Average 3,000 miles per week, at up to $0.51 per mile! A better way to drive OTR. Ask about our new pay package and bonus programs!

We’re celebrating 40 years of consistent growth and a stellar reputation among drivers and customers. Our motto is “Family Owned, Driver Focused,” and we want you to experience what that means!  With top of the line pay, equipment, and fleet managers, you will FEEL the emphasis onReta our most important asset – YOU, the driver. For starters, our VIP orientation is nothing but the best in housing, food, and a thorough introduction to what it means to represent Koch as a driver. Call a recruiter today to see how your best miles are ahead!

The Koch OTR Difference

  • We know miles are important! We make sure you bring home a paycheck the first 6 weeks while you get accustomed to the Koch way. 
  • OTR system also includes Midwest Regional & Point-to-Point lanes; ask your recruiter for details. 
  • Stop pay. Detention pay. Layover pay. Vacation pay. Koch makes sure OTR drivers bring home real paychecks every week.

The Benefits of Driving with Koch

  • Sign On Bonuses vary by job and range from $2,000-$5,000!
  • $3,000 Referral Bonus ($1500 first dispatch, $1500 at 6 months)
  • Pay Every Week - Consistent, accurate paychecks are as important to us as they are to you, which is why you'll get paychecks every Friday.
  • Keep Driving - Koch keeps you on the road when your truck is being repaired. We'll immediately take you to our nearest facility and put you in another rig while yours is in for repairs. That means no down time. You will always be driving and earning.
  • Mentor Driver - A Driver Mentor helps you overcome challenges. Mentors maintain confidentiality and are always on your side.
  • Top Equipment - APU-equipped late-model tractors with air-ride cabs and suspensions and 450 HP Cummins engines keep you comfortable on great lanes.
  • Riders Welcome - Want to share time on the road with family? Bring them along! Our Rider Program welcomes all riders 12+ years of age.
  • Safety Incentives - Driving safe is common sense and our incentive program is dollars and cents! Ask for details.
  • Worry Free Maintenance - We offer 24/7/365 road service assistance. We keep you rolling when your truck breaks down.

Paid VIP Orientation - Earn While You Learn!

Your time is money - VIP Orientation is paid! We'll fly you to this 3-day event in Minneapolis where you'll have your own accommodations in an upscale hotel and receive up to $50 cash when you arrive. At orientation you'll learn everything you need to know to have the best Koch career. 

After orientation, we’ll put you on the road in a newly detailed, late-model truck equipped with an APU and a power inverter, so that you are able to outfit your truck with some of the comforts of home. Koch has some of the best maintained trucks on the road! We do this to show our drivers we appreciate them and to welcome them to the Koch family.


Your Health & Wellness Matters at Koch

  • Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) - Company Match
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Disability Insurance: Long & Short-Term
  • Paid Vacation

New Koch Trucking Pet Policy!

  • Dogs only, must be 30 lbs or less
  • Non-aggressive breeds only
  • Must bring papers for 3 required current vaccinations (Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella)
  • Dog must be 12 months or older
  • Nonrefundable pet fee and weekly fee
  • Certain fleets may not allow dogs on the truck (talk to a recruiter to see if you are eligible)
  • No dogs in orientation. You may pick up your pet at your home once you’ve been assigned a truck.

Maximize your pay, in every direction

Owner Operator's & Lease Purchase Compensation
  • $1.01 per mile, without Hazmat
  • $1.02 per mile, with Hazmat
  • $50 per stop
  • Base Plate Payment Program (based on mile driven)
  • We pay all authorized Tolls, Scales, and Permits
  • 100% of Billed & Collected Fuel Surcharge paid to the contractor (All loaded miles based on national average)
  • No Tractor? No Problem! With our Lease Purchase program, you can get into a late-model tractor with no money down!

Drive forward with Koch

  • We're social! - You're on social media and so are we! Follow us for up-to-the-minute information and to participate in our weekly contests. You'll find us on Facebook (@KochTrucking) and Instagram (@KochTrucking).
  • Four Divisions Strong - We have routes and trucks for all types of hauls - OTR, Dedicated, Specialized and Flatbed. Start in one division and move to another if you'd like. There's plenty of room for all kinds of career growth at Koch.
  • 40th Anniversary: 2018 - Stan Koch, our founder, purchased his first truck in 1978 and that means this year we'll be celebrating our 40th Anniversary. We hope you'll be here to help us make this year the best one yet - and for the year-long party!
  • Special Olympics Truck Convoy - Koch was proud and honored to participate in the Special Olympics MN Truck Convey (2017). Thanks to our great drivers, we had 15 trucks with six Special Olympians in our passenger seats at this 2-day celebration, which helps raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota.