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High Paying Trucking Job in North Carolina Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

Brakebush has been a family-owned company producing and transporting quality poultry products since 1925. Join us for the trucking job you've always wanted. While your mileage may vary, many of our drivers average $100,000 in earnings annually on top of full benefits and a generous bonus earnings structure. Need more proof? See driver testimonials to learn why we're one of the best trucking companies to work for across America.

Searching for experienced truck drivers to fill urgent positions. If you're a CDL-A licensed driver with an excellent driving record, apply to join us in Mocksville, North Carolina.

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About our CDL Trucking Company

Brakebush Transportation is the transport and logistics division of Brakebush, a nationally recognized leader in refrigerated trucking and frozen chicken products throughout the US. We are a family-owned and operated business driven by doing right for our employees, customers, and suppliers. If you're ready, apply online or contact us with any questions you may have. 


Brakebush is hiring in all North Carolina counties including:

Mecklenburg County | Wake CountyGuilford CountyForsyth CountyCumberland CountyDurham CountyBuncombe CountyUnion County | Davie County | Davidson County | Rowan County | Iredell County | Yadkin 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

North Carolina 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 NC

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Charlotte 62.3 miles 1 hour
Raleigh 129 miles 2 hours
Greensboro 54.1 miles 0.57 hours
Durham 106 miles 1.6 hours
Winston-Salem 26.4 miles 0.32 hours
Fayetteville 145 miles 2.4 hours
Cary 123 miles 1.9 hours
Wilmington 235 miles 3.7 hours
High Point 38.2 miles 0.44 hours
Concord 38.5 miles 0.50 hours
Greenville 211 miles 3 hours
Asheville 124 miles 2 hours
Gastonia 77.6 miles 1 hour
Jacksonville 248 miles 3.9 hours
Apex 119 miles 1.9 hours
Chapel Hill 102 miles 1.6 hours
Huntersville 49.5 miles 0.53 hours
Burlington 74.1 miles 1 hour
Rocky Mount 186 miles 2.9 hours
Kannapolis 33.8 miles 0.47 hours

Reefer Trucking Jobs

Brakebush Transportation of Mocksville is on the prowl for experienced reefer truck drivers to fill immediate job openings. As the newest location in the business, the Mocksville, North Carolina plant is 1 of 3 responsible for cooking and parfrying Brakebush chicken. Both our team and solo reefer drivers have ready access to enjoy our generous page structure, including an east coast premium of 10 cents per practical mile.


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OTR Trucking Jobs

While our North Carolina over-the-road drivers may sometimes be asked to make trips totaling 23-26 days on the road in a given month, the job comes with its benefits. One of our recent additions includes a newly formatted driver-stop pay schedule. You will receive competitive compensation for each stop made before the final destination. Long haul drivers at our company see the most benefit from a recently increased driver base rate of 60 cents per practical mile.

Team Driving Jobs

Husband and wife team drivers are encouraged to apply at Brakebush. If you’re looking for a high-paying truck driving job that maximizes your time together while on the road, apply now. We reward driving teams with a raised team base rate of 33 cents per practical mile, as well as an east coast premium of 5 cents per practical mile.

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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 North Carolina Trucking Jobs

What is an OTR driver?

OTR drivers do long-haul trucking runs carrying heavy, sensitive materials and are paid on a per-mile basis. At Brakebush, our OTR drivers are respected and generously compensated for the work they do.

How much do truck drivers make in NC?

As of 2023, truck drivers in North Carolina average $80,180 in earnings annually. Many team members at Brakebush Transportation average $100,000 and beyond in annual earnings.

What are the benefits of OTR trucking?

OTR trucking positions are always in demand, so you'll have job security in a position that pays well. At Brakebush, we offer full benefits packages, great pay, and bonuses for hard-working drivers. Our modern equipment also makes long-haul trips that much more comfortable.

What are the requirements for long-haul trucking?

Most trucking companies require drivers to be CDL certified, over 21, and with a high school diploma. At Brakebush, we strongly encourage experienced CDL-A drivers with excellent driving records to apply.

What do reefer trucks carry?

Reefer trucks are essential for transporting large amounts of perishable products across the country. Brakebush Transportation drivers transport quality chicken products all over North Carolina and beyond.

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