Drivers

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DRIVER POSITIONS

Welcome to our Driving Careers page. All driving positions at McLeod Express have several benefit options, including but not limited to: Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Driver’s Legal Plan, Per diem, Paid Vacation beginning at month 6, and 401K. McLeod Express is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

OTR VAN FLEET

McLeod OTR Drivers haul a variety of direct customer non-hazmat freight and some broker freight. Loads will be a mix of drop & hook and live load freight with some loads being delivered to drop yards we utilize as well. Very seldom late night/early morning deliveries. McLeod OTR Drivers can make up to .60 cpm and can expect to earn $73 – $83K annually.  ​

REGIONAL VAN FLEET

Home weekly, our Regional Drivers haul a variety of direct customer non-hazmat freight and some broker freight. Loads will be a mix of drop & hook and live load freight with some loads being delivered to drop yards we utilize, very similar to our OTR Fleet. Very seldom late night/early morning deliveries. McLeod Regional Drivers can expect to earn $48 – $63K annually.

OTR FLATBED FLEET

McLeod Flatbed Drivers haul outbound fabricated steel products for the agriculture industry and backhaul various raw steel materials used for production. This division has a mix of 48 ft side kit flatbeds along with Conestoga trailers. Home most weekends, McLeod Flatbed Drivers can expect to earn $70 – $80K annually.

DEDICATED

McLeod has several opportunities within our Dedicated divisions. Our Decatur, Lafayette, and Springfield terminals have dedicated fleets. In our dedicated divisions, we do anything from manage our customer’s shuttle programs delivering from plants to outside warehouses or longer-haul programs where drivers complete daily roundtrips and return home each night. Dedicated fleet drivers can expect to earn between $50 – $63K annually.

BULK SERVICES

McLeod Bulk division (frameless end dump) hauls a variety of different commodities from coal to lime to rock and specializes in a 150-mile radius of Decatur, IL. Bulk driving positions are available at both Decatur, IL and Springfield, IL terminals and drivers are home daily. Our Bulk fleet drivers can expect to earn between $55 – $70K annually.

OUR TRUCKS

McLeod is proud to operate a fleet with an average age of our tractors 2 ½ years old.  In support of our commitment to provide our drivers with clean, reliable, state of the art equipment, we are excited to announce that we will start taking delivery of 2022 Freightliner tractors in May and will in-service 70 units before the end of the year!

Hear what our Drivers have to say

OTR Van Driver Boubacar Mousssa

Dedicated Division Driver Justin Suhre