MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES FIRST FEMALE DRIVER FOR VETERAN TRIBUTE TRUCK, “SALUTE”

  Friday, December 15, 2023

December 15, 2023 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation is excited to announce their newest veteran tribute truck driver, 2022 Driver of the Year, Army veteran and road trainer, Charlette Cohee. Charlette has been with Maverick for over 6 years and has achieved an incredible number of accomplishments during that time. Not only is Charlette an Army veteran, but since starting with Maverick, she has trained over 14 student drivers, was a Driver of the Month and was named Maveric  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION’S MOST TENURED DRIVER, KIRL TARTT, REACHES HISTORICAL MILESTONE

  Friday, October 6, 2023

10.6.2023 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation is excited to announce that the first driver in Maverick history and their longest-tenured driver, Kirl Tartt, has earned a Four Million Miles of Safe Driving award. Kirl has been with Maverick for over 33 years and has been a flatbed driver for approximately 45 years. In addition to earning many safety-related and career milestone awards, Kirl has tarped over 4,600 flatbed loads, delivered over 6,200 loads and has made over 150 tr  

Maverick Safety and Compliance Director Brett Graves Named 2022 Safety Professional of the Year by ATA

  Friday, May 19, 2023

May 19, 2023 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation is proud to announce that their Director of Safety & Compliance, Brett Graves recently received the Arkansas Trucking Association’s Safety Professional of the Year award. This award was announced on Wednesday, May 17th at an ATA luncheon in Little Rock, AR. In his career, Brett has created a highly respected and regarded environment with his focus on safety. “He has been an active advocate of safety for years. He has hel  

Three Maverick Transportation Drivers Recognized as Highway Angels

  Thursday, March 23, 2023

March 24, 2023 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Three Maverick drivers have been recognized as Highway Angels through the Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel program: Terry Reavis, Jason Escobar and Ron Allen. Reavis, Escobar and Allen's stories all revolve around their selflessness in coming to the aid of others, all in emergency situations. Their stories are incredible -- from aiding an injured man with a compound leg fracture to helping a driver who flipped over a sand truck, these d  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION DRIVER, THOMAS SHOLAR, NAMED A 2023 TCA PROFESSIONAL DRIVER OF THE YEAR

  Wednesday, March 8, 2023

March 8, 2023 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation is excited to announce that out of over hundreds of nominations, one of their finest drivers, Thomas Sholar was chosen as one of 2023’s Truckload Carriers Association Professional Drivers of the Year. According to the TCA, they “look for those exceptional drivers who have made a significant impact over the past year on the industry, their driver colleagues, their community, and the company that employs them. TCA Profession  

Maverick Transportation Joins Forces with Platform Science to Deliver Enhanced Driver Experience, Boost Efficiency

  Monday, March 6, 2023

March 6, 2023 (North Little Rock, AR and San Diego, CA) - Maverick Transportation, an industry-leading provider of transportation and logistics services, and Platform Science, a leading connected vehicle platform, today announced a new collaboration to bring Platform Science’s technology to Maverick Transportation’s fleet. Platform Science's innovative transportation solutions make it easier for fleets to develop, deploy, and manage mobile devices and applications on commercial vehicles. Ma  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF FIFTH VETERAN TRUCK TO BEGIN 2023   

  Friday, February 17, 2023

February 17, 2023 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation is excited to announce the addition of a fifth truck to their fleet of veteran “Salute” trucks. To read more about each specific driver and their story, please click here. The Maverick Salute veteran truck was first introduced in 2018 with the aim of portraying honor and pride in our military veterans and active-duty service members. Its distinctive vinyl wrap depicts each branch of the United States military and imag  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES BENEFIT ENHANCEMENTS FOR 2022

  Monday, May 9, 2022

May 9, 2022 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation is excited to announce two new benefit enhancements for 2022. Starting June 1st, 2022, Maverick health benefits will go into effect the first of the month after just 30 days of employment. That is a 50% drop in wait time for all Maverick employees. Additionally, new and current Maverick drivers will be able to earn monthly paid time off. Any experienced drivers coming to Maverick with verifiable OTR experience in the last 3-5 y  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION NAMES ROBERT BELL AND ED COLEMAN 2021 DRIVER & DEDICATED DRIVER OF THE YEAR

  Friday, February 4, 2022

February 4, 2022 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation has announced their 2021 Drivers of the Year. Robert Bell was named the 2021 Over-the-Road (OTR) Driver of the Year and Ed Coleman the Dedicated Driver of the Year. This honor is awarded each year to the Maverick drivers who not only portray a high commitment to safety, but exhibit high moral character and professionalism in all aspects of their role. These drivers will also serve as a representative for all profes  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES GLASS DRIVER PAY INCREASE FOR 2022

  Monday, December 20, 2021

December 20, 2021 (North Little Rock, AR) – Maverick Transportation, the largest specialized glass carrier in the United States is excited to announce a substantial pay increase for their glass company drivers. Beginning January 2nd, Maverick is introducing a new $.02 per mile increase for their glass division along with a new $200 border crossing pay. This increase will allow student drivers to earn up to $76,000 their first year and experienced drivers $87,000 their first year. Maverick co  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES EXPANSIVE MULTI-BENEFIT ROLLOUT FOR PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS

  Monday, November 15, 2021

November 15, 2021 (Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation announces five major benefits changes to enhance the driving experience for their fleet of over 1,600. With Maverick’s recent adoption of the Stoneridge/MirrorEye safety technology, the decision has been made to retrofit all 2021 Maverick tractors in the upcoming months. Maverick Drivers have overwhelmingly accepted these safety systems and this move directly ties into their number one priority of safety. Beginning with the up  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION DRIVER, ERIC CURLETT NAMED PILOT FLYING J GRAND PRIZE WINNER FOR 2021 ROAD WARRIOR CONTEST

  Monday, November 1, 2021

November 1, 2021 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation is excited to announce that one of their esteemed drivers, Eric Curlett was chosen as the grand prize winner of the 2021 Pilot/Flying J Road Warrior contest. This contest was advertised on all of Pilot’s digital channels during a 4-week nomination period. There was a total of 2,600 nominations that were narrowed down to 12 and Eric was chosen as the final winner. Eric has been with Maverick since 2015 and drives in their g  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES $2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR STUDENT DRIVERS

  Monday, September 27, 2021

September 27th, 2021 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation, a leading flatbed and dedicated carrier in the United States is announcing its third sign-on bonus for 2021. Effective 10/3/2021, all incoming student drivers holding a Class A commercial driver’s license and 0-5 months of experience will receive a $2,000 sign-on bonus. Additionally, Maverick is also offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced drivers with 6+ months of experience and a $3,000 sign-on bonus for cer  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES SECOND PAY INCREASE FOR 2021

  Tuesday, May 11, 2021

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES SECOND PAY INCREASE FOR 2021 May 11, 2021 (North Little Rock, AR.) – Maverick Transportation, LLC has announced their second company-wide pay increase this year for drivers in their flatbed, glass, marine and dedicated divisions. “Our drivers have worked extremely hard during these unprecedented times of high demand and tight capacity, and we are proud to recognize them with this industry-leading pay package,” says John Culp, president of Maverick   

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION COMMITS TO FULL ADOPTION OF STONERIDGE MIRROREYE® CAMERA MONITOR SYSTEM

  Monday, March 8, 2021

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MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION NAMES TJ HARGIS AND SCOTT CLAIBORNE DRIVER & DEDICATED DRIVER OF THE YEAR

  Tuesday, February 9, 2021

February 9, 2021 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation has announced their 2020 Drivers of the Year. TJ Hargis was named the 2020 Over-the-Road (OTR) Driver of the Year and Scott Claiborne the Dedicated Driver of the Year. This honor is awarded each year to the Maverick drivers who not only demonstrate an outstanding commitment to safety, but exhibit great character and professionalism in all aspects of their role. “I’m very proud of Tommy (TJ) and Scott for their achieveme  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES DRIVER PAY OVERHAUL FOR 2021

  Tuesday, December 15, 2020

January 3, 2021 (North Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation, one of the Truckload Carriers Association’s “Best Fleets to Drive For” finalists for 2021 has announced a company-wide driver pay increase for their flatbed, glass and dedicated divisions. Beginning January 3rd, Maverick is introducing a new $.02-$.04 per mile increase for their flatbed and glass divisions, respectively. Maverick is also increasing their tarp pay, short mile pay and guarantee pay for their OTR drivers.  

Maverick Transportation Announces Sign-On Bonus and Driver Referral Bonus Increase through December 31st, 2020

  Monday, October 12, 2020

October 12, 2020 (Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation announces a new $3,000 and $5,000 sign-on bonus for experienced glass and flatbed hires and an increase to their internal driver referral bonus program. Through December 31st, 2020 drivers with 6 or more months of recent verifiable flatbed and/or glass OTR experience can earn a sign-on bonus of $3,000 (Flatbed) or $5,000 (Glass). Additionally, an increase has been implemented for Maverick’s internal driver referral bonus p  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION NAMES LIZ IMEL AND BRIAN CADY DRIVER & DEDICATED DRIVER OF THE YEAR

  Tuesday, March 10, 2020

March 10th, 2020 (Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation recently named two driving professionals as their 2019 Drivers of the Year. Liz Imel received the award for the Over-the-Road (OTR) division and Brian Cady for the Dedicated division. The award is given annually to the drivers who consistently exhibit a high level of customer service and commitment to safety as well as a willingness to act as spokesperson for all Maverick driving professionals. “Liz and Brian are awesome drivers  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES SALE OF TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED DIVISION

  Friday, May 24, 2019

Maverick has made the decision to exit the temperature controlled space and has entered into an agreement to sell our temperature controlled business to KLLM Transport Services based in Jackson, MS. They will be purchasing selected assets and offering a very attractive employment package to our drivers. We have been working very closely with KLLM to provide our drivers a smooth, seamless transition to their team. KLLM is a leader in their industry and our companies share a passion for safet  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION OPENS NEW DRIVING SCHOOL

  Tuesday, November 27, 2018

November 27, 2018 (Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation LLC, a National Transportation Institute 2018 Top Pay Carrier and also named 2018 Best Fleets to Drive For, recently announced the opening of its new driving school, Maverick Driving Academy. The school, which is located on the company’s North Little Rock campus, will hold its first class on December 3. “One of the biggest challenges that trucking companies face today is attracting new drivers to the industry,” said John Cu  

MAVERICK TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCES ANOTHER PAY INCREASE AND NEW GUARANTEE PAY

  Tuesday, August 7, 2018

August 7, 2018 (Little Rock, Ark.) – Maverick Transportation LLC has announced its fourth pay increase this year along with a new weekly guarantee pay. This new raise in pay is for its drivers in regional and over-the-road Flatbed Divisions. The weekly minimum guarantee pay applies to all Flatbed, Glass and Temperature Control OTR Divisions. “Maverick is excited to announce another significant pay increase for our over the road drivers.” says John Culp, president of Maverick Transportatio