ABF Freight Jobs

21 Engelhard Avenue 
Avenel, NJ 07001

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ABF Freight | Truck Driving Jobs

Trucking Company Overview:

ABF Freight, an ArcBest company, is an exceptional company where driven people have rewarding careers. Our pace of expansion means we're looking for people with The Skill & The Will to serve customers who depend on us for customized transportation and logistics solutions. 

It's more than a job; it's a career.

Road Drivers are responsible for the pickup and delivery of cargo trailers to and from various long-distance destinations.

General Description of Duties:

  • Coupling and uncoupling trailers from one another and from the tractor.
  • Driving for an extended period of time.
  • Performing various tasks ranging from check-in, tractor/trailer inspection, tractor set up and the pickup and delivery of cargo.
  • Actual duties and schedule may vary depending on terminal location.


  • Minimum 21 years of age. 
  • Have 1 year of verifiable tractor/trailer experience (Candidates with less than 1-year experience may be eligible for training). 
  • Have a Class-A CDL with doubles/triples, tanker and hazardous materials endorsements. 
  • Have a good stable work record. 
  • Have a safe driving record (from MVR and previous employment). 
  • Be able to pass DOT pre-employment drug screen and meet DOT medical requirements.


  • Road Tractors average less than 18 months in age.
  • Fully air-conditioned equipment.
  • Tractors equipped with power steering.
  • Preventive Maintenance Program for all ABF equipment.
  • Wages - Teamster Union Scale with over-the-road mileage rate.
  • Retirement - Provided through multi-employer pension fund. 
  • Excellent pension and health benefits for retirees.
  • Life Insurance - Provided through multi-employer sponsored health and welfare fund.
  • Sick Pay - 5 days per calendar year.
  • Vacation - Up to 6 weeks’ vacation for 30 years of service.
  • 401K - Company sponsored program.
  • Medical - Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage with no out-of-pocket premium cost to employees.
  • ABF Stock Purchase Plan.

Driver Type

  • Company Driver

Hiring Areas

  • New Jersey

Pay Scale

  • $23 - $26 per hour


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

Driver Requirements

  • Minimum Age
  • 21
  • Minimum Experience
  • 1 year
  • License Types
  • Class A
  • Freight / Trailer Types
  • Double/Triples, Other, Tanker
  • Driving Preference
  • Local, OTR (Over-The-Road)
  • Allowable Moving Violations
  • 3
  • Allowable Preventable Accidents
  • 3
  • Hazmat Endorsement
  • No
  • DWI/DUI Accepted
  • Yes


  • Paid Orientation
  • Yes
  • Rider Program Spouse
  • No
  • Rider Program Child
  • No
  • Pets
  • No