Hirschbach Motor Lines Announces Pay Increase for Lease Over the Road Drivers

DUBUQUE, Iowa (February 14, 2018) – Hirschbach Motor Lines, a privately owned carrier that has delivered state-of-the-art transportation solutions for over 80 years, is pleased to announce a 10-cents-per-mile rate increase for lease over the road operators effective immediately. The increase is an important part of helping Hirschbach achieve its growth plan for 2018.

“Hiring and retaining the best drivers in the industry is key to ensuring a successful year for Hirschbach,” said Brad Pinchuck, President and CEO of Hirschbach. “We are proud to extend this well-deserved pay increase to our over the road drivers.”

“Our drivers provide premium service to our customers and deserve to be paid top dollar,” said Dan Wallace, Chief Operations Officer of Hirschbach. “The new 10-cents-per-mile increase puts our operators on a glide path to $75,000 per year.”

In addition to the rate increase, lease OTR operators will make no less than $1.00/mile for all miles driven. The current compensation package Hirschbach offers lease over the road operators includes incentives for retention, and safety and efficiency performance