U.S. Xpress Looking for Experienced Drivers to Meet Demand in Over-the-Road and Dedicated Divisions
Chattanooga, Tenn. (March 25, 2020) – U.S. Xpress, Inc., a subsidiary of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: USX) (the “Company”), the nation’s fifth largest asset-based truckload carrier by revenue, announced today that it is actively recruiting professional drivers as the company looks to fill positions in its Over-the-Road and Dedicated divisions.
“We are looking for experienced drivers, including those who may have been economically impacted or displaced as jobs are furloughed during this crisis,” said Eric Fuller, CEO of U.S. Xpress. “We would love to have drivers join the U.S. Xpress family as we all work to keep critical medical and food supplies rolling across this great country.”
U.S. Xpress currently has open positions and is seeking applicants from across the country. With a commitment to get 80% of experienced drivers seated in trucks within two to three days, U.S. Xpress is working swiftly to address the current market needs and service customers who remain open providing citizens with essential goods and services.
To further protect our employees, U.S. Xpress is transitioning to virtual orientation for new drivers looking to join the team, with only select tests being done in-person. U.S. Xpress is also screening drivers at in-person orientation classes and terminals, with medical professionals on site to take temperatures prior to allowing entry. For those onsite, social distancing is being applied with group sizes limited to 10.
Those interested in applying or learning more about U.S. Xpress can visit usxjobs.com.
About U.S. Xpress:
Founded in 1985, U.S. Xpress, Inc., is a subsidiary of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc., 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.
Mary Danielson, APR