How We’re Redefining the Driver Experience at Bender
After receiving your Class A CDL license, you have to find a reputable company to drive for that has your best interests at heart. Truck driving can be an incredibly rewarding experience with countless benefits, but partnering with the right company is essential to ensuring you enjoy those benefits while experiencing a healthy work-life balance.
At Bender Transportation, we are redefining the driver experience to provide ample benefits, career opportunities, and options that make getting home to your family possible — we’re proud that our turnover rate is ⅓ of the industry average. Read on to learn more about how we’re making a difference in the lives of our truckers.
The Bender Difference
At Bender, we care about our employees, so we’re straightforward and honest about what they can expect from us. In turn, we reward our professional operators for their hard work and dedication.
In addition to our commitment to clear communication and the safety and well-being of our employees and their families, we offer the following to our truck drivers.
Keeping our drivers healthy and happy is one of our top priorities, so we offer enhanced benefits to serve you and your family while you are a professional operator at Bender.
- Our medical offerings include different plan options to suit your family’s needs and premium options that provide options for Health Savings Accounts. Insurance is effective as soon as the 1st day of the month following 60 days of eligible full-time employment.
- Our dental coverage offers you and your family dental care at affordable rates.
- Vision coverage offers contact lenses or glasses in addition to other care.
- Company-paid life insurance for employees.
- Disability insurance.
Research has shown that approximately 21% of Americans have difficulty disconnecting after work. At Bender, we want our truck drivers to enjoy what they do at work and be able to be with their families in meaningful ways when they’re home. We are proud that 90% of our drivers are home daily, and we provide consistency across weekly work schedules, miles, and compensation.
We offer generous paid time off to our full-time employees, including
- 1 week after 1 year
- 2 weeks after 2 years
- 3 weeks after 10 years
In addition, we offer 6 paid holidays per year, funeral leave up to 3 days, jury duty, and required military training and service leave.
Wherever you are in your truck driving career, we offer employment options to suit every employee’s needs, including various haul jobs that you can fit around your schedule vs. the other way around.
Pay and Referral Program
Bender’s licensed truck drivers earn livable wages that include raise opportunities and bonus incentives. We pay generous wages of $70k or more for our drivers and a supplemental driver referral program. You can earn up to $2,400 per year for each company driver you refer who joins our Bender team! This referral program offers unlimited earning potential for our drivers who refer like-minded people to drive for us here at Bender.
Love Where You Work at Bender
Our drivers are leaders in the industry that keeps the world moving as the backbone of our nation. But enjoying professional success doesn’t have to come at the expense of your time with friends and family and your life away from work. If you’re ready to enjoy high compensation, a focus on work/life balance, career progression opportunities, competitive benefits, and job satisfaction, apply for one of our truck driving jobs and join our Bender Transportation team!