join the growing family.


At Hyndman, we know how valuable your time is.  We believe in a work / life balance and know that home time is precious time.  So at Hyndman, when you’re on the road, we make sure it really counts. 

WE PAY FOR EXPERIENCE. You have earned your skills and experience, and we recognize and reward you for it.

WE PAY FOR PERFORMANCE. You drive our success by running strong miles, operating safely and by making yourself available to operate to and from the U.S., and we recognize and reward you for it.

WE PAY FOR BENEFITS DAY #1. Rest assured, you can transition to Hyndman with ease. We’ve got you and your family covered, starting day 1 – no waiting period!

We’re fortunate to partner with a quality customer base that ensures our drivers have reliable and consistent freight to haul. We maintain one of the newest fleets and have many terminals across North America to support you along the way.

We’re very proud of our professional drivers whom have driven our success over the years and who continue to do so today with such dedication. We invite you to join us as we build upon our success moving forward!


International Fleet


This fleet traditionally offers the best mileage opportunities. Driver-friendly freight and nearly routine lanes mean consistent miles, pay and home time. Ask about our new $3,000 sign-on bonus for solo cross-border drivers! Candidates with FAST cards, or those willing to apply upon hire, are preferred.


Lifestyle Fleet

Depart Monday morning and arrive home no later than noon Saturday. Regional runs mostly to Great Lake states, Indiana and Illinois. Candidates for this fleet must live within a 75-mile radius of our Ontario terminals.  FAST card preferred.


Intra-Canada Fleet

This fleet is designed for solo Company drivers who prefer to run within Canada.  Main provinces of operation are Ontario, Quebec and some New Brunswick. Candidates must live near the main corridor of Ontario and Quebec. Note this fleet is capped. Check with Recruiting for availability.


Pay Rates

Class 1 / AZ Experience Your Base Rate
0-2 years $0.36 per mile
2-4 years $0.37 per mile
4-6 years $0.38 per mile
6-8 years $0.39 per mile
8-10 years $0.40 per mile
10+ years $0.41 per mile

Experience is confirmed by employment verification. In the event employment verification is not possible, you may submit a Record of Employment (ROE) with your application as valid proof of experience. Your base rate continues to increase with your Hyndman service, as noted above. Miles are based on Rand McNally practical miles.


  • $0.025/mile U.S. load premium (applied to ALL miles in CAN & US for the trip)
  • $0.04/mile U.S. short-haul premium (in addition to above premium, applied to ALL miles (under 600) in CAN & US for the trip)
  • $0.12/mile LCV premium


Bonus Pay Opportunities

  • $0.01 - 27,000 miles per quarter (9,000 miles / month average)
  • $0.02 - 28,500 miles per quarter (9,500 miles / month average)
  • $0.03 - 30,000 miles per quarter (10,000 miles / month average)
  • $0.04 - 31,500 miles per quarter (10,500 miles / month average)
  • $0.05 - 33,000 miles per quarter (11,000 miles / month average)

Safety Bonus: $0.01 / mile, up to $350 per quarter.  Paid annually as per program criteria.

Clean Inspection Bonus: $50 upon prompt submission of clean inspection report

Driver Referral Bonus: $1,000 per qualified & hired driver. A great way to supplement your earnings – Ask your recruiter for details!


Additional Pay

Dock Detention Pay:  $20/hour after 2 hours of waiting, as per program criteria

Extra Stop Pay:  $30 / $45 / $60 / $75 - excluding first and last

Layover Pay:  $50 flat rate after 24 hours, as per program criteria

OTR Hourly Work:  $20 per hour, as per Driver Manager approval

Border Delay Pay:  Yes! (subject to Driver Manager approval)

Breakdown Pay:  Yes! (subject to Driver Manager approval)


  • Dry van
  • Mostly no-touch, driver-friendly freight
  • 70% drop & hook
  • Less than 1% HAZMAT


Home & Vacation Time

Home Time: At Hyndman, we understand the importance of home time. We are happy to work with you and agree upon a specialized schedule that works best for your individual lifestyle.

Vacation Time: Vacation time is paid twice per year in June and December as per the following schedule: 

•    4% of gross if employed 0-59 months

•    6% of gross if employed 60 months +

•    8% of gross if employed 120 months + 


Health Benefits

Health Benefits: 80% health & dental, eyeglass, out-of-province medical, and life insurance - all company paid, solo or family coverage!  Benefits start on Day 1 over the road – no waiting time!  (You pay LTD only)

More Benefits

Equipment: Permanently assigned tractor – no slip-seating! Average age of equipment is 1.5 years.

Operations: Satellite communication; assigned Driver Managers; strategically placed terminals across North America to best support you over the road; consistent traffic lanes (less waiting); and very high trailer to tractor ratio.

Clean Inspection Reward – Submit a clean MTO or DOT inspection report and receive a bonus!

Electronic Logs:  Our drivers love it and you will too!  We train you well and offer full continued support after orientation.  You do not need to know anything about computers to master e-Logs. 

Rider Policy: Yes, you may take a passenger.  Speak with your recruiter for details.

Pet Policy: Drivers are allowed to have pets with them.  Speak with your recruiter for details.

EZ Pass / PrePass:  Available

Orientation:  Stipend of $150 for the 2.5 days spent in orientation. Accommodations, some meals and travel provided for long-distance travelers at our Ayr, ON terminal.


  • Valid AZ (Class 1) Driver’s Licence
  • Minimum of 6 months verifiable tractor-trailer experience within the last 36 months
  • Current Abstract & CVOR in good standing – no less than 30 days old
  • Current Criminal Record Search – we can assist you with this
  • Valid Medical
  • FAST Card preferred or willing to apply for FAST
  • Drivers applying to our International Fleet must be eligible to cross the U.S. border
  • Ability to read, write and speak English in accordance to industry regulations
  • Positive and professional demeanour


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