OTR drivers get another pay boost at Cargo Transporters

Updated Aug 12, 2015

Cargo Transporters, Inc., based in Claremont, NC, announced that pay will increase by about 5 percent for over the road drivers effective July 5.

This latest increase comes on the heels of multiple increases totaling 17.6 percent in 15 months. All Cargo Transporters OTR drivers received a 2 1/2 percent increase in February and a 10.1 percent increase given in 2014.

Cargo Transporters’ patriot truck

“We have high expectations, relative to safety, of our current driving staff,” said  Dennis Dellinger, president of Cargo Transporters. “These expectations allow us to market Cargo Transporters as a carrier of choice for those customers that look at safety and service as key components in their logistics needs. We are excited to continue our investment and reward our professional drivers.”

The company said it also provides:

  • company-matched 401K,
  • health insurance
  • life insurance
  • short and long term disability Insurance,
  • vacation and holiday pay
  • detention, layover mechanical pay
  • in-cab satellite TV,
  • Bose Ride Seating,
  • XM Satellite Radio, power inverters
  • Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Refrigerators.

Cargo Transporters, Inc. operates some 500 tractors and 1600 trailers in the 48 continental United States with special emphasis on lanes east of the Rockies.