Continental Express

About Continental Express

Continental Express, Inc. is a leading truckload carrier and full-service logistics company that specializes in the transport of temperature-controlled and dedicated-route freight. With a fleet size of 1,200+ trucks and trailers and 550+ drivers and support personnel, we service all 48 states in the continental U.S. At Continental Express, there are no shortcuts. Our goal is to always deliver more than you expect.


Continental Express has a culture unlike any other trucking company. We are passionate about helping all of our employees, from truck drivers to administrative support, meet not only their professional goals but their personal goals as well.


We hire Over-The-Road, Dedicated, Regional, Local, and Team drivers. We understand that for many of you, driving a truck is more than a career; it’s a way of life. Drive for a company that has your best interest in mind – that’s the Continental Express difference.

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    Continental Express Overview

    Hiring Areas

    • Expand to see states

        Indiana


      • Indianapolis, IN

        Kentucky


      • Louisville, KY

        Michigan


      • Detroit, MI

        North Carolina


      • Asheville, NC
      • Charlotte, NC

        Ohio


      • Canton, OH
      • Chillicothe, OH
      • Cincinnati, OH
      • Columbus, OH
      • Dayton, OH
      • Lima, OH
      • Sidney, OH
      • Toledo, OH

        Oregon


      • Portland, OR
      • Salem, OR

        Pennsylvania


      • Pittsburgh, PA

        South Carolina


      • Columbia, SC
      • Gaffney, SC
      • Greenville, SC
      • Spartanburg, SC

        Texas


      • Fort Worth, TX

        Virginia


      • Danville, VA
      • Fishersville, VA

    Driver Types

    • Solo Interested in Team
    • Team Driver
    • Company Driver

    Driver Requirements

    Minimum Experience

    12-23 Months


    CDL License

    Class A


    Freight Type
    • Refrigerated (Reefer)

    Allowable Moving Violations

    3


    Allowable Preventable Accidents

    3


    Hazmat Endorsement

    No

    Benefits

    Paid Orientation

    Yes


    Rider Program Spouse

    Yes


    Rider Program Child

    Yes


    Pets

    Yes

    Questions and Answers about Continental Express

    • General Questions

      Is the company privately or publicly held?

      Private

      How many total employees does the company have?

      600+

      How many terminals does the company have and where are they?

      Continental Express has seven terminals. They are located in: Sidney, Ohio Columbus, Ohio Indianapolis, Indiana Gaffney, South Carolina Danville, Virginia Louisville, Kentucky Fort Worth, Texas

      How long has the average driver been with the company?

      4+ years

      What is the passenger policy?

      Allowed after completion of waiver

      What is the pet policy?

      Allowed

    • Operational Questions

      What kinds of freight does the company haul?

      Refrigerated

      What is the ratio of driver mangers to drivers?

      1:25

      What is the average length of load?

      Varies

      What percent of your freight is Drop and Hook?

      95%

      Are drivers required to physically unload freight?

      No

      How many hours are free before the driver starts receiving detention time pay?

      2 hours

      Are drivers able to stay within a certain geographically area or are they required to run wherever the company runs?

      Our drivers are able to stay within a certain geographic area if they choose.

      Does your company use customer based freight or brokered freight?

      100% of our freight is customer-based.

      What percentage of the companies freight is brokered freight?

      0%

      Does the trucking company have an idle policy?

      Yes

      Does the company use E-logs or Paper Logs?

      ELDs

      If the company uses e-log which system is used? People-Net, Qualcomm, etc?

      We are currently equipping all our drivers with a company-issued iPad. The iPads utilize Geotab for hours of service and a custom app.

    • Equipment Questions

      What type of trucks does the company use?

      Freightliner Cascadia

      What is the average age of the company’s tractors?

      5 years or newer

      What is the average age of the company’s trailers?

      5 years or newer

      Do the trucks come equipped with APU’s?

      No

      Do the trucks come equipped with power inverters?

      Yes

      If no power inverters are installed can the driver install one aftermarket?

      Yes

      Does the company “slip seat” drivers or assign drivers to trucks?

      Both

      Are drivers able to take the tractor home with them on home time?

      Yes, if they have secure parking

      Do the trucks have single bunks or double bunks?

      Double bunks/condos

    • New Hire Orientation Questions

      How long is the company’s orientation process?

      1-2 days

      Are new hires paid anything for orientation?

      Yes

      Does the company pay for all travel arrangements?

      Yes

      What method of travel does the company use? (Flight, Bus, Rental Car)

      Rental car or bus

      Does the driver get their own hotel room or are drivers required to room with another driver?

      Drivers will get their own room

      Does the company expect the driver to pay them back for orientation expenses if the driver does not drive for them for a certain period of time?

      No

      After orientation is finished how long will it take for the driver can get dispatched home to pick up his/her gear?

      Immediately

      Are pets and passengers allowed to attend orientation with the driver?

      Yes

      Does the company have enough trucks for all of the drivers it hires at orientation or will the driver need to travel to another facility or terminal to recover a truck after orientation is finished?

      Continental Express will have enough trucks lined up for the driver at their orientation

    • Compensation & Pay Questions

      What type of benefits does the company offer? (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, etc.)

      Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, paid vacation and holidays

      How long must a driver be employed before benefits kick in?

      90 days for medical insurance and 1 year for 401k

      Does the company offer a fuel bonus program?

      Yes

      Does the company offer a safety bonus program?

      Yes

      Does the company offer a performance bonus program?

      No

      Does the company offer any sign on bonuses?

      Yes

      Does the company offer longevity bonuses or retention bonuses for tenured drivers?

      Yes

      Does the company offer a driver referral bonus program?

      Yes

      Does the company offer transition pay for changing employers?

      Yes

      Does the company offer orientation pay?

      Yes

    • Lease Purchase Questions

      Does your company offer a Lease Purchase Program?

      No


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