Cargo Transporters

3390 N Oxford St
Claremont, NC 28610


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Company Overview:

Why Work with Cargo Transporters

One of the most competitive pay packages in truckload. Most carriers pay the driver based on the mile. How they calculate those miles is critical. Most carriers use the Rand McNally Book Shortest Mile, We use the Rand McNally Practical Book mile. In some cases, this is 8-10% more than the shortest mile that most carriers use. We offer flexible home time and top of the line equipment. These are all reasons to select Cargo Transporters. But beyond that, Cargo Transporters offers something that can’t be measured so easily. Our Drivers and their families have 24/7 support from our Operations, Customer Service, Safety, Maintenance and Human Resources to do their jobs efficiently and safely. You will be surrounded by a family of long term employees, who have pride in their work and call Cargo Transporters home.

Since Cargo is a family owned and operated company we understand the importance of yours. Two of the company’s founders, Mr. Brown and Mr. Pope were truck drivers. Always keeping the drivers’ perspective in mind, we offer personalized dispatches to help meet the demands of family life. Our Operations Management staff has close to 100 years of combined experience and over half of our Drivers have been with the company over 3 years. Twenty percent of our Drivers have driven over 1 million miles with our company.

While at the Claremont terminal, you have access to the bunk rooms, showers, fitness center, steam room, laundry facilities, company cars, wi-fi, lounges with large screen TVs and convenience store style vending.

We have monthly round table meetings and luncheons as a way to keep our professional drivers informed and connected. We recognize our drivers through our Extra Mile Award Program, Years of Service Awards and Super Star Program.

Driver Pay & Benefits

Cargo Transporters offers our drivers industry leading pay, benefits and consistent miles. As the largest, privately held trucking company in western North Carolina, we offer our drivers, personalized dispatches with top-notch technology. Cargo Transporters has regional, solo and team routes all with exceptional home time. To inquire on availability please call a recruiter at 828-459-3285. Experienced Regional and solo OTR drivers earn up to .44 and OTR teams earn up to .2725 CPM.

  • Mileage Based on Rand McNally PRACTICAL MILES
  • Layover Pay
  • Extra Pick-up/drop Pay
  • Per Diem Pay Option
  • Detention Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Safety Bonus
  • Driver Referral Bonus

Hiring States:

  • Georgia
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

Hiring Requirements

Minimum Age 21
Minimum Experience 12 months
License Type Class A
Trailer Experience Accepted Van
Driving Preference Over The Road
Allowable Moving Violations Any
Allowable Preventable Accidents 4
Hazmat Endorsement No
DWI/DUI Accepted 5 years

Company Benefits

Bonuses Yes
Paid Orientation N/A
Profit Sharing N/A
Retirement Plan Yes
Dental Insurance Yes
Vision Insurance Yes


Time Away From Home Out 5 -7 Days
Lease Purchase No
Rider Program Spouse N/A
Rider Program Child N/A
Pets N/A