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National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month

PGT Trucking Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month Every year, from September 15 to October 15, the U.S. observes National Hispanic Heritage Month to celebrate the history, culture and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. As we wrap up the month, take some time to focus on the Hispanic community and the growing diversity within the trucking industry. We are a nation that was established on multiculturalism and diversity, and these remain core parts of the American ideal. The trucking industry has seen a massive spike in demand for their ...

Posted Oct 15 2021

Percentage Pay Guide for Truck Drivers (2021)

Percentage Pay Guide for Truck Drivers (2021)

Percentage Pay Guide for Truck Drivers (2021) Your guide for percentage pay truck driving jobs Here at PGT Trucking, we feel strongly that the percentage pay model is the most beneficial way to pay drivers. The majority of PGT Trucking company fleet averages 27% of the line haul revenue! We pride ourselves on a transparent, fair pay system, and PGT drivers know what their pay will be for each load, every time one is assigned. Percentage Pay vs Mileage Pay Percentage Pay lets you make MORE money when freight rates are up With Percentage Pay, drivers make ...

Posted Oct 04 2021

PGT Trucking Appreciates Our Drivers!

PGT Trucking Appreciates Our Drivers!

PGT Trucking Appreciates Our Drivers! This year, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is September 12-18, 2021. It is more important than ever to show respect for professional truck drivers, who have always played a critical role in our economy. During the COVID-19 pandemic, professional truck drivers stepped up to the plate. They have helped keep the economy moving, despite facing unprecedented obstacles. Truck ...

Posted Sep 13 2021

Top 3 Benefits of Percentage Pay

Top 3 Benefits of Percentage Pay

How would you prefer to be paid? Higher of course; but that question was rhetorical. For typical over-the-road drivers or owner/operators, the two most common methods are either mileage pay, or percentage pay. So what’s the difference? Consider this example: A customer needs a commodity hauled 1,236 miles and will pay $2,900 for the load to be moved. Mileage Pay is simply what it implies. You are paid a certain dollar amount per mile that you drive. For example, if you are paid 56 cents per mile and you drive 1,236 miles, your pay would look like ...

Posted Feb 01 2021