Averitt Express (No. 21 on the CCJ Top 250) has recently introduced several changes to its pay package for its regional drivers, including a pay increase and an increase in some accessorial pay areas.
Drivers who have been with the company for more than 10 years are receiving a pay increase to 50 cents per mile, and drivers with at least 5 years with the company are seeing a bump up to 48 cents per mile. Top-out pay for drivers with less than 5 years of service with the company has been raised to 46 cents per mile.
Additionally, new hires will start at 42 cents per mile and reach top-out pay of 46 cents in just eight months, and new hires with at least 5 years of driving experience will start out at 46 cents.
Finally, Averitt has made an increase in accessorial pay including detention, layover, local delivery and stop pay.