The Northwest Express Family

We started with just one truck in 2007. Today, we have over 200 trucks and 400 employees!  Northwest Express, Inc. is proud to be the largest Contracted Service Provider for FedEx Ground in Chicago.    We strive to create a work environment that fosters personal growth and career progression for all employees.  We ensure that our pay is competitive in the market, and our benefits go above and beyond.  

Our Great Employee Benefits

Health Insurance after only 30 days

We offer 4 different tiers of general health insurance coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.  You can also elect for dental and vision coverage.      Watch out for messages after 2 weeks of employment to select your healthcare plans in Paycor.  

401k Matching after 1 year

After 1 year of employment, you can elect to enroll in our 401k plan. You can choose a percent of your paycheck to be automatically entered into your retirement account, with Northwest Express matching 50% of your investment. 

Paid Sick Leave and Paid Vacation Time

Employees earn 1 hour of sick leave per 40 hours worked, for up to 40 hours of paid sick leave per year.  Sick pay can be redeemed after 180 days of employment.     After 1 year of employment, you will receive 5 days of paid vacation. After 2, you will receive 10 days, and 3 years and beyond is 15 paid vacation days.