Montgomery Transport Adds Appreciation Pay For Truck Drivers
Birmingham, AL… Montgomery Transport, a leading flatbed carrier based in Birmingham, Ala., has announced a fourth quarter pay program to show appreciation for its hard-working drivers. The two-installment Appreciation Pay program will reward drivers based on all miles driven and is timed to give them additional holiday cash.
“We are so proud of our driving force here at Montgomery Transport. While we recently celebrated National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, it is important to us to continue to showcase our appreciation so our drivers know how important they are every single day,” says Rollins Montgomery, CEO of Montgomery Transport.
As part of the program, company drivers will earn an additional two cents per mile for all miles they drive from September 29 through January 31. The first installment will be paid on December 18, 2020, for all miles during October and November 2020. The second installment will be paid on February 5, 2021, for all miles during December 2020 and January 2021. Drivers are eligible immediately upon hire but must be employed on the date of distribution to receive their bonus.
MT Dedicated drivers will also receive appreciation pay during the same time frame of up to $30 per week paid out on December 18, 2020, and February 5, 2021.
Montgomery Transport has been very supportive and proactive to protect drivers and staff during the 2020 pandemic. Accommodations have included deferring payments from contractors, offering additional bonus payouts, and providing protective masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer. In addition, the carrier introduced an electronic bill of lading format with several of its top customers to keep their drivers and customers compliant with social distancing recommendations while reducing unnecessary exposure.
Montgomery Transport, based in Birmingham, Ala., is a nationwide, flatbed carrier specializing in over-dimensional freight and full transportation management. For more information, call 1-205-320-6000 or visit driveformontgomery.com.