Jacobson Companies increases sign-on bonus for owner-operators

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Third-party logistics provider Jacobson Companies has announced an increase in its sign-on bonus offered to owner-operators. Effective immediately, new contractors who sign with Jacobson will receive $2,500, up from the previous $1,000 sign-on bonus.

“In today’s competitive marketplace, we view our strength of building relationships with our customers and partners as the key to our service commitments, long-term growth strategy and overall value proposition,” says Scott Temple, president of Jacobson Transportation Logistics Services, based in Des Moines, Iowa. “Offering an industry leading sign-on bonus is a clear indicator that we are committed to our values and strategy – and plan to maintain our presence in the long-haul transportation business.”

Founded in 1968, Jacobson has more than 35 million square feet of warehouse space in 35 markets across the United States with about 7,000 employees.