Marten Transport Jobs
Marten Transport was founded in 1946 by Roger Marten, who started out simply transporting milk and dairy products around the Modena, Wisconsin areas near his home with a single truck he'd purchased with a loan of $400 from his mother.
The company has recently introduced its own line of in-house-produced training manuals and videos to help provide the best training experience possible for its student drivers. The company has also expanded its training platform to include teleconferencing which allows it to extend its training, orientation and seminars to students at all of its many terminals across the country. The company has been honored with many awards for its commitment to be at the top of the industry in everything it does. Marten Transport has been named one of the country's top 200 small businesses by Forbes business magazine. It's also been named as Grand Prize winner for safety by the Truckload Carriers Association.
Phenomenal Growth based on Customer Service
Marten Transport has had exceptional growth over the past few years based partly on its high level of customer service and partly on the exceptional skills of its drivers. The company has continued to thrive even in hard economic times because of its exceptional client base, allowing it to open several new terminals and add many new trucks to its fleet.
In order to qualify as a driver for Marten Transport applicants need to have the following requirements:
- A CDL class A license with HazMat endorsement
- Needs to be 22 years of age or older
- Drivers need to pass road tests, physical exams and drug screenings. The costs for these tests are covered by the company.
- Drivers should have a minimum of six months OTR experience
- Transportation and lodging during orientation is covered by the company
Solo drivers with more than a year of experience can earn up to 44 cents per driven mile and enjoy a fair sliding pay scale based on the length of the haul.