ATS raises pay for flatbed company drivers

Updated May 5, 2017

Anderson Trucking Services (ATS) announced today, May 3, a raise of up to 6 cents per mile for company flatbed drivers depending on experience. The pay increase begins Monday, May 8, and will be in effect for those attending orientation that week.

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With the new package, flatbed company driver pay increases 3 cents to 6 cents per mile based on experience. For drivers without flatbed experience, the St. Cloud, Minnesota company says it has a comprehensive training program to get them started.

“We are so pleased to be able to offer this significant raise in pay for qualified company drivers joining ATS,” said Joe Goering, ATS vice president of driver recruiting.  “As a certified top pay carrier, ATS is committed to keeping our compensation among the industry’s highest. It is always our goal to do all we can for our drivers whether it’s increased pay, new career opportunities or additional advantages.”

In addition, the 62-year-old company offers flatbed company drivers a sign-on bonus up to $3,500, medical/dental/vision/disability/life insurance, 401k retirement plan, and paid vacation. Paid orientation includes flights/car rental and lodging for the driver and spouse plus all meals.

Qualifications include: CDL-A, be at least 22 years old with a minimum of 8 months’ verifiable OTR experience in the last 24 months.