Prima Express, Inc is a rising star in the trucking industry! We offer that small company feel with the security of strong relationships with some of the top shippers in the industry. We have access to an abundance of dedicated regional freight from Walmart and others and in 2016 and 2017 we received an award as a top carrier. This position will be servicing a roughly 300 mile radius around Joliet, IL. You will be home weekends and possibly 1 to 2 nights during the week. You can expect to drive 2500 miles per week or more due to the high volume of Drop/Hook. You won’t be just another “number” at Prima Express!
- We pay 52¢ per mile for all miles loaded and empty.
- We have nearly 90% dedicated freight with over 75% drop and hook loads and 100% no touch freight
- We provide weekly pay with an option for direct deposit, live check or Skylight Paycards
- As an employee of Prima Express, Inc you will receive a W2 for tax purposes. Pre Tax plan allowances include 7.5¢ per mile for Per Diem, Health Insurance premiums and HSA deposits
- Driver Referral bonus $2000
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance with 50% of driver’s premium paid by Prima Express. $15K of Life insurance is also included at no charge.
Additional Driver’s Perks
- 24/7 driver assistance
- I-Pass, EZpass, Prepass
- Updated driver's lounge with showers, laundry conveniences and entertainment center
- New 2015-2019 Freightliner Cascadias and Newer 2015-2019 Trailers
- We have both manual and automatic transmissions available
- Our trucks are equipped with APU units
- All trucks are governed at 64mph
- Peoplenet Satellite Systems. Also, Navigo “trucker friendly” GPS is available at a small fee of $5.00 per week (optional)
- Onboard electronic logging
Here at Prima Express we take pride in our drivers and treat them with professionalism and respect. We understand that our drivers are our greatest asset. We have access to unlimited freight with some of the largest shippers in the industry which means you will receive the maximum number of miles you can handle and still remain compliant with DOT regulations. If this sounds like the type of company you would like to work for or would like more information we would love to hear from you.