MT. STERLING, ILL., FEBRUARY XX, 2018-Dot Transportation (DTI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America, is excited to announce higher wages for its drivers fleetwide.
DTI employs more than 1,500 drivers at 11 Dot Foods distribution centers and 16 terminal locations across the country. The pay increase announced early this month is the largest at one time in DTI's history and applies to both full-time and part-time drivers on all schedules the company offers.
"This change is acknowledgement of our incredible drivers and the hard work they put in every day," said DTI President Paul Mugerditchian, "Our drivers are the face of our business. They do much more than log miles. They play a key customer service role in our business and are instrumental in Dot's success."
DTI continually evaluates wages in order to remain competitive in the industry. DTI's driver pay is consistently in the top 10% of the transportation industry. DTI also offers its full-time drivers 401k and profit sharing, paid time off, and a best in class benefits package valued at $22,000.
Dot Foods was founded by Robert and Dorothy Tracy in Mt. Sterling, Illinois, in 1960 and remains family-owned and -operated today; the company's sales hit $7 billion in 2017. For more information about career opportunities with Dot Transportation, visit DriveforDot.com.
ABOUT DOT FOODS AND DOT TRANSPORTATION
Dot Foods Inc. carries 118,000 products from 835 food industry manufacturers making it the largest food industry redistributor in North America. Through Dot Transportation Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Dot Foods, the company distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending products to distributors in all 50 states and more than 25 countries. Dot Foods operates ten U. S. distribution centers, which are located in Modesto, California; Vidalia, Georgia; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Illinois; Cambridge City, Indiana; Williamsport, Maryland; Liverpool, New York; Ardmore, Oklahoma; Dyersburg, Tennessee; and University Park, Illinois. An eleventh distribution center is currently under construction in Bullhead City, Arizona. Dot Foods' Canadian operations are located in Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta. For information, visit DotFoods.com.
Dot Foods and Dot Transportation continue to experience exceptional growth. Both companies are looking to fill several positions for full and part-time drivers and warehouse personnel in all U.S. locations. To learn more about careers at Dot Foods visit DotFoods.com/careers and follow @DotFoodsCareers. For more on opportunities available with Dot Transportation, visit DriveForDot.com.