Over the past 50 years, Crete Carrier has become one of the nation’s largest, privately owned trucking companies in the industry. Along with sister company, Shaffer Trucking, and wholly-owned subsidiary Hunt Transportation, Crete Carrier Corporation operates as a truckload and flatbed carrier for virtually any commodity. Our drivers are among the best, exceeding the CSA score standards required by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The National Transportation Institute has awarded us as a Top Pay Certified Company for 10 straight years. This is an investment in our most valuable resource, our drivers.
At Crete Carrier, we take pride in our relationships with our drivers. Our professional drivers are among the best on the highways, meeting standards far exceeding those required by the U.S. Department of Transportation. At Crete Carrier, we are dedicated to our drivers. As a result, we have one of the lowest driver turnover ratios in the industry. Customer service and dispatch personnel are on-call 24 hours a day, coordinating loads and monitoring them en route. The close communications of our Operations Department with our customers and drivers is one of the key factors in achieving consistent, on-time performance. Crete prides itself on its responsive service, which has produced profitable operations every year since we've been in business. This prompt service is coupled with a safety record that shows concern, not only for the cargo for which we are responsible, but also our drivers and the public with whom we share the highways.
Now $.49 to $.55 Per Practical Mile
We believe that drivers deserve more in 2018. That’s why Crete Carrier raised driver pay for the OTR National Fleet and select regional and dedicated fleets. As of May 1, 2018, OTR drivers will be earning $.49 to $.55 per practical mile. The top 25% of our OTR drivers average more than $78,000 per year!
You deserve more out of your career.
Pay & Benefits
- As of May 1st, Our OTR Drivers start out earning $.49 - $.55 per practical mile
- The Top 25% of our OTR Drivers average over $78,000 annually
- Drivers can now cruise at 65 mph
- GUARANTEED Detention Pay
- Full Driver Benefits Package – Health from BCBS of Nebraska, Vision, Dental, Life and 401(k)
- Profit Sharing Opportunities – In 2017, we contributed $8 million towards employee profit-sharing!
- Pet Policy
- No-Cost Rider Policy
- Industry Leading CSA Scores
- Average Equipment age of 2 years
- Dedicated Dispatch 24/7
- Military Apprenticeship Program approved by the VA
- Minimum 22 Years of Age
- Stable & Verifiable Work History
- Acceptable Driving Record
- Valid Class A CDL
- Minimum of 4 Months of OTR Experience *
- No alcohol-related offenses or positive drug screens in the past five years
* Some area restrictions apply
For over 50 years, Crete Carrier has grown to one of the nations largest, privately held trucking companies. Along with sister company, Shaffer Trucking, and wholly-owned subsidiary, Hunt Transportation, Crete Carrier Corporation operates as a truckload and flatbed carrier for virtually any commodity. Drivers typically stay with us three times longer than the competition.
At Crete Carrier Corporation, there are no shortcuts. We hold high standards for the relationships we have with our drivers and customers. As one of the industry leaders in retention, drivers stay with Crete, Shaffer, and Hunt three times longer than the competition. Crete Carrier continues to prove itself as a driver-centric employer with gold standard benefits, and higher practical mile pay. Much of this success is due to the continued efforts to ensure drivers have the miles they want to make and good living that they deserve. Apply online at CreteCarrierJobs.com or call (888) 480-1665.