Wider Group, Inc. Jobs

16618 State Street 
South Holland, IL 60473

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Wider Group, Inc. | Truck Driving Jobs

Trucking Company Overview:

Who is Wider Group?

Wider Group is a strong Midwest trucking company. Our team of industry professionals has over 100 years of combined experience in transportation. Growth has been steady from 5 trucks to just over 100 trucks while offering a great work environment for drivers and an amazing on-time performance record.

What Makes Wider Group Different?

We are a Company by drivers, for drivers. Most of Wider Group’s employees at one time were OTR drivers themselves. Imagine having dispatchers, load planners, owners and recruiters who understand the day-to-day challenges that drivers face!

Who are we looking for?

Wider group is looking for professional drivers with a minimum of 2 years of verifiable OTR experience.

Dry Van - Driver Pay:

  • Solo Drivers
    • Starting at $.60cpm
    • Get raises with longevity up to 65cpm
    • 2,700 – 3,000 + miles per week
  • Teams
    • Starting at $.75cpm - the standard OTR
    • Get raises up to $.80cpm with longevity
    • 5,000 – 7,000 + miles per week
  • The FedEx Team position is up to 90 CPM
  • Bonuses and Extras
    • Sign-on bonus of $1,000 after 90 days
    • Clean Inspection Bonus
      • Level 1 = $1,200
      • Level 2 = $600
      • Level 3 = $200
    • Breakdown, Detention and Layover pay
    • Pre-pass available
    • Fuel card provided
    • Pet friendly
      • No restrictions
      • No deposit
    • Rider friendly
      • Must be at least 9 years old
      • $16 per month for rider onboard
    • Equipment
      • Freightliner Cascadia, Volvo, and KW T680’s
      • Inverters & Fridges
      • *Some trucks have APU & double bunk
      • Pedigree/ Keep Trucking ELD
      • Governed at 70 mph
    • Orientation
      • Travel provided to Markham, IL
        • Rental car, flight or bus
      • Paid private hotel room
      • $100 orientation pay for all of orientation. This is not per day.

Driver Benefits:

  • Generous Medical, dental and vision insurance
    • 50% of premiums covered by Wider Group
    • Available after 90 days of employment
    • Employee only = $563.16/month
    • Employee + Spouse = $1,126.00/month
    • Employee + Children = $1,041.00/month
    • Family = $1,745.00/month
  • Paid vacation
    • 15 days accrued at 1.2 days per week

How to Qualify:

  • Must have a minimum of 24 months of previous Class A experience within the last 48 months
  • Number of jobs in preceding 3 years:
    • 5 or less - no issue
    • 6-9 jobs - required management review
    • 10+ - Disqualified
  • Military experience driving a tractor-trailer is counted at a ratio
    • 2 days military = 1 day civilian
  • Minimum age: 23 years
  • Driver must be licensed in the state where they reside
    • Candidates that do not meet this criterion have 30 days to ensure compliance and provide Wider Group with a copy of the corrected CDL
  • CDL license must have at least 90 days left before expiration
    • If under 90 days, a renewed CDL is required prior to dispatch
  • Medical card must have at least 90 days left before expiration
    • If under 90 days, a new DOT physical and med card are required.
  • All medical waivers are subject to review by the Director of Safety
  • All drivers must be ambulatory unassisted (due to job conditions and requirements)

Driver Type

  • Company Driver
  • Lease Purchase
  • Owner Operator

Hiring Areas

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Pay Scale

  • 2- years Experience
  • 60cpm
  • 10+ years Experience
  • 65cpm

Benefits

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

Driver Requirements

  • Minimum Age
  • 23
  • Minimum Experience
  • 2 years
  • License Types
  • Class A
  • Freight / Trailer Types
  • Dry Van
  • Driving Preference
  • OTR (Over-The-Road), Regional
  • Allowable Moving Violations
  • 3
  • Allowable Preventable Accidents
  • 5
  • Hazmat Endorsement
  • No
  • DWI/DUI Accepted
  • No

General

  • Paid Orientation
  • Yes
  • Rider Program Spouse
  • Yes
  • Rider Program Child
  • Yes
  • Pets
  • Yes