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sunrise transportToday’s Job of the Day is from Sunrise Transport

Sunrise Transport Inc., the private fleet of Four Seasons Produce Inc. is hiring CDL A Local and Regional Refrigerated Drivers in Ephrata, PA. Sunrise Transport drivers make next-day deliveries of refrigerated freight, including produce, natural meats, dairy products, and more to grocery store chains, independent grocery stores, health food stores, warehouses, and more across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions.

Serving hundreds of customers from street deliveries in major cities to dock deliveries at a warehouse, our drivers get it done, safely, on time, and with exceptional service! Our drivers understand the complexities and expectations of delivering perishable products and go above and beyond to provide personalized service to our customers.

sunrise transport four seasonsFor three consecutive years, Sunrise Transport is named one of the Women In Trucking Association’s Top Companies to Work. Sunrise Transport was built on core values that define our culture and illustrate our commitment to our customers, associates, and suppliers. If you are motivated by hard work, passionate about delivering exceptional service, and want to be part of a team doing meaningful work – you will thrive and grow with a career at Sunrise Transport. Apply today and experience the difference!

Sunrise Transport is hiring CDL A Local and Regional Refrigerated Drivers in Ephrata, PA.

Local Drivers

Compensation

    • 80% Class A drivers made over $70,000 annually  60% Class A drivers made over $80,000 annually – 25% Class A drivers made over $100,000 annually
    • Hourly pay based on experience with Overtime after 40 hours
    • Incentive Pay:
      • NYC = $35 per day
      • On Call = $50 per day
      • Saturday = $40 per day
      • Sunday = $50 per day
    • *1.5x incentive rate if working over 40 hours
    • Bonuses
      • Safety:
        • $300 each quarter no preventable accidents, no citations (parking excluded), or violations of any STI safety policy or established workplace safety rule.
        • Year-end $800 award after completing a full safety calendar year
      • Scorecard:
        • Up to $2,000 annually meeting the requirements of MPG, Idle, Over Speed, Sudden Stop and Hours of Service. See job description for details.

Home Time, Routes & Schedule

  • Home Time: Home every night
  • Schedule:
    • Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday OR Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
  • Shifts typically begin between 1:00 am and 5:00 am lasting an average of 10 – 14 hours and generally makes 5 stops per day
  • Route: up to 150 miles radius from Ephrata, PA
  • Level of Touch: Loading and unloading is required
    • The palletized, refrigerated product is unloaded by the driver, wherever possible, with electric pallet jacks and lift gates to assist
    • At each customer location, the driver will perform inventory counts to verify correct deliveries and accept any product returns

Regional Drivers

Compensation

  • Average annual gross pay: $70,000 – $85,000
  • $0.45 – $0.49 per mile
  • Additional Pay:
    • Unloading pay, Stop pay, Meals, NYC, On Call, Detention Pay, Per diem, Weekend Premium, and more
    • See job description for complete details
  • Bonuses
    • Safety: $300 each quarter no preventable accidents, no citations (parking excluded), or violations of any STI safety policy or established workplace safety rule.
      • Year-end $800 award after completing a full safety calendar year
    • Scorecard:
      • Up to $2,000 annually meeting the requirements of MPG, Idle, Over Speed, Sudden Stop and Hours of Service
  • Paid via direct deposit biweekly

Home Time, Route, & Schedule

  • Home Time: Home every other day. Will complete overnight deliveries with scheduled home time after each route. 3 routes per week.
  • Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Shifts typically begin between 8:00 pm and 12:00 am; drivers will typically drive 5 hours and make deliveries for 4-5 hours and return the following day with a back-haul load.
  • Route: up to 300 – 400 miles radius from the hiring location
  • Level of Touch: combination of touch and no touch freight; jobs require loading and unloading
    • The palletized, refrigerated product is unloaded by the driver, wherever possible, with electric pallet jacks and lift gates to assist
    • At each customer location, the driver will perform inventory counts to verify correct deliveries and accept any product returns
    • After the final delivery, drivers contact dispatch to verify if a backhaul needs to be picked up before returning to Four Seasons

Local and Regional Benefits & Perks

  • Great company benefits, eligible after 90 days
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short Term Disability Coverage
    • 401(k) with up to 4% company match; eligible to enroll after 90 days eligible for company match after 1 year
    • 6 Paid Company Holidays; effective immediately
    • 40-80 hours PTO; eligible after 90 days. Allocation based on start date
  • On-site maintenance shop with wash bay and fuel island
  • Live dispatchers available 24/7/365
  • Tuition/education reimbursement
  • Paid training and paid orientation: $15/hour, Overtime after 40 hours
  • Perks: wellness, uniform, company sponsored events, etc.
  • Slip Seating: No
  • Rider Program: Spouse or companion: 21 years or older, only with prior approval & verification of age

Local & Regional Equipment

  • Well maintained late model Freightliner
  • Local: Day cab or straight truck
  • Regional: Sleeper
  • All automatic transmissions
  • Electronic logs with built-in GPS
  • Governed speed: 68 on cruise, 65 on pedal
  • No cameras

Qualifications for Local & Regional Drivers

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid Pennsylvania Class A license
  • Prefer 1 or more years of verifiable CDL driving experience, experience with perishable goods is a plus
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Minimum requirements on driving record
    • No more than any combination of 2 preventable accidents and/or moving citations in the last 3 years
    • No reckless or careless driving convictions within the last year on the MVR
    • Drivers may not have failed or refused any drug testing within the past three years
    • No DUI convictions in the past 15 years. Must provide a complete employment history for a minimum of three years, plus an additional seven years of driver employment history
  • Must provide all accident and traffic violation history for a minimum of three years on the employment application (previous employers will be contacted as required by 49 CFR 391.23(d) and (e))
  • Drivers must meet Department of Transportation (DOT) testing and physical requirements and be knowledgeable of DOT regulations
  • Must pass a post-offer DOT physical examination, lift test, and drug screen from a company-approved provider
  • Hiring Radius: Drivers can live up to 40 miles of Ephrata, PA or be willing to relocate for this position

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Sunrise Transport is hiring CDL A Local and Regional Refrigerated Drivers in Ephrata, PA. Join their team!

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