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Reefer Trucking Jobs in Michigan Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

Drive for a poultry production and transportation company that values your hard work and dedication. Brakebush is offering rewarding reefer trucking jobs to drivers out of Michigan. Enjoy great pay, full benefits, added bonus earnings, and regular time off at home. Our fleet of 73 trucks and 230 trailers is optimized to help drivers be more efficient and comfortable on the road.


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

Experienced CDL-A licensed drivers with excellent driving records are encouraged to apply. We only ask you to treat employees, suppliers, and other motorists on the road with respect.

Reefer Trucking Jobs Michigan

About Our OTR Trucking Company

Brakebush has been a leader in the transportation industry since 1925. As a family-owned trucking company with no obligations to shareholders, we pass the savings on to our drivers. See more reasons to drive for Brakebush, including our superior pay and competitive benefits below. Apply online or contact us with questions—we'd love to hear 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 Michigan counties including:

Wayne County | Oakland County | Macomb County | Kent County | Genesee County | Washtenaw County | Ingham County | Ottawa County

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

Michigan Trucking Facts

Now is a great time to be a truck driver, especially at Brakebush Transportation. Many of our team members make well above average annual earnings for statewide truck drivers. 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 MI

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Wisconsin) Driving distance in hours
Detroit 486 miles 7.8 hours
Grand Rapids 382 miles 6.3 hours
Warren 495 miles 8 hours
Sterling Heights 499 miles 8 hours
Ann Arbor 383 miles 7.4 hours
Lansing 422 miles 6.9 hours
Clinton Charter Township 503 miles 8.2 hours
Flint 477 miles 7.7 hours
Dearborn 488 miles 8 hours
Livonia 395 miles 7.5 hours
Canton 468 miles 7.8 hours
Macomb 511 miles 8.4 hours
Troy 499 miles 8.2 hours
Westland 396 miles 7.6 hours
Farmington Hills 474 miles 7.7 hours
Shelby 418 miles 7 hours
Kalamazoo 350 miles 6 hours
Wyoming 258 miles 5.6 hours
Rochester Hills 405 miles 7.7 hours
Southfield 393 miles 7.5 hours

Michigan over the road jobs from Brakebush Transportation

Michigan OTR Trucking Jobs

Join Brakebush Transportation for a rewarding OTR job out of Michigan. While you may be on the road for 24-27 days a month, our drivers enjoy regular time off at home. Boost your earnings with additional driver incentives such as east coast premiums (10 cents per practical mile) and quarterly safety bonuses (1 cent per practical mile).


Rewarding Solo Trucking Opportunities

Brakebush Transportation is a family-owned transportation company looking for experienced solo truck drivers. We offer full benefits, great pay, and a host of incentives for professional growth. If you are interested in solo trucking opportunities in Michigan, apply today!

Team Driving Jobs

Brakebush offers rewarding team-driving jobs—both for husband and wife teams as well as individuals looking for a co-driver on the job. See our pay structure for team drivers, which includes a base rate of 33 cents per practical mile and an east coast premium of 5 cents per mile.

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 Michigan


How much does a trucker make in Michigan?

Truck drivers in Michigan make on average $101,040 per year, according to Indeed.

How long is a CDL license good for in Michigan?

A CDL license is good for 4 years in Michigan.

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