Bonus Miles Question

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I see lots of companies offer a bonus on miles driven example .05 for over 3000 miles in a week So lets say you do 3200 miles in a week do you get that extra .05 for all 3200 or just the 200

Scott O.'s Comment
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I've seen that somewhere but can't remember what company but I think its just the 200 miles... I could be wrong though...

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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Knight has a quarterly bonus program. One part of that is for production that falls into two tiers. The first tier if met is $.01 cpm for all miles and the second tier is $.02 cpm for that quarter. Depending on your driver manager and how hard you can run as well as manage your time, it adds up to a nice little bonus.

Driver Manager:

Dispatcher, Fleet Manager, Driver Manager

The primary person a driver communicates with at his/her company. A dispatcher can play many roles, depending on the company's structure. Dispatchers may assign freight, file requests for home time, relay messages between the driver and management, inform customer service of any delays, change appointment times, and report information to the load planners.


Cents Per Mile

Drivers are often paid by the mile and it's given in cents per mile, or cpm.

I-68 & I-79's Comment
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At Millis at least, they pay the bonus on all your miles, so .36/mile then .02 more over 2000, then it goes to .025 at 2500 and then tops out at .03 over 3000 for all miles. Here's another one you might not of heard from their recruiter, if you don't take home time after 3 weeks (which would be 4 1/2 days) then all the miles after that point you'll be paid .05 extra cents on those miles plus bonuses after week three. So most competent drivers can get 3000 at Millis as it's like 90% drop and hook , you could easily get .39 cents per mile say out for 3+weeks at its .44 and then get quarterly safety bonuses for another .02 cents.

Drop And Hook:

Drop and hook means the driver will drop one trailer and hook to another one.

In order to speed up the pickup and delivery process a driver may be instructed to drop their empty trailer and hook to one that is already loaded, or drop their loaded trailer and hook to one that is already empty. That way the driver will not have to wait for a trailer to be loaded or unloaded.


Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
I-68 & I-79's Comment
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You'd think I'd know what my company's pay plan is, but I screwed up the mileage bonus, it' .03 2000+ miles, then .03 once over 2500, and .05 for 3000+ all from mile one. dancing.gif

I-68 & I-79's Comment
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Correction again, .02 cents extra over 2000 miles.sorry.gif

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