Central Transport

Central Transport Pay & Driving Careers 

 

Headquartered in Warren, MI, Central Transport International is a leading transport and logistics company that serves the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Since opening their doors, the company’s fleet has expanded to more than 1,500 tractors and trailers.

There are more than 170 Central Transport terminals located across the U.S., allowing the company to effectively serve the long-haul market. Central Transport invests in new equipment regularly and offers competitive pay to drivers.

Central Transport Trucking Jobs

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Central Transportation offers a variety of driving opportunities in the following divisions:

Local Pickup and Delivery Drivers

  • Hourly compensation
  • Dedicated local driving routes
  • Regular pay increases
  • Health and retirement benefits
  • No nights
  • Paid vacations and holidays

Road Drivers

  • Home every day
  • High starting mileage rate
  • Regular pay increases
  • Up to 3,000 miles per week
  • Terminal to terminal routes
  • 100% drop and hook freight
  • Health and retirement benefits
  • Paid vacations and holidays

Dedicated Road/Dock Drivers

  • Home every day
  • Dedicated starting times
  • Hourly dock pay rates
  • High mileage pay
  • Regular pay increases
  • Health and retirement benefits
  • Paid vacations and holidays

Driver Qualifications

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Must hold a valid CDL with Hazmat endorsement
  • Must have an acceptable driving record
  • At least 3 months of experience for city positions and 6 months of experience for road positions
  • Must be able to use motorized forklift and pallet jack/handcart
  • Must pass drug tests
  • Must be able to complete the Department of Transportation physical

Drivers enjoy regular home time, a range of benefits and predictable schedules.

 

Central Transport Driver Pay

  • CT Pay Rankings
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Central Transport doesn’t provide detailed pay information on their website, but their job listings do give some insight.

Here are some examples from recent job postings:

  • Local Line Haul Driver in Atlanta, GA: $1,200-$1,600/week
  • Local Pickup and Delivery Driver in Cheshire, CT: $1,200-$1,700/week; $23.25/hour to start
  • Local Line Haul Driver in St. Louis, MO (Night): $1,300-$1,900/week

Most job listings have similar weekly pay rates regardless of the position, although most positions we found were for local line haul driver night shifts.

Like with most other driving positions, the pay rate is dependent not only on the position itself but also on the location.

We can also find more salary information on Indeed.com.

Here’s what current and former employees are reporting:

  • Company Driver: $22.21/hour (222 reported salaries)
  • Delivery Driver: $19.35/hour (5 reported salaries)
  • Driver: $25.21/hour (19 reported salaries)
  • Local Driver: $23.06/hour (63 reported salaries)
  • Tanker Driver: $60,000/year (6 reported salaries)
  • Team Driver: $81,507/year (11 reported salaries)
  • Tractor Trailer Driver: $22.24/hour (23 reported salaries)
  • Truck Driver: $23.75/hour (193 reported salaries)

As you can see, there are quite a few different listings for drivers, but the salaries are similar. And they appear to be on par with what Central Transport lists in their job postings and the few driver surveys we have on the company.

Employee Benefits

In addition to base compensation, employees also receive valuable benefits, including:

  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • 401k
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid holidays
  • Life insurance
  • Employee discounts

Central Transport Reviews

Driver reviews for Central Transport are mixed. Unhappy drivers are complaining about the same things most other drivers complain about:

  • Management being inattentive
  • Equipment issues
  • Organizational issues

But you also have plenty of drivers who are happy working for Central Transport. They like the consistent miles, company perks and sign-on bonuses.

If you’re ready to work hard, want consistent miles and don’t mind overlooking some organizational issues, Central Transport may be a good fit for you.

Central Transport Tracking and Services

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Central Transport makes it easy for customers to track their shipments using the trace shipment tool.

Shipments can be tracked via:

  • Pro Number: Enter your Pro number (one per line) and click Trace to view the shipment status.
  • Bill of Lading (BOL) Number: Enter BOL numbers as well as the month and year to view shipment status.
  • Customer Reference (REF): Enter REF numbers as well as the month and year to view shipment status.
  • Purchase Order (PO): Enter PO numbers as well as the month and year to view shipment status.
  • Pickup Number: Enter Pickup numbers (one per line) and click Trace to view shipment status.
  • CT Reference Number: Enter CT Reference numbers (one per line) and click Trace to view shipment status.

Central Transport also makes it easy for customers to open an account and start shipments using online tools and forms.  


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