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CK's Comment
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Congrats!

andhe78's Comment
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I know nothing about Wylie, can you answer a few questions as a rolling recruiter?

Starting pay for a driver with over a year of flatbed experience and clean mvr?

Percentage or mileage pay?

Tarp pay? Breakdown pay? Multi stop pay? Short run pay? Guaranteed pay?

Per diem? Any bonus pay to work towards?

Miles per week average?

Regional or otr? Home time? Accrual of time off?

Type of tractors? Auto or manual? Apu , epu? Inverters?

Trailers, 48, 53, steps, rgn? Any oversize or hazmat? Ratchet or over center binders? Do I get charged for securement equipment?

Lanes? Canada, nyc?

Terminal locations? Fuel stop locations?

Thanks man, glad things are working out for you.

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

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.

MVR:

Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.

Per Diem:

Getting paid per diem means getting a portion of your salary paid to you without taxes taken out. It's technically classified as a meal and expense reimbursement.

Truck drivers and others who travel for a living get large tax deductions for meal expenses. The Government set up per diem pay as a way to reimburse some of the taxes you pay with each paycheck instead of making you wait until tax filing season.

Getting per diem pay means a driver will get a larger paycheck each week but a smaller tax return at tax time.

We have a ton of information on our wiki page on per diem pay

APU:

Auxiliary Power Unit

On tractor trailers, and APU is a small diesel engine that powers a heat and air conditioning unit while charging the truck's main batteries at the same time. This allows the driver to remain comfortable in the cab and have access to electric power without running the main truck engine.

Having an APU helps save money in fuel costs and saves wear and tear on the main engine, though they tend to be expensive to install and maintain. Therefore only a very small percentage of the trucks on the road today come equipped with an APU.

EPU:

Electric Auxiliary Power Units

Electric APUs have started gaining acceptance. These electric APUs use battery packs instead of the diesel engine on traditional APUs as a source of power. The APU's battery pack is charged when the truck is in motion. When the truck is idle, the stored energy in the battery pack is then used to power an air conditioner, heater, and other devices

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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Starting pay for a driver with over a year of flatbed experience and clean mvr? 48cpm give or take a penny 1cpm raise every 30k miles

Tarp pay? $75

Breakdown pay? $98/day

Multi stop pay? $20 (I think)

Short run pay? $100 shuttle pay

Guaranteed pay? $900/wk first 3 weeks after orientation

Per diem? 14cpm

Any bonus pay to work towards? fuel, idle, lvl 1,2 inspection

Miles per week average? 2700 to 3100

Regional or otr? we have NC /TX regionals, otr , and glass

Home time? 1.5 days off for every 7 out. Unused days can be banked

Type of tractors? Peterbilt 579's Volvo's and Macks being phased out. Daycabs are macks

Auto or manual? 50/50 split

Apu , epu? switching from epu to apu, as we get in new trucks (tripac)

Inverters? yes, and fridge

Trailers, 48, 53, steps, rgn? Any oversize or hazmat? Ratchet or over center binders? Do I get charged for securement equipment?

53 ft adjustable flat, low pro step, specialized step, rgn, and various Conestoga setups. We primarily use ratchet binders, but keep 2 or 3 snaps handy. We have a lot of OD loads. No we do not get charged for equipment

Lanes? Canada, NYC? 48 and Canada, $100 NYC (non forced) pay

Terminal locations? Fargo, ND, Sanford, NC, Houston, TX

Fuel stop locations? we use all the majors

Thanks man, glad things are working out for you. thank you 🙂 my email is in my profile if you have any other questions

HAZMAT:

Hazardous Materials

Explosive, flammable, poisonous or otherwise potentially dangerous cargo. Large amounts of especially hazardous cargo are required to be placarded under HAZMAT regulations

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

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.

MVR:

Motor Vehicle Record

An MVR is a report of your driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

Per Diem:

Getting paid per diem means getting a portion of your salary paid to you without taxes taken out. It's technically classified as a meal and expense reimbursement.

Truck drivers and others who travel for a living get large tax deductions for meal expenses. The Government set up per diem pay as a way to reimburse some of the taxes you pay with each paycheck instead of making you wait until tax filing season.

Getting per diem pay means a driver will get a larger paycheck each week but a smaller tax return at tax time.

We have a ton of information on our wiki page on per diem pay

APU:

Auxiliary Power Unit

On tractor trailers, and APU is a small diesel engine that powers a heat and air conditioning unit while charging the truck's main batteries at the same time. This allows the driver to remain comfortable in the cab and have access to electric power without running the main truck engine.

Having an APU helps save money in fuel costs and saves wear and tear on the main engine, though they tend to be expensive to install and maintain. Therefore only a very small percentage of the trucks on the road today come equipped with an APU.

EPU:

Electric Auxiliary Power Units

Electric APUs have started gaining acceptance. These electric APUs use battery packs instead of the diesel engine on traditional APUs as a source of power. The APU's battery pack is charged when the truck is in motion. When the truck is idle, the stored energy in the battery pack is then used to power an air conditioner, heater, and other devices

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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I Forgot to mention that the perdiem is optional.

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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We get extra pay on OD /permitted loads. As well. Glass has a different cpm , which I don't know, as well as TX regional.

The cpn I gave you is the otr cpm.

Regional:

Regional Route

Usually refers to a driver hauling freight within one particular region of the country. You might be in the "Southeast Regional Division" or "Midwest Regional". Regional route drivers often get home on the weekends which is one of the main appeals for this type of route.

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.

andhe78's Comment
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Thanks for the info. Sounds like a good outfit. Stay safe out there.

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