Martin Transportation Systems is an ISO registered contract carrier serving the auto industry providing dedicated truckload services. Martin Transportation Systems is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan with terminal locations in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Texas, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Auto parts is “no touch”, time sensitive freight (“JIT” – just-in-time), thus Martin Transportation Systems seeks only those drivers who understand & enjoy working with and know the importance of timely pick up & freight delivery.
The equipment operated is primarily Freightliner tractors (10 speed transmissions) & 53’ trailers. Martin Transportation Systems drivers must possess a valid CDL-A license with good past work and driving records. (Any DUI, Impaired, Reckless, Careless or 15 over Speed driving violations in the past 5 years disqualify a driver from consideration.). No felony convictions are allowed.
PAY: Starting mileage rate:
CDL-A exp. as follows:
32.5 cents per mile with 1-2 years verifiable CDL-A driving experience
34 cents per mile with 3 years verifiable CDL-A driving experience
Some runs may be “flat-rated” – these will average at least 34 cents per mile
Deadhead miles pay the same as loaded miles.
BENEFITS: *New employees become eligible for Health –Dental – Vision insurance on the 1st day of the month after completing 90 calendar days of employment.
Health Plan: Blue Cross-Blue Shield (80/20 for PPO providers –60/40 for Non-PPO after deductible is met) – $500 Deductible for 1 member/$1000 Deductible for family
Cost to Employee for Health Benefits:
$40 per week pre-tax for employee
$70 per week pre-tax for family
$40 for office visits (in network)
$10 generic prescriptions/$50 for brand name
Dental: Available to employees at group rates. Prices vary with the plan choice – Basic or Premium & # of family members on plan.
Vision: Available to employees at group rates. Prices vary according to the # of family members on plan.
Holidays: paid on basis on length of service to the company as follows:
-First year of service No paid holidays
-After 1 year service 2 paid holidays (Thanksgiving & Christmas)
-After 2 years service 4 paid holidays (add New Years & July 4)
-After 3 years service 6 paid holidays (add Memorial & Labor days)
-After 4 years service 8 paid holidays (add day after Thanksgiving & Christmas Eve)
Life Insurance: MTS employees are eligible for $25,000 worth of life insurance at no charge after 90 days.
401k Plan: After new employees have completed 6 months of service they are eligible to enter MTS’s 401k Plan. Employees can invest in any combination of 11 mutual funds, and Martin Transportation Systems match to the employee contribution is 25%. Employees are 100% vested in the 401k Plan upon entry.