Company Name: Metropolitan Trucking
General Info: 318 trucks all Freightliners. Allot with APU'S. Been in business with the same family owning us for over 80 years.
Based in Bloomsburg, PA zip 17815
States this Carrier hires within:
PA, DE, CT, MA, RI, NJ, NY, NH, OH, MI, NC, IL, IN, TX, GA,
...Family is important to us and that is why we are always looking for opportunities to match our driver’s needs as professionals with a
lifestyle benefiting both them and their families. At Metropolitan, we are committed to providing more pay per mile, and more miles per
week while still offering the home time our drivers want and deserve. We also offer the most comprehensive benefit package in the
...Everyone at Metropolitan understands and appreciates that a driver has the hardest job in our company. Treating our drivers with
the respect they deserve is our top priority and is one of the reasons why we have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry.
We welcome you to join our family and become a part of the most dynamic team the trucking industry has to offer
Why Work For Metropolitan?
- Competitive Pay Packages
- Comprehensive Benefit
- Assigned Equipment
- Open Door/Face-to-Face
- Home Time to Meet Your Needs
- Award Programs
- Choice of Loads When Possible
Driver Qualifications at a Glance:
- Be at least 23 years old
- Have six months recent verifiable
tractor trailer experience
- Have a valid class (A) CDL
- Meet DOT requirements
- Pass a company physical, including
- No DWI/DUI convictions (last 5
- No more then 3 moving violations in
- No major violations in 36 months
With expectations come rewards. We, at
Metropolitan, expect to hire experienced
drivers who can perform, so we recognize
that our compensation must be superior.
And it is.
Metropolitan Trucking offers industry
leading pay rates because we believe in
paying for your experience. If you have
trucking experience, expect to make more
with Metropolitan from your first day on
Per Diem Pay
Metropolitan offers a Per Diem Allowance Program to increase the net amount of pay you take home. Drivers have the option to
participate in the program. Participating drivers receive more take-home pay and pay less in taxes.
Earn an extra $750.00 for every experienced driver you refer and is hired.
Loading and Unloading
When a hand load or unload is required drivers are paid $50. Typically, fewer than 5 percent of the loads require hand loading or
unloading. When partial hand load or unload is required, drivers are paid $35.
On Duty Breakdown Pay
After four (4) hours out-of-service due to breakdown, compensation is paid. Drivers receive $10 per hour (after 4 hours) maximum of
$100 per day. To be eligible for this pay, the breakdown must not have been caused by driver abuse and the driver cannot decline
Drivers will be paid for the actual time they are delayed by a customer. Drivers receive $15 per hour after two hours at a shipper,
stop off, or receiver.
After 24 hours away from home waiting for a load, layover pay is earned. Drivers receive $45 for each 24-hour period.
Stop-offs refer to extra pick-ups and/or drops after the first customer location. Drivers are paid $20 for each stop-off.
Drivers will be paid a quarterly bonus for meeting safety standards.
Hazardous Material Premium
Drivers will be paid an additional $0.03 per mile for all miles while under a Haz Mat load.
Drivers will be paid an additional $55 per day for six (6) holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day,
4 th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. Eligibility after 90 days of employment.
◊ After one (1) year - 1 Week
◊ After three (3) years - 2 Weeks
◊ After ten (10) years - 3 Weeks
Type of Equipment Freightliner's
Transmission Type 10 speed
Is truck permanently assigned to the driver? Yes
Truck Speed 63mph
Can truck be taken home for time off? Yes
Is truck equipped with Inventors / APU's? APU's
% of Drop and Hook 50%
% of No Touch 95%
% of Haz-Mat Loads 10%
Solo Company Driver Pay Scale
1-75 Mi,76-100 Mi, 101-400 Mi, Over 400 Mi
6mos - 23 $40.0, $50.0, $0.35-0.50, $0.34
2 yrs - $40.0, $50.0, $0.355-$0.505, $.345
3yrs $40.0, $50.0, $0.36-$0.51, $0.35
4yrs $40.0, $50.0, $0.365-$0.515, $0.355
5 yrs $40.0, $50.0, $0.37-$0.52, $0.36
Type of Driver Pay Rand McNally
When are drivers paid? Every Friday
How are drivers paid? Direct Deposit, Check Mailed
Pay Increase $.05 cpm every year annually
Average Miles per wk. OTR: 2700 / Regional: 2500
Average Length of Haul OT: 670 / Regional: 100-399
* OTR:2 out of 3 weekends home. Dallas: 14 days out and 4 days home
* Regional: 5 days out and home every weekend (Full 48 hrs)
Average Weekly Pay OTR: $850 / Regional: $850
Driver Vacation Info
* 1 week after 1 year
* 2 weeks after 3 years
* 3 weeks after 10 years
* Driver vacation pay is calculated on a 52 week average.
EZ Pass provided Yes
Pre-Pass Provided No
Toll Cards Provided- which toll card No
Type of Fuel Card T-check
Layover Pay $45 after 2 hours
Detention Pay $15 per hour after 2 hours
Multi-Stop Pay 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th stop $20ea.
New York City Yes; $35 for any of the 5 boroughs
Safety Bonus Yes- paid annually
Is there 24 hour dispatch? Yes
Does driver have routing / fuel stop flexibility? Yes/ Assigned fuel stops. can get 50 gals of fuel out of route if necessary.
Idle Air Paid / Discount Offered No
Idle Air Percentage Varies
Is per diem optional? No
Paid Orientation Yes; $150
How long is Orientation 3 days
Orientation is held where? Bloomsburg, PA
What day does orientation start / end? Starts on Tues
Lodging Provided (Driver will be staying at and how many people to a room) Yes- Patriot Inn; 1 person per room
Meals Provided (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner) Full breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Travel Provided (Bus / Plane / Car Rental) Bus or car rental (get reimbursed for cost of bus ticket if they rent car.)
Driver Insurance Starts After 90 days
Single Non Smoker Cost per month $180 per month
Couple Non Smoler Cost per month
Family Non Smoker Cost per month $320
Single Smoker Cost per month $216
Couple Smoker Cost per month
Family Smoker Cost per month $384