American Central Transport (ACT)

ACT Careers

Because of our partnerships with carriers like American Central Transport, Class A CDL truck drivers at Apex CDL Institute have great entry-level opportunities upon graduation. ACT is a 100% dry van truckload service that is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and is still family-owned and operated since its founding in 1972. Apex students will have the opportunity to qualify for Tuition Reimbursement through ACT.

Company Culture

ACT has been voted as a Best Fleet to Drive For the past three years, proving they have a great company culture. They are committed to being innovative and forward-thinking, always looking for ways to make their trucks safer, and their drivers more profitable. The company is built on five core values: safety, integrity, respect, accountability, and family.

ACT Truck Driver Pay

ACT strives to pay its drivers well, wanting them to build a profitable career with the company. Their salaries are very competitive within the industry and have plenty of bonus opportunities for their drivers. They also allow drivers to lease their trucks and increase their pay! In 2018, they increased their driver’s pay across the board and gave drivers more bonus opportunities while driving.

Modern Equipment and Amenities

ACT runs 2015 and newer KW T680s and Freightliner Cascadia’s and has 2014 and newer trailers as well. Having modern equipment ensures drivers are taken care of and have the best possible equipment to work with.

Recently, ACT has built a new office and headquarters in Kansas City, MO. The ACT Plaza houses the Corporate Office, Maintenance Facility, Training Center, and Services Center. The Plaza gives drivers a place to rest, do laundry, work out, shower, and relax when they come in for scheduled maintenance or reset their hours of service.

Driver Benefits

ACT offers great benefits for drivers, owner-operators, and lease purchases. These benefit packages can be custom-built for you and your family. Some of the benefits include:

  • Medical, life, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • 401(k) plan
  • Bonuses

ACT is also promoting sign-on bonuses for drivers who go through their “Drive Your Pay” program. Learn more about American Central Transport on their website or click “Apply Now” below and apply for ACT training through Apex CDL Institute.

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