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A North Dakota-based trucking company was recently nominated by one of their own drivers for a major award that recognizes carriers who provide outstanding compensation, benefits, and company culture.
Mapleton, North Dakota trucking company Great Plains Transport was nominated for the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge “Best Fleets To Drive For” award for 2021.
The annual contest is unique because it is the drivers who do the nominating to recognize trucking company employers who provide them with superior workplace environments.
“The Best Fleets to Drive For program is one with which each and every carrier wishes to align themselves,” said TCA President John Lyboldt. “Year after year, we’re honored to showcase these very deserving fleets. Especially this year, we want to recognize those that have provided an excellent workplace for drivers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The winners of the contest will be announced at the TCA’s Annual Convention in January 2021.
Check out an interview with nominating driver Spencer below.
One of the reasons that Great Plains Transport was nominated for the “Best Fleets To Drive For” award is that they’re providing industry-leading salary-based compensation to their drivers. GPT drivers earn $65,000 per year paid out weekly with the potential to mileage-based bonuses of up to $1000 per month. Drivers also enjoy benefits including medical, dental, and life insurance, paid vacation, and a 401k company match program.
In addition to the award nomination, Great Plains Transport says that they are also continuing to grow their fleet, with plans to add another 50 trucks between now and summer 2021.
Founded by a truck driver who still regularly gets behind the wheel, Great Plains Transport is a popular career destination for experienced drivers looking for a family-friendly atmosphere and a stable and honest work environment. If you’re interested in joining the team as either an OTR driver or an owner-operator in all 48 states, please click here to get started.
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