Rapid Response: Best Trucking Company to Work for in 2023


Finding the best trucking company to work for could be one of the most crucial yet challenging decisions you must make in your professional trucking career. The choice is a huge success factor for drivers and owner-operators.

If you’re looking for a trucking company that will pay you fairly, treat you well, and get you as much home time as you need, look no further than Rapid Response, Inc.

Why Rapid Response, Inc.

From humble beginnings in 1982, Rapid Response, Inc. has grown into one of the Midwest’s largest and most successful transportation and logistics companies. Our tremendous success boils down to the staff. We’ve managed to grow and thrive by employing quality personnel.

Truck drivers consider Rapid Response the best trucking company to work for include for the following reasons:

Driver-centric Culture

Over the years, Rapid Response has cultivated a family atmosphere within the company. We put drivers first and appreciate their work because they’re the driving force that keeps us going.

Our entire team treats drivers with respect, and we go the extra mile to create a comfortable work environment for our drivers.

As a driver, you have a reasonable amount of time off and the opportunity for regular home visits. Our freight dispatchers will work with you to create a schedule that suits your lifestyle. Whether you prefer to drive locally or long-haul, you receive fair pay and steady work.

Reliable Trucks

Our fleet consists of well-maintained Peterbilt trucks and Dry Van trailers. We only have models from 2019 onwards to ensure we provide our drivers with the best vehicles. We also check each vehicle regularly for optimal performance and safety.

Safe Working Environment

Safety is at the forefront of our operations. Besides earning decent, steady incomes, drivers who adhere to our safety protocols get safety bonuses. We also go the extra mile to avoid overstretching our drivers. We’d rather hire more drivers than have you on the road longer than you want to.

Excellent Pay and Great Benefits

We have our drivers’ best interests at heart. We also review our employee benefits regularly to ensure they get the best pay and quality health, dental, and life insurance benefits.

Many Work Opportunities

Our extensive network of operations and continued growth affords drivers and owner-operators numerous employment opportunities for various types of freight. We have ideal truck driving jobs for anyone looking for local, regional, or long-haul routes.

What We Offer

When you join the Rapid Response team, you get more than just a driving job. We go above and beyond to support you and help you advance your career. The following benefits keep our drivers motivated:

  • Earn between $65,000 to $250,000 based on experience
  • Weekly pay
  • Medical/dental/life benefits for company drivers
  • Safety bonuses
  • Home-weekly routes available
  • 98% no-touch freight
  • 50-50 Drop-n-Hook
  • New trucks (2019-2021 Peterbilt trucks and Dry Van Trailers)
  • Extra stop/layover pay
  • Referral bonuses
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Visits home

Are you a truck driver or owner-operator looking to advance your career in the trucking industry? Contact Rapid Response at (636) 875 5040 and find out why we are the best trucking company to work for.