Truck Driver- Carlisle- TUES-SAT-10AM-12PM

Carlisle, PA
Allen Distribution
Posted 04/23/2024

Job Title: Professional Driver

Department: Transportation

Reports To: Fleet Dispatch Manager/Driver Manager

Position Type: Full Time

Purpose of Position

  • To safely and efficiently transport customer product via tractor trailer
  • To contribute to the long-term success of the organization

Values and Business Practices

  • Safety First - We value our integrity while operating safely within the confines of all federal, state, local and company policies
  • We deliver on our commitments to our customers always with a positive attitude
  • We treat everybody with respect and dignity
  • We operate with high business ethics
  • We are a good corporate citizen
  • We value our professional relationships on all levels
  • We strive to have a "Continuous Improvement Culture"

Our expectation is that all employees, customers and vendors will perform in a manner that will ensure long term success.

Company Expectations


Works the hours needed to support the business goals (including overtime, weekends and holidays). Remains open-minded, performs a wide variety of job tasks, transitions from task to task effectively (multi-task).


Always present and punctual; arrives prepared for work. Completes work in a timely, accurate and consistent manner. Plan and schedule your time off in advance with your supervisor or manager. Avoid unscheduled days off which will result in attendance points.


Maintains a "Whatever it Takes" attitude. Lives by company stated values and inspires others.

Willingness to learn

Approaches new tasks with an interest to learn. Has the ability to learn techniques as job task requirements change.


Seeks out additional work when job tasks are completed. Goes above and beyond required tasks. Participate in department meetings. Display pride in your assigned truck and related equipment, is on time for loading and delivery appointments. Secures cargo appropriately to protect from damage and theft.

Quality of Work

Maintains high standards and safety despite pressing deadlines.

Follows directions

Follows all written and verbal instructions provided by management, Fleet Dispatch Manager, Driver Manager and Load Planner, etc…


Shares all information in a professional and factual manner ensuring the best decisions are made for the company. Report all issues to your manager/supervisor.


Maintains an appropriate appearance and dresses in accordance with the established dress code guidelines to your respective position.

Position Competency

  • Ability to maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Willingness to drive a Class A tractor trailer on commercial routes in Pennsylvania, New York, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and all other states within our operating area.
  • A solid knowledge of all safety and regulatory requirements of operating a Class 8, commercial vehicle
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with Shippers and Consignees, so that they believe, that they are our most important customer
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs, climb in and out of truck cabs and trailers sit or stand for long periods of time.

Role Expectations

Safety and Compliance

  • A solid knowledge of DOT regulations and the ability to abide by such regulations 100% of the time
  • Ability to understand and follow Allen Distribution policies and procedures 100% of the time.
  • Reports immediately to Dispatch any unsafe acts or equipment that may cause injury or damage to others.


  • Communicate effectively with customers as required
  • Able to resolve issues promptly and/or request assistance from Dispatch Operations

Fleet Operations

  • Ability to read and understand work instructions from dispatch
  • Ability to work and understand electronic communication including but not limited to in cab communication and e-logs.
  • Understand regional geography, reading maps, following directions and making effective and efficient travel route decisions.


  • Ability to perform an effective pre or post trip inspections, communicate findings to Dispatch or Maintenance teams for effective resolution


  • Ensure assigned loads are picked up and delivered as scheduled
  • Ability to communicate immediately to Dispatch scheduled delivery time is at risk
  • Ability to communicate any service non-conformance to Dispatch.


  • Communicates with Dispatch when loads are complete and ready for next assignment
  • Communicates with Dispatch prior to end of day, if anything else is required
  • Stays on scheduled throughout the day, taking required breaks but no excessive breaks or time from scheduled travel.
  • Communicates their recommendations for improvements in all areas of responsibility


Activity Base Pay BreakdownCPM Pay - $0.65 (Cents Per Mile)Live Load - $27.00 per stopLive Unload - $27.00 per stopHook loaded Trailer - $6.75 per stopDrop Loaded Trailer - $6.75 per stopHook Empty Trailer - $6.75 per stopDrop Empty Trailer - $6.75 per stopDetention - $27.00 / hour after 1.5 hours from appointment time. Must notify dispatch and be on time for appointment. Paid in 15-minute increments.Minimum Per Diem Pay - $250.00 - as long as all dispatched (and reasonably dispatched) work has been completed


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