Prime Inc. Driver Meeting – July 22nd

In this week’s Driver Meeting LIVE, we recognize our Instructors/Trainers of the year in each division! We host the weekly Driver Meeting every Friday morning at 8 a.m. CST in Springfield, MO; Salt Lake City, UT; and Pittston, PA. Can’t make it in person? No worries! Check out the fast facts below to stay up-to-date with what’s going on around Prime.

Dennis Davis & Steve Field – Safety

  • This week: 136 total inspections – 89 clean (65% clean rate)
  • This coming Monday is our DAB meeting!
  • Two Prime drivers will soon be competing in the National Truck Driving Championship.
  • Drive the appropriate speed for the conditions.
  • Have enough space between you and the vehicle in front of you.
  • Eliminate distractions inside the cab.

Chris Ewing – Driver Line Up

  • Try to be punctual when arriving to the yard.
  • Make sure everyone in the bays see you.
  • Watch your PTA and communicate if you need it changed to keep it accurate.
    • Your PTA can be seen in the Prime Mobile App.
  • If you arrive with an empty trailer, get it washed out before you drop.
  • Driver line up does NOT decide who gets drug tested, it is random selection.
    • If you feel like you are getting picked too often talk with safety.
  • Commit to loads early.

Chris Martin, Jared Young, & Clinton Williams – Refrigerated Operations/Training

  • Benefits of becoming a trainer:
    • Money:
      • On average, solo drivers profit $1729 per week while team drivers average $3763 per week.
      • There is also a bonus for PSD instructors which averages $5375 from the time your student begins training to the time they test.
    • Giving back to the program that gave to you.
  • You can train as much or as little as you want.
  • You only need two years of experience and a good record to become a trainer.
  • You can train as a company or lease driver.

Dave Meinecke – Driver Training Program

  • Get involved in the training program!
  • 2021 TNT trainers of the year:
    • Flatbed Lease Trainer of the Year:
      • Dion Kitchen
    • Flatbed Company Trainer of the Year:
      • Logan Mangels
    • Tanker Company Trainer of the Year:
      • Michael Borders
    • Tanker Lease Trainer of the Year:
      • Robert Binder
    • Reefer Lease Trainer of the Year:
      • Sean Jones
    • Reefer Company Trainer of the Year:
      • Fredrick Williams

Steve Wutke – VP of Sales & Marketing

  • Our highest calling is safety.
  • Remember this is a dangerous job, stay focused and bring your best behind the wheel every day.

Robert Low – Owner & Founder of Prime Inc.

  • Our training program creates the best drivers on the road.
  • Thank you to all our trainers.
  • Let’s make some bank!

Interested in driving for Prime? Apply online at or give our recruiters a call at 866-290-1568 for more information.

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