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Reefer Trucking Jobs Available in Ohio Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

At Brakebush Transportation, truck drivers aren't numbers. They’re men and women who we respect and thank for their dedication dating back to our founding in 1925. We show our appreciation by fully equipping every Brakebush truck with driver-friendly features that make life on the road more efficient and comfortable. Drivers at Brakebush Transportation enjoy unmatched benefits like great health insurance and a generous bonus structure.

Curious how much you could make? While your mileage may end up varying, many of our drivers average over $100,000 annually.

All experienced Ohio OTR drivers carrying a valid CDL-A license are encouraged to apply. We only asked you to treat employees, suppliers, and other motorists on the road with respect.

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About our CDL Trucking Company

Brakebush Transportation is an industry-leading refrigerated trucking company transporting Brakebush poultry products across the United States. We're a privately owned company with no obligations to shareholders, so we pass the added savings onto our drivers. See more reasons why Brakebush might be a great fit for you along with our full pay structures and benefits below. Apply now 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 Ohio counties including:

Franklin County | Cuyahoga County | Hamilton County | Summit County | Montgomery County | Lucas County | Butler County | Stark 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
  • $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

Ohio 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 Ohio. And with a growing inventory, we're continuing to hire more qualified drivers from across the state.


  • $71,015 average truck driver salary (2022)


  • +6% projected job growth of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2018-2028)


  • 73,160 estimated heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2020)


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Columbus 390 miles 6.3 hours
Cleveland 478 miles 7.4 hours
Cincinnati 426 miles 7 hours
Toledo 528 miles 8.7 hours
Akron 443 miles 6.8 hours
Dayton 420 miles 6.6 hours
Parma 473 miles 7.3 hours
Canton 419 miles 6.4 hours
Youngstown 477 miles 7.5 hours
Lorain 497 miles 7.7 hours
Hamilton 443 miles 7 hours
Springfield 411 miles 6.6 hours
Kettering 421 miles 6.7 hours
Elyria 492 miles 7.6 hours
Lakewood 484 miles 7.4 hours
Newark 414 miles 6.4 hours
Cuyahoga Falls 445 miles 6.7 hours
Middletown 440 miles 7 hours
Euclid 485 miles 7.4 hours
Mentor 487 miles 7.5 hours