Indian River Transport, Co. - Winter Haven, FL.?

Discussion in 'Motor Carrier Questions - The Inside Scoop' started by rwings, Oct 22, 2006.

  1. rwings

    rwings <strong>"Jet Force"</strong>

    Sep 7, 2006
    Portales, NM
    They have a terminal in Clovis NM and haul milk out of this area. They always have adds in the paper and on the radio looking for drivers. It seams like they have a hard time keeping drivers. I am curious if anyone has heard good or bad info about this company or the terminal in Clovis. I would appreciate any info on them.:wave:
  2. The_Rev

    The_Rev Light Load Member

    Aug 11, 2006
    Englewood, FL
    I don't know anything about Clovis but here's info on the company courtesy of a friend of mine, Carlo:

    INDIAN RIVER TRANSPORT (2 years O.T.R. required w/HAZMAT)
    Starting Mileage Pay (Short Miles):
    0-1 year: .32
    1-2 years: .33
    2+ years: .34

    Monthly Incentive/Bonus Pay (Must run minimum of 12,000 miles monthly to qualify):
    12,000 miles: +.04 All miles.
    13,000 miles: +.06
    14,000+ miles: +.08

    Per Diem Pay:
    .08 of your mileage pay is NOT TAXED.

    Layover Pay (after 48 hours, then retroactive to first 24 hours):

    Vacation Pay:
    1 week after 1 year.
    2 weeks after 5 years.

    2-3 weeks out, 2-4 days in.

    Rider Program (after 90 days):
    Spouse only.

    Insurance (after 30 days)
    Health Insurance:
    Single plan $40/week.
    Family plan $80/week.

    Dental and Life Insurance:
    Single plan $5/week.
    Family plan same.

    Vision insurance:
    Not available.

    401k plan (After 1 year):
    Company will match $1,000 to the first $2,000 driver contributes.

    Operating Area:
    Florida to California, Florida to the Northeast, Florida to Canada, California to the Midwest, California to the Northeast, Midwest to the Southeast, Midwest to the Northeast, Northeast to the Southeast.
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  3. M Lee Rhodes

    M Lee Rhodes Bobtail Member

    Jun 23, 2007
    Somewhere in America..
    Do they hire drivers right out of School?
  4. Marinegreen1775

    Marinegreen1775 Light Load Member

    Dec 26, 2007
    Denver, CO
    Truckertwotimes works for them...check him out on You tube YOu can see the equipment and he talks a little about them. He seems happy there. He is a big time driver....He is really cool
  5. hopperman

    hopperman Bobtail Member

    Jan 1, 2008
    Was Indian River Transport Caught Hauling Dirty Water And Then Started Hauling Milk Without Cleaning The Tanks????
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  6. TruckingBum

    TruckingBum Light Load Member

    Aug 26, 2007
    hes a character allright he seems tired though that means he must be makin money.:biggrin_25524:
  7. TruckingBum

    TruckingBum Light Load Member

    Aug 26, 2007
    here it is wanna of my fav you tubers
  8. Marinegreen1775

    Marinegreen1775 Light Load Member

    Dec 26, 2007
    Denver, CO
    Yea he is something else.
    My favorite is the Why I like southern Michigan. I cant link yet. But it is great. His you tube stuff is great!
  9. Burky

    Burky Road Train Member

    I highly doubt it. There is a culture in food grade companies that would not ever permit something lik this to happen. And very rarely will a food grade producer load your trailer without the wash ticket that proves that the trailer has been cleaned. No tickee, no shirtee!!!

    I can't imagine a company taking that sort of risk, since if there is a food contamination, the total costs can run up into millions of dollars easily.

    Could there have been a screwup and this happened? Yes, but I can't see it being done intentionally.
  10. RobW

    RobW Light Load Member

    Sep 6, 2007
    N. Florida
    I can't see an intentional dirty load either. A mistake, okay. But this is a company who runs out of FL and that state has checks on so much of its agriculture products it seems completely unreasonable for a successful company to do anything like this.
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