Prime Incorporated, North America is one the best refrigerated, flatbed, and tank carrier that provides safe, reliable, and continuously timely service to its ever expanding customer base. The company was founded by Robert E. Low in Urbana, MO in 1970 with only one dump truck. Mr. Low had a vision of providing the ultimate customer satisfaction, which enabled Prime to expand quickly and become a $50 million operation in just a decade after it was established.
The company was also affected by the nation’s economic crawl, which lead to an unprecedented purge in the trucking industry. Although the company downsized its operations considerably, it still remained resolute and diligent in its efforts. Prime focused its operations on areas which were proven to be the most profitable. The company’s focused was primarily placed on refrigerated business and eventually expanded to other areas that included flatbed and brokerage services. Through proper cost control, customer service, and recruiting the Prime steadily grew while still providing superior and reliable transportation solutions.
At Prime, they have built a strong reputation for providing superior transportation solutions throughout the United States. Their founder’s vision and goal of providing ultimate customer satisfaction continues as they seek the newest methods, technical advancements, and systems which enable them to meet the ever-changing transportation demands of their customers.
With over 40 years of customer satisfaction and reliable service in the trucking industry, Prime has attracted a large number of companies and individuals that want to become affiliates. Independent contractors routinely benefit from the company’s exceptional plan which offers nearly unlimited earning potential. Prime’s most notable competitive advantage has always been its wonderful associates. The majority of their associates are all top performers.
Prime helps out individuals who wish to start a career in the trucking industry with Prime Student Driver (PSD) Program. This program helps individuals start off their career as soon as they receive their CDL permit. After obtaining a permit, students will then go on the road with a licensed CDL instructor for no less than 75 hours of one-on-one practical training. Students will then proceed to Prime’s headquarters in Springfield, Missouri and take the CDL test for their permit. If they pass, they’ll be entered into the company’s program with guaranteed pay. By offering outstanding opportunities, excellent pay, and one of the country’s strongest freight networks, Prime Inc. has assured that every second counts towards and excellent career home.
Benefits offered to Company Drivers:
• Steady miles and excellent pay
• Responsive and respectful atmosphere
• Unmatched driver amenities at the company’s headquarters
• First-rate benefits offered at reasonable rates for all associates
• Innovative award and recognition programs
• Late-model equipment (The average age of a commercial truck in the Prime Fleet is only 1.5 years)
• Fuel Saving Bonus
• Team Incentive Pay (Earn an additional 10 cents/mile for every mile above 3,500 miles/week)
• Tuition Reimbursement (for CDL school graduates)
• Chance to become a CDL instructor/trainer and earn additional income
• 401(k) Success Sharing Plan
• Paid Vacation
Prime Incorporated Headquarters:
P.O. Box 4208
Springfield, MO 65808
2740 North Mayfair
Springfield, MO 65803
Phone: (800) 321-4552
Information about the CDL apprenticeship job program: www.primeinc.com/paid-apprenticeship-cdl-training