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Transport America Announces Second Driver Pay Increase in 2018

January, 2019

Eagan, MN… For the second time in 2018, TransportAmerica, a subsidiary of TFI International Inc. is announcing a pay increase for Solo and Team company drivers, effective October 21, 2018.

This pay increase enables Solo over-the-road drivers to earn up to $80,000 annually, and Team over-the-road drivers to earn up to $170,000 annually. The company’s pay-for-performance structure recognizes drivers for their hard work and overall performance, making it possible for them to more rapidly achieve the top pay rates and additional performance bonuses.

“We continue to have the utmost respect for our drivers and their dedication to keeping America moving, and we are excited to again be increasing their pay,” said Paul Simmons, Transport America President. “We know our success begins with the great men and women working with us, one mile at a time, and we couldn’t do this without them.”

“At Transport America, we maintain a driver-first philosophy,” Mr. Simmons continued. “By providing our drivers with the utmost respect, more consistent home time, flexible routes, the best support in the industry and now increased pay, we are demonstrating our commitment to our outstanding professionals, and believe our customers will benefit from this pay increase as well. We thank our current drivers for their commitment, and welcome former and new drivers to join Transport America, where they too will have the experience of being part of a team that puts drivers first.” 

About Transport America

Transport America, a subsidiary of TFI International Inc. (TSX: TFII, OTCQX: TFIFF), is a leading provider of truckload transportation and logistics services throughout much of the US, Mexico and Canada. Transport America has been in business since 1984 and is headquartered in Eagan, MN. The company’s broad portfolio of services, which includes Solo and Team over-the-road, Dedicated, Regional, Intermodal and Brokerage, executed by talented professionals with state-of-the-art technology, caters to Fortune 1000 shippers who value Transport America’s customer focus. For more information, please visit www.transportamerica.com.

About TFI International

TFI International is a North American leader in the transportation and logistics industry, operating across the United States, Canada and Mexico through its subsidiaries. TFI International creates value for shareholders by identifying strategic acquisitions and managing a growing network of wholly-owned operating subsidiaries. Under the TFI International umbrella, companies benefit from financial and operational resources to build their businesses and increase their efficiency. TFI International companies service the following segments:

•Package and Courier;

•Less-Than-Truckload;

•Truckload;

•Logistics.

For more information, visit http://www.tfiintl.com

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