Decker Truck Line

Decker Truck Line

Decker Truck Line Carrier Info

Decker Truck line was established in 1931 by Loren Decker and Dale Decker, with just one Model B Ford truck. It was the time when driver’s license was not a requirement. The company has been providing freight and transportation services for industries like plumbing fixtures, canned goods, windmills and gypsum products between Iowa and neighboring states. In 1945, the company started its operations in Midwest states for iron, steel, construction and food products industry.

Today, the company is covering all 48 states and specializes in carrying out all kinds of transportation services. The freight types include dry van, flatbed and refrigerated carriers, while it covers routes types like local, regional, OTR and dedicated.  The huge fleet of the company consists of 745 trucks, and over 1000 trailers, made by Peterbilt, Freightliner and Volvo. The entire fleet is equipped with APUs. The terminal locations include Fort Dodge, IA, Le Mars, IA, Missoula, MT, Bessemer, AL, Fort Wayne, IN, Hammond, IN, Mediapolis, IA, and Davenport, IA.

With core values based on quality, commitment and safety, Decker has gained a loyalty as one of the nation’s biggest shippers, which also provides great career opportunities for drivers. The company provides driver job opportunities including solo drivers, team drivers, lease purchase and regional reefer driving.

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Trucking Jobs Available At Decker Truck Line

Identified through company’s own website and other reliable online resources, following truck driving jobs are offered by Decker Truck Line:

  • Solo drivers
  • Team drivers
  • Lease purchase
  • Regional reefer driving
  • Regional flatbed driving
  • Fort dodge short haul

Decker Truck Line Pay Scale

  • Solo drivers: Starting pay: 35 cpm
  • Team drivers: starting pay: 42 cpm
  • Midwest Reefer: starting pay: $.40 – $.42 per mile – includes $.08 per mile per diem
  • Western Reefer: starting pay: $.35 – $.37 per mile – includes $.08 per mile per diem.
  • Midwest Flatbed: starting pay: $.43 – $.45 per mile – includes $.08 per mile per diem.
  • Southern Flatbed: starting pay: $.43 – $.45 per mile – includes $.08 per mile per diem.
  • Fort Dodge short haul: starting pay: $.41 per mile – no per diem.
  • Lease purchase: base pay is $1.00 per mile for all miles
  • Lease purchase flatbed: base pay is $1.05 per mile for all miles

Additional Perks for drivers working at Decker Truck Line

  • Disability Insurance (short term and long term)
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Flex Benefits Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Transportation and lodging for orientation
  • PrePass Plus for tolls and scales
  • Rider program
  • Weekly payroll and direct deposit
  • TripPak Express
  • Paid Vacations
  • Bonuses
  • Fuel surcharge

Decker Truck Line Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Must be at least 23 years of age
  • valid CDL in the state of residence
  • No DWI violations in the past 3 years
  • No Serious Moving Violations in the past 3 years
  • No Preventable, DOT-recordable accidents in the past three years
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year verifiable of OTR tractor-trailer driving experience or 100,000+ miles of experience
  • No more than two moving violations in the past twelve months
  • No Drug or Alcohol Violations in the past three years (per 49 CFR Part 40)

Decker Truck Line Hiring Areas

Decker Truck Line hires drivers out of all 48 states:

AL / AR / AZ / CA / CO / CT / DE / FL / GA / ID / IL / IN / IA / KS / KY / LA / ME / MD / MA / MI / MN / MS / MO / MT / NE / ND / NV / NH / NJ / NM / NY / NC / ND / OH / OK / OR / PA / RI / SC / SD / TN / TX / UT / VT / VA / WA / WV / WI / WY.

Decker Truck Line Equipment

The huge fleet of the company consists of 745 trucks, and over 1000 trailers, made by Peterbilt, Freightliner and Volvo. The entire fleet is equipped APUs.

Freightliner  Peterbilt  International  Kenworth  Volvo  Mack

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Decker Truck Line Orientation Process

The 3 day orientation is based on a post job-offer physical and drug screen and on-road training, with paid lodging, transportation and meals.

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