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Opportunity to earn $.57 per mile with incentives. (Up to $.61 if partial benefits are selected)


Solo Drivers:

Base Pay Single Driver: (paid weekly, two weeks behind)

  • First year – $.46 cents per mile
  • Second year – $.47 cents per mile
  • Third year – $.48 cents per mile
  • Fourth year – $.49 cents per mile
  • Fifth year – $.50 cents per mile
  • A driver with 5 years of verified previous experience will start at the second year level and one with ten or more years of verified experience will jump to the third year level.
  • Add $.04 to the tier amount if partial benefits are selected
  • Each quarter, earn up to $.07 of very achievable performance bonuses in miles, safety, fuel economy and fuel performance.



  • Per Diem to increase your pay
  • Paid Holiday’s
  • Weekly Pay, Direct Deposit
  • Health insurance
    • Family Plan available
  • Flex Plan, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance available
  • 401k; company match up to 3% of wages
  • Paid Vacation:
    • Two weeks after a year and every anniversary thereafter
  • Every company claims open door policy, but we are actively involved in your success.
  • DocHauler document scanning for delivery of trip information



  • Minimum age of 23
  • Must have valid Class A commercial driver’s license showing current residence
  • Recent OTR experience
  • Must pass DOT physical and drug screen
  • Approved driving record


Additional Advantages:

  • Newer model trucks and trailers
  • Terminals in Buffalo Lake, MN. Wildwood, FL, Davenport, FL & Winter Haven, FL
  • 98% no touch freight
  • 100% paid lumpers
  • Detention pay after two hours
  • Layover pay
  • No west coast and No Northeast
  • 25.00 per stop
  • Orientation pay
  • Regular and consistent home time.
    • All drivers within 250 miles of Minnesota hit home every 4-6 days
    • Some choose to run two cycles and have a longer home time every two weeks.


Hiring Area:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Wisconsin



Because of our small size and low driver turnover; we schedule orientations to fit your schedule and in most cases they are conducted one on one.  Why wait for the next class?

As a driver at Kottke, you will be dispatched out after completion of the orientation program. Please be sure to bring items you’ll need in the truck as well as the following items:

  • Valid Class A CDL from your state of residence
  • Social Security Card
  • Blank voided check or bank-authorized document containing bank routing and account numbers (if enrolling in direct-deposit payroll)
  • Current DOT medical documentation i.e. Long Form Physical and Card
  • 10 year work history for DOT file
  • Proper footwear and attire for your road test
  • We will give you a $50 gift card to help you stock your truck at the conclusion of orientation
  • 7-10 changes of clothes to include winter work clothing
  • Personal hygiene materials (soap, deodorant, shaving materials, etc.)
  • Medications that you are currently taking
  • Bedding for a truck (sleeping bag, blankets, pillow)
  • Alarm clock, flashlight, sunglasses, plus any glasses you must use when driving
  • Reference letters or W-2 form for unemployment
  • Child support court order if applicable
  • Birth dates and social security numbers for family members you want to add to your insurance


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Join the Kottke Trucking family today! In joining, you become part of an amazing team including our Hall of Fame drivers: John, Jeff, Tom and Rick.


(800) 248-2623 (320) 833-5385

Kottke Trucking, Inc.