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THE CPM+ PROMISE™

Reengineering the way drivers are paid - and valued

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Explore The Benefits

Limitless
Certain & Strong
Unmatched
More of the Time
Unwavering
Unrivaled
Paid in full
Everlasting
Evolved
Miles Ahead

Earning Potential:

Limitless

Are you unhappy playing the comparison game or waiting around for a CPM increase announcement? Traditional carriers may raise CPM whenever they’re flush with cash—or worse, have a turnover problem on their hands. To buck the trend, we wanted to rethink the traditional CPM metric. Our CPM and signing bonus are very competitive. On top of that, you’ll earn incremental CPM on the miles your recruits drive through the first-in-industry Ambassador Program, with no limit to how much you can earn. The more recruits, the more miles. The more miles, the bigger your paycheck.

Mileage Achieved:

Certain & Strong

Consistency is king in our business, but it’s seriously lacking. Without reliable mileage and consistent routes, paychecks are unpredictable, and churn is chronic. But behind Variant is Vector™, our fleet orchestration platform, that only makes plans that make sense. And it’s always updating to get you more miles and better loads. Vector also works to eliminate the hassle of idle dwell time and ensure drivers get home on the date of their choice. With loads assigned further out and routes optimized for maximum earning, Variant drivers enjoy more mileage and paycheck predictability.

Support Given:

Unmatched

Drivers need personalized, 24/7 support on the road. We reengineered driver support and communication by replacing traditional fleet managers with a driver success service center. This nimble team is staffed with Operations Specialists who are empowered to make decisions on the spot without the back-and-forth B.S. of the traditional planning structure. They interact directly with our drivers and get to know them by their first names—not their truck numbers.

Home on Time:

More of the Time

The average OTR trucker stays on the road for two to three weeks. All that work should be rewarded with predictable time at home, right? Not always. As every experienced truck driver knows, home time can be a moving target. But drivers work hard to arrive on time, and they deserve to get home on time, too. And driving for Variant, you will. Make a request right in the app, and the system takes care of the rest. Vector treats home time like a critical stop on a route, so it simply won’t make plans that get a driver home late.

Respect for Drivers:

Unwavering

Without truck drivers, there is no trucking. But our industry treats these hardworking professionals like expendable resources. The paychecks are inconsistent, support is minimal, there’s zero loyalty, home time policies are a joke, and common decency and respect are often completely missing. We're out to change that. Hence the name – Variant, derived from the Latin word variantem, “to change.” Our approach is a complete departure from the norm. We’re here to set a new standard, by treating drivers like professionals and proving that you can tame the complexity of fleet orchestration.

Benefits Offered:

Unrivaled

You’re in this business for the well-being of you and your family, and we provide a broad benefits package to support you. From medical coverage and savings plans, to pet policies and college tuition costs 100% paid for by Variant, we’re always looking for innovative ways to support our drivers. Read more about our benefits and how we’ve got you covered.

College Tuition:

Paid in full

With the demand on freight growing rapidly, it’s imperative for carriers to help grow and strengthen the trucking workforce. And that’s why we want to invest in the professionals who will carry our industry into the future. Variant offers its drivers and their dependents free college education through the Full Ride Program, a partnership with Arizona State University. Variant will pay 100% of the costs of tuition for a bachelor’s or master’s degree for you and/or your dependents. Students can select among dozens of disciplines ranging from business and logistics to accounting or behavioral science.

Communities Built:

Everlasting

The only people who understand how tough the job is? Other truckers. So, we made it easy to connect. Whether you need a parking tip or just want to talk, you can get it all through the driver app, Roger™. It’s just like CB radio days – minus the static. And if you join the Ambassador Program, you’ll enjoy a network of Squad members who give and get advice, comfort, coaching, travel tips and equipment intel every day. Each Squad is a small team within the company, with members offering support and staying connected with each other along their journeys. Ambassadors don’t just recruit drivers and forget about them—they stay in contact and help them continue to grow. As the Squads grow, so do the number of mentors at Variant.

Driver Recruiting:

Evolved

The Variant Ambassador Program is a new way of recruiting run by fellow drivers who don’t make empty promises. Ambassadors are empowered to share their real experiences and opinions, because they know firsthand that Variant delivers on its promises. And the best part? Those drivers get paid extra to help their company grow. Each Ambassador is paid extra CPM for the miles their recruits drive even when they aren't driving themselves. The larger the Squad, the larger the reward.

Onboard Equipment:

Miles Ahead

A big part of the driving experience is what you drive. And at Variant, you’ll have a chance to drive the best ― a fully equipped Freightliner Cascadia. Every new truck in our fleet has an APU, so you can power the lights, A/C, and other electronics. Every cabin comes complete with a spacious minifridge, microwave cabinet space and matching cabinetry. The job is hard enough, you should at least be comfy in the driver’s seat.

PUT  THE PLUS TO WORK FOR YOU

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Meet  the Drivers
Earning CPM+

We asked our drivers how they put the plus to work every day at Variant.

Caron Comas

Variant Ambassador

Jojon Harris

Variant Ambassador

Miranda Morrison

Operations Specialist

Jessica Stewart

Variant Driver

Steven Armstrong

Variant Ambassador

Nathan Douglas

Variant Veteran Driver
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Qualifications

Minimum 6+ Months experience

Must have CDL A & 21 years or older

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Details may vary based on location and are subject to change without notice — contact a recruiter for details. Variant is an equal opportunity employer.