A Successful Career Starts At Cargo Transporters

Why Work with Cargo Transporters


One of the most competitive pay packages in truckload!

  • Most carriers pay the driver based on the mile. We pay 8-10% more miles than most truckload carriers because we use Rand McNally Practical Book mile.
  • We offer flexible home time and top of the line equipment.
  • All our tractors, all Freightliner Cascadias, have automatic transmissions, spacious interiors, built in bunk HVAC, inverter, optional EpicVue(Directv) system
  • Our Drivers and their families have 24/7 support from our Owners, Management, Operations, Customer Service, Safety, Maintenance and Human Resources to do their jobs efficiently and safely.
  • Our drivers have the ability to email the President/CEO, COO and VPs to communicate any issues.

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 5 years. Twenty-four 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, laundry facilities, company cars, lounges and convenience store style vending. Our Rocky Mount terminal has 24/7 access to secured parking, vending, lounge areas and showers.

We recognize our drivers through our Extra Mile Award Program and Years of Service Awards.

Driver Recruitment

  • Phone: +1-828-459-3285
  • Fax: +1-828-459-3298

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Driver Orientation

At Cargo Transporters, Inc., we value all our team members. After the recruiting process is completed, the post-offer process begins with the certification of the Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card, drug screens and road test. We then take experienced drivers through self paced classroom training covering safety and operational expectations, as well as required on-boarding paperwork.

We provide snacks, drinks, and lunches during class days. During orientation you will have the opportunity to talk with your Fleet Leader about company procedures and expectations as well. Lodging and travel accommodations are provided for those traveling in for orientation (speak with your recruiter for specifics and other incentives).

Driver Pay & Benefits

Cargo Transporters offers our drivers industry leading pay, benefits and consistent miles. As the largest family held trucking company in 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 +1-828-459-3285.

Solo Driver Pay Packages

.58¢/Mile ALL IN PAY

Cargo’s All In pay option converts the list below into the base rate per mile, so you can enjoy earning .58¢ per mile immediately.

  • Productivity Pay
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks of Paid Vacation

That means you can get Home Weekly and you can count on a higher pay-per-mile with the extras rolled in. No need to account for fluctuations in productivity or time off because it’s included in your daily mileage rate.

.52¢/Mile Standard PAY

Cargo’s standard pay option includes the list below as an addition to the base rate per mile, so you can use your pay benefits the way it suits you.

  • Productivity Bonus – additional 3 CPM available for ALL weekly miles
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks of Paid Vacation

That means you can get Home Weekly and you can count on the additional pay of holidays, vacation, and productivity bonuses throughout the year.

Team Driver Pay Packages

.3325¢/Mile ALL IN PAY

Cargo’s All In pay option converts the list below into the base rate per mile, so you can enjoy earning .3325¢ per mile immediately.

  • Productivity Pay
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks of Paid Vacation

That means you can get Home Weekly and you can count on a higher pay-per-mile with the extras rolled in. No need to account for fluctuations in productivity or time off because it’s included in your daily mileage rate.

.3075¢/Mile Standard PAY

Cargo’s standard pay option includes the list below as an addition to the base rate per mile, so you can use your pay benefits the way it suits you.

  • Productivity Bonus – additional 1.5 CPM (split) available for ALL weekly miles
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks of Paid Vacation

That means you can get Home Weekly and you can count on the additional pay of holidays, vacation, and productivity bonuses throughout the year.

Additional Company Benefits…

  • Mileage Based on Rand McNally PRACTICAL MILES
  • Layover Pay
  • Extra Pick-up/drop Pay
  • Per Diem Pay Option
  • Detention Pay
  • Vacation Pay selected when you want/need it, not a flat schedule.
  • Holiday Pay
  • Safety Bonus
  • Driver Referral Bonus
  • Medical & Financial Benefits
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance
  • Company Matched 401k to 6%
  • $10,000 Life Insurance Provided by Company FREE
  • Short & Long Term Disability Options
  • Term Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse & Children

Hiring Locations

We hire in North Carolina, areas in South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. We have several yards, including our home terminal in Claremont, NC, terminal in Rocky Mount, NC and terminal in Charlotte, NC.  All tractors are domiciled from one of these three locations.

In-Cab Equipment & Technologies

At Cargo Transporters, we have invested in systems and features which will make the drivers job easier. While the drivers job is to deliver freight across the nation, we want to leverage the best technology to make that difficult task as comfortable and as safe as possible.

  • Auto-shifting Transmissions
  • Bunk Power Inverter
  • OmniTracs IVG
  • Drivewyze Weigh Station Bypass
  • EZ-Pass Toll Transponders
  • Sirius/XM
  • EpicVue
  • Driver Smart Phone App
  • In Cab Refrigerator
  • In cab Document Scanning
  • Air-Weigh Onboard Scales
  • Air-Release 5th Wheel
  • Air-Release Trailer Slides
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lytx DriveCam Event Recorder
  • Detroit Assurance
  • Lane Departure Warning System
  • Roll Stability Control
  • Integrated Navigation
  • Integrated Fuel Stop Locator

Veterans Welcome & Honored

We are proud to support our military personnel and will continue to resource our pool of outstanding employees with veterans.  Please contact our recruiters to discuss.

Take a look at video from our involvement in Wreath’s Across America. Cargo Transporters Driver Derrick Whittle shares his experience in delivering a truckload of wreaths to Arlington Cemetery.

Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity

Cargo Transporters is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity. The company welcomes and thrives on a diverse workforce. Regardless of Age, Sex, Race, Religion, Sexual Orientation, gender identity. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons required to work in the United States. Cargo Transporters, Inc participates in the E-Verify program.

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