Drivers


 We take great pride in employing the finest professional drivers whose first priorities are highway safety, excellent customer service and on-time delivery.


 
 

Come join one of the Midwest's leading refrigerated truckload carriers, in business for more than thirty-five years. With regional runs the average miles per week is 2,500 to 3,000 practical miles. We are a team committed to safety of the general public, as well as service.


Driver Benefits

  • $0.46 per mile to start

  • Productivity Bonus of $0.03 on all paid miles if over 30,000 in a calendar quarter (Typically 80-85% of drivers make bonus)

  • Annual safety bonus for no preventable accidents or incidents $500

  • Service Bonus - capped at 20 years

  • Late model tractors, mostly Kenworths

  • All trucks governed at 70 MPH

  • Health and Dental insurance

  • Aflac Supplemental Insurance

  • All trucks have refrigerators

  • Extra drop pay

  • 401K with Match Contribute 6% of your paycheck get 3% in a company match

  • Weekly pay

  • Direct deposit

  • Electronic logs

  • Paid vacation

  • No forced dispatch

 

Pay Breakdown

  • Starting solo wage: $0.46

  • Productivity bonus of $0.03 on all paid miles if over 30,000 in a calendar quarter (Typically 80-85% of drivers make bonus)

  • Annual safety bonus for no preventable accidents or incidents

  • Annual service bonus of $100 for each year of service

  • Pay bonus for clear DOT inspections

  • Extra drop pay

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Get paid weekly by direct deposit

  • Drivers and Contractors qualify for yearly Safety and Services Bonuses

    • $500.00 per year for NO preventable accident during that time frame

    • $100.00 per year of service with Zeitner and Sons

    • Updated content to follow

 

Our Truck Features

  • Governed at 70 MPH

  • Have Inverters

  • 2012 or Newer

  • Have refrigerators

  • Electronic logs

  • QualComms

  • Fuel Cards

  • No cost rider program

  • No forced dispatch


 

Driver Testimonials

 

 

Tim  Rockwell - 5  star - March  13 

Drove for them for 15 yrs. Great company great dispatch, office staff and mechanics. Had to give it up due to health or still would be with them, my son also drives for them started in wash bay at 16, then got his CDL and became a driver for them. He has been driving about10 yrs now. One couldn’t ask for a better family to work for.

 

Gabe  Fetters - 5  star - April  18   

Best company job available!! Love it here treated very well and the money is always right!!

 

Teddy  Guffee - 5  star - September  14,  2017 

All companies have good and bad with Zeitner you are name not a number ever great family environment and the team work here is awesome

 

Bill  Stanford - 5  star - April  30,  2017  

Zeitner and son's is the best company I have worked for. I had to leave for 3 weeks came back and kept all my seniority. Leon and all dispatchers are good to work with. Especially fluffy. Gonna retire from here. That us all.

 

Robert  Northern - 5  star - May  7,  2016 

This a great company to drive for they treat u like family not a number have been here for 3 years and planning to be here till I retire.

Courtney  Murrell - 5  star - January  27,  2015 

Started driving 18 years ago, been here for 7years, Zeitner is the best company I've worked for by far. Truly a family atmosphere around here, plan on being here till I hang up the keys....no time soon tho!