JNJ Express is one of the leading Memphis trucking companies, specializing in Just-In-Time service. The family-owned and operated company was founded in 1992 and is hazmat certified. The company offers comprehensive benefits and claims to offer top pay to drivers.

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JNJ has a variety of job openings and is consistently expanding its terminals in the Southeast.

The company moved its headquarters to Memphis, TN, in 2019 after outgrowing its previous facility. Despite the relocation, they kept all 290 of their employees at the time. The company’s aim was to create 610 jobs over the following five years.

The company has more than 450 trucks in its fleet and works with several big brands, including Walmart, Pepsi, Amazon and FedEx.

JNJ Express prides itself on creating a family atmosphere in the workplace. Many drivers, former and current, claim that the family culture was a big advantage of working for JNJ.

JNJ hires primarily in the Southeast, with positions available in:

  • AR
  • AL
  • FL
  • IL
  • GA
  • IN
  • MS
  • KY
  • MO
  • NC
  • SC
  • TX
  • TN
  • VA

They hire company drivers (team and solo) as well as independent contractors (those operating under their own authority) and owner-operators leasing under the company’s authority.

Along with well-maintained equipment, JNJ offers 98% no-touch freight and mostly drop and hook.

Positions are OTR, so drivers should expect to be out on the road for long periods of time.

JNJ Driver Requirements

In order to work for JNJ, drivers must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a valid Class A CDL
  • Have a Hazmat endorsement
  • Be at least 23 years of age
  • Have at least 2 years of experience
  • Have no more than two moving violations within the last 3 years
  • Have no more than two preventable accidents within the last 3 years

JNJ Express Driver Salary & Benefits

JNJ Express is one of the leading Memphis trucking companies, with the goal to “keep America moving.” Drivers are pre-approved during their first call with recruiters, and orientation is just two days.

We only have 2 verified driver surveys, those have an average pay of $60,054. lists the average pay as $54,237 per year, with ranges from $27,000 – $86,000.

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However, the pay rate listed on the JNJ Express site shows that salary ranges have changed drastically in recent years:

  • Solo, hazardous drivers earn up to $1,800 per week, $90,000+ annually and are paid $0.65 per mile.
  • Solo, non-hazardous drivers earn up to $1,675 per week, $84,000+ annually and are paid $0.60 per mile.
  • Team, hazardous drivers earn up to $4,200 per week, $210,000+ annually and are paid $0.75 per mile.
  • Team, non-hazardous drivers earn up to $3,640 per week, $182,000+ annually and are paid $0.65 per mile.

JNJ recognizes the sacrifices that their drivers make to keep goods moving and loads on time. On top of paying higher rates, they also ensure that drivers have weekly home time, so they can enjoy time with friends, family or just relax.

Depending on the time of year, JNJ does have dedicated routes available to drivers.

Landing a dedicated route helps add to your job security, ensuring that you have a relatively consistent paycheck. These routes average 2,850 miles per week and are an opportunity to drive without worrying when the next load will come in.

Drivers will enjoy, late-model:

  • International LRs
  • Tri-Pac APUs
  • Inverters

Anyone entering the company will receive transitional top pay. This promotion guarantees that new drivers receive 8 weeks of top pay no matter what. With 98% drop and hook no-touch dry van freight available, drivers will enjoy long hours on the road without the additional drop and hook stress.

On top of great pay, you’ll also receive top-tier benefits, including:

  • 401(K)
  • Weekly home time
  • Free life insurance
  • Performance bonus
  • Sign-on bonus
  • Referral bonuses
  • Health and medical
  • Dental insurance
  • Fuel surcharge
  • No-slip seating
  • Paperless logs

Rider and pet programs are available, so you can be on the road without being alone.

Drivers are paid weekly, so you can quickly begin earning more and have money in the bank by the end of the week. Terminals are available in Miami and Jacksonville, Florida, in addition to terminals available in:

  • Memphis, TN
  • Ellenwood, GA

Family-owned and operated, JNJ Express treats its drivers well and is interested in keeping truckers long-term. At the time of writing this, JNJ is also interested in hiring independent contractors and owner-operators.

Unfortunately, you will need to contact JNJ directly to learn more about the pay for these two positions.

However, if you’re a trucker with a good driving record and have a passion for the industry, consider a career with JNJ Express.