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Many common questions among drivers looking for jobs are all about the vehicle you’ll be driving. You spend a lot of time behind the wheel, so it makes sense that you’d want to hear all about our modern equipment and advanced safety technology. However, it’s also important not to overlook the importance of access to service centers and other amenities. Driving is hard work and you will need places to stop, refuel and recharge along the way. We have over 100 facilities throughout 21 states in order to give you access to anything you need nearly anywhere you go. If you’ve never been to one of our service centers, here’s a little tour to show you what you can expect while on the road with Averitt:
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You’ve worked hard and made it through CDL-A school, but now what? Most trucking companies require experience, so it can be frustrating when you’re a recent CDL driving school graduate with no experience under your belt. Not only will you need to find a trucking company that will hire CDL-A graduates with no experience, but you’ll also want to choose a driving job that’s a good fit for you. We’ve put together 10 great tips that you should know if you’re about to start, are currently in or recently graduated from CDL school. This information will not only help you find the best trucking companies to work for as a new driver, but it will also help you get set up for success in your new career.
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We like to do things a little differently at Averitt Express. Not only will you find better pay, benefits and equipment, but you’ll also discover that we’re as passionate about helping you find the right kind of job that matches your life goals as you are. We don’t believe in placing limitations on your driving career, which is why we’re proud to offer an extensive list of job opportunities to choose from. Want a driving job that gets you home every day? Check. Craving more predictability in your route and schedule? We have that too.Interested in gaining more training or moving up in leadership? We’re happy to help you along the way.Looking to get off the road entirely? That’s easy - we have plenty of non-driving jobs and would be happy to help you find the best fit.
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Transitioning to civilian life after a career in the military can be challenging. You know what being part of a team looks like and what it means to work hard. You’ve learned valuable skills during your military career, but you might be unsure of how you can put those skills to use in a civilian setting. Although you have many options to choose from, some veterans find that a truck driving career is a great option for employment. There are several things you should consider if you’re looking into driving a truck after your military retirement. Here are some of the most common questions we’ve heard from veterans as they explore the possibility of a driving career:
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When it comes to looking for a truck driving job, what do you look for the most? Many drivers would say that how much money they’ll be able to make is the most important factor they consider when they’re looking at a potential new employer. While your income opportunity is definitely one piece of a job search, it’s important to remember that a driving job is more than the cents per mile you can earn.
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Career longevity is a thing of the past in most instances. There’s the probability of change in any industryand today’s workforce demands more from employers than just a regular paycheck. Trucking is particularly known for its growing shortage of experienced truck drivers and the inability for companies to hold onto their CDL-A drivers long-term. At Averitt Express, we’ve proven that it’s possible to create one of the best trucking companies around where people want to work and, ultimately, build a career that makes them proud. Our “Over 20 Team” continues to grow strong even as the industry faces significantly high turnover rates.
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How military personnel make your workforce stronger, smarter and uniquely capable
Hiring military veterans has proven time and time again to be a win-win situation for both transportation companies and the veterans themselves. For our returning servicemen and women, our industry provides a good job, a stable career path and an opportunity to utilize much of the skills and training gained during the course of military duty.
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"They're the heroes the road deserves, they're the ones you can count on. So they'll keep driving. Because they can handle the job - they're everyone's heroes. They're professionals, watchful protectors of the road. Your drivers..."
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Are you looking for a stable career in the transportation industry with opportunities to grow and reach your full potential? Well of course you are!
Whether you’re new to trucking or a long-time veteran looking to continue your career with a proven leader in the industry, Averitt has what you’re looking for. From our focus on professionalism to our commitment to promote from within, there’s a good chance that Averitt can be the last stop on your career journey.
Don’t just take our word for it… listen to what a new associate has to say about becoming a part of the Averitt team!
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Charitable giving program has donated more than $7 million to worthy causes
Time and time again, Averitt associates prove that when we come together, there’s nothing we can’t do! Take our associate-funded, charitable-giving program Averitt Cares For Kids, for example. Through small weekly contributions over the last three decades, ACFK has given nearly $7.5 million to charitable causes, including $4.8 million toward the funding of research and treatment at St. Jude Children’s Hospital.