It’s no secret that veterans possess the kinds of skills and training that many employers are looking for.
Interested in a job in the trucking industry? Read on.
Hiring managers love to hire motivated, disciplined, self-starting employees who stay until the job is done. While some employers simply hope that their candidates possess these important characteristics, others go the extra mile and seek out veterans by specifically recruiting them, or even offering special programs catering to those with military experience. When it comes to hauling cargo, employers recognize the advantage of hiring veterans. Some companies go beyond simply welcoming veterans into the fold and go the extra mile by offering incentives and seeking candidates with military experience. Check out our list of five trucking companies that love to hire military veterans!
Originally committed to serving the central United States, Holland has expanded farther into the Southeast and Midwest where it continues to provide on-time reliability. Its dedicated employees have earned the prestigious Quest for Quality award from Logistics Management magazine every year since the mid-1980s.
Penske is a company, whose people move the things that move the world forward. They are driven by a deep, personal commitment to helping customers succeed every day. They see enthusiastic associates with strong commitments to customer service, operational excellence, and fresh thinking in their truck leasing, rental, maintenance, and logistics businesses.
Reddaway, founded in Oregon City, OR, has served the Pacific Northwest since 1919. Through their comprehensive western local service center network, they have built a long-standing tradition of next- and two-day delivery services. They are a complete and formidable western service provider. With high on-time reliability and one of the lowest claim ratios in its region, Reddaway is among the most efficient providers in the industry. Its 3,500 loyal employees have earned the prestigious Quest for Quality award from Logistics Management magazine for 20 years.
With Roehl‘s VA-approved, two-year Apprenticeship Program, you can earn top pay, while also taking advantage of your GI Bill® benefits. If you have military truck driving experience, they’ll assist you in the Military Skills Waiver Process.
Schneider demonstrates an interest in hiring veterans by seeking them out and offering programs tailored to a military lifestyle. In addition to a program that allows veterans to apply military service to their company seniority, Schneider offers programs to ease the burden of reservists dealing with drill and activation obligations. On top of that, the company offers an apprenticeship program for drivers that provides on-the-job training under the GI Bill® program. Veterans interested in driving trucks for a living might just be able to earn a monthly stipend while learning the skills needed to begin a new career.
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