A unique position in the industry of promoting 100% dedicated fleet comprised of regional and local runs, Cardinal sees drivers home frequently, with many getting home time daily or many times per week. With over 4,000 highly trained and skilled employees in Cardinal's "Red Bird's Nest," milestones for years of service as celebrated just as heavily as those who practice consistent safety and efficiency in a Cardinal truck. Seeking new talent as well as talent that is ready for a better opportunity, Cardinal sees company drivers and owner-operators alike operate throughout the company's nationwide operation centers.
Though benefits are specific to jobs and locations for careers with Cardinal, many drivers take home an annual salary of $58, 545. Depending on one's route and location, weekly pay may differ, and full benefits packages may be available to some for their hours dedicated to the position. Cardinal offers part-time positions in addition to full-time positions, should drivers need a trucking position that runs approximately 24 hours a week.
Drivers with Cardinal are likely to see company-wide practices that are sustainable, such as dynamic routing offered by Cardinal's on-board technology and alternative fuels that are seeing preliminary testing in Cardinal fleets. The "Cleaner Air" initiative is meant to pass the savings down to the customer, yet ultimately benefits drivers in allowing the company to pass bonuses and eventually a better pay structure to its drivers.