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Reefer Trucking Job in Louisiana Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

Take your trucking career to the next level with available reefer trucking jobs at Brakebush Transportation. Enjoy great pay, full driver benefits, bonus-earning opportunities, comfort-focused trucks, and regular time at home.

Curious how much you could make? While your mileage may vary, many of our drivers average $100,000 + annually.

Experienced OTR drivers with a CDL-A license and an excellent driving record are encouraged to apply. Treating employees, customers, and other motorists on the road with the most respect has always been a top requirement.

Louisiana Reefer Trucking Jobs

About our Trucking Company

Brakebush Transportation is a family-owned company transporting fresh Brakebush poultry products nationwide. See reasons why we might be a good fit along with bonuses and competitive benefits we offer drivers below. Apply online or contact us with questions—we look forward to hearing from you.


Additional Reasons to Drive for Brakebush

  • Private fleet with newer trucks
  • Driver-friendly amenities including sleeper cabs, scale & toll bypass, and more
  • Top-rated logistics support
  • Offered regular time home of at least 36 hours
  • Rider and pet policies
  • & more!


Brakebush is hiring in all Louisiana counties including:

East Baton Rouge Parish | Jefferson Parish | Orleans Parish | St. Tammany Parish | Caddo Parish | Lafayette Parish | Calcasieu Parish | Ouachita Parish

Pay Rate:

  • Base Rate: $.60 per Practical Mile
  • Team Base Rate: $.33 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Performance Incentive: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Per Diem: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • East Coast Premium: $.10 per Practical Mile
  • Team East Coast Premium: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Paid Weekly

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+ Bonuses:

  • $15 per hour detention pay after two hours
  • $15 per hour layover pay with a 24 - hour maximum of $165
  • Quarterly Safety Bonus: up to $.01 per Practical Miles
  • Quarterly Fuel Mileage Bonus: top achievers generally earn more than $500.00 per quarter
  • PC Miles Bonus: up to $.01 per Practical Mile
  • Annual Safety Bonus: After driving 250,000 safely, drivers can receive an additional $.001 per mile for all safe driving miles driven in their career at the company.


NEW Progressive Stop Pay Schedule:

  • 1st Stop Single - $30
  • 1st Stop Team - $15
  • 2nd Stop Single - $50
  • 2nd Stop Team - $25
  • 3rd Stop Single - $100
  • 3rd Stop Team - $50
  • 4th Stop & Additional Single - $150
  • 4th Stop & Additional Team - $75


Brakebush received National Health Care Award for 2019 by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

  • Health Insurance Health Saving plan & FLEX plan available
  • Life Insurance Basic term - company will provide coverage of $25,000 with option to purchase more
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • DOT Physical Reimbursement
  • Wellness Center for employees and family on medical plan
  • Paid Benefit Time (Vacation/Sick Days) 0 - 2 years: 13 days/yr
    2 - 10 years: 18 days/yr
    10 - 18 years: 23 days/yr
    18+ years: 28 days/yr
  • 401k - Company match
  • Holiday Pay Ten paid holidays per calendar year
  • Optional add-ons: Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    Short Term Disability & Illness Plan
    Long Term Disability & Illness Plan

Louisiana Trucking Facts

Now is a great time to be a long-haul truck driver, especially at Brakebush Transportation. Many of our team members make well above the average annual earnings for truck drivers in the state. And with a growing inventory, we're continuing to hire more qualified drivers from across the state.


Note: metrics from Indeed and O*NET OnLine update frequently.


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Driving Distance to our Nearest HQ for Reefer Trucking Careers in LA

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Texas) Driving distance in hours
New Orleans 509 miles 7.9 hours
Baton Rouge 429 miles 6.7 hours
Shreveport 200 miles 3.2 hours
Metairie 504 miles 7.7 hours
Lafayette 403 miles 6.1 hours
Lake Charles 352 miles 5.7 hours
Bossier City 199 miles 3.1 hours
Kenner 498 miles 7.6 hours
Monroe 295 miles 4.5 hours
Alexandria 315 miles 4.7 hours
Houma 507 miles 7.7 hours
Prairieville 446 miles 7 hours
Marrero 517 miles 7.9 hours
New Iberia 422 miles 6.5 hours
Laplace 484 miles 7.5 hours
Central 436 miles 6.7 hours
Slidell 520 miles 7.9 hours
Terrytown 513 miles 7.9 hours
Chalmette 516 miles 8.1 hours
Ruston 266 miles 4.1 hours

Louisiana over the road jobs from Brakebush Transportation

OTR Trucking Jobs in Louisiana

Brakebush Transportation will help you advance your over-the-road driving career in Louisiana. While our OTR drivers typically travel for 24-27 days per month, we work with them to ensure they have regular time off at home. Boost your earnings by taking advantage of incentives like east coast premiums (10 cents per practical mile) and quarterly safety bonuses (1 cent per practical mile).


Rewarding Solo Trucking Jobs

Solo trucking jobs at Brakebush Transportation are rewarding positions that offer independence and great pay. If you are looking to drive for a reputable transportation company that respects its drivers, look no further than Brakebush Transportation! Apply today to get started. 

Offering Team Driving Jobs

Brakebush has rewarding team driving jobs. If you're a husband and wife team or someone looking for a co-driver on the job, we're hiring. See our team driver pay schedule, which includes a base rate of 33 cents per practical mile and an east coast premium of 5 cents per mile.

Louisiana team driving jobs from Brakebush

Trucking Jobs for Military Veterans

Searching for a rewarding career on the road? Brakebush is honored to employ veterans from across the country. Apply online to get started.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Truck Driving Jobs in Louisiana


How much does an OTR truck driver get paid in Louisiana?

OTR truck drivers in Louisiana get paid on average $90,941 per year or 5% above the national average, according to Indeed.

How long does a CDL last in Louisiana?

A CDL expires in Louisiana after 6 years.

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