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Ottumwa, IA - Dedicated Run

Drive strong.

No freight’s more reliable than food.

Make gains.

Earn at least $180 a day when hauling freight.

Rest up.

Get home every weekend.

Job Description


  • Average Weekly Pay: $900-$1100
  • Orientation: $400
  • Trainee: $600
  • Minimum Guarantee: $180/day loaded, $150/day without loads
  • 47 to 77 CPM based on round trip miles PLUS Earn up to an additional .07 CPM in monthly bonuses including fuel, safety, retention and performance
  • Lumper: paid by JBS
  • Breakdown: $10/hour up to 8 hours a day

Benefits and Bonuses

  • Health Benefits: medical, prescription, dental, and vision after 60 Days
  • Paid Holidays: 6 days at $150
  • Bonuses: for fuel efficiency, safety, and retention

Work and Routes

  • Dedicated Hauls: for JBS pork plants in Ottumwa
  • Work Week: Monday through Friday with occasional weekends
  • Home Time: most weekends and occasional weeknights
  • Main Driving Area: IA, IL, MO, NE, and WI
  • Hiring Area: within 50 miles of Ottumwa, IA. Des Moines area, SE Iowa – Quad Cities, Cedar Rapids and Chicago, IL
  • Average Miles: 2,200 to 2,400 per week
  • No-Touch Freight: paid lumpers
  • Equipment: late-model Kenworth T-680s

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Driving Information


  • At least 21 years old
  • CDL-A with 1 year of tractor trailer experience
  • Mentor programs are available for drivers with less than a year of experience