Shaffer Trucking

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Company Overview:

Shaffer Trucking is pleased to announce a two cent pay increase for our National over the road drivers. Effective April 1, 2014, our drivers will be paid .44 - .47 cpm based on experience.

Shaffer Trucking was founded in 1937 in New Kingstown, Pennsylvania. In 1974, Shaffer Trucking joined the Crete Carrier family, becoming one of the nation’s premier providers of temperature-sensitive truckload services.

Today, Shaffer is one of the nation’s largest refrigerated transportation fleets and is proud to be the leading transportation supplier to the candy, confection, and beverage industries - delivering more candy than any other carrier. Shaffer Trucking also leads the industry in CSA scores, exceeding standards required by the U.S. Department of Transportation. As a result, Shaffer employs some of the industry’s best truck drivers. For more information about Shaffer Trucking, please visit us online at or give our Recruiting Team a call at 877-854-2704.


Why Choose to Drive for Shaffer?

By focusing on pay, miles, benefits, job security, home time, safety, and an open door policy, the new sites give drivers a complete sense of what Crete Carrier Corporation is really like. Also, the messages continually reinforce that whatever your career goals may be, the Crete Carrier family of companies offer appealing programs designed to ensure a successful career.

In addition, Shaffer Trucking has one of the most progressive rider policies in the industry, as well as offers unique programs to better the employee experience such as a safe driver program and wellness program. Additionally, Shaffer is one of the few companies that use Rand McNally Practical Route miles software to compute miles.

For more information about Shaffer Trucking, please visit us online at or give our Recruiting Team a call at 877-854-2704.



Minimum Age: 22

Minimum Experience: 4 months

License Class: A

Maximum Number of Preventable Accidents in the Last 3 Years: 2

Maximum Number of Moving Violations in the Last 3 Years: 3

DUI Policy: Conviction must be 5 years old

Felony Policy: Conviction must be 7 years old

Types of Routes:

Types of Freight:

  • OTR
  • Regional
  • Local
  • Dedicated
  • Dry Van
  • Refrigerated

Home Time: 6 days out, 1 day home

Number of Trucks in Fleet: 1000

Number of U.S. Terminals: 15

Additional Company Details:

  • Rider Policy
  • Assigned Trucks
  • Lease Purchase Program Available
  • Many Trucks Equipped with APUs
  • Qualcomm / Peoplenet



  • Paid Weekly
  • Direct Deposit
  • Retirement Plan/401k
  • Layover Pay
  • Pickup/Drop Pay
  • Paid Vacation
  • Fuel Surcharge
  • Medical/Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Cargo/Liability Insurance