Washington DC – The founder of a national trucking industry safety group applauded the Trump Administration today for keeping a 2012 congressional mandate to require electronic logging devices, or ELDs, in all interstate commercial trucks to track drivers’ on-duty hours. The nationwide mandate begins today. ELDs replace the paper logbooks that millions of truck drivers have used since the 1930’s and which are easily falsified by drivers who want to exceed their on-duty hours behind the whe
Maverick Transportation LLC, named one of The National Transportation Institute’s Top Pay Carriers last year, has announced a $.05 per mile pay increase for its Flatbed and Glass OTR divisions. This pay increase is applicable to all drivers in both divisions, including student drivers. “At Maverick Transportation, we pride ourselves on setting the industry standard when it comes to driver compensation,” says John Culp, president of Maverick Transportation. “We are constantly looking for
Arkansas-based Maverick Transportation LLC, named one of The National Transportation Institute’s Top Pay Carriers last year, recently announced its new $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers. "Drivers know that Maverick is a place where they can build or continue a successful and rewarding professional career,” said Kimberly Williams Gary, executive vice president for Maverick Transportation. “By providing drivers new to Maverick with a generous sign-on bonus, we’re able to help m
America’s “check engine light” is on and problems with U.S. Interstate Highway System will bring country to a standstill if not addressed quickly, according to film that debuts on Amazon and iTunes If roads, bridges and other parts of the U.S. infrastructure continue to erode at the current rate and trucks are no longer able to safely pass, within only five days our lives would come to a complete halt. The result would be a crippling depletion of food, drinking water, medicine, fuel and o
Award Recipients are Top Environmental Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency Maverick was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. Maverick continued its efforts of updating its fleet through 2015, replacing 450 assets with Daimler’s fuel-efficient Cascadia tractor, equipped with Park Smart idle reduction technology. Collecti
At a time when truck crashes are increasing nationwide and truck safety rules are under attack by special interests in Congress, the Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) recognizes three individuals who stand out for their safety leadership in the motor carrier industry. This happens against the backdrop of the U.S. Senate scheduled next week to take up a transportation spending bill, which includes a provision to roll back the federal rule governing the maximum hours a truck driver can drive and work.
Award Recipients are Top Environmental Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency Maverick Transportation LLC was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a true industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. This accomplishment is the cumulative result of several corporate initiatives over the past few years. In 2013, the company implemented a Pay for Performance incentive program for t
Maverick USA, Inc. has announced the pending retirement of Stephen Selig, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Selig will retire from the company effective December 31, 2015. John Culp, who currently serves as Maverick's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will assume the role of President on January 1, 2016. Selig has been the company's President and COO since January 1, 2001. He joined Maverick in 1984 as a Sales Manager. At that time, Maverick posted sales of $5.1 m