Kool-Pak LLC

KOOL PAK°® Drivers

New! Kool Pak° OTR Driver Pay Incentive Programs

Kool Pak° is pleased to announce our new 2015 employee incentive plans. We’ve initiated these incentives as a way to say thank you to our employees for providing exceptional customer service and for ensuring we have the best team on the road.

Driver Referral Program

The first program is the employee Driver Referral Program. Earn cash incentives when you refer new drivers to Kool Pak°. We’re always looking for new drivers and you can help us grow. With our Driver Referral Program, employees receive $1,000 bonus for any new hire, payable after 90 days of hire.

OTR Driver Program

The second program is for new OTR Drivers. We’re offering great incentives to join the Kool Pak° team! Become part of our esteemed group of drivers and receive a $1,500 one year stay bonus. You’ll also receive $1,750 in transitional pay:

  • Week 1 $750
  • Week 2 $500
  • Week 3 $500
  • That's a grand total bonus of $3,250.00

At Kool Pak°, we encourage our drivers to be the best in the industry by rewarding safe, efficient, and reliable practices. We provide a wide range of incentives to promote safety, on-time service, reduced fuel consumption, tractor maintenance, and training. Benefits of joining the Kool Pak° team include:

  • extensive training and development opportunities
  • employee recognition and reward programs
  • electronic logs
  • inspection bonus
  • MPG bonus program
  • safety bonus

These two bonus programs recognize the hard work and dedication of our amazing employees. Apply now!

Join our Team!

We're actively recruiting drivers at

Kool Pak° is a refrigerated carrier providing cold chain management services, LTL, truckload, and pool load services. Our drivers are trained to manage mixed temperature freight and understand the proper use of bulkheads. We're Oregon-based with headquarters in Lake Oswego and our main warehouse in Clackamas. We also have temperature-controlled warehouses in Kent, Washington; Ontario, California; Patterson, California; and Langley, British Columbia.

Your driver opportunities are unique: every new hire is an investment with extensive training on our claims and load management processes that result in our achieving and maintaining one of the lowest claims rates in the industry. You'll enjoy work relationships based on our Company Values. Our actions, leadership and work culture embrace these values every day.

Safety is #1

We have a Safety Director and Maintenance Manager to keep you safe. And, you'll get the training and resources you need to be successful. Kool Pak° was awarded the 2013 Fleet Safety Grand Champion by the Oregon Trucking Association (OTA).

All Drivers use electronic logs ensuring compliance with hours of service. Our Maintenance Manager facilitates the repair process, whether at a Kool Pak° Terminal or over-the-road. The majority of our tractors are maintained via full-service lease through Penske, ensuring reliable, timely repair.

Our commitment to customer service creates a work culture where communication is encouraged and expected. We provide each Driver with a company cell phone as well as on-board communication via PeopleNet. Drivers can contact the Dispatch Team for scheduling help and Drivers are directly linked to our Claims Manager, who provides support for load management issues. We provide phone numbers for the KOOL PAK° Management team.

Driver Opportunities

Our Drivers are required to have a clean CDL and at least one year of reefer experience.

Local: we maintain local fleets in Portland-Metro, Seattle-Metro, and Los Angeles-Metro areas. Local Drivers handle LTL deliveries and pick-ups in their designated metro-area. An occasional Shuttle (from one of our Terminals to another) or Regional run might be available or necessary, although most Local Drivers are home nightly.

Shuttle: drivers transport freight between Kool Pak° Terminals on set schedules.

Regional Over-the-Road (OTR): the vast majority of our Company Drivers are Regional OTR performing multi-stop, mixed temperature (or LTL) deliveries and pick-ups throughout the seven Western States. We dispatch trips weekly on a set schedule. Most Regional OTR Drivers can take their hours-of-service reset at home, unless requested otherwise. Regional OTR Drivers can, based on personal and business need, work as a Local Driver or a Shuttle Driver to allow additional home time as needed.

Transcontinental: our transcontinental routes are ideal for a driving team. Eastbound loads tend to be multi-stop, mixed temperature (LTL). Return or westbound loads tend to be truckloads. Our Regional OTR Drivers will also have occasional opportunities, based on business need, to travel east.

Check out current openings at then apply online. After you register, complete the application or you can return later, using your First Name, Last Name and 4 digits of your SSN as your login.

Alternatively, print the application and submit your completed forms via:

  • Email

  • Fax 503-496-4389
  • Mail your resume to 4550 SW Kruse Way | Suite 350 | Lake Oswego OR 97035

Call 888-KP4-jobs with any questions. Thank you for considering Kool Pak° as your employer of choice.

With the development of our Quality Assurance department, our quality control will be even more vigorous including the management of our Keep It KOOL program. In 2013, our claims paid as a percentage of revenue was just .068% (industry average: ~ 1%). The results? Happy customers. Fewer claims.