benefits for company drivers start the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment. Rates vary based on plan options selected. Critical illness & short term disability coverage also available.
  • Free $10,000 life insurance policy (driver only)
  • Vacation pay and matching 401K after one year of employment. Vacation pay grandfathered from previous employer. Vacation pay is $500 per week.
  • Drivers get one week of vacation after 1 year of employment, 2 weeks after 3 years, 3 weeks after 10 years. 401K company matches 33% of employee contribution up to first 6% of annual salary
  • Paid transportation, meals, and hotel for orientation
  • $200 Walmart gift card provided upon successful completion of orientation
  • $1,500 Driver Referral Bonus with $500 paid after referred driver completes orientation and another $500 each after 30 & 60 days of continuous employment
  • Trucks equipped with BestPass & EZ Pass

Hirschbach Operations

Driving Opportunities At Hirschbach

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Refrigerated

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated
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Hirschbach Operating Area

Hirschbach operates all 48 contiguous states

Refrigerated services to all 48 states including coast to coast runs with the largest area of coverage centered east of the Rocky Mountains.

Hirschbach Company Terminal Locations

Hirschbach terminal locations
  • East Dubuque, IL
  • Springfield, MA

Hirschbach Yearly Revenues

Hirschbach: $133,240,377

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • CR England  $1.5B
    .
  • Western Express  $463.45M
    .
  • Cowan  $377.43M
    .
  • Maverick  $315.01M
    .
  • Hirschbach  $133.24M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

Hirschbach Yearly Miles

Hirschbach: 73,694,636

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • Heartland  235.28M
    .
  • Hub  203.89M
    .
  • Premier  96M
    .
  • Hirschbach  73.69M
    .
  • Lone Star  42.21M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Hirschbach Company Policies

  • Hirschbach Home Time Options

    Hirschbach has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly

    East of the Rockies: Average 7 21 days out with 1 3 days off

    All other routes home at least weekly, sometimes several times a week.

  • Hirschbach Rider Policy

    Hirschbach does not allow anyone to ride along.
  • Hirschbach Tuition Reimbursement

    Hirschbach does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Hirschbach Pet Policy

    Hirschbach does not allow pets.

Hirschbach Company Equipment

Hirschbach Number Of Trucks

Hirschbach Number Of Trucks:
700 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • XPO  12,100
    .
  • Werner  8,451
    .
  • NEMF  1,364
    .
  • Hirschbach  700
    .
  • Rush  700
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Hirschbach Number Of Trailers

Hirschbach Number Of Trailers:
1,200 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Paschall  3,000
    .
  • Jack Cooper  2,400
    .
  • May  2,100
    .
  • Hirschbach  1,200
    .
  • Ward  1,180
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

Hirschbach Governed Speed

Hirschbach Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • Carter  68 mph
    .
  • Millis  66 mph
    .
  • PAM  64 mph
    .
  • Prime  62 mph
    .
  • May  61 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Hirschbach  0 mph
    .

Hirschbach Tractor Brands

  • Hirschbach

  • Paschall

  • Prime

  • Navajo

  • Melton

  • Wil-Trans

  • Stevens

  • XPO

  • Super Service

  • Covenant

  • Dart

  • PGT

Hirschbach Transmission Types

Hirschbach has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • May
    • J.B. Hunt
    • K & B
    • Crete
    • Hunt
    • MTS
  • Automatics
    • Maverick
    • Watkins Shepard
    • AAA Cooper
    • Koch
    • Averitt
    • Dillon
  • Mix Of Both
    • Jim Palmer
    • Trimac
    • CRST
    • Schneider
    • Dart
    • Melton

Hirschbach APU Policy

Hirschbach has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Celadon
    • Stevens
    • Trimac
    • Navajo
    • Melton
    • Paschall
  • Without APU's
    • Transport America
    • XPO
    • NEMF
    • Jack Cooper
    • Gardner
    • Saia
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

Hirschbach Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Hirschbach

    The training at Hirschbach will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Hirschbach Average Pay During Training

    You will average approximately $0 per week during your training.

  • Solo Versus Team Dispatch During Training

    You are dispatched as a team during training with Hirschbach

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Hirschbach you will run solo after training.

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