Barr-Nunn Transportation Joins, Raising the Bar in Today’s Competition for Quality Drivers

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Barr-Nunn Transportation is the latest of trucking companies partnering with specialty job sites to better compete for today’s ever-shrinking pool of quality truck drivers. Rather than general job boards that combine thousands of jobs and thousands of applicants into a sea of hit and miss, has become a prominent example of why industry specific job sites work and why employers such as Barr-Nunn Transportation are recognizing they are increasingly essential to the trucking industry.

Barr-Nunn Transportation

Barr-Nunn Transportation

While has established itself as a niche job board for those focused on finding quality jobs in the trucking industry, Barr Nunn Transportation has established itself amongst such top quality companies these applicants hope to work for. Starting from its Granger, Iowa home base in 1982, Barr-Nunn is a privately owned, dry van truckload carrier now operating with additional bases in North Carolina and Pennsylvania, and 500 tractors and 1700 trailers across the Eastern US. Priding itself for outstanding service in the shipping of consumer products, paper products, food products and ingredients, plastic and rubber, building materials, appliances, hardware, castings, animal feeds and various other products, Barr-Nunn has secured a large customer base and was recognized by Wal-Mart as Diversity Carrier of the Year in 2008.

Honored for setting itself apart from other carrier partners by going above and beyond to serve their customers, Barr-Nunn Transportation goes the extra mile for their employees as well. Regarded as one of the country’s best-managed carriers, the company has been an industry innovator in driver pay and benefits packages for years, as well as earning a reputation for respecting its drivers and working diligently to anticipate and meet their needs. Priding itself in its team of approximately 500 top-notch drivers achieving outstanding safety and service performance, Barr-Nunn explains how their size is also part of their success. “Small enough to know your name and large enough to have a phenomenal customer base that provides premier no touch freight and treats all our drivers with the respect they deserve. We do not accept anything less.” With one of the industry's lowest driver turnover ratios among carriers their size, this company seems to be true to their word.

Barr-Nunn also understands that the competition is increasingly tough with today’s growing truck driver shortage and that in addition to retaining a quality team, they must also go the extra mile to recruit new talent as well. So with current openings for dry van company drivers and owner/operators that immediately need to be filled, Barr-Nunn is not only appealing to new applicants with a highly lucrative job package, its raising the bar with the unlimited exposure of a well established industry site such as These immediate job opportunities offering practical mileage pay, new equipment, immediate rider programs, unmatched benefits and more, are open to anyone age 23 or over with at least 12 months of driving experience.

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