Company Name: Averitt Express
General Info: Regional dry van carrier with terminals in South and MidWest. Mostly Volvos, about 40% auto shift, governed at
68mph. Has rider policy, no pets. 75% no touch, truck HAS TO STAY AT TERMINAL OVER WEEKEND for time off.
Addl Drivers Info Min age 23. prefer min age 25. Have different reqmts for younger drivers. Must have HazMat or obtain w/in 120
days. Will accept local experience if over 1 year w/48' trailer
States this Carrier hires within:
OK, AL, MS, IL, AR, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, NC, OH, PA, TN, TX, VA, FL, WI, NM,
Orientation Information Orienatation 3-4 days in Cookeville TN. If near major airport may fly(if best for company) or they can drive
and company will reimburse at 22cpm or can buy bus and they will reimburse on 1st check.
DUI/Criminal No DUI 5 yrs, multiple are reviewable if 2nd outside 10 years. No felonies ever. No theft or violence misdemeanors in
We've Raised the Standard by Which All Others are Measured
You could be an ideal candidate to join our professional Averitt team if you have a good employment record and 12 months of tractor
trailer experience, or 6 months of OTR experience.
Averitt's drivers enjoy the following:
Our drivers get home regularly to family and friends. With Averitt, you will have;
•a quality career, you'll have a better quality of life.
•Regional - home EVERY WEEK
•Dedicated - home EVERY DAY
•8 paid holidays and up to 3 weeks vacation
Domicile options in 17 Southern and Midwest states, including:
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Mississippi, South
Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.
•Many opportunities for transfer to local and dedicated positions
•No mandatory runs to Canada or New York City
•Clean/modern assigned Volvo and Freightliner conventionals with automatic transmissions, satellite communications,
auxiliary power units and much more
•Limited touch freight
Top pay package!
Comprehensive family benefits as low as $30/week Retirement plan and credit union membership
Being part of the Averitt Express team is rewarding, challenging, and the opportunities for growth are numerous. Along with the
challenging opportunities with Averitt Express, we offer a great benefits package for our associates, which includes the following:
•Competitive pay packages
•Profit sharing incentive plan
•Family medical, dental and vision plans
Pay & Benefits
Pay Scale for Regional Van with 12+ months experience in the past 3 years
Starting pay: .37 per mile/.41.5 northern domiciles (WI, IL, IA, IN, OH, MI, PA and Winchester, VA)
Pay based on total, verifiable industry tractor-trailer driving experiences within the past 10 years.
Top out pay is currently 41.5 cpm
Other Pay Items
• Loading / Unloading: Full van trailer $50 (Over 90% No-Touch Freight!)
• Stop pay: $10 for each stop not including origin and destination
• Breakdown: $14/hour after 2 hours
• Layover: $50 during a 24-hour period
• Driver referral program
•Complete BCBS Family Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription package as little as $43 per week
• Profit Sharing & 401(k) Retirement
• Life Insurance and Disability
• Uniform Program
• Savings Association
• Rider Program
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Advancement Opportunities (Leadership, Local and Dedicated)
•8 paid holidays for full-time associates (starting 6 months after hire)
• Vacations: 1 week after 1 year, 2 weeks after 3 years, 3 weeks at 11 years
• Paid Orientation, lodging, transportation and most meals to our Corporate office in Cookeville, TN
• Weekly direct deposit
• Health Fairs at local facilities
•23 years of age or older
• 1 yr verifiable tractor trailer exp within the past 3 yrs and Class A CDL
•No felony convictions
•No reckless driving or DUI convictions within 5 years
•No serious moving violations within 12 months
•No misdemeanors for theft or violence within 10 years
•Good driving record
•Have your employment history available begin your application right now!
Regional Driver Refresher Course
Are you looking for a new professional driving career, but don't fully meet Averitt's experience requirements? No problem! Let us help you get into the
driver's seat with our Regional Driver REFRESHER COURSE!
Averitt is currently offering this refresher course for Class-A CDL drivers who have:
•At least 4 months of verifiable tractor-trailer experience within the past 3 years (requires a minimum of 3 weeks of paid training at $600 per week.) After
successful completion of the course, you'll earn starting pay of 35 cpm!
(For drivers in MI, WI, IL, IN, OH and Winchester, Va., starting pay is 37cpm!)
• At least 1 year of verifiable tractor-trailer experience within the past 5 years (requires a minimum of 1 week of paid
training at $600 per week.) After
successful completion of the course, you'll earn starting pay of 37 cpm!
(For drivers in MI, WI, IL, IN, OH and Winchester, Va., starting pay is 41.5 cpm)
Through this program, you'll work with one of our team's top professionals—an Averitt driver-trainer—who will help you to
brush up on your driving skills in
order to meet our experience requirements. That's all it takes to get on the road to a rewarding, long-term professional
Since 1971, Averitt has been offering a professional atmosphere with quality people, a dedication to safety, clean facilities,
newer equipment, and a devotion
to helping our associates and their families attain a higher quality of life. Our Driver Associates enjoy:
•Primarily southern, Southwest and Midwest lanes (31 states)
•No NYC or Canada
•Assigned safe, well-maintained Volvos, International Prostars and Freightliners with majority having automatic
transmissions and all with APUs
• Home EVERY Week (with the option of being out 14 days)
• Over 90% NO-TOUCH freight and additional loading /unloading pay when required
• Additional Stop Pay (not including origin and destination)
• Layover Pay
• Breakdown Pay
• PrePass Plus
• 100+ safe Averitt facilities—many with on-duty security, fuel pumps, showers, exercise rooms and other amenities
|Types of Driving Careers
Drivers in all career paths enjoy top-quality equipment and facilities. Associates are recognized and rewarded for world-class
performance and have opportunities to be promoted from within our ranks. Choose the career path that appeals most to you.
Regional Van and Flatbed drivers
enjoy the open road and have the opportunity to see America’s highways throughout the South and Midwest. Mile after mile, our
regional drivers ride in comfort and enjoy being home EVERY week to be with their loved ones. With 31 states of coverage, no forced
NYC or Canada, 2 home-time options and low-cost family benefits, our program for regional drivers has a variety of opportunities for
enjoy predictable routes between specific customers. Dedicated routes may range from intrastate to interstate. Dedicated drivers
enjoy frequent home-time, often daily.
Orientation Pay $300 paid on 1st paycheck/Supply chain $225