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Truck Driver

Short Freight Lines/Dakota Leasing Bay City, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $40,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
Would you like to earn above average pay while driving well maintained trucks, and be home every weekend?  We offer that, medical insurance, paid time off, and more.

The Company:
Short Freight Lines/Dakota Leasing has been in business for over 86 years and is recognized as one of the safest and best companies to work for.  Our most senior driver has over 32 years with the company with the company average being over 8 years.
  • Our trucks are equipped with Omnitracs electronic logging devices.
  • Trucks receive regular maintenance.
  • We believe in work-life balance

The Position:
We are looking for a driver with a CDL Class a license.  We recommend that a driver has a hazmat endorsement or TWIC card.  A tanker endorsement is also a plus.  None of the endorsements are required but they are recommended.  New drivers typically earn $40,000+ per year.  Senior drivers can make upwards of $60,000 per year.

The Benefits:
  • Medical/Dental after 90 days.
  • Vacation after one year.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Paid Holidays.

The Location:
We are located in beautiful Bay City, Michigan.  We have drivers that live all across the lower peninsula of Michigan.  We have a considerable amount of freight that comes out of this area going to the Louisville, Kentucky area.  If a driver has a place to park a tractor trailer at home anywhere along this route we invite them to apply.

Why Should You Apply:
  • Great pay.
  • Home weekends.
  • 5-day work week.
  • Excellent Benefits.

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Two years verifiable over the road driving experience or 1½ years of verifiable over the road experience with successful graduation from an accredited truck driving school.
  • Safe driving record
  • Tanker and Haz-mat endorsements are encouraged but not required. 
  • No alcohol or drug convictions in last 7 years.




    About Short Freight Lines/Dakota Leasing

    Short Freight Lines, Inc. was founded in 1932 by Raymond Holis Short, Sr. The company was incorporated in 1947. During our 85 year history we have remained family-owned, and have provided all types of truck-load freight hauling services. Our company’s home office is based in Bay City, Michigan. Our management staff brings together over 300 years of combined experience. Our company is managed by second and third generations of the Short family.Since our company’s inception, it has been our first and foremost priority to provide the transportation industry with the highest quality of on-time service.From the company’s founding in 1932 to our continued growth today it all starts with our drivers. The exemplary performance our drivers give to this company and its customers keeps us ahead of the competition. Few carriers can meet, or exceed the levels of service that we have time after time delivered to our customers.

    Short Freight Lines/Dakota Leasing

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