Sharkey Transportation

Sharkey Transportation

Sharkey Transportation Carrier Info

Sharkey transportation was established in 1971 as one of the most diversified logistics and transportation solutions providers. It specialized in Refrigerated Transportation, Dry Van Transportation, and Flatbed Transportation across USA. Sharkey Transportation has a wide variety of trailer options, including 3,500 trailers which include dry van, refrigerated, flat bed, cryogenic and specialty trailers. The company has late model Mack conventional equipment, air-ride vans, reefers and flatbeds. All of the equipment is maintained by company’s in-house ASE certified mechanics. The company has 14 terminal locations, which include Quincy, IL, Decatur, IL, Aurora, IL, Beardstown, IL, Galesburg, IL, Burlington, IA, Ft. Madison, IA, Iowa City, IA, Kansas City, KS , Hannibal, MO, Milan, MO and Cape Girardeau, MO.

Success through service is the simple motto that Sharkey Transportation has always relied upon, and they continue to take this slogan very seriously. Providing clients with superior customer service is company’s number one priority. The culture of the company is committed to safely delivering cargo on time, with friendly, responsive and reliable staff, all at competitive prices.

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Trucking Jobs Available At Sharkey Transportation

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

  • Dry Van
  • Owner operator
  • Refrigerated
  • Flatbed
  • Local/Regional

Sharkey Transportation Pay Scale

The company has several different pay packages, which allows you to decide your pay package. Currently, the top pay package offers .61 cents per mile.

  • Dry Van (5-state van/reefer opportunities): Up to $900 – 1200 per week (depending on home time requirements)
  • Dry Van (Dedicated): Up to $900 – 1100 per week (depending on home time requirements)
  • Owner operator (Van and Reefer Available): $1.15 to $1.30 per mile
  • Refrigerated: Up to $900 – 1200 per week (depending on home time requirements)
  • Flatbed: Annual pay up to $70k+
  • Local/Regional: Hourly Pay with Overtime after 40 Hours, $200 Daily & $70k annual guaranteed pay, 6 days our regional runs

If you don’t need medical insurance coverage, then, company will pay you an additional .05 cents per mile.

Additional Perks for drivers working at Sharkey Transportation

  • $1000 sign-on bonus
  • Home Weekends
  • Top CPM or Percent Pay Packages
  • Premium-free Family Health Insurance
  • Performance Bonus
  • 100% Fuel Surcharge
  • Fuel Tax Reimbursement
  • Portion of Plates Paid!
  • Discounted Rates for Insurance
  • Holiday pay
  • Overtime pay
  • Up to $6,000 tuition reimbursement.
  • VA on-the-job-training benefits for veterans (This equates to roughly $1,200 extra a month paid directly to you from the VA while training).

Sharkey Transportation Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Not less than 21 years of age
  • CDL-A
  • 6 Months Verifiable Experience Required
  • Live in Illinois or Indiana (For specialized flatbed driver)
  • Crane Experience Preferred (For specialized flatbed driver)
  • Must be able to safely back T/Ts in close proximity (for local)
  • Good employment record
  • No positive drug screen tests

Sharkey Transportation Hiring Areas

Sharkey Transportation 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.

Sharkey Transportation Orientation Process

The company has orientation every week. Depending on where you live, will depend on where you attend orientation. They will go over how orientation works during your phone interview with a recruiter. The recruiter will go over Orientation schedule, Travel Arrangements, Orientation Schedule, Accommodations, Orientation Pay, and what to expect during orientation. The number of days you will attend Orientation will depend on your experience. Everything is paid during orientation.

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