Professional truck drivers are the backbone of our business and we appreciate all that they do. One way we show our appreciation is with exceptional pay, programs, and benefits. The benefit plan is effective for new hires the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Health Care Benefits
Crete Carrier Corporation offers owner operators our company group rate on health, dental and vision insurance. Owner operators are also eligible to purchase additional insurance products including basic life insurance and short-term disability coverage.
Our IRA Contribution Plan deposits an annual incentive payment into an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) at a financial institution of your choice.
Additional Benefits Information
Driver Referral Program
As a Crete Carrier, Shaffer Trucking, or Hunt Transportation driver, you can earn unlimited income with our driver referral program. For every driver you refer and we hire, we will pay you an additional $1,000.
Owner operators with Crete Carrier Corporation receive significant discounts on parts and labor for maintenance and repair work in our shops.
All of our drivers enjoy year-round discounts and special offers from several national and local retailers and service companies.
Million Mile Program
Once a driver has exceeded one million career miles driven, they join the Million Mile Club. Decals are added to the driver’s truck to recognize this achievement.
Safe Driver Program
Earn awards for safe driving! We follow the ATA guidelines when honoring your commitment to safety. The criteria we follow are 12 months of employment, 100,000 miles/year, and no preventable accidents in the last 12 months. The awards that can be received include ATA pins, patches, cards, certificates, award letters, plaques, safe driving rings, dangles, and rings with diamond chips.
Dependents who attend the University of Nebraska or Southeast Community College may apply for scholarships awarded annually.