Wil-Trans offers the usual medical, dental, vision plans, including family, as well as:
Benefits will go into effect within 90 days of becoming a Wil-Trans employee.
Benefits can vary from $11/month and up, depending on the package and premiums selected.
After 1 year to 2 years: 1 week + $500
3-4 years: 2 weeks + $1000
5 years+: 3 weeks + $1500
Wil-Trans guaranteed training pay and starting solo pay are certainly on the higher end for company-sponsored programs, and should allow drivers to immediately start making decent money.
The health plans are generally average for any company, while they offer very generous vacation time.
Dedicated runs are reserved for proven drivers that have earned them with consistent safe and reliable service. Drivers typically run specific lanes that have been determined to be profitable by the company.
No. Company drivers have the option to refuse freight based on safety and service conflicts. Lease operators have the right to refuse freight.
Company driver home-time is earned at the rate of 24 hrs (1 day) at home for every 168 hrs (7 days) on the road. Lease Operators can take as much time off as they can afford to take.
Wil-Trans hauls primarily refrigerated freight – as such, drop and hook freight is about 15-20% of the loads.
Flexible pet policy with no pet-deposit. As a general rule they have a “three-heartbeat” policy. One or two pets are fine, additional pets need to be approved on a case-by-case basis.
Students are not allowed pets for the duration of the training program and must complete a 60-day solo probationary period before they are allowed to have a pet onboard.
Each rider must be approved to ensure they are covered by insurance; students are not allowed to have riders until they have passed a 60-day solo probationary period.
Yes, Wil-Trans has a lease program. There is a pay incentive for lease operators for taking on additional responsibilities.
Wil-Trans is approved through the United States Department of Labor as a registered sponsor for the Military Apprenticeship Program. Wil-Trans's fifteen month on-the-job learning apprenticeship is designed to help military veterans transition from military life to civilian life successfully into a new career.
You may use your Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to get your CDL, and as a qualifying Veteran, you can earn up to $1,104.75 monthly, tax free, in addition to your professional driver wages, while participating in Wil-Trans OJL (on-the-job learning) apprenticeship training program.
A couple things stand out about Wil-Trans' policies and opportunities. Their pet policy is much more open-ended that at most companies, so is ideal for those drivers who will be, or are considering, taking their furry friends on the road.
The Wil-Trans family of companies (including Jim Palmer and O & S Trucking) also provides drivers the opportunity to drive in more specific lanes rather than full-on coast-to-coast.
Late Model Freightliner Cascadia’s & Peterbilt 579’s and 587’s
Company drivers 62mph, lease operators 65mph.
All trucks come with APU units.
Wil-Trans' equipment is average for the industry, and drivers can expect newer and well-maintained equipment to work with.
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