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Pay example

Note that we have increased the remuneration by 1 ¢/mile non-taxable in 2017, the pay is now much more advantageous than in 2016!

Consult the following actual  Pay examples from some of our Trans West drivers. Please follow each example’s link to see all the details. Thanks to our drivers who kindly agree to share this information to illustrate these examples.

Earnings per year (2016):

Gains per trip based on route and destination

 

SALARY AT HIRING
Experience at hiring Total per mile
2 years and more 40.5¢
1 to 2 years 37.0¢
3 to 12 months 34.5¢
0 to 3 months (intern) 32.0¢

 

Compensation plan
Sum of mileage of the last 12 months (targets) Adjustment added along past month’s mileage Possible supplemental yearly gain
Less than 89 999 miles
90 000 to 99 999 miles  More than 1 800 $
100 000 to 109 999 miles More than 4 000 $
More than 110 000 miles More then 6 600 $

 

West Canada 5.5¢ / mile

 

Instructor driver 14.0¢ / mile

 

Examples of yearly gains (2016)

EXAMPLE 1 YEARLY GAINS : WEST CANADA for Carole and Sylvain
In 2015,Carole and Sylvain made 35 trips, for a total of 225 days on the road.
West Canada 32                              TWSylvain
West USA  1
California  2
Total    (counting 19  back-to-back trips) 35
Their yearly individual gains were:
Taxable      $53,700
Non taxable $13,000
Total      $66,700 
In 2016, their combined gains were $133 400 and enjoyed 140 days off.
With the same number of trips, their income in 2017 will be $135,626.
Carole and Sylvain each earned  $296 per day worked
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EXAMPLE 2 YEARLY GAINS: CALIFORNIA for Chantal and Gilles
En 2015,Chantal and Gilles made 41 trips, for a total of 250 days on the road.
California 41
Total 41
Their yearly gains were:
Taxable     $53,000
Non taxable     $12,400
Total      $65,400 
In 2016, their combined gains were $130 800 and enjoyed 115 days off.
With the same number of trips, their income in 2017 will be $133 362.
Chantal and Gilles each earned more than $262 per day worked
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EXAMPLE 3 YEARLY GAINS: CALIFORNIA for Claude
In 2015,Claude made 38 trips, for a total of 230 days on the road.
California 38 TWClaude
Total 38
Her yearly gains were:
Taxable      $47,800
Non taxable      $10,700
Total      $58,500
In 2016, her yearly gains were $58 500 and she enjoyed 135 days off.
With the same number of trips, her income in 2017 will be $59 642.
Claude earned more than $254 per day worked
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EXAMPLE 4 YEARLY GAINS : CALIFORNIA for Monique en Team
En 2015, Monique made 31 trips in Team, for a total of 185 days on the road.
California 31
Total 31
Her individual annual revenue was
Taxable       $39,300
Non taxable $ 8,700
Total       $48,000 
In 2016, the total revenue for the team was $96 000 and they enjoyed 180 days off.
With the same number of trips, their income in 2017 will be $97 962.
Monique and her co-driver each earned more than $259 per day worked
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Examples for gains per trip based on route and destination

GAINS PER TRIP EX 1: LACHINE – CALGARY – CALIFORNIA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 7150 $0.405                    $2,895.75                    $1,447.88
West Canada premium 7150 $0.055                       $393.25                       $196.63
Compensation plan 2 7150 $0.060                       $429.00                       $214.50
                   $3,718.00                    $1,859.00 per trip
Average trip duration : 7 days                       $531.14                       $265.57 per day worked
52.0¢ /mile
Want to do all your PICKS and DROPS yourself ?
Outbound trip PICK premium3 7150 $0.020                       $143.00                        $ 71.50
Inbound trip DROP premium 3 7150 $0.020                       $143.00                         $71.50
                   $4,004.00                    $2002.00 per trip
56.0¢ /mile  
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 2 years
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 9200 miles/month.
 3 Premium available for teams with assigned truck only.
Does this rate include benefits?
No. The following benefits are provided separately.
      – up to 3 weeks of vacation
      – 10 holidays
      – represents about 2.5 cents added to your rate
      – Global rate: up to 58.5¢/mi
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EXAMPLE 2: LACHINE – CALIFORNIA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 6200 $0.405                    $2,511.00                    $1,255.50
Compensation plan 2 6200 $0.060                       $372.00                       $186.00
2 cueillettes d’extra                         $75.00                         $37.50
                   $2,958.00                    $1,479.00 per trip
Average trip duration : 6 days                       $493.00                       $246.50 per day worked
46.5¢ /mile  
Want to do all your PICKS and DROPS yourself ?
Outbound trip PICK premium 3 6200 $0.020                       $124.00                         $62.00
Inbound trip DROP premium 3 6200 $0.020                       $124.00                         $62.00
                   $3,206.00                    $1,603.00 per trip
50.5¢ /mile
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 2 years
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 9200 miles/month.
 3 Premium available for teams with assigned truck only.
Does this rate include benefits?
No. The following benefits are provided separately.
      – up to 3 weeks of vacation
      – 10 holidays
      – represents about 2.5 cents added to your rate
      – Global rate: up to 53.0¢/mi
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EXAMPLE 3: LACHINE – FLORIDA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 3400 $0.405                    $1,377.00                       $688.50
Compensation plan 2 3400 $0.060                       $204.00                       $102.00
                   $1,581.00                       $790.50 per trip
Average trip duration : 4 days                       $395.25                       $197.63 per day worked
46.5¢ /mile  
Outbound trip PICK premium/livraison
Outbound trip PICK premium 3 3400 $0.020                         $68.00                         $34.00
Inbound trip DROP premium 3 3400 $0.020                        $ 68.00                         $34.00
                   $1,717.00                      $858.50 per trip
50.5¢ /mile
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 2 years
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 9200 miles/month.
 3 Premium available for teams with assigned truck only.
Does this rate include benefits?
No. The following benefits are provided separately.
      – up to 3 weeks of vacation
      – 10 holidays
      – represents about 2.5 cents added to your rate
      – Global rate: up to 53.0¢/mi
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EXAMPLE 4 : LACHINE – CALIFORNIA – TORONTO – CALIFORNIA – LACHINE
Mileage Revenue/mile Revenue/Team  Revenue/Driver 
Total Mileage 1 12000 $0.405                    $4,860.00                    $2,430.00
Compensation plan 2 12000 $0.060                       $720.00                       $360.00
Lay-over back-to-back                       $200.00                       $100.00
2 extra Picks + switch                       $100.00                         $50.00
                  $5,880.00                    $2,940.00 per trip
Average trip duration : 11 days                       $534.55                       $267.27 per day worked
46.5¢ /mile
 1 Rate per mile based on recognized experience of more than 2 years
 2 Compensation plan based on average of 9200 miles/month.
  
Does this rate include benefits?
No. The following benefits are provided separately.
      – up to 3 weeks of vacation
      – 10 holidays
      – represents about 2.5 cents added to your rate
      – Global rate: up to 49.0¢/mi
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