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Ottumwa, IA - Local Routes
No freight’s more reliable than food.
Earn an average of $1,000 a week.
- Minimum Guarantee: $180/day loaded, $150/day without loads
- 47 to 77 CPM, based on round trip miles
- Orientation: $400
- Trainee: $600
- Lumper: paid by JBS
- Breakdown: $12/hour up to 10 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
- Daily Home Time
- Main Driving Area: IA, IL, MO, NE, and WI
- Hiring Area: within 50 miles of Ottumwa, IA
- Average Miles: 1,200 to 1,500 per week
- No-Touch Freight: paid lumpers
- Commute: must drive personal vehicle to and from the plant each day
- 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