For the last 30 years, Hoekstra Transportation has employed the best CDL drivers in the industry.



  • Pay Practical, Door-to-Door Miles
  • Increase in base pay
  • Increase in bonuses
  • Overtime paid after 40 hours
  • Earn more with our Quarterly Compliance Bonus, Productivity Bonus, and Unlimited Referral Bonus
  • Shift differential for nights and weekends
  • Higher rates available based on experience credit

Call our recruiting team at (877) 223-4663 or email us at for the latest details.



Pay and Benefits!

Local Drivers Start At:

$22.50 -$23.25 an hour
PLUS bonuses PLUS overtime

Regional Drivers Start At:

$0.63 per PRACTICAL door-to-door miles
(Minimum guarantee of $1,375 a week)

Dedicated Drivers Start At:

$0.62 per PRACTICAL door-to-door miles
(Minimum guarantee of $2,500 miles a week)

Welcome Home

  • Top Wages, With A Guaranteed Minimum Weekly Pay and Practical door to door Miles
  • Regular Scheduled Home Time
  • Late Model, Personally Assigned Freightliner’s with Homelike amenities
  • Multiple Opportunities for Bonuses (Longevity Bonus, Referral Bonus, Safety Bonus and Roadside Bonus.)
  • Driver Recognition, Appreciation Gifts, Holiday Gifts
  • Paid Holidays and PTO Benefits
  • 100% Company Paid Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Supplemental Life, Disability, Critical Illness, Hospital Plans,  Prescription Drug Coverage
  • No Northeast/ NYC Routes
  • No More Than 7 Hours Away from Home
  • No Hazmat, No Touch Freight and No Railyard
  • Free Rider Program with leather air ride seats
  • 401K
  • 24/7 Driver Support Staff
  • Driver Lounge Amenities Including: Quiet Room, Shower, Full Kitchen, Dining Room, Guest Room w/ Massage Chair and TV.
  • Per Diem Available
  • Majority drop and hook freight
  • Sirius XM
  • First call rewards
  • TV, Microwave and Fridge in trucks

Recognition Through Respect

  • Multiple Mid-West Truckers Assn Inc. Record Loss Management & Outstanding Member Awards
  • 2009 NASTC Driver of the Year America’s Best Drivers
  • 2002 Truckload Carriers Assn National Fleet Safety Award Excellence in Safety 1st Place
  • State of Illinois Senate Recognition for National Fleet Safety Award
  • 2009 Armstrong World Industries Elite Carrier Award
  • 2 Yeaer Illinois Professional Truck Driving Championship Participant
  • 6-Time Best Fleets to Drive for Finalist
  • Daily Journal Readers Choice Best of the Best Award “Best Midsize Employer”
  • 2019 Zonta International District 6 Centennial Recognition Award
  • 2015 American Cancer Society Division Driving Out Cancer Relay for Life Team Excellence Award
  • Disabled American Veterans Appreciation Award
  • 2018 Kankakee Chamber of Commerce Technology and Innovation Award
  • 2016 Illinois Trucking Association Good Citizen of the Year Award (to President & CEO Steve Hoekstra)
  • 2022 Daily Journal Progress Award