Western Flyer Xpress (WFX) is an Oklahoma-based transportation company that offers local, dedicated, regional and over-the-road services.
The company first launched in 1996 with just four trucks and four refrigerated trailers. Today, WFX has more than 1,000 trucks and 3,000 trailers.
WFX Trucking Jobs
WFX Trucking serves several industries, including:
- Dry van
- End dump
Driving opportunities are available in all of these units. The company has two terminals to serve drivers.
Western Xpress terminals are in:
- Oklahoma City, which gives drivers easy access to most locations from I-40.
- Midlothian, TX.
WFX’s Safety Lane and dispatchers are available to drivers 24/7. The company also has a driver’s lounge at their Oklahoma City terminal with a laundry center, showers, televisions, computers and a kitchen.
- Company solo drivers and teams for their dry van and refrigerated units
- Independent contractors for their dry van and refrigerated units
- End dump
Although WFX does not specify their hiring requirements, they do ask the following questions when inquiring about employment:
- Are you 23 years of age?
- Have you had a preventable DOT accident in the last three years?
- Have you had a drug or alcohol-related driving offense within the last 10 years?
The company also asks about your experience and whether you have a valid CDL. Job listings indicate that drivers may need to live within a certain distance of the terminal and meet FMCSA driver qualifications.
Some positions do require verifiable experience in the industry (typically six months).
Home Time and Hours
Looking at job listings for WFX, we can get a better idea of how much home time drivers get.
- Reefer drivers get 2-3 nights home a week with a 34-hour reset and drive 5-6 days a week. These drivers work about 70 hours a week.
- Local drivers are home daily and have weekends off.
- Regional drivers average 2,500-3,000 miles per week. They have a reset of 34-48 hours.
WFX Driver Pay and Benefits
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WFX does not disclose their pay rates on their website, but other sources provide clues to how much drivers earn when working with the company.
According to Indeed.com, CDL drivers at WFX earn:
- $1,365 per week
- $67,111 annually (overtime included)
Independent contractors earn similar salaries. Van drivers, according to Indeed, earn more than $2,000 per week.
Job listings can also give us an idea of how much drivers earn.
- A listing for a company reefer driver shows starting pay of $250 per day, with weekly pay. For 5-6 days of work, that equates to $1,250-$1,500 per week.
- A listing for a local company driver shows weekly mileage pay of $1,200 and up to $15/hour for applicable time spent at shippers and receivers.
- A listing for a regional driver shows a pay scale of 50-60 CPM, which is based on the driver’s experience. Regional drivers average 2,500-3,000 miles per week. At 3,000 miles per week, drivers would earn $1,500-$1,800 per week.
- A listing for OTR solo and team drivers shows up to 70 CPM for solo and 80 CPM for teams. They offer 70% contract customer freight. Drivers are paid weekly.
- Medical, vision and dental insurance
- 401(k) with company match
- Paid vacation after a year of employment
- Pet policy
Western Flyer Express Lease Purchase Trucks
WFX also works with independent contractors, and they have a lease-purchase program.
According to job listings for lease drivers, they earn:
- Up to $1.32 CPM
It’s essential to keep in mind that lease drivers are responsible for all the costs of maintaining their rig and running their business.
WFX specifies that these lease drivers must have at least 6 months of experience.
Western Flyer Express offers employment opportunities for both company drivers and those who are looking to lease their own trucks. Drivers say dispatch is friendly and helpful, and that the work environment is pleasant. Even the company’s CEO drives when needed. Drivers enjoy a pet policy and the ability to operate new equipment.