Samantha Dwyer

Samantha joined the Anderson Trucking Family in November of 2012 as a specialized driver manager and managed a fleet of mixed company and contractor drivers. In the spring of 2014, she transitioned to the driver administration department and began working in contractor services. While in contractor services, Samantha familiarized herself with all processes, procedures and information in regards to driver contracts, pay and settlements. She is currently the operations support manager and oversees both the contractor services department as well as the driver settlement department and leads both of her teams to ensure our drivers receive the highest level of service required to help navigate their accounts and settlements on a daily basis.

By: Samantha Dwyer
March 15th, 2024

Tax Day is April 15. Have you filed yet? The number one tip for filing your taxes each year: Actually file your taxes. Taxes are confusing, certainly, but failing to file them entirely — or doing it incorrectly — can lead to some major issues for you. Issues that will follow you.

By: Samantha Dwyer
March 6th, 2024

The trucking industry is starting to feel like a bad game of Monopoly. A few bad investments and you owe everyone money. The moment you get paid, you’re immediately paying someone else. You don’t get to go home, you can’t pass go. It’s a game you can’t get out of — and believe me, everyone in the transportation industry is frustrated by this game.

By: Samantha Dwyer
February 21st, 2024

Did your trucking company pay you later than they were supposed to? Understandably, you’re probably pretty upset. You need that money to cover your expenses, support yourself, and maybe support someone back home. If my check didn’t hit my account on the first and the fifteenth, I’d be a frustrated lady over here too, so I get it. Maybe your mind is reeling…what does it mean? Is the company in trouble? Will you be without a job soon?

By: Samantha Dwyer
January 24th, 2024

Pay is top of mind for most (if not all) truck drivers right now. A lot of drivers have had to adapt in recent years, making little changes — like making sure their truck is as fuel efficient as possible — to big changes — like completely changing their running style and running more miles.

By: Samantha Dwyer
January 12th, 2024

Why did you become a truck driver? If you are like a majority of truck drivers, you did it for the pay. And while the reason you got into the industry isn’t solely because of pay (perhaps you enjoy the freedom of the road or you grew up with family members in the trucking industry), it’s likely at least one of your top reasons for staying.

By: Samantha Dwyer
December 15th, 2023

Do you want to know a frightening statistic? The average retirement age of a truck driver is 62. The average life expectancy for a truck driver is 61. You don’t need me to explain to you that these numbers suggest that drivers may be more likely to pass away before they have the chance to retire.

By: Samantha Dwyer
November 17th, 2023

Are you a truck driver about to lease your truck and services on with a trucking company? If so, there’s a lot of information you need on file and a lot of questions you need to be prepared to ask. It’s not as easy as 1, 2, 3. There are requirements to meet, documents to file and other details to confirm.

By: Samantha Dwyer
October 13th, 2023

Can you smell the Thanksgiving turkey and hear the jingle bells ringing? No? Just me?