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Sherwin-Williams may be best known for their iconic paint and coating products, but their award-winning private fleet has become a career destination for company drivers and owner-operators.
Innovative Paints Delivered By A Thriving Private Fleet
Most people know Sherwin-Williams for their best-in-class paints, stains and automotive finishes. However, not everyone is aware that for more than 40 years, the company’s private fleet has grown to become one of the largest and most recognizable trucking companies operating in the U.S. today.
Established in 1982, the Sherwin-Williams fleet includes approximately 90 owner operators, in addition to 800 company drivers operating nearly 900 power units and nearly 2200 trailers. And the operation is rapidly growing. They’ve climbed from the 64th largest private fleet in the U.S. in 2018 to 43rd in 2021.
Robust Benefits and Compensation for Owner-Operators & Company Drivers
The steady growth and success of the Sherwin-Williams fleet has been fueled by the company’s investment in their drivers. Because drivers are an integral part of the customer experience, they receive competitive compensation, top benefits and flexible scheduling. Company driver benefits include a competitive starting salary, medical, dental and vision insurance, a company paid pension and a 401K, with 100% company match up to 6%. Regional drivers are home weekly and local drivers are home every day.
Owner-operator benefits include year-round work (100,000 loads a year in the United States), a sign-on bonus, no forced dispatch, a fuel discount program and fuel surcharge, 4% or less empty miles, and a Sherwin-Williams company trailer. On average, owner-operators make $241,000 a year
All Sherwin-Williams drivers – company and owner operator – have the opportunity to haul dedicated company freight year-round, using reliable equipment. The company offers a variety of different driving opportunities, including company driver jobs and owner-operator positions. These positions include deliveries to operations facilities and stores in dry van and tanker trailers.
Become Part of the Sherwin-Williams Driving Team
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Sherwin-Williams was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, by Henry Sherwin and Edward Williams in 1866 and has grown to become the largest coatings manufacturer in the United States with annual sales of $18.4 billion in 2020.
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