The National Transportation Institute sponsors its coveted Certified Top Pay Company designation, which recognizes motor carriers and private fleets who provide a rewarding, secure career choice for professional drivers and technicians, who excel in the market with their compensation and benefits programs, and who operate a safe, financially stable fleet.

What is Top Pay Company?

An elite award for trucking companies and private fleets, Top Pay Carrier Certification strengthens an already elite organization by recognizing companies who: lead their peers in driver compensation (hourly pay, per-mile pay, or annualized pay); excel in offering robust benefits like retirement options and health insurance; provide great career paths; and are stable, healthy businesses with strong foundations.

What are the benefits of Top Pay Company designation? How do I use the certification?

Being certified as a Top Pay Company is an elite recognition for your organization and provides a fantastic marketing opportunity for your company to promote to your current driver workforce and in your driver recruiting programs. It can also be a marketing tool to promote to shipper and broker customers to show the strength of your organization.

How do I qualify for Top Pay Company?

To qualify, fleets must excel in 8 critical categories (listed below), and they must also be regularly benchmarking their wages utilizing NTI data. The eight categories include:

Driver pay

Driver tenure

Driver turnover

Health benefits

Retirement benefits

Company longevity

Credit rating

Safety rating

Are you a Top Pay Company?

To have your company reviewed for Top Pay Company Certification, contact NTI to learn about next steps: