Company rewards truck drivers for sacrifices during COVID-19

Roadmaster Group doled out nearly $600,000 over a two-month period to its fleet of company drivers and owner-operators as a way to say thank you for continuing to haul freight amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The decision to launch the COVID Appreciation Pay (CAP) program stemmed from a series of Facebook Live chats with drivers, who were struggling to find personal protective equipment, cleaning supplies and on-the-road food after states ordered nonessential businesses to shut down in an effort to curb the spread of the highly contagious virus. Read more about Roadmaster Group’s COVID Appreciation Pay in Freight Waves.