Tennessee carrier raises pay for drivers

Updated Feb 12, 2018

Tennessee-based Milan Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. announce a pay increase for our regional over the road drivers and independent contractors recently.

Effective immediately, an experienced company driver will be paid 40 to 50 cents per mile, resulting in annual earnings of $60,320 to $73,320 based on 2,500 miles per week, according to a statement from the company. Milan said its company teams will now make 49 to 52 cents per mile, with annual earnings of $140,920 to $148,720 for 5,000 miles per week.

Milan said it also increased pay for independent contractors, both owner operators and lease purchase. Owner-operators now make $1.10 per mile with FSC on loaded miles, realizing annual earnings of $186,000 for 2,500 miles per week. Lease purchase operators make $1.07 per mile with FSC on loaded miles for 2,500 miles per week, grossing $182,000, according to the company.  

Located in Milan, Tennessee, the company operates over 400 power units and about 1,500 trailers. It provides truckload, dedicated, brokerage and warehousing and distribution services.