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Class A CDL Drivers! Company and Lease Purchase
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Decker Truck Line | Rexburg, ID
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CLASS A COMPANY REEFER DRIVERS NEEDED*Now Hiring Lease Purchase Drivers*Looking for a company to call home? Decker Truck Line has been in business since 1931 and continues to create Regional, OTR, and Dedicated positions available. Depending on where you live and what position you apply for our drivers can get home weekly, or every other week at a minimum. We operate top notch equipment and have state of the art facilities and staff. Must have Class A CDL. Call today to speak with a recruiter in your area and join our family. Decker Truck Line is an equal Opportunity Employer.


Ask about our first two week guaranteed pay!

Contractor's base pay shall be \$1.00 per mile for all miles, loaded and empty, which are dispatched by Carrier directly to and from loading or unloading points or Carrier's terminal. Mileage shall be determined by application of the Household Goods Bureau's Rand McNally Milemaker Program, which computes shortest distances between points.


1. Fuel Surcharge will be paid on all miles loaded and empty in the same manner as stated above on paid miles. Fuel surcharge will be calculated by the following method: Each week we will take the National Average Fuel Price minus base fuel rated at \$1.35, divided by 6 miles per gallon.


1. Recruiting Bonus: For each driver referred to Decker Truck Line a referral bonus will be paid.


1. Multiple Stops/Pickups will be reimbursed at 100% of collected stop pay up to \$60.00 per stop.

2. Unloading will be reimbursed at 100% of actual lumper expense with a valid lumper receipt.

3. Other billed Accessorial charges (i.e. reconsignment, detention, etc.) will be paid at 75%


1. Carrier will issue settlements each Friday All paperwork that is scanned into the system by 10pm on Saturday will be processed for settlement the following Friday. Settlement checks will be direct deposited or picked up at the corporate office. Fuel charges and advances up thru Friday at midnight are deducted each week.

2. Security and safety escrow- a deduction of \$75.00 per unit each week will be made until a balance of \$7500.00 is reached. For all non lease purchase Owner Operators a deduction of \$100.00 per unit each week will be made until a balance of \$1,000.00 is reached

3. Carrier will pay for trailer washouts at designated facilities. If the contractor uses another source for washout, the maximum reimbursement is \$15.00.


1. Licensing and permit fees are approximately \$2,100 per year. Decker Truck Line will furnish all plates and permits with the understanding that the contractor will be liable for the pro-rated cost of plates as a result of early termination.

2. Maintenance escrow of \$200.00 will be deducted until a cap of \$10,000 is reached.

3. Carrier handles all accounting and filing of quarterly fuel, mileage and road taxes for the contractor. These costs are deducted monthly from the settlements.

4. Contractor needs to provide a copy of the vehicle title and current 2290 form with the application. This is to prove ownership, legal right to lease and the Federal Highway Use Taxes are paid and current.


5. The carrier requires contractor to provide evidence of bobtail coverage. The carrier offers coverage at a cost that is deducted monthly from the settlement. Contractor can provide their own but must be DTL approved.

6. Physical Damage insurance is available at a cost that is deducted monthly from the settlement. Contractor can provide their own but must be DTL approved.

7. The carrier provides Cargo and Liability Insurance.

8. Workers' compensation insurance is not required for individual owner/operators who operate their own truck. Contractors who employ drivers must provide a certificate of insurance showing workers' compensation insurance coverage. Workers' compensation coverage is available, and this cost can be deducted from the settlement. Likewise, these contractors are responsible for their driver's pay and benefits.

9. Lease purchase contractors will be required to purchase OCC/ACC insurance which will be deducted weekly

10. The carrier makes the following insurance coverages available to owner/operators: Deductible buy back, occupational accident, major medical, life, disability, dental, vision.


1. All equipment must be clean and well maintained. It will be subject to a visual inspection (no faded paint; no unrepaired damage; no missing or modified equipment) as well as a complete Federal D.O.T. inspection. If tractor is older than 5 years or 600,000 miles recent photographs and a copy of a recent D.O.T. inspection is required.

2. Contractor must be able to legally scale a 45,000# payload pulling a company trailer (reefer or dry/van)

3. Tractor must be equipped with a sleeper berth and tractor fifth wheel height cannot exceed 47".

4. Carrier reserves the right to require photographs of the equipment as well as maintenance records for the past 90 days prior to the inspection of the equipment.

5. Carrier requires contractor to lease a Qualcomm mobile communication unit. There is no lease cost, but the initial installation fee is \$100.00.

6. Once leased, all equipment will be subject to a 90-day inspection and an annual Federal D.O.T. inspection. Contractors will also need to provide quarterly maintenance records on their equipment.


1. Independent contractors may also take advantage of the following items:

* Accounting/Bookkeeping services
* Fueling and advances through our nationwide fuel card system
* Safety Award Programs, such as our "Million Mile Team"
* Transportation Fuel Reimbursement (National Diesel Average divided by 7 miles per gallon multiplied by number of miles, not to exceed 500 miles). This will be paid on the first settlement.

About Decker Truck Line

On May 14, 2009 Decker Truck Line, Inc. was awarded their 13 th Spirit of Excellence Award from Hormel Foods. Decker Truck Line, Inc was one of 69 suppliers that were awarded this prestigious award for their role in Hormel Foods continuous improvement process during the past year. These suppliers are from a variety of service areas, including purchasing, transportation, provisions, producers, contractors, co-packers and local plant suppliers. "This award showcases the dedication of each of our suppliers to help Hormel Foods achieve the industry's 'gold standard' for quality and product safety," said Melanie A. Fuast, director of purchasing at Hormel Foods. "Our suppliers are held to the highest standards for quality and the recipients of this award not only provide a high level of customer service and technical expertise in their area, but they continually propose concepts to help Hormel Foods improve its process." The Spirit of Excellence Award is presented annually by Hormel Foods to those companies who have attained service standards of excellence and who have assisted us in our quest for superior customer satisfaction. Suppliers who qualify for the Spirit of Excellence Award must maintain a minimum Supplier Rating Index score of 92 over a 12 month period. This score is determined by a universal measurement system started in 1990, to ensure every supplier is held to the same standards. Criteria for the Spirit of Excellence Award include meeting performance requirements, making on-time deliveries and providing high-level administrative support. Additionally, the committee weighs suppliers' customer support, awareness and commitment to environmental concerns. All winners of the 2008 Spirit of Excellence Awards enter the running for the Hormel Foods No. 1 Award. This award is given out every 5 years and will be awarded in 2011 for 2006-2010. Criteria for Hormel Foods No. 1 Award require the recipients to have received a Spirit of Excellence Award four out of five years. Decker Truck Line, Inc has received the Hormel No. 1 Award in 2000 and 2005. Decker Truck Line, Inc., in business since 1931, is under sole ownership of Don Decker, with its corporate office in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Additional terminals are located in Davenport, Iowa; Mediapolis, Iowa; Mason City, Iowa; Hammond, Indiana; Fort Wayne, IN; Masury, Ohio; and Birmingham, Alabama. Decker is a diversified carrier transporting flatbed, refrigerated and dry van freight to the 48 contiguous states and seven Canadian provinces.