NEW DRIVER PAY PACKAGE ANNOUNCED FOR OZARK MOTOR LINES
April 25, 2018 (Memphis, Tenn.) – Ozark Motor Lines, Inc., a family-owned ground transportation services company based in Memphis, Tenn., has announced a new pay increase for its long haul and regional truck drivers as well as driving teams.
“It’s always great to be able to raise pay for our hard-working professional drivers,” said Patrick Landreth, Vice President of Human Resources & Safety. “These truck drivers have such an important job, Ozark makes it a priority to reward them for it.”
Effective June 1, 2018, experienced over-the-road and regional drivers will receive a 2 cents per mile increase while driving teams will receive an additional 1 cent per mile. Also, Ozark Motor Lines is rolling out its first-ever Driver Per Diem program to benefit drivers in response to tax law changes that went into effect earlier this year.
In addition to this generous pay package, Ozark has a flexible home time program which gives drivers 48 hours of home time after spending 10 days on the road. Drivers can opt to stay out longer in exchange for extended home time hours. Other benefits include 401k plan, sign-on bonus, PrePass, no Hazmat, no loading or unloading, and no Canadian or NYC routes. Ozark Motor Lines makes insurance benefits available to new drivers from date of hire. This includes Teladoc access to physicians, dental, vision, life and disability insurance options. Cancer and minimal essential coverage insurance options are also available one month after the driver’s hire date.
Ozark Motor Lines is known for its family atmosphere, stable growth and commitment to its drivers. To drive for Ozark Motor Lines, applicants must have at least three months of recent OTR experience, a valid CDL-A and be at least 21 years old. Current driving opportunities at Ozark include company drivers, owner operators, student drivers, teams and dedicated accounts. For more information on careers at Ozark, visit www.driveforozark.com or call 800-264-2033.
About Ozark Motor Lines, Inc.
Founded in 1961, Ozark Motor Lines, Inc. is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., with operating terminals in Lebanon, Tenn., Maysville, Ky., Springfield, Mo., and Lenoir, N.C. The company provides transport to 48 states and the District of Columbia. For more information about Ozark Motor Lines, visit www.ozark.com.