For individuals interested in finding trucking jobs, there is one option that pays well and is sure to keep you busy. Team truck driving positions pair you with another Class A CDL truck driver. These team driving jobs ensure the truck you are driving hardly stops rolling. What that means for you is the opportunity to cover more miles faster and get more freight delivered. If you are a truck driver at ABF Freight, you can apply for a team driving job. And, you too could be one of the elite truck drivers on the ABF Freight Load Team in the near future. Learn more about this top performing group of team drivers and what it takes to be hired on by ABF Freight.
How to Be a Freight Load Team Member
Only a select few of ABF Freight team drivers are given the opportunity to join the company’s load team for the upcoming year. These members must excel at a number of truck driver skills that showcase their abilities. For starters, ABF Freight reviewed every candidate’s truck driver safety record to ensure these drivers are accident-free and incident-free. Personal integrity also plays a part in determining which team truck drivers deserve a spot on the team. Other qualities that are considered include each drivers ability to load trailers correctly, as well as their role in providing quality deliveries.
It is quite the honor for ABF Freight truck drivers who are given the chance to be on the annual freight load team. According to the Vice President of Service Center Operations at ABF Freight, Andy Upchurch, “Our Load Team members are an excellent representation of what makes us an industry leader in cargo handling. ABF employees, including our Load Team members, are known for providing superior customer service that includes a daily commitment to deliver freight damage-free and on time, along with a great experience for our customers.”
Here is the complete list of all the team truck drivers that make up the ABF Freight Load Team for 2018:
- Tony Abitia of Pico Rivera, California
- Steve Labonte of Enfield, Connecticut
- Eli Carbonell of Miami, Florida
- Chester Barr of Atlanta, Georgia
- David Brol Juarez of Aurora, Illinois
- Jim Lewis of South Chicago, Illinois
- Brian Neuner of Louisville, Kentucky
- Rob Hayes of Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Dan Peoples of Kansas City, Missouri
- Jason Patti of Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Don Carrick of Winston-Salem, North Carolina
- Mark Buroker of Dayton, Ohio
- Dean McFarland of Tulsa, Oklahoma
- Jon Lucas of Portland, Oregon
- Stewart Hennion of Allentown, Pennsylvania
- Mike Kennedy of Carlisle, Pennsylvania
- Kevin Teague of Chattanooga, Tennessee
- Brock Brogdon of Dallas, Texas
- Ben Mascaro of Salt Lake City, Utah
To be included on the 2018 Load Team for ABF Freight has several benefits. For starters, you are considered the best in the business for team driving positions. This automatically moves you up in the ranks to be eligible to work with the best paying shipping customers. After all, shippers want to be sure they can depend on truck drivers to handle their freight with the utmost in skill and professionalism. Being on the Load Team at ABF Freight signifies you can handle the job well.
Another benefit is that these truck drivers will have the honor of adding this prestigious title to their truck driving resume. If they ever need to search for other team truck driving jobs, they will have little trouble securing a top paying position at a trucking company. Either way, for truck drivers hoping to one day retire after doing the best job possible in their trucking career, the designation of Load Team Member is a great sign of a job well done.
Becoming a Team Driver for ABF Freight
If you are interested in finding a team truck driving job at ABF Freight with the hopes of one day joining this elite group, then start by searching for open positions. Here at Trucker Classifieds, we have everything you need to complete the job application process. Check out our current listings of open trucking jobs at ABF Freight to find a job near you and learn more about this trucking company. From there we help you out by submitting your truck driver application to ABF Freight, free of charge via the web. All you have to do is wait a short time to hear back from this carrier with news of your new truck driving team job.
Source: ArcBest – Press Release