Great Lakes Regional Division

What does our Great Lakes Regional Division cover? by WDS Enterprises, Inc.

Regional truck driving jobs haul freight within a specific area of the country, allowing truck drivers to stay closer to home working 5-6 days a week, and the luxury of being home weekly. Our Regional truck driving jobs never require you to be more than 750 miles away from home, and covers Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and most of the Great Lakes surrounding states.

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Covering Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Kentucky.  Out for an average of 5-6 days at a time and home most weekends.


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Regional truck driving jobs are great for the beginner truck driver as well as the truck driver who doesn’t want to be too far from home. Regional truck driving is the most flexible out of all truck driving jobs, as you can choose how many days a week you would like to haul goods. Regional truck driving typically means never going past 750 miles from home, and most regional truckers are home on the weekends to spend time with their families and friends. Regional trucking jobs in Michigan and the other states listed above will almost always be solo, depending on how long your truck driving delivery can take – WDS Enterprises can provide you with a sleeper cab so that you won’t have to take time out of your day to stay at a hotel. Below are some of the benefits we provide to our Regional Truck Drivers:

  • Up to $.60 cpm PLUS benefits
  • (Benefits equaling around an additional $.07cpm)
  • Weekly Pay w/ direct deposit
  • Home Weekly, out five to six days per week.
  • Veteran Owned
  • Same pay for Empty and Loaded Practical Miles
  • Detention Pay after 2 hours
  • Quarterly Safety Bonus
  • Driver Referral Program
  • WDS also has a Pet and Rider Policy
  • Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Matching 401K, Paid time off, Aflac, Life insurance, on the job training
  • Must have a CDL-A/no endorsements needed
  • Training available, if needed along with a tuition reimbursement program!

Want to make $71,000.00-$99,840.00 a year + benefits? Come Join Our Team! Find out how, call our recruiter now at 989-828-4900! Your future could start now!

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Most Common Freight Types by WDS Enterprises, Inc.

#1 Fuel:

The most common regional freight type for truck driving is delivering fuel. Since this is more difficult to deliver cross-country, typically fuel is only handled regionally for the safety of truck drivers. Along with fuel is also liquids and gas that must be transported in tanker trucks, which are also common hauls amongst regional truck drivers. This kind of haul is recommended for the intermediate to professional level truck driver that is able to handle these liquids and gases with care.

#2 Refrigerated Goods:

The 2nd most common regional truck driving haul is refrigerated goods. This requires a temperature controlled environment for perishable goods that are usually being delivered from the manufacturer straight to the retail store front. These customers are mainly grocery stores that have ordered milk, frozen goods such as ice cream, eggs, etc. Refrigerated goods require special attention from the truck driver as it has to stay within a certain temperature upon arrival, and is perfect for shorter distances in regional truck driving hauls.

#3 Dry Hauls:

The 3rd most common truck driving haul is a dry haul. This means no special trailer is involved and is typically used for dry goods to grocery stores, farms, furniture stores, etc. On the very rare occasion, there is the possibility to use an open trailer for delivering vehicles from state to state. Dry hauls are the easiest to deliver and are perfect for the beginning truck driver who wants experience on the road.

Regional Truck Driving Conclusion

Regional truck driving and hauls are ideal for the truck driver who not only wants to stay close to home, but get familiar with their routes, and build great relationships amongst their customers. Regional truck driving compensates almost as well as Over-The-Road truck driving jobs, and compensates better than local truck driving jobs. Regional truck driving for WDS Enterprises also means you will have the added benefits of insurance, CPM, and safety bonuses. Regional truck drivers are in high demand, just as much as OTR or Local route truck drivers. The experience level for regional truck drivers is dependent on the haul type, but WDS Enterprises can accommodate our truck drivers and they will be sure to be on the road in no time despite experience level. Consider applying for our Regional Truck Driving Jobs today and call our recruiter now at 989-828-4900 or Browse Jobs.