Hiring Class A Flatbed Drivers - Paid Training - Comprehensive Health Care + FREE Onsite Health Clinic
Experienced Drivers - $5,000 Sign On Bonus
Recent Grads - $1,500 Sign On Bonus
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Melton Truck Lines has some of the newest equipment in the industry. The average age is 1.5 years old! Our flatbed trailers have air-ride, spread axle suspension and offer 48,000 lb. payload capacity. Melton has also added step deck trailers to our fleet! We assign trucks to individual drivers which means the truck stays with YOU even on home time. We take pride in our trucks and work to maintain the highest quality equipment.
Drivers will be placed in a customized orientation program based on their experience.
As an extra precaution for our current and future drivers, in addition to following CDC guidelines to help prevent and slow the spread of COVID-19, Melton is not currently hiring entry level drivers that are required to go out with a trainer (less than 5 months OTR experience) at this time. However, if you would like a recruiter to follow up with you about driving opportunities with Melton when our trainee program is open or once you reach 5 months OTR experience, please give our team a call.
Melton Truck Lines, Inc. Announces Largest Driver Pay Increase in Company History
TULSA, OK – June 2, 2021 -
Melton Truck Lines, a premier air-ride flatbed carrier based inTulsa, OK, is pleased to announce a driver pay increase. All company drivers will receive some sort of increase. Melton’s pay scale still varies depending on experience and tenure. This increase will start student drivers at 47 CPM and will give the most experienced drivers 63 CPM. Melton’s base pay increase keeps the company in the top industry pay scale according to the National Survey of Driver Wages.
In February 2021, Melton increased tarp pay from $50 to $100; far surpassing other flatbed carriers in the industry. Along with this increase, Melton drivers will be presented with numerous opportunities to earn additional pay. Melton’s $5,400 fuel bonus, additional 16 CPM pay for over- dimensional loads, extra 6 CPM pay for Canada and Hazmat loads, and various other opportunities. Chairman and CEO Bob Peterson states, “I’m so proud of our drivers’ unmatched bravery and dedication to the job, especially throughout this past year. They truly drive our company’s success, and we are pleased to offer a stable, highly rewarding career path. Given the current freight environment and gradual recovery from the pandemic, we are excited for what the rest of this year has in store. With industry-wide driver hiring challenges, we find our new pay package far exceeds other carriers when accounting for our $100 tarp pay, bonus pay, and additional opportunities. We know Melton flatbed drivers are the best in the country and deserve every penny. We will continue to maintain a culture of safety, professionalism and most of all – family – where everyone goes the extra mile to be exceptional.”
Based out of Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines is known for treating its drivers like family. Melton has been running more than 66 years with a reputation of excellence and stability in the trucking industry. Melton aims to remain ahead of the competition with free on-site clinics and dentists, 24/7 driver help desk, rider and pet programs, and much more.
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