The year is wrapping up, so we wanted our final blog post of 2021 to reflect the great articles you read this year. Here are the top seven posts our readers enjoyed most in 2021:

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1. New Dot Transportation Mileage Pay Increase Announced

“[Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI)] announced to its drivers this week that their mileage pay would be increasing by 3¢ per mile fleet-wide—a 6 percent increase in mileage pay. This is DTI’s second pay increase since the start of 2021, meaning our drivers’ mileage rate has gone up 11 percent since the start of the year.”

2. What It’s Like: 4×4 Driving Schedule With Dot Transportation

“At Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI), we know you’re way more than just your job. Most of the stuff you care about happens outside of work, not while you’re behind the wheel. So, we offer our drivers schedule options and job types that best fit their lifestyles. One of the many options we offer at most locations is the four days on, four days off schedule—also known as the 4×4.”

dot transportation blog
dot transportation blog

3. Get to Know the Most Recent Graduates From Dot’s In-House Driving School

“Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) is excited to announce that we launched our first ever in-house driving school pilot program out of our Dot Foods Maryland location!

Take some time to get to know our first three students and hear what they have to say about the program.”

4. 8 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Career as a Professional Truck Driver

“Deciding you want a job in the transportation industry is not usually the first thing people think of when weighing their potential career paths. But a career in transportation can be rewarding and exciting.

Here are our top eight reasons why you should consider a career as a professional truck driver.”

dot transportation blog
dot transportation blog

5. What It’s Like: 6×3 Schedule With Dot Transportation

“One of the options offered at most Dot locations is the six days on, three days off schedule (6×3). This schedule is exactly what it sounds like—you’re on the road for six days and then at home for three. The best part about this schedule? You’ll know your schedule for the entire calendar year. Plus, depending on the needs at the location you’re applying to, it comes as both a delivery and a no-touch freight job.

6. Dot Transportation Launches In-House Driver Training School

“Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI) launched its first-ever in-house driving school pilot program out of their Dot Foods Maryland location!

“This is an idea we’ve been considering for the past couple years,” said Maryland Director of Transportation David Hess. “By setting up our own, in-house training school, we can get drivers road-ready in 12 weeks versus the 16 to 18 weeks you’re looking at if you enroll in an external training school.””

dot transportation blog
dot transportation blog

7. No-Touch vs. Delivery Driver at Dot Transportation

“At DTI, we understand that being a professional truck driver can be a complex job… One of the ways we cater to drivers’ lifestyles is by offering no-touch, delivery, and team driving options. For the purpose of this post, we’re going to focus on the differences and similarities between a no-touch driver and a delivery driver at DTI.”

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Dot Foods is proud to announce that we have officially been certified as a Great Place To Work®. This year, we partnered with Great Place To Work®—the global authority in workplace culture and most respected workplace recognition program—for our annual employee survey.

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