Fair Pay?

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David E.'s Comment
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Is .13 CPM fair or legal? (Should have read the small text closer) Are there companies that will buy out contracts? Other than the deserved 2x4 over the head, I could really benefit from any advice? Thank you in advance.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

Matt S.'s Comment
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Is .13 CPM fair or legal? (Should have read the small text closer) Are there companies that will buy out contracts? Other than the deserved 2x4 over the head, I could really benefit from any advice? Thank you in advance.

wtf.gif That is really awful pay. Does the contract have an exit clause?

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

C. S.'s Comment
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Legal? Certainly. Fair? That's debatable, although I personally wouldn't be happy with that pay rate. I'm assuming at that rate you're team, which means you get paid for all miles. Even then, that's not even $800 gross on a 6k week. I make twice that, and while I'm experienced there are many companies that pay rookie teams much more than 13 cpm.

I don't know any companies that buy out contracts. If you're locked into the contract because of your schooling you may just have to suffer through it until you are released from any obligation. Many companies that have such contracts will prevent you from being employed elsewhere if you don't satisfy the agreement. Stick it out, then get a job elsewhere. And let it be a valuable lesson, always read a contract thoroughly.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

TWIC:

Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Truck drivers who regularly pick up from or deliver to the shipping ports will often be required to carry a TWIC card.

Your TWIC is a tamper-resistant biometric card which acts as both your identification in secure areas, as well as an indicator of you having passed the necessary security clearance. TWIC cards are valid for five years. The issuance of TWIC cards is overseen by the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Rob S.'s Comment
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3000 miles a week will get you around $20k annually. Everyone has his or her own idea of how much to earn. I wouldn't get out of bed for that much. My mortgage payment is higher.

C T.'s Comment
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May I ask what company this is? Solo or team?

Errol V.'s Comment
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REWIND

13 CPM for what? It's this your split for team driving? Or is this what the company offers you for OTR?

More details, and the company, please.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

Old School's Comment
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This sounds like CR England, and if it is you will be getting regular raises fairly frequently. It's just how their contract works. It is front loaded to their advantage because they got tired of training their competition's drivers. This way they get most of their training money back before the job hoppers have a chance to hop.

Chris K.'s Comment
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This sounds like CR England, and if it is you will be getting regular raises fairly frequently. It's just how their contract works. It is front loaded to their advantage because they got tired of training their competition's drivers. This way they get most of their training money back before the job hoppers have a chance to hop.

Or from another post PAM in your first 6 months w trainer!

Phoenix's Comment
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This sounds like CR England

Almost lol. We get .14 cpm for the first six months.smile.gif

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

6 string rhythm's Comment
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This sounds like CR England

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Almost lol. We get .14 cpm for the first six months.smile.gif

i'm speechless

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

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