PGT Trucking Pays More than $1 Million in Driver Bonuses
Thursday, Mar 21 2019 Randall-Reilly Editor
As a truck driver, here’s a great question for you. Do you want to see truck driver bonus programs for doing a job well done? Do you like to get paid extra cents per mile for driving safely, reducing fuel consumption, or covering extra miles in a month? Of course, you do. This kind of pay is how truck drivers get the most out of their salary. Sure, truck driving jobs are paying some of the best pay rates of any industry. Yet it’s those bonuses and perks that let you control how much more you can make. Find out how PGT Trucking has been able to improve driver productivity—by paying out more than $1 million to its fleet of drivers for service bonuses in 2018 alone.
Big Bonuses for PA Truck Drivers
At PGT Trucking, PA truck drivers are able to receive a valuable service bonus. The trucking company has a service bonus program that pays its drivers extra when they exhibit safe driving, loyalty, and dedication to the company. In this program, company drivers, independent contractors, and lease purchase operators are all eligible.
The service bonus is an annual reward that pays out an average of $1,700 to each driver. In addition, at least half of the PGT Trucking fleet qualified for the service bonus last year. There were also some truck drivers who earned a lot more than that. Truck drivers who had high retention rates made as much as $8,500 with 34 years of driving for the company.
According to Gregg Troian, PGT Trucking President, “We recognize the importance of expressing our appreciation to our tenured drivers. It truly does pay to stay, to work hard, and most importantly, to drive safe. We put these programs in place to make sure our drivers feel valued for their work, and we are certainly seeing the benefits of this investment, as our turnover rate has been reduced by 14% in the last year. We are a pay to stay company.”
Troian when on to say, “Our drivers are the foundation of our business, and because of their loyalty to PGT, we have been able to grow and develop programs that foster the family atmosphere we are known for. Drivers want to stay with a company where they feel appreciated, and it is very important for us to continue to invest in our drivers who work so hard in the communities we service.”
One of the drivers who earned the service bonus, Isaac Cannon, a truck driver in South Carolina, said, “I was drawn to PGT because of how the company operates and how they treat their drivers. I began as a Company Driver, went through the Lease Purchase program and am now an Independent Contractor. They stood behind me every step of the way. They care! And that is why I’ve been here for 15 years.”
Another driver, Frank Nathanson, a company driver in New Jersey, added, “PGT has great incentive programs – you make money! I have been in this industry for 17 years, and PGT sets itself apart through its focus on safety and community feel. I have found a company that works for me.”
PGT Trucking Jobs
At PGT Trucking, truck drivers are needed for a variety of haul types. If you want to get a company flatbed driver job, PGT Trucking has a place for you. The PA trucking company also hires independent contractors who want more control over their trucking career—along with better pay.
You can also become an owner-operator by taking the lease purchase operator role. PGT Trucking makes that easy, too, by offering an in-house lease purchase program. For truck drivers who have experience or want training in specialized hauls, PGT Trucking built its business on steel and building material hauling.
This is where you can take charge and gain some invaluable skills in steel and specialized freight hauls. The trucking company in Pennsylvania also hires truck drivers for hazardous materials, as well as truck drivers who are endorsed in tank loads. If you have your hazmat and tank endorsements, you are all set for some of the best paying trucking jobs in Pennsylvania and the Northeastern region.
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Source: PGT Trucking - Press Release
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