CDL A Regional Dedicated Tanker Driver in Kingsport, TN
Company: Custom Commodities Transport
Phone number: 800-411-5840
Driver type: Company Driver
Equipment type: Tanker
Job type: Over the Road

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About This Job at Custom Commodities Transport

Custom Commodities Transport is seeking CDL A Dry/Liquid Tanker Drivers in Kingsport, TN to safely transport liquid (hazmat) and dry bulk (no endorsement necessary) products from Kingsport, TN regionally (within 600 mile radius) for a dedicated customer. Dry bulk products may include: plastic pellets; liquid products include: hazardous chemicals.


  • $80k - $90k annual average for year-round work
    • Up to 76 CPM (based upon tanker experience - 64 CPM without tanker experience) 
    • Short runs pay by the load instead of by the mile
    • Annual mileage pay increases on employment anniversary
  • Additional Pay: 
      • Paid $200 if you take a 34-hour reset break on the road and the company pays for a hotel room
      • Vacuum Fee for Loading - $70 anytime you vacuum a load 
    • Detention Pay
      • Hourly Demurrage Pay - $20 per hour after 2 hours 
      • Hourly Work for Vehicle Service or Other Approved Work - $20 - $23 per hour
    • Equipment Maintenance, Company pays for the wash and you get paid to take your truck there:
      • Exterior Tractor Wash - $25
      • Trailer Exterior Wash - $35
      • Trailer Wash Out & Blow Dry - $35
    • Weekly Driver Meeting Pay - $35 per meeting to attend the weekly driver meeting (less than 1 hour)
    • Hazmat Pay - $50 per load
    • Parking reimbursement as needed
  • Bonuses: 
    • Driver Referral Bonus - $2,400; paid $200 per month over 12 months
    • Clean Roadside DOT Inspection Bonus - $200 per inspection with no violations
    • Safety Bonus: $500 per quarter / $2,000 per year
  • Paid via direct deposit weekly 

Benefits & Perks

  • Great company benefits starting 1st day of the month after 60 days of employment:
    • Medical (just $100 per month for the employee), Prescription Drug, Dental, & Vision Insurance 
    • $25,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) - 100% company paid
    • 401(k) with company match of up to 3%
    • Long and short-term disability 
    • 6 Paid company holidays
    • Paid vacation based on years of service:
      • 1 week after 1 year
      • 2 weeks after 2 years
      • 3 weeks after 5+ years
  • Paid orientation and training - $200 per day in addition to paid travel expenses, airfare and hotel
  • Perks: Prepass Plus, Fuel cards, Comdata card (option to request advance if needed), National Tire account, Id theft prevention, Legal Shield for professional drivers
  • Paid uniforms
  • Terminal services: free truck washes and you get paid while you wait!
  • Take your truck home program 

Home Time, Route, & Schedule

  • Home Time: Home weekly; home for 34 hour reset, sometimes on weekends 
  • Schedule: Operations is 7 days per week and schedules vary by delivery
  • Route: Run from Kingsport, TN for a dedicated customer to deliver all over
  • Level of Touch: Pulling hoses and pumping product utilizing a pneumatic (air) compressor or liquid pump


  • 2018-2022 - Fleet includes:
    • 389 Peterbilts and International Lone Star with 13 speed manual transmissions (average age of both is 2.5 years)
    • New arrivals - 2022 Kenworth T680s with automatic transmission, 510 HP engine (most powerful on the market!), smart transmission, refrigerators, heated seats, and 76 ft. sleepers with high end mattresses!
  • Trailer average fleet age is 7 years 
  • No APUs, but Inverters are included and you can idle
  • Heaters and air conditioners included
  • Crash mitigation system included
  • Inward and outward facing cameras (triggered strictly by an event only)
  • Governed speed at 69 mph

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Driver Types Hired

  • Company Driver

Equipment Types Hired

  • Tanker

CDL Classes Accepted

  • Class A

Expediting Experience Required?

No, we do not require that applicants have expediting experience.

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DMV Record

Hire a driver who has had their license suspended or revoked: No
Hire a driver with a DWI or DUI: No
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