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

CDL-A Drivers Needed - Chicago, IL
This position is for local residents only.

West Side Transport is looking for full time CDL Class A drivers who want to join a company that truly believes in 3 important points for every employee.
  • Treat everybody with RESPECT
  • Get our drivers home
  • Give your drivers a good paycheck

$800 TO $1.200/WEEKLY

For more details call 800-677-5627 or go to joinwestside.com

Job Requirements:
Need 6 months experience for immediate placement into position. If you have less than 6 months experience West Side Transport has a training program that will send you out 5 days home Friday's. Once you get the 6 months experience required you will be promoted into Chicago Hub Home Daily position.

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

Regional & Network Fleet Pay Rates

$.33 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.

$2,500 Transition Pay bonus ($100/week extra for 25 weeks).

Home Nightly

Cedar Rapids, IA, Chicagoland, St. Paul/Minneapolis, and Indianapolis areas.

$.36/mile starting base pay.

PAID monthly bonuses on mileage, safety and fuel.

$2,500 Transition Pay bonus ($100/week extra for 25 weeks).

Team Pay

$.50/mile - Home Weekly.

$.52/mile - Home Biweekly.

PAID monthly bonuses on mileage, safety and fuel.

$5,000 Transition Pay Bonus ($2,500/each 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.

Transition Pay

$2,500 Transition Pay

$100 extra for 25 weeks!

West Side Transport understands there is a transition period anytime you start a new position which is why we started a Transition Pay. Every driver that is on our home weekly and biweekly positions will receive an additional $100 a week on top of their mileage pay for 25 weeks. After 6 months with us you will have made an additional $2,500 in Transition Pay on top of your regular per mile base pay.

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

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

As a regional driver, you can expect to be home every Friday.

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.

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