DFS DECK FREIGHT SYSTEMS – Long Haul Open Deck Truck Driver
We’re looking for the best OTR Open Deck FTL / LTL Truck Drivers to join our dysfunctional family. Yup…we’re a family, and sometimes we get along just like any big crazy family. If you’re looking to be a part of something truly special where you’ll be known by your name and not a truck number, we want you to join us!
Here’s what you’d be signing up for…No two days are the same, we haul large freight that you’ll be loading, tarping and securing FTL / LTL style, so it isn’t easy. However, we don’t believe in downtime so you won’t wait for loads. Your fuel card will stay on because we’re financially stable, we won’t leave you stranded out on the open road while we close our doors. You’ll have to use your brain, dry van dock bumpers and basic reefer trailer Drivers need not apply.
If you’re ready for a challenge and have an old school mind set, please keep reading. If not, thank you for checking out our ad, we wish you the best.
Ok, still with us? Great! Now, here is the nitty gritty…
WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER
This long-haul driving position comes with a competitive pay range for company drivers $65,000-$95,000/year and for Owner Operators percentage based and generous benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, passenger policy, pet policy, Travel Insurance covered, monthly safety performance bonuses, and industry-leading equipment, 24/7 365 days a year driver support.
LET’S TALK ABOUT THE EQUIPMENT
• 2018 or newer, Freightliner Cascadia’s
• 525 horsepower engines
• Automatic or manual transmission
• APU’s & amp; refrigerators in every truck
• If that’s not enough…when we order new trucks, our drivers pick the color they want!
THE LIFE AS A DFS LONG HAUL DRIVER
Our open deck trailer space sharing business model creates new and exciting challenges because we don’t haul easy freight. This model can make your job feel like & quote “organized chaos.” We’re looking for drivers that enjoy this challenge as much as they enjoy being on the road.
Before you start driving you will train with our professionals to learn how we secure and tarp freight the Deck Freight System – DFS way. Orientation at our Headingly, MB terminal takes about two days, we make sure you’re 100% ready to hit the road before we release you for dispatch. Don’t worry, we will take care of all your travel expenses and pay you while in orientation.
You will coordinate customer deliveries and ensure that the freight arrives safely and on time. Drivers stay out 3-7 days based on home locations. You will be able to schedule your own home time.
• At least 1 year of long haul, coast-to-coast experience
• At least 1 year of experience with step deck, double drop, or flat-bed freight
• Experience building and executing successful trip plans
• Tarping and freight securement experience in all weather conditions
• Meet all the federal motor carrier’s guidelines
Do you have strong math, analytical, and problem-solving skills? Can you communicate effectively in English? Do you have a strong work ethic? Are you reliable? Do you love being on the road? If so, you may be perfect!
ABOUT DFS-DECK FREIGHT SYSTEMS TRANSPORT
We only specialize in TSS (Trailer-Space-Sharing) long haul, open deck trucking. We are proficient in hauling machines, large tools and equipment along with other double-drop, step-deck, and flatbed freight. Our trucks operate from coast to coast through out North America.
As a family-owned company, we promote a family atmosphere that creates a true connection between drivers, dispatchers, yard crew, mechanics, and support staff. We are 100% committed to safety which is why our Fleet Department performs all preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment, not drivers. We also offer opportunities for growth in other positions when you feel it’s time to get off the road.
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR FAMILY?
If you feel that you would fit into our family, please send us your resume with drivers abstract no older than 30 days or call us @ 204-415-1596 so we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!
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