Who is ABF Freight?
ABF Freight is one of the industry’s most trusted and most experienced less-than-truckload carriers, and our drivers have been delivering award-winning service across North America for nearly a century.
With more than 7,000 drivers across 240+ service centers, we safely and efficiently handle almost 20,000 LTL shipments every day. ABF operates with a hub-and-spoke service center model, which means you're never out on the road for long.
Ways you can drive for ABF
With options for both city and over-the-road drivers, you can choose the path that's right for you — no matter your experience.
ABF offers access to a variety of on-the-job training opportunities to help you grow in your career and frequent home time to get you back to your family quickly. And with trucks that average just 5 years old, you'll be driving some of the newest equipment on the road.
Pick up and deliver shipments to locations in your service center’s delivery area. This is the perfect career for drivers who enjoy face-to-face interaction with our customers and want to be home every night.
Pick up and deliver trailers between turn-points and service centers in a particular region. This career is ideal for drivers who enjoy being out on the road, but still want frequent home time.
Why drive for ABF Freight?
Join our team of highly respected drivers and get:
- A consistent schedule with regular home time
- Company-paid benefits with no premiums
- Competitive pay that aligns with Teamster Union Scale
- Paid holidays, vacation and personal days
- Pension plan coverage at no cost to you
- Profit-sharing program
- Opportunities for recognition and mentorship
- Newer equipment (trucks average under 5 years old)
Find Your Place
at ABF Freight
Learn & grow with ABF
We’re proud to offer drivers opportunities to enhance their career with training, development and recognition for a job well done.
Teamster Military Assistance Program (TMAP)
As a proud partner of TMAP, we help active-duty service members transition into civilian life. Complete an intensive training program to prepare you for a fulfilling career with ABF Freight.
Driver Development Program
New to the industry? Learn from the inside out through our apprenticeship program. Start out as a dock worker, then attend a six-week paid training program (hourly) at our expense to earn your CDL-A and begin your driving career with us. Through a mix of classroom instruction and more than 160 hours of behind-the-wheel experience, we’ll teach you everything you need to know to become a qualified ABF driver.
Driver Development Instructor
Pass along your knowledge and experience as a mentor to aspiring drivers. Candidates are recommended by ABF Freight service center managers, trained within the program curriculum, and certified to teach through a highly regarded "train the trainer" course.
Earn the opportunity to represent ABF Freight on our prestigious Road Team. Candidates are nominated and selected based on their experience and exemplary job performance and if chosen, serve as company ambassadors during a two-year term. This involves participating in public appearances and speaking engagements on topics like driving safety, the image of the truck driver and sharing the road with trucks.
If you fit the following qualifications, contact us today to learn more about kickstarting your career with ABF Freight:
- 21 years of age or older
- One year of verifiable tractor/trailer experience (candidates with less than 1 year of experience may be eligible for training through our Driver Development Program)
- Doubles/triples, tanker and hazardous materials endorsements
- Safe and stable driving record
- Pass DOT pre-employment drug screen and meet DOT medical requirements