Recruiting talking points - Leavitts

Recruiting talking points

As Of Jan 03, 2022

Minimum Driver Qualifications

Class A CDL

  • 3-months of verifiable OTR CDL driving experience Flatbed experience preferred, but will train
  • 23 years of age or older No serious or disqualifying traffic violations within the last 5 years (Limited CDL School graduate / apprenticeship positions available)

Hiring Areas / Traffic Lanes / Home Time

(Three (3) Fleet Options)

Dedicated “WEST COAST Traffic Lane”

Run 1-5/ Hwy 99 Corridor “Oregon, Washington & California”
“Home Weekends for 34-hour Reset”
Additional Home Time with Advance Coordination

Dedicated “7-Western States” Traffic Lane”

“WA, OR, CA, AZ, NV, UT, ID”
“HOME TIME – EVERY OTHER WEEKEND – 2 Full Days
Additional Home Time with Advance Coordination

Pacific Northwest – “Quad (aka Maxi) OTR Traffic Lane”

“WA, OR, ID, UT, MT – Canadian Drivers BC/AB”
“HOME TIME – MOST WEEKENDS – For 34-hour Reset
Additional Home Time with Advance Coordination
Home Time Heavily Dependent on Location of Residence

Home Time Note

Standard time off is defined as at 34-hour DOT HOS reset unless specified otherwise

Additional time off above and beyond 34-hour reset) available with advance coordination with dispatch

Weekly Pay

Pay Periods run 0001 Tuesday through 2400 Monday (paid the following Friday)

Sign On Bonus

$5000.00 sign on bonus (Does not apply to hires with less than 1-year of experience)

Orientation Training Pay

A formal offer of employment is contingent on the recruit’s successful completion of Leavitt’s orientation course to include satisfactory completion of the following items

(1) Road Test
(2) Pre-Employment Drug Test
(3) DOT Physical & Physical Capacity Test
(4) Successful completion of Leavitt’s Orientation Course

Provided the items previously identified are successfully completed

The formal job offer will normally be completed on Thursday of orientation week.
New Hire pay will be $1250 gross and covers first 8-days (Monday “start of orientation through the following Monday “payroll cutoff”)
Training pay thereafter will be $200 per work day ($150 for hires with less than 1-year of
experience) verified via ELOG HOS through solo release.

Orientation Starts on Monday

Goal – release solo by ten (10) calendar days
Release based on individual performance Housing/local transportation provided through solo release

Lunch provided Monday – Friday $50
Gift Card Issued during Orientation
Travel to Orientation arranged with a recruiter

Semi Pay

Weekly Mileage W eekly Pay Escalator Annualized
1.850 $1 125 $ 56 250
905 $1, 205 $ 60 250
000 $ 1 275 $ 63 750
125 $1 350 $ 67 500
250 $ 1 435 $ 71 ,750
375 $1,525 $76, 250
500 $1 620 $81,000
625 $1, 695 $ 84 750
775 $ 1775 $ 88 750
925 $ 1 875 $93 750
100 $ 1, 9 75 $ 98 750
250 $2 035 $101,750
375 $2,110 $105, 500
All miles below the 1,850 threshold will be paid at.53 CPM flat rate.

Quad Pay

Weekly Mileage Weekly Pay Escalator Annualized
965  $1,375 $68,750
075 $1,430 $71,500
190 $1,490 $74,500
310 $1,565 $78,250
425  $1,640 $82,000
540 $1,715 $85,750
655 $1,770 $88,500
775 $1,845 $92,250
885 $1,915 $95,750
000 $1,970 $98,500
150 $2,045 $102,250
300 $2,090 $104,500
All miles below the 1,965 threshold will be paid at .59 CPM flat rate.

Accessorial One Time Event Pay

The below events will still be paid at an accessorial/one-time pay event.

Semi/Quad Accessorial Pay CPX/Rate
61′-70′ Load Length $0.02
71‘- 80Load $0.04
Length 81‘-90Load Length $0.11
91‘ – 100Load Length $0.13
101‘ + Load Length 0.17
1012Wid $0.04
 12′ + Wide $0.06 
LFS One Time Pay Events CPX/Rate
Float Load $60 Per Event
Float Load Unload $40 Per Event
Trainer PayIn Cab $65 Per Day
Trainer PayIn Shadow $32.50 Per Day

Loyalty Pay:

Loyalty pay begins to accrue on the first mile you run, based on the below scale: Loyalty pay is not earned until you reach your date of hire anniversary. If you are not employed on your anniversary day, you will not receive any Loyalty pay. As a general rule, OTR Quad/Semi drivers will receive the CPM Loyalty Pay unless they are assigned to Dedicated Operations.

Loyalty Pay CPM Rate
1 Year Anniversary $0.01
3rd Year Anniversary $0.02
4th Year Anniversary $0.03
 5th – 9th Year Anniversary $0.04
10th – 19th Year Anniversary $0.05
20th + Year Anniversary $0.06

Per Diem Pay:

Each Tier level pay includes a flat weekly rate of $264 in Per-Diem, calculated using IRS guidelines. The difference between the Tier total and this amount represents taxable earnings.

Dedicated Lanes:

The daily rate for ASC dedicated lane is $275. You must be available to work to be eligible for the daily rate.

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