SM Freight temperature controlled freight

What our drivers are saying

"We really enjoy the family atmosphere here. You are not a number or just a tool they use to get the job done, you are a person. Everyone here is so friendly and approachable. When we leave, it will be to retire. You couldn’t ask for a better carrier to drive for!"
KIM & DAN ROESCH: TEAM DRIVERS FOR 3 ½ YEARS

SM FREIGHT TEAMS CAN EARN UP TO $0.64+ PER MILE PLUS:

  • $25.00 paid for loading and unloading (vans & reefers) – $35.00 flat rate for same location
  • $8.50 paid for border crossings both into the U.S. & Canada providing drivers have a valid FAST card
  • $20.00 paid for trailer washout (outside provider – Blue Beacon, etc.)
  • $25.00 paid hourly after 2 hours for Meat Inspections
  • $25.00 Hazmat / TDG premium per trip
  • $18.00 per hour paid for any detention time after 2 hours – Includes time at customers, loading or unloading, time spent at Customs, Meat Inspections, breakdowns, etc.
  • $175.00 paid layovers (drivers must have hours of service available within the 24 hour period to be eligible for layover pay)
  • $175.00 premium paid to drivers that deliver loads into NYC, all the Burroughs and Long Island NY
  • $15.00 per hour, per team partner for Training, Information & Communication sessions
  • $100.00 annual reimbursement (local & flatbed highway) for CSA certified footwear
  • $100.00 bi-annual reimbursement (van & reefer highway) for CSA certified footwear
  • Pay is every two weeks by direct deposit
  • Full comprehensive benefit package is available to drivers completing the 90 day probationary period
  • After 90 days we offer a GRSP program (Group Registered Savings Plan) and after 1 year of service there is a DPSP program (Deferred Profit Sharing Plan)
  • Qualcomm satellites in every truck for communication between the drivers and dispatch and are equipped for E-logs
  • Annual safety and performance awards, assistance and reimbursement for FAST card applications and more!

Please note: All accessorial pay is split equally per team partner unless noted otherwise.

Team – International Highway Driver Base Rates

$0.59 per mile Long Haul ($0.295 per team partner) – Minimum 2 years’ experience

DEDICATED TRUCKS – NO “SLIP SEATING”

Fleet consists of 2015 and newer power units with automatic transmissions and added amenities including company paid satellite radio to aid in the drivers’ comfort while on the road.