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Reefer Trucking Jobs in Tennessee Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Brakebush prides itself on providing quality chicken deliveries made by drivers who are highly qualified and cared for. Our fleet of 73 trucks and 230 trailers are all fuel-efficient with modern features to keep drivers safe and comfortable. Brakebush Transportation respects and values drivers, and we show it by offering unmatched benefits such as competitive pay, extensive insurance, and guaranteed time at home with family.

We are looking for experienced, professional drivers with excellent driving records and a valid CDL-A license to join us at our Tennessee branch as over-the-road drivers. We take pride in our superior, well-spec’d equipment. 

Reefer trucking jobs Tennessee

About our CDL Trucking Company

A family-owned trucking company, Brakebush Transportation has delivered industry-leading chicken to customers throughout the continental US since 1925. In that time, we’ve learned to treat our drivers like family, not just another number in a system. Our OTR drivers typically make it home once a week for a minimum of 34 hours. In 2019, our over-the-road CDL drivers averaged $75,000 in annual pay, making us one of the best paying trucking companies in America. See our pay structures and benefits below. Apply now or contact us if you have any questions.


Brakebush is hiring in all Tennessee counties including:

Shelby County | Davidson County | Knox County | Hamilton County | Rutherford County | Williamson County | Montgomery County | Sumner County

Pay Rate:

  • Base Rate: $.56 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Performance Incentive: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Per Diem: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • East Coast Premium: $.05 per mi. 

+ Bonuses:

  • Stop Pay: $30.00 for dispatched stop
  • $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.


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

Long Haul Trucking Jobs Tennessee


Brakebush’s over the road reefer trucking jobs offer excellent pay with bonuses and benefits you'll appreciate as an experienced driver. We don't give jobs but careers with guaranteed time at home each week. From Nashville or Memphis to Knoxville and Chattanooga, Brakebush Transportation is looking for Tennesse's best CDL-A drivers.


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Nashville 416 miles 6.5 hours
Memphis 627 miles 9.6 hours
Knoxville 237 miles 3.7 hours
Chattanooga 384 miles 5.4 hours
Clarksville 462 miles 7.3 hours
Murfreesboro 416 miles 6.5 hours
Franklin 432 miles 6.7 hours
Jackson 544 miles 8.4 hours
Johnson City 144 miles 2.9 hours
Bartlett 613 miles 9.5 hours
Hendersonville 420 miles 6.7 hours
Kingsport 193 hours 3.2 hours
Collierville 617 miles 9.5 hours
Smyrna 411 miles 6.4 hours
Cleveland 291 miles 5 hours
Brentwood 421 miles 6.4 hours
Spring Hill 446 miles 6.9 hours
Germantown 615 miles 9.6 hours
Columbia 455 miles 7.1 hours
Gallatin 407 miles 6.4 hours