Be more than a Driver…

Glendenning Brothers, Inc. (or shorthand “GBI”) a liquid bulk transportation company based out of northern Illinois. We transport non-HazMat bulk liquid freight, primarily food grade and feed grade products. We also haul various non-hazardous chemicals, adhesives, and non-petroleum oils. GBI’s industry knowledge and experience allows us to service customers with unique product needs.

Dependability - GBI drivers are reliable, responsible, and dependable in fulfilling the obligations of their work.
Adaptability/Flexibility - GBI drivers understand that “doing what our competition can’t do” means being open to change (positive or negative) and to new experiences on the job.
Stress Tolerance - GBI drivers seek feedback and opportunities for growth, they are willing to share ideas and make suggestions for improvement, and they deal calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Analytical Thinking - GBI drivers are constantly analyzing information and using logical reasoning to address work-related issues and problems.
Attention to Detail - GBI drivers pay careful attention to detail and are thorough in completing work tasks.

Why should you care?

You should care if you take pride in your work. Also, these niche services justify better rates and higher income opportunities for Drivers.

Who we want

We are looking for safe, experienced, and self-motivated “transportation specialists” to serve not only as drivers, but also as transportation experts and customer service representatives. That is why we are highly selective in employment, hiring less than 10% of the drivers that apply. In turn, we offer an exceptional, flexible compensation and benefits package that is well above the industry standard.

Need not apply
GBI was founded by a driver, Kevin Glendenning. GBI takes pride in the history of trucking and values the skill required to masterfully operate massive, powerful, ¼ million dollar tractor-trailers. Please do not apply if you do not take pride in your profession, the services you provide as a professional driver, or the customers you serve.

If you do apply and qualify to drive from GBI, a few of the perks are identified below…


  • Pre-tax annual income ranges from $55,000 - $65,000+
  • Performance Pay and flexibility in choosing your income level and work-life balance
  • ‪Paid time during unscheduled servicing and breakdowns (although our late model, elite equipment is not likely to break down)
  • Paid Training using GBI’s state-of-the-art equipment (we ensure you know how to use our tools of the trade)
  • Benefits

    • Over the road, HOME TIME most weekends‬‬
    • No Slip Seating
    • Employee & Family Health insurance coverage premium paid 100% by GBI
    • Alternatively, each employee may choose to opt out of the health insurance plan and receive an additional monthly cash payment (an ACA Sec. 125 Waiver Credit)
    • 401k with employer match
    • 7 paid holidays annually
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) (personal days and vacation‬‬)
    • Company cell phones provided along with specified data usage for personal entertainment
    • Tanker Training is available whenever desired or required of a new Driver
    • Our Equipment

      • New Equipment, in excellent condition. All trucks are Freightliner Cascadia (70” mid-roof XT sleepers) 2015 model year or newer
      • Company owned fleet - Maintained in-house‬‬
      • Focus on driver comfort (Cab and bunk climate control, equipped with ParkSmart auxiliary power units, Freightliner’s premium interior upholstery and electronics package, premium air-ride driver seat, Hendrickson air-ride steer-axle suspension, Eaton ultra-shift transmissions, refrigerator and a space for microwaves in each unit, upgraded gel mattresses, and fitness bands available in bunk)
      • Road calls and mechanical down-time are infrequent

      • Contact us at:, Call: (815) 645-2451, or fill out the application.

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