Jobs with ABF Freight
Starting out in 1923 as a local carrier, ABF Freight System, Inc. has grown to become one of North America's biggest and most experienced trucking companies offering local carrier service in all 50 states, Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam.
- All freight (excluding hazardous waste products)
- Dangerous explosives
- High value commodities
- Commodities in bulk
- Commodities requiring special handling equipment
Qualifications for those drivers wanting to work for ABF as Regular Drivers/Checkers include:
- Must be 21 years of age or older
- Have 2 years of verifiable tractor/trailer experience
- Possess a CDL with hazardous materials and doubles/triples endorsement
- Have a good and safe driving record
- Must pass DOT drug testing and meet all medical requirements
Working for ABF as a Regular Driver (usually local service) offers many perks and benefits.
Those wanting to work for ABF as Road Drivers need to have the same qualifications as Regular Drivers with the exception that they are generally in control of much larger trucks and trailer combinations. Road Drivers need to be over 25 years of age, with two years of verifiable driving experience with tractor/trailers and a CDL with hazardous materials and doubles/triples endorsement. Their driving record should be spotless and all Road Drivers also need to pass the DOT drug screen testing. The company offers tractors that are generally less than 18 months old, offering fully air-conditioned comfort and power-steering. Preventive maintenance programs are also offered to keep all ABF equipment running smoothly while you're on the road. Wages for Road Drivers generally start at $20.70 per hour with a top rate of $24.25 available to drivers within three years of driving. Over-the-road mileage is .52025 and will rise to .6090 within three years.