ArcBest LTL carrier offering hiring bonuses for
SMITH, Ark., Sept. 23,
2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB), a
leader in supply chain logistics, announced today that its
less-than-truckload carrier, ABF Freight®, will host a two-day
hiring event in Carlisle on
September 30 and October 1, seeking candidates for full- and
part-time road drivers, full-time city drivers, full- and part-time
dock workers, and participants in the company's Driver Development
Program. The company is offering signing bonuses of $10,000 to full-time road and city drivers,
$5,000 to full-time dock workers and
Driver Development Program participants, and $250 to part-time dock workers, available on the
first day of employment.
"This is a great time to join the ABF team in Carlisle or one of our 240 service centers
throughout North America," said
Seth Runser, ABF Freight president.
"Our people are at the heart of our success, and our values-driven
culture has created an environment where people can grow and
thrive. Working at ABF means you are part of a hard-working team
that keeps supply chains moving. And here in Carlisle, as well as throughout our company,
you can anticipate high levels of job satisfaction."
On September 30 and October 1, ABF will host interested candidates
from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at its service
center, located at 2001 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA, 17015. No appointment is
necessary. Driver candidates should be at least 21 years old.
At the event, candidates can expect:
- Assistance with job applications
- Interviews with ABF recruiters
- Potential job offers made that day
- On-site DOT physicals and drug screens
This hiring event can also launch exciting new careers for those
looking for a job change. ABF's Driver Development Program allows
opportunities for those without a CDL-A who are interested in a
fulfilling driving career. Participants will attend a six-week paid
training program at ABF's expense to help them earn a CDL-A and
begin a driving career. The program provides more than 150 hours of
behind-the-wheel experience, and through both classroom and
hands-on instruction, participants will learn everything they need
to know to become a qualified ABF driver.
"Our Driver Development Program is designed especially for those
who want to join our industry and provides them the training to
acquire lucrative driver positions at our company," Runser said.
"We've seen many participants improve their job satisfaction and
earning potential while becoming ABF drivers through this
ABF Freight is one of the nation's largest and most trusted
less-than-truckload carriers, operating in both short- and
long-haul markets across North
America. ABF employs more than 10,000 people across 240
locations, and over 53 percent of ABF drivers have been employed
with the company for more than 10 years.
Full-time ABF drivers and dock workers receive Teamster Union
Scale wages, 100 percent company-paid health insurance for
employees and their families, personal days, sick leave and paid
holidays, and they are covered by a pension plan at no expense to
For additional information about this hiring event, visit
https://joinabf.com/hiring-event, or to view current job openings
across the country visit jobs.abf.com.
ArcBest® (Nasdaq: ARCB) is a multibillion-dollar integrated
logistics company that helps keep the global supply chain moving.
Founded in 1923 and now with over 15,000 employees across more than
250 campuses and service centers, the company is a logistics
powerhouse, fueled by the simple notion of finding a way to get the
job done. Through innovative thinking, agility and trust, ArcBest
leverages its full suite of shipping and logistics solutions to
meet customers' critical needs, each and every day. For more
information, visit arcb.com.
Media Contact: Autumnn Mahar
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