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Reefer Trucking Jobs in Tennessee Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

Brakebush Transportation is offering reefer trucking jobs to drivers out of Tennessee. Further your career with great pay, full benefits, and a generous bonus structure. In addition to great pay, we offer full benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as a 401k plan.

Many of our drivers average $100,000 annually. And while your mileage may vary, this could be you too. If you are an experienced reefer driver looking for a rewarding career with a company that values its drivers, apply online to join our team.

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

Reefer trucking jobs Tennessee

About Our CDL Trucking Company

As a family-owned trucking company, Brakebush Transportation has delivered industry-leading poultry products throughout the continental US since 1925. Brakebush is a privately-owned company with no obligations to shareholders - passing the savings on to drivers. See more reasons why you might be a good fit with us along with our complete 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 Tennessee counties including:

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

Tennessee 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 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 TN

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

Tennessee over the road jobs

Tennessee OTR Trucking Jobs

Join Brakebush Transportation for a rewarding OTR job out of Tennessee. While it's common for our drivers to be on the road 24-27 days a month, we give each a chance for regular time off at home. Take advantage of additional driver incentives like east coast premiums (10 cents per practical mile) and quarterly safety bonuses (1 cent per practical mile) to increase your earnings.


Solo Truck Driver Jobs That Count

The best solo truck driver jobs are at Brakebush Transportation in Tennessee. Our drivers receive generous pay, full benefits, and bonuses for hard work. If you are looking for a reputable transportation company that respects its drivers, apply today!

Team Driving Jobs

Brakebush Transportation hires team drivers nationwide. Get the opportunity to work alongside a partner or as a husband and wife trucking team to maximize your earning potential and grow your career. With a private fleet of comfort-focused trucks and a commitment to safety and customer satisfaction, Brakebush offers a supportive and rewarding work environment for all team drivers. 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 Tennessee


How much does a trucker get paid in TN?

Truck drivers in Tennessee make on average an estimated $92,249 per year, according to Indeed.

How often do you have to renew your CDL in Tennessee?

A CDL license must be renewed every 8 years in Tennessee, according to

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