August 2018

Overdrive Magazine | Trucking Business News & Owner Operator Info

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August 2018 | Overdrive | 55 Fleet News By Dean SmallwooD A.D. PYLE OPENS BRONX CENTER West Chester, Pennsylvania- based A. DUIE PYLE opened its first service center in Bronx, New York. The new location supports Pyle's less- than-truckload and truck- load Northeast networks and strengthens the company's morning pickup-and-delivery capabilities in the New York metropolitan area and Long Island. SERVICES Dayton, Ohio-based DAYTON FREIGHT LINES introduced Dayton Freight Truckload, a multimodal service that pairs outsourced truckload transpor- tation across North America with the company's less-than- truckload and expedited ser- vices. PAY Redmond, Oregon-based CENTRAL OREGON TRUCK CO. introduced its Weekly Driver Salary Pay compensation plan that gives new drivers a $65,000 annual base and experienced drivers more than $90,000. The Daseke company also guarantees 2,430 miles per week with a minimum salary of $1,250. Team drivers can earn an annual salary of $122,000 to $173,000. Morton, Illinois-based dry van carrier RISINGER announced its "Triple Play" pay program that gives its owner-operators and lease- purchase drivers three com- pensation incentives to maxi- mize their earning potential with more reliable pay while still having control over their own businesses. Drivers can earn a weekly minimum pay guarantee of $1,000. Hudson, Illinois-based NUSSBAUM TRANSPORTATION announced a 3-cents-per-mile pay increase, effective July 1. The company also increased its weekly guarantee to $1,150 and its paid time off to $230 per day. Murray, Kentucky-based PASCHALL TRUCK LINES increased its base driver pay to 45 cents per mile with the potential to earn more through safety and service bonuses.

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