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Koch Companies

The advantages of a trucking job with Koch are too many to mention. Learn why truck drivers are staying with Koch!

424 Harding Street NE
Minneapolis, MN, 35413

800-625-5292

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Company Overview:

COMPANY DRIVER FAQs
Do you pay based on miles or percentage?
» We pay company drivers on a mileage basis calculated on PC Miler.

How often will I get home?
» We have many different driving opportunities by fleet and home location. Call Recruiting for Details: 800-625-5292

Can I take the truck home with me?
» Yes. You must have parking for a tractor and trailer in a safe secure location.

What equipment do you run?
» We primarily run late model Volvo’s and International’s.

What speed is your equipment governed at?
» Our equipment is governed at 64 mph.

Where are your terminals located?
» Minneapolis MN, Ardmore OK, Flower Mound TX, Dublin GA and Suwanee GA

How soon do Medical and Dental Benefits become effective?
» Medical benefits are effective at the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment. Dental, vision and 401K are available at 90 days of employment.

Do you have a Rider Program?
» Yes. The passenger must be at least 12 years of age. Cost is $10.00 per month.

Do you allow Pets?
» No. We do not allow pets in Company equipment.

Do I have to deliver to New York City or Canada?
» NYC freight comprises less than 1% of Koch Trucking freight. No Canada freight for our van fleet drivers.

Do you pay for detention?
» Yes. Company drivers are paid $15.50 per hour if they are delayed at a customer longer than 2 hours from the appointment time.

How do I submit my paperwork?
» Koch Trucking utilizes the Trip Pak system at no cost to our drivers or TRANSFLO with small fee.

Do you authorize tolls and how do I pay for them?
» We provide all company drivers with a PrePass transponder for all authorized toll expenses.

Do I have to have a Hazmat endorsement to drive for Koch Trucking?
» A Hazmat endorsement is preferred, but not required. Koch Trucking will reimburse you to obtain your Hazmat endorsement.

What is your average length of haul?
» Koch Trucking’s average length of haul is approximately 500 miles.

OWNER OPERATOR FAQs
Do you pay based on miles or percentage?
» We pay contractors on a mileage basis calculated on PC Miler.

What percent of the fuel surcharge do I get?
» You are paid 100% of billed and collected fuel surcharge.

How much do you pay per stop?
» We pay $50 per stop.

What is your average length of haul?
» Koch Trucking’s average length of haul is approximately 500 miles.

How new does my tractor have to be?
» All tractors 7 years old or newer will be considered.

What are your equipment requirements?
» Your tractor’s wheel base should not exceed 265‖; 5th wheel height not to exceed 48‖; must be capable of scaling 46350 lbs.

Where are your terminals located?
» Minneapolis MN, Ardmore OK, Flower Mound TX, Dublin GA and Suwanee GA

Do I have to deliver to New York City or Canada?
» NYC freight comprises less than 1% of Koch Trucking freight. No Canada freight for our van fleet drivers.

Do I get a discount on parts and repairs?
» Yes, parts are available to you at 10% over cost and our highly competitive shop rates are billed on work hours.

How do I submit my paperwork?
» Koch Trucking utilizes the Trip Pak system at no cost to our contractors.

Do you authorize tolls and how do I pay for them?
» Contractors will be reimbursed for all authorized tolls.

Do I have to have a Hazmat endorsement to drive for Koch Trucking?
» A Hazmat endorsement is preferred, but not required. Koch Trucking will reimburse you to obtain your Hazmat endorsement.

LEASE PURCHASE FAQs
Do you offer a Lease Purchase program?
» Yes, Koch Trucking offers a Lease Purchase program to qualified applicants.

What equipment do you lease?
» We primarily have late model Volvo’s and International’s.

Do I have to make a down payment?
» No. We have a no-money down lease program.

When do I make my first payment?
» No payments are due for the first 2 weeks. Your first payment will be due on week #3.

How long are the leases for?
» Our Lease Purchase programs average 30-36 months in length.

Will the equipment I lease have an APU?
» Yes.

Do I get a discount on parts and repairs?
» Yes, parts are available to you at 10% over cost and our highly competitive shop rates are billed on work hours.

Is there warranty?
» Yes, all Lease Purchase equipment comes with an extended warranty.

Driver type:

  • Company Driver
  • Lease Purchase
  • Owner Operator

Hiring By State:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Wisconsin

Pay Scale

1- year Experience 36¢ per mile
2- year Experience 37¢ per mile
3- year Experience 38¢ per mile
4- year Experience 39¢ per mile
5- year Experience 40¢ per mile
10+ year Experience 41¢ per mile

Benefits

Dental Insurance Yes
Health Insurance Yes
Profit Sharing No
Retirement Plan Yes
Safety Bonuses Yes
Vision Insurance Yes

Driver Requirements

Minimum Age 22
Minimum Experience 1 year
License Type Class A
Trailer Experience Accepted Auto Hauling, Double/Triples, Drop Deck, Dry Van, Flatbed, HHG, Reefer, Specialized, Tanker
Driving Preference Dedicated, Local, OTR (Over-The-Road), Regional
Allowable Moving Violations 4
Allowable Preventable Accidents 3
Hazmat Endorsement No
DWI/DUI Accepted Yes

General

Time Away From Home Every 10-14 days for OTR drivers
Paid Orientation Yes
Rider Program Spouse Yes
Rider Program Child Yes
Pets No