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May 9, 2019
What’s life like as a Dynamic OTR driver?
Dynamic Transit driver and his truck

With an estimated 1.8 million drivers in the United States working for approximately 500,000 trucking companies, there are a lot of choices available in the profession. Some drivers prefer short hauls that allow them to be home every weekend, while others like covering more of the country. Whatever their preference, there are a multitude of options from which to choose.

Dynamic Transit was founded by over-the-road truck drivers Fred and Michele Khani in 1987 with one primary goal: to treat drivers better than any other company in the industry. More than 30 years later, what started as a dream for the Khanis has become a successful business comprised of 300+ employees, including drivers, shop mechanics, safety professionals, dispatchers, fleet managers, customer service managers, sales and marketing experts and support staff.

Our drivers know they’re part of our family, whether they’ve been with us for a year or 20. What makes Dynamic Transit different, though? Following of some highlights that make life on the road with Dynamic an unparalleled experience.

New Equipment

All Dynamic drivers get to be at the helm of new Peterbilt 389s, which not only let them increase the amount of drop and hook opportunities for improved productivity but also offer more reliability and comfort for the drivers, meaning less necessary downtime and a better opportunity for them to increase their number of miles driven. Plus, the newer models help mitigate breakdowns that can be time-consuming and frustrating.

Along with the updated Peterbilt 389s, we have a fleet of all new Great Dane trailers that are outfitted with Thermo King reefer units and are cost-effective, reliable and eco-friendly. With these top-of-the-line, 53-foot air ride trailers, we’re able to assure our customers their dry, refrigerated and/or frozen loads will arrive safely and on-time.

Updated Technology

Living on fast food isn’t good for a person’s health, nor is it especially budget-friendly. Each of our trucks is equipped with a refrigerator, so you can store grocery items and leftover food for whenever you want it. If you utilize a lot of technology while on the road, the 1500-watt power inverters in the 389s let you easily use electronic items, like televisions, crockpots and audio systems. Other benefits are TriPac Auxiliary Power Units, bunk heaters, in-cab diagnostics and electronic logs.
Central Location
Our base of operations, Granite City, Illinois is just minutes from St. Louis, Missouri, meaning we’re central to many major U.S. cities. We run consistent areas and lanes in a 48-state operating authority, including a strong presence in the Midwest, Southwest, West Coast and Pacific Northwest.

Routine Maintenance

Just as with any other vehicle, trucks that aren’t properly maintained can have more breakdowns, achieve less fuel efficiency and be unsafe overall. In addition to our on-site shop that enables us to take exceptional care of our equipment, our dedicated maintenance team is comprised of trailer, diesel and preventive maintenance mechanics and body repairmen who examine all the trucks in our fleet every 10,000 miles for an oil change and check-up.

Experienced Staff

When you start driving for Dynamic Transit, you’ll have the opportunity to work with experienced drivers who know the ins and outs of the profession. This means you’ll receive helpful tips and guidance, but it won’t be necessary for you to pick up the issues of another driver, like picking up a damaged trailer.

Benefits

Working for a great trucking company doesn’t amount to much if there aren’t benefits in place for you and your family. Our drivers can take advantage of medical, dental, vision, life and accidental insurance, 401K and profit sharing, detention pay and paid vacation. Our top drivers earn approximately $90,000 per year, and our referral program makes it possible for you to earn additional bonuses.

Apply now to discover the Dynamic difference!

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