West Side Transport

4201 16th Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
319-390-4466 ext 201

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West Side Transport Hires Truck Drivers From These States

  • CT
  • IA
  • IL
  • IN
  • KY
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • NE
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OH
  • PA
  • TN
  • WI

Truck Driving Jobs Available

  • Company Driver
  • Teams

Tractor Trailers Pulled

Truck Driver Job Requirements

  • CDL Drivers License Needed:
  • Drivers must have the following CDL endorsements:  
  • Driver's minimum age required to work: 22 years old
  • Driver's minimum amount of experience required to work: None - Needs Training
  • Will you hire a driver with a DUI? Yes, If it is at least 5 Years Old
  • Will you hire a driver with a felony? Yes, If it is at least 5 Years Old
  • Maximum Moving Violation Restrictions for past 3 years: 3
  • Maximum Preventable Accident Restrictions past 3 years: 3
  • Do you hire Teams? Yes

General Driving Job Information

  • Estimated Miles Per Week:  
  • Estimated Home Time:  
  • Lease Purchase Available:  
  • Paid Weekly:  
  • Layover Pay:
  • Pickup/Drop Pay:
  • Per Diem: No
  • Fuel Surcharge:

Benefits From This Driving Job:

  • Medical/Health Insurance:
  • Vision Insurance:  
  • Dental Insurance:
  • Life Insurance:  
  • Cargo/Collision/Liability Insurance:  
  • Retirement/401K:

Trucking Company Overview

Great pay and benefits, exceptional equipment, great runs and bonuses. We make the transition easy and let you be immediately successful. It's what sets us apart!

Increased Pay Rates - Treat you with Respect, get you home, and make a good paycheck!

Regional & Over the Road Pay Rate

$.35 to $.43 starting pay depending on experience.

1 to 200 mile loads pay on average an additional $.16 more per mile.

PAID monthly bonuses on mileage, safety and fuel.

Pay increases $.01 to $.02 every 1 to 5 months depending on your starting experience.

$900 per week minimum pay commitment

Team Pay

$.50/mile - Home Weekly.

$.52/mile - Home Biweekly.

PAID monthly bonuses on mileage, safety and fuel

$900 per week minimum pay commitment per driver

Talk to one of our experienced recruiters for details about these great pay additions to one of the top mileage paying companies in the trucking industry.

West Side Transport Offers:

Per Diem Option

Short Haul Pay

Stop Pay

Detention Pay

Breakdown Pay

Unloading Pay

Layover Pay

City Pay

New York City Pay

Home Time:

Professional driver will be home on Friday every week.

Midwest Regional - Home every Friday so you get the home time you deserve. Hiring out of the following cities and states.

Midwest Regional Team - Home every Friday so you get the home time you deserve. Same hiring area as the Midwest Regional solo positions.

Chicago Hub - Chicago, IL Area - Home daily position, Monday through Friday, that goes in a 200 mile radius around the Chicago, IL area.

Hub Club - Bloomington, IL - Home daily position, Monday through Friday, that goes in a 200 mile radius around Bloomington, IL area.

Company Profile

West Side is a dry van carrier that operates a fleet of over 500 trucks and 2,100 trailers throughout the continental U.S. Our transportation services include long haul, dedicated and total logistics operations. West Side Transport is also a Certified Environmental Protection Agency Smart-Way Transport Provider.

We hire recent graduates and experienced drivers from MD, IA, IL, MO, MI, WI, IN, OH, MN, KS, PA, GA, NC, NJ, TN, KY, CT, Atlanta, GA (50 mile radius), Jacksonville, FL (20 mile radius), and Charlotte, NC (30 mile radius).

West Side Transport offers state-of-the-art equipment and one of the best pay packages in the industry. But it's our drivers that really set us apart. We employ highly qualified, experienced drivers and continually reward them for their excellence.



Qualcomm satellite communications

Comdata CabCard in-cab email service

PrePass to keep your out-of-pocket expenses to a minimum

Comdata with an option of direct deposit*

We are members of Transflo Express for truck stop paperwork scanning

Single source dispatch available 24/7

No hazmat required

No forced New York City

"We Are Family" Program*

Company store

Rider policy*

Weekly payroll

Fitness facility (available when at our corporate office in Cedar Rapids, IA)

Driver Mentor Program

Disability insurance available

Flexible spending accounts for medical & dependent care

Option for In-Cab Scanning

* Contact West Side for more details on how to qualify.


West Side Transport strives to offer the best medical & dental insurance carriers and plans available in the industry. Please talk to one of our experienced recruiters for details.


$20,000 free coverage

Supplemental up to $300,000


5 days paid after 1 year of service

10 days paid after 2 years of service

15 days paid after 7 years of service

20 days paid after 12 years of service

25 days paid after 20 years of service


401(k) available after only 6 months

Can contribute up to 50% of earnings into plan

Payment Options:

Paid Weekly

Direct Deposit Available

Retirement Plan / 401k

Lay Over Pay

Deadhead Pay

Stop off Pay

Vacation Pay

Orientation Expenses Paid

Other Benefits:

No-Touch Freight: 93%

Assigned Equipment

Assigned Dispatchers

24/7 Dispatch Available

Paperless Logs

Truck Wash

Rider Program

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Plan

Life Insurance

Est. Miles A Week: Varies

Orientation Length: 3 days

Satellite Communications: Qualcomm

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