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Reefer Trucking Jobs in Louisiana Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

There’s no limit to quality in the Brakebush family. From excellent chicken products to dedicated employees, we are committed to upholding the highest standards. Use this over-the-road opportunity to take your career to the next level. Each Brakebush truck comes equipped with modern, driver-friendly features that make time on the road comfortable and efficient. Brakebush also drivers offers unmatched driver benefits like competitive pay and health insurance coverage, regular offered time at home, and two full-service shops.

We are looking for experienced, professional Louisiana OTR drivers with a CDL-A license and an excellent driving record to join us. 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
  • $12.50 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 $10,000 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 Eight paid holiday 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 Louisiana truck drivers. And with a growing inventory, we're continuing to hire more qualified drivers from across the state.


  • $90,482 average truck driver salary (2022)


  • -23% projected job growth of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2018-2028)


  • 20,610 estimated heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2020)


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

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