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Artur Express, Inc. has been in business since 1998, and they have been growing ever since. Serving 48 states, the company is headquartered in Hazelwood, MO and has secure yards throughout the U.S.

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Artur Express Driver Salary

Artur Express hires company drivers, but they also work with owner-operators and have a truck lease program.

Artur Express Company Driver Salary

Company drivers have a lot of options when it comes to routes. Their pay scale is based on your performance and your route.

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According to Indeed.com, drivers earn an average of $82,955 per year.

Performance-Based Pay

What does performance-based pay mean? At Artur, you earn points that will bump you up to the next level. In total, there are three levels:

  • Basic (0-80 points)
  • Pro (81-95 points)
  • Expert (96-100+ points)

According to the company, all solo drivers will start at the Pro level and all teams will begin at the Expert level.

Points are earned through:

  • Experience. The more experience you have, the more points you have.
  • Safety. No accidents and no violations.
  • On-time performance. Be on time, be in communication with dispatch and manage your HOS.
  • Practice good habits, like gentle braking, cruise control, low idle and smooth throttle.
  • Use technology. That includes using a dashcam, BOL scanning, e-logs and mobile dispatch.
  • Drive. The more miles you run, the more pay and more points you earn.
  • Stick around. Drivers are rewarded for their loyalty.

Pay classes are reviewed quarterly, so drivers have the opportunity to get a raise four times a year.

Route Location

Along with the point system listed above, driver pay is also based on location. There are five main lanes at Artur:

OTR Reefer

Covers the entire continental U.S.

Base pay for OTR is as follows:

  • Empty: $0.50/mile
  • Basic: $0.60/mile
  • Pro: $0.65/mile
  • Expert: $0.68/mile

Drivers can earn bonus pay if the load is picked up or delivered in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Vermont or Virginia.

Bonus pay is as follows:

  • Empty: $0.50/mile
  • Basic: $0.63/mile
  • Pro: $0.69/mile
  • Expert: $0.73/mile

Teams earn the following:

  • Empty: $0.50/mile
  • Basic: $0.71/mile
  • Pro: $0.76/mile
  • Expert: $0.82/mile

OTR Van

The OTR Van lane includes all continental states with the exceptions of Montana, Minnesota, Idaho, Oregon, North Dakota, Wyoming, South Dakota and Washington.

Base pay for OTR is as follows:

  • Empty: $0.50/mile
  • Basic: $0.55/mile
  • Pro: $0.60/mile
  • Expert: $0.63/mile

Drivers can earn bonus pay if the load is picked up or delivered in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Vermont or Virginia.

Bonus pay is as follows:

  • Empty: $0.50/mile
  • Basic: $0.58/mile
  • Pro: $0.64/mile
  • Expert: $0.68/mile

Teams earn the following:

  • Empty: $0.50/mile
  • Basic: $0.67/mile
  • Pro: $0.73/mile
  • Expert: $0.80/mile

East Region

The East Region lane includes Delaware, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, New York, North Carolina, West Virginia, Virginia, Vermont and Rhode Island.

OTR pay is as follows:

  • Empty: $0.50/mile
  • Basic: $0.58/mile
  • Pro: $0.65/mile
  • Expert: $0.70/mile

Central Region

The Central Region lane includes Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Kentucky, Kansas, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, South Carolina, Wisconsin and Texas.

OTR pay is as follows:

  • Empty: $0.50/mile
  • Basic: $0.55/mile
  • Pro: $0.60/mile
  • Expert: $0.65/mile

West Region

The West Region lane includes California, Arizona and Nevada.

OTR pay is as follows:

  • Empty: $0.50/mile
  • Basic: $0.55/mile
  • Pro: $0.663mile
  • Expert: $0.67/mile

Additional Pay

In addition to the pay rates listed above, drivers also receive:

  • Stop pay of $25
  • Waiting time (after 2 hours) $20/$150 maximum
  • $150 NYC surcharge

Benefits

Company drivers also receive benefits, including:

  • Being a W2 employee
  • Weekly pay
  • Cash advances available
  • 401(k) w/employer match
  • Mostly drop and hook
  • 99% one-pick, one-drop, no-touch freight
  • Passengers and pets allowed
  • Opportunities to run in teams
  • Medical benefits for drivers and their families

Plus, drivers can make use of the two-story terminal at the company’s headquarters, which features a fitness center, showers, training rooms, free laundry facility, café-style lounge area, media room and more.

Artur Owner-Operators

Artur also works with owner operators, and you have two payment options:

Percentage + Fuel Plan

  • 82% line haul percentage
  • 100% customer fuel surcharge

Per Mile Plan

Pay is based on the lane and the miles you drive.

  • OTR Van: $1.85/mile; $2/mile for teams; $0.05 North East bonus
  • OTR Reefer: $2/mile; $2.15/mile for teams; $0.05 North East bonus
  • Central Region: $2.03/mile
  • East Region: $2.25/mile
  • West Region: $2.10/mile

Additionally, owner operators receive:

  • $35 detention pay after 4 hours/$200 max per 24 hours
  • Extra stops pay $50
  • Local work is paid hourly
  • Fuel surcharges are updated weekly

The Artur Trucking Lease Program

For aspiring owner-operators, Artur Trucking offers a truck leasing program. Designed with contractors in mind, the program only requires you to pay when you’re driving.

Here’s what you need to know about the program:

  • No down payment required
  • Walk away lease
  • Lease payment per loaded mile
  • There’s no fixed lease payment
  • No payments or deductions when you take time off
  • Monthly fuel rebates
  • Cash advances and fuel cards are available
  • Bumper to bumper warranty
  • No forced dispatch

Artur leases newer model Freightliner Cascadia Evolution trucks and Volvo 760s.

Artur Express Inc

ARTUR EXPRESS, INC.
4824 Park 370 Blvd
Hazelwood, MO 63042

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