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Reefer Trucking Job in Minnesota Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

Enter into a high-paying trucking job in Minnesota with Brakebush Transportation. Family-owned and operated since 1925, we've been a leader in poultry production with a track record of rewarding drivers with above-industry-average pay. While your mileage may vary, many Brakebush drivers average $100,000 in annual earnings.

Coupled with full benefits and bonus opportunities that take your earnings to the next level, this might be the best truck driving job for you. Fill an immediate industry-wide need for drivers while still having the opportunity to spend regular time at home by applying to our family-owned trucking company.

Searching for experienced truck drivers with excellent driving records to join our branch in Wells. Work for one of the fastest-growing trucking companies in Minnesota.

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Truck Drivers Needed in Minnesota

Brakebush Transportation is driven to do right by our customers, suppliers, and employees. For our OTR drivers, that means not only great pay and excellent benefits but also modern, well-maintained rigs and the best logistics support in the business. As a Midwestern family, we also respect the importance of life outside work. That’s why we make sure our drivers enjoy regular offered time at home. Apply today.


Brakebush is hiring in all Minnesota counties including:

Hennepin County | Ramsey CountyDakota CountyAnoka CountyWashington CountySt. Louis CountyStearns CountyOlmsted County | Faribault County | Martin County | Freeborn 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

Minnesota Trucking Facts

Now is a great time to be a truck driver, especially at Brakebush Transportation. Many of our team members average far above annual earnings for statewide truck drivers. And with a growing inventory, we're continuing to hire more qualified drivers all 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 MN

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Minnesota) Driving distance in hours
Minneapolis 116 miles 1.8 hours
St. Paul 120 miles 1.8 hours
Rochester 82.9 miles 1.3 hours
Bloomington 105 miles 1.6 hours
Duluth 267 miles 3.9 hours
Brooklyn Park 127 miles 1.9 hours
Plymouth 125 miles 1.9 hours
Woodbury 121 miles 1.8 hours
Maple Grove 128 miles 1.9 hours
Blaine 133 miles 2.1 hours
Lakeville 93.8 miles 1.5 hours
St. Cloud 147 miles 2.8 hours
Eagan 106 miles 1.6 hours
Burnsville 101 miles 1.5 hours
Eden Prairie 97.2 miles 1.8 hours
Coon Rapids 132 miles 2.6 hours
Apple Valley 101 miles 1.5 hours
Minnetonka 106 miles 1.9 hours
Edina 112 miles 1.8 hours
St. Louis Park 118 miles 1.9 hours

Reefer Trucking Jobs

Another recent addition to the Brakebush family, the Wells, Minnesota plant is searching for team and solo reefer truck drivers. Featuring jobs with immediate openings, this is an opportunity to work for a private trucking company while driving a fully branded (and comfort-focused) rig. Typical reefer loads to Wells come from our Texas plant out of Iriving, located 915 miles south.

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OTR Trucking Jobs

Our Minnesota over-the-road drivers are a part of the backbone that helps Brakebush succeed nationwide. With our recently increased base driver rate of 60 cents per practical mile and new stop pay schedule rewarding $20 per stop minimum, now has never been a better time to become a long-haul truck driver. Even with over 24 days on the road each month, Brakebush OTR drivers are given the opportunity to spend time at home with family consistently.

Team Driving Jobs

Husband and wife team drivers are welcome at Brakebush Transportation. Maximize your earning potential as a couple with a team base rate of 33 cents per practical mile and an east coast premium of 5 cents per practical mile. With other bonus-earning opportunities, your chance at a high-paying team driving job while spending quality time together on the road is with Brakebush.

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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 Minnesota Trucking Jobs


What is the best paying trucking company?

Brakebush Transportation prides itself on being one of the best-paying trucking companies in the industry. We show our gratitude to our drivers with competitive pay, time at home, and plenty of bonuses.

What is layover pay in trucking?

A layover in trucking is when a driver is delayed by a shipper or receiver for one or more days. Layover pay is the rate you're paid by the company you drive for. Brakebush offers a $12.50 per hour layover pay with a 24-hour max of $165.

How much do truck drivers make in Minnesota?

As of 2023, truck drivers in Minnesota average $80,595 in annual earnings. Many team members at Brakebush Transportation average $100,000 and beyond in annual earnings.

Who is the best trucking company to drive for?

Brakebush Transportation offers an abundance of benefits that makes us a truck-driving company you want to work for. With competitive pay, a full benefits package, and bonuses, you won't want to work anywhere else.

What are reefer trucks used for?

Reefer trucks are utilized to carry perishable and temperature-sensitive goods for long distances. At Brakebush, our reefer truck drivers transport our frozen chicken products all over the US including Minnesota.

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