BOWLING GREEN, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bluegrass Dedicated is proud to announce a new pay scale for its truck drivers. The new pay scale is designed to retain and attract top-quality truck drivers and reward them for their hard work and dedication.
The trucking industry is facing a shortage of qualified drivers, and Bluegrass Dedicated recognizes that providing competitive compensation is essential to attracting and retaining the best drivers.
The average professional truck driver salary in Bowling Green, KY is $64,000 annually. Bluegrass Dedicated projected regional driver starting pay is $96,000 annually, 50% higher than the Bowling Green average.
"Drivers are the lifeblood of the supply chain and our economy," said Dedicated President, Paul Withrow. "We are pleased to announce this highly competitive wage increase. Regional drivers can make a great living here at the Bluegrass community. The wage allows them to take care of their families, plan for retirement, and experience a high quality of life."
In addition to the new pay scale, Bluegrass Dedicated offers its truck drivers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) with company match up to 4%, short- and long-term disability, paid time off (vacation and sick), and volunteer time off.
About Bluegrass Supply Chain
Bluegrass Supply Chain is a third-party/contract logistics provider based in Bowling Green, KY. Founded in 2002, we strive to deliver innovative solutions to make our customers and their supply chains better. Serving primarily automotive and food, beverage, and consumer goods companies, Bluegrass provides value added fulfillment, Just-in-Time/Just-in-Sequence, cross docking, ecommerce fulfillment, light assembly, and engineering support services over a five-state region.
About Bluegrass Dedicated
Bluegrass Dedicated is an asset-based transportation provider established in Bowling Green, KY. Founded in 2010, the company provides Dedicated, Regional, Local shuttle and Yard Transportation services. Bluegrass Dedicated believes safety is the #1 priority and provides state of the art equipment: resulting in reliable and safe transportation to its customers and a strong commitment to its drivers.