Carrier pay raise for drivers starts Feb. 3


Tennessee-based Milan Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. is increasing pay for its regional over-the-road drivers, local drivers, and independent contractors.

Effective Feb. 3, an experienced company driver will be paid between 44 and 53 cents per mile, resulting in annual earnings of from $66,560 to $78,260 based on 2,500 miles per week.  Company teams will make from .534 and .564 cents per mile with annual earnings of between $148,200 and $156,000 for 5,000 miles per week.  In addition base pay per mile, Milan also offers up to 4 cents per mile in incentive bonus for safety, fuel efficiency and productivity.

Milan is also increasing pay for independent contractors, both owner-operators and lease purchase drivers.  Owner-operators will make $1.11 per mile with FSC on loaded miles, for annual earnings of $183,300 for 2,500 miles per week. Lease purchase operators make $1.08 per mile with FSC on loaded miles for 2,500 miles per week, grossing $180,000.

Located in Milan, Tennessee, the company provides truckload, dedicated, brokerage and warehousing, and distribution services in the Southeast and mid-states area with more than 500 power units and about 1,500 trailers. It has some 500 employees and contractors.