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Raider Express Pay And Benefits

How much will I be making once I'm running solo in my own truck?

Base pay $.30 cpm.

When will I receive pay increases?
  • 90 days: $.34 cpm
  • 6 mos.: $.36 cpm
  • 1 year: $.38 cpm
Do you offer a Fuel Bonus?

.02-.05 per mile weekly starting day 1 as a solo driver.

Raider Express Pay And Benefits

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What health insurance and benefits do you have?

Raider Express offers typical health insurance with all major standard benefits and options including life insurance and 401k retirement plans, vacation time, dental & vision plans.

What is the average cost of benefits?

Plans vary depending on coverage.

How long until you qualify for benefits?

Benefits are effective the first day of the month following a 90 day waiting period.

What About Vacation Time?

1 year = 1 week earned

Raider Express Pay & Benefits

TruckingTruth's View On Raider Expresses pay and benefits

Raider Expresses starting pay starts out a bit on the lower end for new solo drivers, but gives significant raises within the first year to safe and reliable drivers.

Raider Express also offers a $500 bonus upon completion of your 1st load, $1000 after 90 days, detention pay and extra stop pay, among other things.

Raider Express Dispatch Policies

Raider Express driver with truck and trailer
Can a new driver run regional or dedicated right after school?


Will there be any NYC?

Rarely, if ever.

Raider Express Dispatch Policies

Are you forced dispatch? Is the driver given any options for different loads?

Company drivers are not forced dispatch and are given load options.

How often can I expect to be home? For how long at a time?

10-14 out and 2-3 days off.

What percentage of freight is drop and hook?


Raider Express Company Policies

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Do you allow pets?

No pets are allowed.

What is the company's rider policy?

Riders allowed after 1 year of safe driving.

Raider Express Driver Opportunities

Do you have a leasing program, and will I be persuaded or incentivized to lease?

Yes, leasing is available, totally at the driver's discretion.

What divisions do you have? (local, dedicated, regional, tanker, flatbed, reefer)

Local, regional, OTR, refrigerated.

TruckingTruth's View On Raider Expresses Opportunities

As most of Raider Expresses freight lanes are in the Midwest, there will be ample opportunities for drivers to get more localized or regional routes.

Raider Express Equipment

Raider Express truck parked next to a pretty purple tree
What kind of trucks do you have?

Volvo's, 2013-2017

Do you run electronic logs?


What are your trucks governed at?

60 MPH

Do you have APU units?


TruckingTruth's Notes On Raider Expresses Equipment

Raider Express truck and trailers reflected in the water

While Raider Express governs their trucks at a lower speed of 60 mph, they boast of some of the best fuel mileage in the industry, and offer lucrative fuel bonuses for their drivers starting on Day 1.

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