K.L. Harring Raises Team Driver Pay, Becomes A Top Pay Carrier of 2018by Jake Tully - Published: 7/12/2018
Earlier this month, Pennsylvania-based team truckload carrier K.L. Harring Transportation announced that it will raise its base pay to 70 cents per mile for team drivers as well as raising its minimum guaranteed weekly pay to $1,600 per driver.
According to K.L. Harring, this new payment program that went into effect on July 1st will place the company among some of the highest paid professional drivers in the U.S. , with opportunities to earn more by way of pay incentives such as safe operation incentives and fuel savings.
“We have always believed that our drivers are the most important part of our company, and we have always tried to be proactive with our pay,” said Company President Keith Harring. “We want to reward our drivers for their continued great work, and we want to have a highly competitive compensation program in place that will allow us to continue to welcome experienced team drivers into what we feel is one of the nation’s most elite fleets.”
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Sources at K.L. Harring report that the company has cultivated an atmosphere where drivers feel as though they are part of the company family, offering team drivers frequent incentives and perks during their career with K.L. Harring.
In the wake of K.L. Harring’s new pay package, the National Transportation Institute endorsed the company as a Certified Top Pay Carrier for 2018, based on pay increases as well as the weekly minimum pay in addition to other financially-related benefits offered by the company.
“We have a great deal of respect for Keith and the approach he has taken in building his company – from being an owner-operator driving his one truck 40 years ago to where K.L. Harring Transportation is today,” said Leah Shaver, Chief Operating Officer of the National Transportation Institute. “We evaluated the pay package at K.L. Harring Transportation before it was finalized, and we found it to be one of the best pay packages in the entire country for teams.”
More information on the company and its current offerings to drivers may be found at the company’s site.