The NST Advantage

Why Drive at NST

Why you should drive for New Sound Transportation

  • Pay per stop – with LTL freight, stop pay adds up quickly!
  • Employee Benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision after 60 days
  • Clean, well-maintained Volvo 2021-2023  fleet w/automatic transmissions.
  • Family owned and operated in a supportive, driver-focused environment.
  • Maximum effort made by dispatch for drivers to do their 34-hour reset at home.
  • 1 week home time (unpaid) per quarter (must work the full quarter to qualify)
  • Pilot/Flying J Fuel-Drivers keep all points / rewards
  • Showers and parking paid by company.
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Bonuses for clean inspections
Open Opportunities


  • 401(k) with UP TO 3% company match
  • Company shared health insurance-Employee only (85% company/15% employee)
  • Vision and Dental Optional 
  • Company paid life insurance: $20,000.00 free to employee.
  • $1,000.00 Hiring Bonus PAID AFTER 90 DAYS
  • Detention Pay $30 per hour after FIRST TWO (MUST NOTIFY dispatch in real time AND MUST BE APPROVED BY CUSTOMER)
  • $0.62-$0.65 cents per mile to start (DOE) PLUS $50 stop pay for ALL stops EXCEPT FIRST (AVERAGE 4-6 drops per load)
  • Layover pay upon approval by dispatch/driver manager
  • Breakdown $135.00 PLUS lodging (breakdown ONLY) per day
  • First review at 6 months (possible increase) then annually thereafter
  • Paid training-FLAT RATE $200.00/DAY (Length of training is depends on experience)
  • Paid holidays: New Years Day; July 4th; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Day; and 1 “float” day
  • PTO-Paid Time Off policy 40 hours after year 1; 80 hours after year 3


  • 2 years CDL-A driving experience
  • Reefer experience preferred- We are 100% refrigerated carrier
  • Clean MVR (no accidents or major violations in previous 2 years)
  • Pass drug/alcohol screening-FMCSA Clearinghouse check
  • Background check

Want to drive at NST?Here's what you need.

Verifiable OTR Experience

1 year minimum experience. Non-negotiable due to our insurance policy.
Reefer Experience

We are Willing to train the right candidate.
Clean MVR
No at-fault accidents, excessive speeding violations, etc.