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WE ARE THE DRIVERS OF AMERICAN LIFE - EARN UP TO $50,000-$60,000 YOUR FIRST YEAR

No matter what drives you – a passion for the open road, career independence or financial security – Swift has the driving opportunities for you. Swift Transportation is a powerful force on the road with more than 16,000 trucks, 60,000 trailers and 16,000 company drivers. And while we’re busy making a difference in the everyday lives of millions, we’re dedicated to delivering success to you. Join Swift’s Driving Force today for a career that goes the long haul.

Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition Reimbursement

Swift offers tuition reimbursement to drivers hired who attended a CDL school outside of Swift. Please get in touch with a recruiter for proper documentation needed to qualify.

Competitive Pay and OTR Bonus Plan

Competitive Pay and OTR Bonus Plan

We’ve increased our over-the-road pay PLUS added a bonus plan that allows you to earn up to an additional $3,000 in your first 6 months of driving OTR Dry Van, Refrigerated or Flatbed! First year drivers can earn between $50,000-$60,000, and after 6 months you qualify to participate in our Driver Ranking to earn even more.

Work/Family Balance

Work/Family Balance

Spending time with your family is just as important as providing for them financially. Swift believes in a solid work/life balance. So we prioritize driving schedules that support your family’s busy and changing lifestyle.

Career Growth

Career Growth

Swift lets you drive your career forward with training for every position, as well as continued educational opportunities. Start as a driver, become a mentor, or advance to working in one of our many terminals. 

24/7 Support

24/7 Support

Swift’s always got your back – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with our Extended Coverage Team. Our network of support terminals extends from coast to coast, so you’re never working alone.

Advanced Technology

Advanced Technology

Swift’s leading edge driver technology increases both efficiency and safety for you and others on the road. Our goal is to get everyone home safely while making sure our equipment is the best on the road. You won't have a truck that's more than 3 years old!

SWIFT HAS THE FUTURE YOU WANT

Swift Perks

Our Benefits

Dedicated Routes
Driving Ranking Program
Latest High Tech 'Smart' Trucks
Tuition Reimbursement
Work/Life Balance

Swift Perks

Our Benefits

401k
Disability, Life, Accident and Critical Illness Coverage
Stock Purchase Program


Medical, Dental & Vision plans
Paid Vacation
Prescription Drug Plans
Weekly Paycheck

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Driving Opportunities

As an experienced CDL-A Driver, you want the rewards of a successful career. Swift delivers more miles, more loads and more pathways to expand your career than any other carrier. We offer various hauls. Choose the one that fits you best!

Dry Van

It's the classic 53' trailer. Most freight is no-touch, drop, hook and go! Over-the-road and dedicated opportunities available.

Dedicated

Would you rather be home more often? Our customers keep us moving! We have a wide variety of dedicated opportunities that offer consistent freight and home time. At least 3 months experience required.

Flatbed

Looking to launch your CDL career to the next level? Give yourself the edge, stay competitive, and earn more by joining a specialized team as a Flatbed driver! Additional training, over-the-road, and dedicated opportunities available.

Heavy Haul

Be in it for the long haul with our heavy haul. If you live in the Pacific Northwest, we have the opportunities for you! Premium pay is offered on this fleet.

Intermodal

From the road to the rails, Intermodal gives you consistent freight and set schedules while keeping you close to home. Per load incentives and weekend mileage bonuses are also offered in this fleet. Furthermore, 99% of the freight is no-touch!

Ocean Container

Do you have a TWIC card? From the ports to the road - Ocean Containers give you consistent freight close to the water. Dedicated opportunities available.

Refrigerated

Cool opportunities reside in this fleet. Our temperature controlled trailers offer Drivers consistent freight and miles. This fleet also has the most dedicated opportunities available!

Swift Express

Express drivers are home daily hauling freight on short routes. Join this fleet for an eased driving experience!

Dry Van

Dry Van

It's the classic 53' trailer. Most freight is no-touch, drop, hook and go! Over-the-road and dedicated opportunities available.

Dedicated

Dedicated

Would you rather be home more often? Our customers keep us moving! We have a wide variety of dedicated opportunities that offer consistent freight and home time. At least 3 months experience required.

Flatbed

Flatbed

Looking to launch your CDL career to the next level? Give yourself the edge, stay competitive, and earn more by joining a specialized team as a Flatbed driver! Additional training, over-the-road, and dedicated opportunities available.

Heavy Haul

Heavy Haul

Be in it for the long haul with our heavy haul. If you live in the Pacific Northwest, we have the opportunities for you! Premium pay is offered on this fleet.

Intermodal

Intermodal

From the road to the rails, Intermodal gives you consistent freight and set schedules while keeping you close to home. Per load incentives and weekend mileage bonuses are also offered in this fleet. Furthermore, 99% of the freight is no-touch!

Ocean Container

Ocean Container

Do you have a TWIC card? From the ports to the road - Ocean Containers give you consistent freight close to the water. Dedicated opportunities available.

Refrigerated

Refrigerated

Cool opportunities reside in this fleet. Our temperature controlled trailers offer Drivers consistent freight and miles. This fleet also has the most dedicated opportunities available!

Swift Express

Swift Express

Express drivers are home daily hauling freight on short routes. Join this fleet for an eased driving experience!

Our Fleet is Top of the Line

Swift partners with some of the industry’s top manufacturers, using late-model Freightliner and Volvo tractors – 92% of which are less than five years old.

Swift has more to offer

Driver Ranking Bonus

We reward our drivers based on their miles driven, commitment to safety, on-time deliverables, low customer service failure rate and total day of employment.

Swift is Now Cruising at 65 MPH

Swift is really cruising along, changing the speed of our company trucks from 60 mph to 63 on the pedal and from 62 mph to 65 on cruise control.

New Dog Policy

Drivers can now bring man’s best friend on the road with them. Dogs must be under 40 pounds, non-aggressive and have proof of proper vaccinations.

Hear From Our Team

 

My mentor worked hard for me to get it as quick as possible. He did well on teaching me how to back and teach me the rules of the road. He was there when I needed him. "

Gregg

Recent CDL Graduate

 

You get to challenge yourself, it’s one of those environments where you thrive and succeed. It’s how much you choose to push yourself, the opportunity is there. "

Dane

Recent CDL Graduate

 

My mentor keeps up with his trainees. He’s making sure we are maintaining what he taught us, keeping our schedule and keeping safe on the road. "

Charles

Recent CDL Graduate and Veteran

FAQS

Am I on a contract?

The only commitment at Swift is to your career. We do not participate in employment contracts. However, we do have a financial agreement for Academy costs.

How much is the Swift Academy?

Swift Academy tuition is $3,900. Housing is optional at an additional $750. After one year of employment, tuition is fully reimbursed. We do not do credit checks! A Swift recruiter can give you more details.

Do you have automatic trucks?

We have both manual and automatic tractors. Availability may vary.

How long will it be until I get on a dedicated route?

Most of our dedicated opportunities require at least 3 months of over-the-road experience. However, some accounts do allow Trainees. A recruiter can let you know if there is one in your area actively hiring!

When exactly do I receive my first paycheck?

You receive your first check the next week after orientation.

Do you have tuition reimbursement?

We do! In order to qualify we require documentation. A Swift recruiter will let you know exactly what you need!

What is your average weekly pay during training?

Weekly pay for Trainees varies based on your state of residency. We pay at a flat weekly rate so you know exactly how much you will earn! A Swift recruiter can provide you a quote.

JOIN SWIFT'S DRIVING FORCE!

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