U.S. Xpress Announced Top Performing Drivers
Chattanooga, Tenn. (March 18, 2019) – U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: USX), the nation’s fifth largest asset-based truckload carrier by revenue, announced their latest group of top performing drivers during a celebration in Chattanooga, Tenn., on March 7 and 8. During the two-day event, U.S. Xpress recognized their 2018 Drivers and Trainers of the Year. The Drivers and Trainers of the Year were chosen from their peers for their safe driving records and for following all guidelines put in place by the Company and the Department of Transportation.
The 10 U.S. Xpress Drivers of the Year are: Bill Bennett, Tracy Gaudette, Matthew Petsch, Marion McLeod Jr., Roosevelt Brown Jr., Tolly Taliaferro, Zachary Thibodeaux, Jared Usey, Douglas Hartel, and Donna Frey. Trainers of the Year are Valentine Dean and William Belk.
In addition to the Drivers and Trainers of the Year, 43 U.S. Xpress drivers were honored for driving a combined total of more than 51 million accident-free miles throughout their driving careers.
“The Driver of the Year, Trainer of the Year, and Safe Million Miler award winners represent the best of U.S. Xpress,” said Eric Fuller, President and CEO of U.S. Xpress. “These professional drivers are at the top of our industry, and I am thankful that they are a part of the U.S. Xpress family. Our drivers are critical to our success. Our recognition programs, as well as our ‘Full Ride’ initiative (tuition-free college education) and our recently launched state-of-the-art Professional Driver Development program, are just a few of the initiatives that we have implemented to position U.S. Xpress as the Company of choice for drivers in the industry.”
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About U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.:
Founded in 1985, U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. is the nation’s fifth largest asset-based truckload carrier by revenue, providing services primarily throughout the United States. We offer customers a broad portfolio of services using our own truckload fleet and third-party carriers through our non-asset-based truck brokerage network. Our modern fleet of tractors is backed up by a team of committed professionals whose focus lies squarely on meeting the needs of our customers and our drivers.
Source: U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.