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More than a driving job...

Van Eerden Trucking offers a career!

Industry Leading Pay, Top Compensation Packages and Consistent Home Time.

Get the Respect you Deserve!

Just some of the many reasons our drivers call Van Eerden Trucking Home:

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Learn More About Each Of Our Driving Opportunities (click below)

Questions?

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Call Marlo or Lisa in Recruiting at 616.877.8811

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The Industries Best Equipment

80-86 inch Studio Sleepers
Refrigerators & Many Additional Driver Focused Amenities
NiteSystem to Provide Heating and Cooling
Nav System with *optional Sirius Radio (*Driver Required to Pay Subscription)
Omnitracs for satellite on board communication & E-Logs

Great Product to Haul

Fresh Produce & Plants
Pharmaceuticals
Frozen Food Product
Office Furniture & Household Furnishings
General Commodities

The Respect you Deserve

A great work environment
Friendly dispatch available 24-7
Enhanced driving skill programs
A company dedicated to your success
A long lasting career opportunity

van eerden trucking tractor and trailer from driver side front

The Industry's Best Equipment

  • 80-86 inch Studio Sleepers
  • Refrigerators & Many Additional Driver Focused Amenities
  • NiteSystem to Provide Heating and Cooling
  • Nav System with *optional Sirius Radio (*Driver Required to Pay Subscription)
  • Omnitracs for satellite on board communication & E-Logs
vegetables and fruit and produce

Great Product
to Haul

  • Fresh Produce & Plants
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Frozen Food Product
  • Office Furniture & Household Furnishings
  • General Commodities

The Respect
you deserve

  • A great work environment
  • Friendly dispatch available 24-7
  • Enhanced driving skill programs
  • A company dedicated to your success
  • A long lasting career opportunity

Drive With The Best

Drivers at Van Eerden Trucking average $98K in annual, total compensation. With Top drivers averaging over $135K!

You should anticipate 144K miles for solo drivers and 244K for team.

And with Weekly Pay and all miles paid (loaded and empty), the choice is clear.

Come Drive with Us...

Van Eerden is the Last Stop On Your Career Search

We offer TOP compensation packages!

Our Drivers are rewarded with some of the highest pay in the industry! And they enjoy a generous benefits package with earned, paid  time off.

We provide QUALITY equipment!

We take pride in our fleet and our equipment is well taken care of. All of our tractors are either Kenworth or Peterbuilt and average only about 1.8 years old. While our Trailers average is about 3.2 years old.

We offer DEDICATED Lanes!!

Michigan is our base of operations but we travel out and back to the following: Arizona, California (mid to southern), Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (Indianapolis area), Ohio (Tipp City area), Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington.

Additionally our hiring covers most of the I80 & I40 Corridors. But we also hire in other areas of the North West (such as Oregon) depending on city.

Coverage Areas

OTR Lanes
80%
Regional Lanes
15%
Local Lanes
5%

Business Lanes

Primary Lanes

Secondary Lanes

Alternate Lanes

We operate over 165 tractors, 300 trailers and have dedicated lanes throughout the United States for Teams and Solos. We guarantee consistent miles and minimal breakdown resulting in great pay!

Learn why a driving career with Van Eerden offers more!

Primary Lanes

Secondary Lanes

Alternate Lanes

Would You Like To GET Started?

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A Career at Van Eerden Offers More!

Additional Pay

Benefits Package

Additional Pay

Earned Time Off

We now offer a 4th vacation week paid after 10yrs

Benefits Package

Our Drivers Stick With Us!

The Industry Average Driver Retention Rate
18%
Our Driver Retention Rate
90%

Popular Questions

Van Eerden Lines

Van Eerden Trucking looks for drivers that have a minimum of two years over the road driving experience, a good driving record, and the ability to pass a DOT physical and drug screen. We will review drivers that have at least one year over the road west coast experience. At this time we are not taking drivers out of CDL school. *Drivers that have produce experience are preferred.

Van Eerden Trucking offers some of the top pay in the industry. Our average drivers earn $93,000 annually while our top performers earn $121,000+!

We provide our drivers with the latest model of Kenworth Tractors (under 3 years) equipped with all the driver amenities; 86 inch Studio Sleepers, Refrigerators, NiteSystem to provide heating and cooling with minimal idle, Nav System with Sirius Radio (driver must provide own Sirius subscription), Omnitracs for satellite on board communication, Omnitracs E-Logs which minimizes driver paperwork and saves time. We are partnered with and recognized as a National Account with all major manufacturers to help ensure minimal break down time.

Yes we do. Please contact us to fill out the rider application prior to inviting your guests.

Yes, we do! We understand pets are part of the family, that’s why we charge ZERO pet deposit. Bring your little buddies along and drive with us!

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Just some of the many reasons our drivers call Van Eerden Trucking home:

  • Family Owned Since Day One
  • Consistent Home Time
  • Great Pay & Excellent Benefits
  • Matching 401K and Financial Planning
  • Top Notch Trucks & Trailers
  • Additional Pay Opportunities
  • Earned Paid Time Off
  • ZERO Pet Deposit
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the industry’s best equipment
  • 80-86 inch Studio Sleepers
  • Refrigerators & Many Additional Driver Focused Amenities
  • NiteSystem to Provide Heating and Cooling
  • Nav System with *optional Sirius Radio (*Driver Required to Pay Subscription)
  • Omnitracs for satellite on board communication & E-Logs
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Consistent Runs & Great Product to Haul
  • Fresh Produce & Plants
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Frozen Food Product
  • Office Furniture & Household Furnishings
  • General Commodities
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the respect you deserve
  • A great work environment
  • Friendly dispatch available 24-7
  • Enhanced driving skill programs
  • A company dedicated to your success
  • A long lasting career opportunity
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  • Drivers average $86K annual total compensation per driver
  • Top 10 drivers average over $110K
  • Anticipated Miles – 144,000 Solo/244,000 Team (or more!)
  • All miles paid loaded and empty miles
  • Weekly Pay

Heard enough? Join the Van Eerden family today!

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VE is the last stop on your career search journey!

We offer TOP compensation packages!

  • Our drivers are rewarded with some of the highest pay in the industry
  • Our drivers enjoy a generous benefits package with earned paid time off

We provide QUALITY equipment!

  • Tractors are either Kenworth or Peterbuilt
  • Tractors are 1.8 years old, Trailers are 3.2 years old (on average)

We offer DEDICATED Lanes! Below are our current hiring areas:

Michigan (our base of operations), Arizona, California (mid to southern), Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (Indianapolis area), Ohio (Tipp City area), Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington. Additionally our hiring covers most of the I80 & I40 Corridors. Finally, we also will hire in other areas of the North West (such as Oregon) depending on city.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ as_margin_bottom=”theme-margin-bottom-5″ css=”.vc_custom_1577570594450{background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_empty_space height=”115px”][vc_autospa_theme_header_subheader header=”Wonder what it’s like to work here?”][vc_column_text]
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  • Stop Off Pay
  • Blanket Fold Pay
  • New York City Pay
  • East Coast Premium
  • Produce Premium (included in all miles)
  • Safety Bonus (included in all miles)
  • Annual Mileage Bonus
  • Detention/Lay-Over Pay
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  • Up to 2 Weeks in 1st Year
  • 3 Weeks as Soon as Year 5
  • 4 weeks at 10 years
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  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401 (k) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Short-term disability coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending & HSA accounts
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_autospa_theme_header_subheader header=”Popular Questions”][vc_autospa_theme_accordion][vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item header=”What are the minimum requirements to drive for Van Eerden?”]Van Eerden Trucking looks for drivers that have a minimum of two years over the road driving experience, a good driving record, and the ability to pass a DOT physical and drug screen. We will review drivers that have at least one year over the road west coast experience. At this time we are not taking drivers out of CDL school. *Drivers that have produce experience are preferred.[/vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item][vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item header=”What kind of pay can I expect at Van Eerden?”]Van Eerden Trucking offers some of the top pay in the industry. Our average drivers earn $86,000 annually while our top performers earn $110,000+![/vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item][vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item header=”What kind of equipment does Van Eerden use?”]We provide our drivers with the latest model of Kenworth Tractors (under 3 years) equipped with all the driver amenities; 86 inch Studio Sleepers, Refrigerators, NiteSystem to provide heating and cooling with minimal idle, Nav System with Sirius Radio (driver must provide own Sirius subscription), Omnitracs for satellite on board communication, Omnitracs E-Logs which minimizes driver paperwork and saves time. We are partnered with and recognized as a National Account with all major manufacturers to help ensure minimal break down time.[/vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item][vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item header=”Does Van Eerden allow passengers?”]Yes we do. Please contact us to fill out the rider application prior to inviting your guests.[/vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item][vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item header=”Does Van Eerden allow pets?”]Yes, we do! We understand pets are part of the family, that’s why we charge ZERO pet deposit. Bring your little buddies along and drive with us![/vc_autospa_theme_accordion_item][/vc_autospa_theme_accordion][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_empty_space height=”25px”][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

More than a driving job, we offer a Career

Just some of the many reasons our drivers call Van Eerden Trucking home:

van eerden trucking tractor and trailer from passenger rear

The Industry's Best Equipment

  • 80-86 inch Studio Sleepers
  • Refrigerators & Many Additional Driver Focused Amenities
  • NiteSystem to Provide Heating and Cooling
  • Nav System with *optional Sirius Radio (*Driver Required to Pay Subscription)
  • Omnitracs for satellite on board communication & E-Logs

Great Product to Haul

  • Fresh Produce & Plants
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Frozen Food Product
  • Office Furniture & Household Furnishings
  • General Commodities

The Respect you deserve

  • A great work environment
  • Friendly dispatch available 24-7
  • Enhanced driving skill programs
  • A company dedicated to your success
  • A long lasting career opportunity

Drive with the Best

Van Eerden is the Last Stop On your Career Search

We offer TOP compensation packages!

We provide QUALITY equipment!

This page is Amazing

Heard Enough?

Join the Van Eerden Family Today

Popular Questions

Van Eerden Trucking looks for drivers that have a minimum of two years over the road driving experience, a good driving record, and the ability to pass a DOT physical and drug screen. We will review drivers that have at least one year over the road west coast experience. At this time we are not taking drivers out of CDL school. *Drivers that have produce experience are preferred.

Van Eerden Trucking offers some of the top pay in the industry. Our average drivers earn $86,000 annually while our top performers earn $110,000+!

We provide our drivers with the latest model of Kenworth Tractors (under 3 years) equipped with all the driver amenities; 86 inch Studio Sleepers, Refrigerators, NiteSystem to provide heating and cooling with minimal idle, Nav System with Sirius Radio (driver must provide own Sirius subscription), Omnitracs for satellite on board communication, Omnitracs E-Logs which minimizes driver paperwork and saves time. We are partnered with and recognized as a National Account with all major manufacturers to help ensure minimal break down time.

Yes we do. Please contact us to fill out the rider application prior to inviting your guests.

Yes, we do! We understand pets are part of the family, that’s why we charge ZERO pet deposit. Bring your little buddies along and drive with us!