Apply Now!
Have a recruiter contact you

The Top 25% of Shaffer Trucking/Crete Carrier Drivers Now Average $80,300 Per Year

We’ve raised driver pay three times in 2018 for Crete Carrier/Shaffer Trucking OTR drivers. That’s a 17% increase in less than 1 year! Shaffer’s national OTR drivers now start out earning $0.53 to $0.56 per practical mile. We’re also rewarding drivers for their commitment to safety with a new safety and productivity bonus.

The Crete Three-Peat means more pay in your pocket. Apply today!

Pay & Benefits

  • Starting pay $0.53 to $0.56 per practical mile
  • The top 25% of our OTR drivers average over $80,300 annually
  • Top benefits – Low premium and deductible health insurance/dental/vision and 401k
  • Profit sharing retirement contributions –$8 million contributed in 2017!
  • Drivers cruise at 65 MPH
  • Pet policy
  • No-cost rider policy
  • Industry leading CSA scores
  • Average equipment age of 2 years
  • Dedicated dispatch 24/7
  • Military Apprenticeship Program approved by VA


  • Minimum 22 years of age
  • Stable and verifiable work history
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Minimum of 4 months OTR experience*
  • No alcohol related offenses or positive drug screens in the past five years

* Some exceptions and restrictions apply

Fill out this short form to have a recruiter contact you.

About Us

Founded in 1937, Shaffer Trucking has a 75-year history of excellence. Joining the Crete Carrier family in 1974, the two companies, along with Hunt Transportation have become one of the nation’s largest, privately owned transportation companies. Shaffer specializes in temperature-sensitive freight, and is a premier carrier for the candy and confectionary industry.