Nothing compares to life out on the open road. There's unmatched freedom when you get out from behind a desk or outside of a factory and get your career in gear. Your job is constantly in motion, opening up new vistas, taking you to new places and introducing you to new people every day.
Even more than the interesting things you'll see on the road are what you won't see - someone looking over your shoulder. Rather than a hovering boss, you'll have a Driver Manager who is committed to giving you all of the support you need to make the most of your time on the road.
As North America's leading truckload carrier, Swift has the freight and the miles to enable our truckers to reach their financial goals.
Swift transports a variety of freight from retail to industrial materials - the majority of which is no touch and drop & hook. Our divisions include Convention Services, Container, Dedicated, Flatbed, Heavy Haul, Intermodal, Refrigerated and Dry Van. Assessorials Swift company drivers can earn extra pay for any of the following: detention; extra pick-up and drop-off; layovers; breakdown; loading; unloading; local work; tarp pay; wallboard; shrink wrap; hand pallet jack; driver assist load/unload; cleating, choking, bracing; rolls/cans/roll off; throwing pallets. Line haul drivers can also earn a bonus every month they drive 9,500 miles or more.
Each Swift truck features Qualcomm on-board computers. They provide wireless communications that help improve driver and dispatcher productivity, reduce fuel consumption and improve customer service. We also employ TrailerTRACS to help locate trailers and improve utilization of trailer assets. In addition to our Micro Mapping application, our planners are able to optimally assign truckloads to drivers.
Swift uses late model Freightliner and Volvo tractors—92% of which are less than five years old. Mentor Programs After you've been a Swift driver for at least a year, you'll have the opportunity to teach other drivers the ins and outs of professional driving. When you do, you'll be able to earn extra income for taking on this important role. Click here to learn more about being a mentor at Swift.
Swift features driver comfort zones that cover the country. Swift drivers can choose the region they wish to drive to suit their lifestyles.
Swift over-the-road drivers can choose how often they want to be at home. Regional drivers are home every week. The average is one day off for every six days of driving.