Ohio State Information

Ohio Truck Driving Companies
 
 
As this field grows, Ohio is taking steps to make sure its truck drivers are well-informed and ready for growth. In 2016, Ohio became the first state in the country to require human trafficking training for truck drivers WKYC, 2016).
The state of Ohio can be an excellent place for new or experienced truck drivers to settle down and build a long-term career. With this state’s strong agriculture, manufacturing, and construction industries, the need for truck drivers is likely to remain stable for some time. Quite a few of Ohio's trucking companies, listed below, have been affected by the truck driver shortage.
 
 If you are new to Ohio, you may want to get started by getting involved in the local trucking community. Joining the Ohio Trucking Association gives you the chance to meet up with other drivers, learn about relevant legislation, and get route updates.
 
 Your salary as a truck driver may fluctuate throughout your career, particularly if you stay with the same company and gain seniority. On average, truck drivers in Ohio earn $39,900 per year (O*Net, 2015). Some companies even offer bonuses to attract and retain new drivers.
 
 
 Companies in Ohio may ship within Ohio, throughout the Midwest, or even across the country. The states that Ohio commonly ships to include Michigan, Kentucky, and Indiana (Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2015). Important exports for Ohio include base metal, mineral products, gasoline, coal, and scrap.
Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Ohio
•      Commercial learner permit; may be restricted to specific vehicles, no passengers, and intrastate only State of Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
•      Endorsements: Hazardous materials, double and triple trailers, passenger, tanker, and combination tanker/hazardous materials
•      Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $39,900 O*Net, 2016)
•      Average light/delivery driving salary: $27,800 O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 8% (O*Net, 2016)
•      Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 3% (O*Net, 2016)
 

The next step is up to you. Start exploring Ohio truck driving jobs below.

Trucking Companies in Ohio

C.R. England
A trucking company doesn't stay in business for 90 years without understanding how to take care of it's most important asset - their drivers. CR England has always put the driver's interests first. C...
Melton Truck Lines
Based out of Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines is known for treating its drivers like family. Melton has been running more than 65 years with a reputation of excellence and stability in the trucking...
Covenant Transport
NEW $40,000 TEAMING BONUS FOR OTR CDL-A DRIVERS   Covenant Transport is excited to announce starting February 1, we are offering OTR CDL-A Team Drivers a $40,000 Teaming Bonus! With our new $40,...
Koch Trucking Inc.
Looking for a company to call home? Come to Koch Trucking! Koch Companies is a privately held company founded by Stan Koch. We began serving customers in the mid 1950’s as a manufacturer’s...
Arnold Transportation Services
Since 1932, we’ve built our reputation on delivering regional freight. When the world of trucking was coast-to-coast, we were regional. When the world kept Drivers on the road for weeks, we were...
K & B Transportation
K&B Transportation understands we are all out here for a paycheck! That is why the majority of our drivers either enjoy guaranteed miles or salaried pay! Both options offer drivers a minimum...
Schneider
Schneider is a leading transportation and logistics services company providing a broad portfolio of premier truckload, intermodal and logistics solutions and operating one of the largest for-hire...
Tutle & Tutle Trucking Inc.
   Tutle and Tutle Trucking has been running for over 20 years now.  We offer weekly pay via direct deposit or Comdata pay cards.  Sign on bonuses are given to Owner Operators and...