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Banks's Comment
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Task pay is a good chunk of our earnings. Half an hour for a drop, half an hour for a hook. You get paid for an hour once you arrive at your location for dropping and hooking, but it never takes that long. A lot of times you can do both in half an hour and you still get paid for the hour. Fueling pays 15 minutes.

Tractor only is used for pulling a single trailer or at meets when your just grabbing somebody else's set. Tractor only also gets used if my tail is in a position where it can't be hooked and I have to move it. That pays 15 minutes. Tractor swap is also 15 minutes. If I go to a tractor and I pretrip it and it's not road worthy or I breakdown and get put in a different tractor, that pays 15 minutes.

Delay pay can go into effect at your show time. If my show time is 2100 and my gate is 2130, but my trailer isn't ready I start delay pay at 2100. There's no waiting involved. If my trailer isn't where it's supposed to be and I have to look for it, that's delay pay. A run under 50 miles (usually a via) has a set amount of time, if it takes longer the rest of the time is delay pay.. For example I had to go from Newark to Long Island. 45 miles was supposed to take 45 minutes. It took 2 hours. FedEx paid me an hour and 15 minutes of delay pay. You can get it for sitting in traffic, being pulled in for an inspection or anything else that makes your day stop.

My mileage rate is 0.7226 CPM and my hourly rate is 31.54.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

Rhino's Comment
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Got ya thanks

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What other pays do u get such as drop n hook and what not?

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We get $2.10 per drop or hook, hooking or breaking down a set is $8.40 each time. We also get $3.60 for fueling, after 2 hours waiting a terminal we are eligible for detention pay.

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.

Rhino's Comment
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For hooking, it’s .25 each trailer basically so for a set it’s .50 and triples .75. We don’t get drop pay but if u separate your trailers and put them away it’s .25 each one. We get delay pay and fuel is .50.

Task pay is a good chunk of our earnings. Half an hour for a drop, half an hour for a hook. You get paid for an hour once you arrive at your location for dropping and hooking, but it never takes that long. A lot of times you can do both in half an hour and you still get paid for the hour. Fueling pays 15 minutes.

Tractor only is used for pulling a single trailer or at meets when your just grabbing somebody else's set. Tractor only also gets used if my tail is in a position where it can't be hooked and I have to move it. That pays 15 minutes. Tractor swap is also 15 minutes. If I go to a tractor and I pretrip it and it's not road worthy or I breakdown and get put in a different tractor, that pays 15 minutes.

Delay pay can go into effect at your show time. If my show time is 2100 and my gate is 2130, but my trailer isn't ready I start delay pay at 2100. There's no waiting involved. If my trailer isn't where it's supposed to be and I have to look for it, that's delay pay. A run under 50 miles (usually a via) has a set amount of time, if it takes longer the rest of the time is delay pay.. For example I had to go from Newark to Long Island. 45 miles was supposed to take 45 minutes. It took 2 hours. FedEx paid me an hour and 15 minutes of delay pay. You can get it for sitting in traffic, being pulled in for an inspection or anything else that makes your day stop.

My mileage rate is 0.7226 CPM and my hourly rate is 31.54.

CPM:

Cents Per Mile

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

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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Dang Banks I wish we got paid for all that....

For hooking, it’s .25 each trailer basically so for a set it’s .50 and triples .75. We don’t get drop pay but if u separate your trailers and put them away it’s .25 each one. We get delay pay and fuel is .50.

Wow, that seems really low. When I started 4 years ago we got 1.50 per drop or hook and for fueling it's gone up since then.

Rhino's Comment
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1.5 hours to drop n hook? Cuz when I say .25 I mean quarter hour lol

Dang Banks I wish we got paid for all that....

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For hooking, it’s .25 each trailer basically so for a set it’s .50 and triples .75. We don’t get drop pay but if u separate your trailers and put them away it’s .25 each one. We get delay pay and fuel is .50.

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Wow, that seems really low. When I started 4 years ago we got 1.50 per drop or hook and for fueling it's gone up since then.

Bobcat_Bob's Comment
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1.5 hours to drop n hook? Cuz when I say .25 I mean quarter hour lol

Opps I was thinking they tossed you a quarter lmao.

A quarter hour makes a lot more sense.

Rhino's Comment
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Hahah fack if they did they wouldn’t have any employees hahah. It’s not to bad I get some wait time a lot to usually.

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1.5 hours to drop n hook? Cuz when I say .25 I mean quarter hour lol

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Opps I was thinking they tossed you a quarter lmao.

A quarter hour makes a lot more sense.

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