CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Nov. 11, 2021 – U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: USX), was recently recognized as a top employer for military veterans and earned the 2022 Military Friendly Employer® designation by VIQTORY for the sixth consecutive year and the “Best for Vets” honor by Military Times for the second year in a row. These designations recognize the robust military recruiting and veteran support programs at U.S. Xpress.
“We’re proud to be honored as a top military veteran employer and hope to further grow and support the approximately 11% of our workforce who have served our country,” said Keith McCormack, manager of military veteran talent acquisition for U.S. Xpress. “No matter your military background, veterans and their spouses can find a great career at U.S. Xpress across a range of roles from professional truck driving to maintenance, from operations to sales.”
U.S. Xpress supports Veterans and causes through a variety of programs, including:
- U.S. Xpress offers a Post-9/11 GI Bill Apprenticeship Program for drivers, driver managers, and diesel mechanics. This Veterans Administration-approved program enables veterans to receive competitive pay while gaining valuable work experience in a trade.
- U.S. Xpress partners with the national non-profit, Hiring our Heroes, which helps veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.
- One of the company’s core community pillars is programs that support military veterans. U.S. Xpress actively supports organizations like Warrior Freedom Service Dogs, The National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, and Wreaths Across America.
This is the sixth consecutive year U.S. Xpress has been named a Military Friendly Employer by VIQTORY. Companies earning this designation create and elevate the standard for military programs across the globe and have invested in substantive programs to recruit, retain, and advance the veterans and service members within their organizations. Methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by VIQTORY with input from the Military Friendly Advisory Council of independent leaders in the higher education and military recruitment community.
The Military Times “Best for Vets” designation surveys employers across a range of industries. The survey captures the areas of greatest importance to transitioning service members, veterans, and their families when looking for an employer. The program produces a highly respected analysis of a company’s efforts to recruit, retain, and support current and former service members, military spouses, and military caregivers.
U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
Through its subsidiaries, U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: USX) offers customers over-the-road, dedicated, and brokerage services. Founded in 1985, the Company utilizes a combination of smart technology, a modern fleet of tractors, and a network of highly trained, professional drivers to efficiently move freight for a wide variety of customers. U.S. Xpress implements a range of digital initiatives and technology to drive innovation in the industry, streamline the value chain for customers, and improve the overall driver experience. For more, visit www.usxpress.com.
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Source: U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
Brad Carmony, VP, Brand Communications