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BEING A TRUCKER – WHAT TO EXPECT
We’re excited that you’re interested in being a trucker and driving for Prime. We know you may have lots of questions: What kinds of products will you be hauling? What type of trailer will you be driving? What routes will you be traveling? How much time will you spend at home? This page gives you information about the goods Prime delivers, the driving divisions, the geographic footprint, and the home time policy. Learn more about a day in the life of a trucker.
KNOW WHAT PRIME TRUCKS HAUL
As the name implies, refrigerated trucks, or reefers, carry items that must be kept chilled or frozen while in transit, including many foods and beverages.
- Beef, pork, and poultry
- Bottled water
- Frozen dinners
- Frozen desserts
- Fresh and frozen produce
- Fruit juices
Flatbed trucks deliver heavy goods and equipment related to residential or commercial construction, remodeling, agriculture, and other industries.
- Structural steel
- Steel plate
- Steel coils
- Large commercial grade heating and air
- Conditioning equipment
- Aluminum coils and extrusion
- Farm and construction related machinery
- Roofing materials
Tanker trucks carry liquid products typically used in food processing, cooking at homes and restaurants, or individual consumption.
- Palm oil
- Soybean oil
- Cocoa butter
- Corn oil
- Grape juice
ON THE ROAD
Prime’s driving divisions correspond to the types of trucks in its fleet. When you drive for Prime you’ll work for one of four driving divisions: refrigerated, flatbed, tanker, or intermodal. Do you have a preference as to which division you join? Let us know.