West Side Transport

West Side Transport

West Side Transport Carrier Info

West Side was established in late 1960s with couple of trucks and shovels. With time, the company has become one of the great service providers for total transportation solution. In business for over 45 years, the company has built a reputation for the kind of hard work, determination and personalized service that makes customers satisfied and successful. The company operates across USA for short and long haul services, under various categories including Hub, Regional, Dedicate and Brokerage. The terminals of the company are located in Cedar Rapids, IA, St. Paul, MN, Glenwood, IL, Indianapolis, IN, Columbus, OH and Ohio (recently opened). The fleet of West Side Transport consists of over 500 tractors and 2100 trailers of Freightliner, International and Volvo models.

West Side Transport believes in a family atmosphere and creating the best trucking job in the industry. Management has always been devoted to driver satisfaction and training. The company offers numerous driving career opportunities including regional, dedicated, OTR and local drivers, as well as owner operators.

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Trucking Jobs Available At West Side Transport

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

  • Company Drivers
  • Regional
  • Local
  • OTR
  • Dedicated
  • Owner operators

West Side Transport Pay Scale

The company pays by the mile with drivers being paid every Friday.

Company Drivers

  • Regional: Pay is Up to $70,000 annually, with $1,000 week MINIMUM Pay.
  • Local: Pay is Up to $60,000 annually, plus per mile pay with additional range/short haul pay
  • OTR: $.35 to $.43/mile depending on experience. Additional $.10 to $.13 per mile in accessorial pay.
  • 0 to 6 months experience – Eligible for $1,000/week minimum Pay Commitment.
  • 7 to 12 months experience – Eligible for $1,100/week minimum Pay Commitment.
  • 13+ months experience – Eligible for $1,200/week minimum Pay Commitment.
  • Dedicated: Pay is Up to $70,000 annually. Plus, per-mile pay with short haul pay

Owner operators:

Base pay is $0.35-0.43 cpm (based on experience)

  • 0-6 months of experiences = potential $900/week minimum pay
  • 7-12 months of experience = potential $1,000/week minimum pay
  • 13 months or more of experience = potential $1,100/week minimum pay

Additional Perks for drivers working at West Side Transport

  • Weekly Pay – paid every Friday
  • Monthly Bonus – Fuel, Mileage, and Safety
  • Paid Time off Bonus
  • Dog Policy
  • Driver Referrals
  • Company Facilities – 24-hour access
  • No Contracts
  • Rider- Policy – wife, kids, friends or family
  • Driver Mentor Program
  • Medical (Blue Cross Blue Shield), dental and vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with up to 3% company match
  • Paid vacations
  • Stop Pay
  • Layover Pay
  • Trailer Reposition Pay
  • Detention Pay
  • Breakdown Pay

West Side Transport Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License.
  • Minimum Experience recent driving school graduates
  • Pass pre-employment drug screening, physical, and job task analysis.
  • Complete pre-employment interviewing procedures and driver orientation sessions.
  • Ability to perform simple math calculations with mental ability to handle and read receipts, maps, signs and maintain logs and records.
  • Ability to operate vehicle safety and control systems.
  • Ability to communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations governing safe driving, hours of service, inspection, maintenance, and load securing.

West Side Transport Hiring Areas

West Side Transport hires drivers out of all the 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.

West Side Transport Equipment

The fleet of West Side Transport consists of over 500 tractors and 2100 trailers of Freightliner, International and Volvo models.

Freightliner  Peterbilt  International  Kenworth  Volvo  Mack

volvo trucks

peterbilt trucks

international trucks

West Side Transport Orientation Process

The orientation lasts for 4 days, where meals, lodging and transportation are provided.

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