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Reefer Trucking Job in Wisconsin Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

Get a reefer trucking job with a growing transportation company out of Wisconsin. While your mileage may vary, many CDL drivers at Brakebush average $100,000 in annual pay. Level up your earnings even further with our generous driver bonus system. Apply to a family-owned transportation company that's been around since 1925 and live the life on the road you've always wanted.

Experienced drivers with a valid CDL-A license and an excellent driving record should apply online to our Wisconsin branch.

Reefer Trucking Jobs Wisconsin

Trucking Jobs From a Wisconsin Based Company

Brakebush Transportation is based out of Wisconsin, servicing our 3 other company locations in Texas, Minnesota, and North Carolina. As a private fleet, we're able to offer those who drive for us great benefits and pay. Every one of our CDL-A drivers enjoys well-maintained trucks equipped with many driver-friendly amenities you'll appreciate. You'll enjoy timely logistics support and the opportunity to be home every week. Sound like your next gig? Apply now or contact us with questions.


Brakebush is hiring in all Wisconsin counties including:

Milwaukee County | Dane CountyOutagamie CountyRacine CountyKenosha CountyRock CountySheboygan CountyWaukesha County | Washington CountyWalworth CountyFond du Lac CountyOzaukee CountyDodge CountyJefferson County | Marquette County | Green Lake County | Waushara County | Columbia County | Adams 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

Wisconsin Trucking Facts

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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Wisconsin) Driving distance in hours
Milwaukee 113 miles 1.9 hours
Madison 58 miles 1.1 hours
Green Bay 107 miles 2 hours
Appleton 76 miles 1.5 hours
Waukesha 110 miles 1.7 hours
Eau Claire 142 miles 2.3 hours
Oshkosh 57 miles 1.2 hours
Janesville 93 miles 1.5 hours
West Allis 120 miles 1.8 hours
La Crosse 105 miles 1.9 hours
Wauwatosa 121 miles 1.8 hours
Sheboygan 96 miles 2.5 hours
Fond du Lac 59 miles 1.4 hours
New Berlin 118 miles 1.8 hours
Wausau 90 miles 1.4 hours
Brookfield 116 miles 1.8 hours
Menomonee Falls 122 miles 2 hours
Beloit 103 miles 1.7 hours
Baraboo 37 miles 0.7 hours
Deforest 45 miles 0.7 hours
Portage 21 miles 0.4 hours
Wisconsin Dells 28 miles 0.5 hours
Mauston 33 miles 0.8 hours
Neshkoro 22 miles 0.5 hours
Princeton 21 miles 0.5 hours
Berlin 38 miles 0.9 hours
Adams 27 miles 0.5 hours

Reefer Trucking Jobs

Brakebush's Wisconsin headquarters is expanding to hire more drivers for 2023 and beyond. Many of our team and solo truck drivers make extra money due to a newly rolled-out progressive stop-pay schedule. This pay schedule gives drivers added compensation for the stops they make along the way to their final destination.

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OTR trucking job Wisconsin

OTR Trucking Jobs

Taking your career as an over-the-road driver out of Wisconsin to the next level with Brakebush Transportation has its benefits. While you may spend 24-27 days a month on the road, we work with our drivers to give them time off at home consistently. As one of our drivers, your earning potential will be sky-high due to incentives like easy coast premiums (10 cents per practical mile), quarterly safety bonus (1 cent per practical mile), and more.

Opportunities for Driven CDL Drivers

Embrace a fulfilling career at Brakebush Transportation with available CDL jobs for ambitious Wisconsin truck drivers. Become a part of our workforce to enjoy attractive remuneration, state-of-the-art trucking technology, and a nurturing, family-centric atmosphere. With our strong company culture and endorsements from satisfied drivers, there's never been a better time to enter into a fulfilling CDL career with us.


Team Driving Jobs

Looking for a husband and wife truck driving job? You’ve come to the right place. Brakebush Transportation welcomes couples on the road. See our pay breakdown for team drivers including a 33 cents per practical mile base rate and 5 cents per practical mile east coast premium.

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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 Wisconsin Trucking Jobs

What is OTR in trucking?

OTR is when a long-haul truck driver sometimes spends weeks at a time on the road, driving across the country with full loads. OTR drivers require overnight stays, but at Brakebush you're guaranteed time at home each week. Drivers normally choose this career path because of the high demand and higher salaries.

What is a reefer driver?

A reefer driver normally carries loads of refrigerated fresh goods across the country. Most individuals who have driving experience and close attention to detail choose this route. It can sometimes be hard work, but compensation makes up for it.

How much is a truck driver's salary?

In Wisconsin, the average salary for truck drivers in 2023 was $80,722. At Brakebush, we offer skilled CDL-A licensed drivers the opportunity to average $100,000 per year and beyond in earnings.

Who hires new CDL drivers?

Brakebush is hiring CDL-A certified truck drivers at our Wisconsin branch. If you have experience in long-haul truck driving and an excellent driving record, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

How much time off do OTR truckers get?

At Brakebush, drivers are given time at home each week for a minimum of 34 hours. We also have options for drivers who would like more time at home.

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