Barr-Nunn Raises Pay for Zone 1 OTR Drivers

May 18, 2012

Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc. has announced its “Pure Pay” raise for Owner Operators, effective May 25, 2012, raising the base rate to $1.02 per Practical mile Loaded and $0.82 Per Practical mile empty. Barr-Nunn also recently announced a 2-cent per mile raise for its Over the Road Owner-Operators in Zone 1 on their Band Pay Program.

These new pay raises combined with other features of Barr-Nunn’s Band Pay Owner Operator package such as the Performance Bonus of $800 or $975 and a CSA Safety Bonus of $450 every 30,000 paid miles, 100% fuel discounts and a strong fuel surcharge on all miles create an incredible opportunity for successful Owner Operators to earn even more.

“Our obligation to Independent Contractors is simple, continue to increase their earnings so that they have the ability to not only weather the storm of rising fuel, more expensive equipment upgrades and inflation, but to continue to run a profitable business. We will continue to find ways to do this as we have done year after year,” says Jeff Blank, Director of Recruiting.

Celebrating its 30th year, Barr-Nunn Transportation Inc. is regarded as one of the country’s best-managed truckload carriers. They have been the industry innovator in driver pay and benefits packages for years. Barr-Nunn has a reputation for respecting its drivers and working diligently to anticipate and meet their needs.

For more information about Barr-Nunn Transportation visit their website at: or call 888-999-7576.