Averitt Express: Why are so many drivers sticking with the same company for over 20 years?

The turnover rate in the trucking industry is almost 100%. Most truck drivers measure their time with a company in weeks and months. Not years. So why are so many Averitt Express drivers sticking with their company for decades? Simply put, Averitt Express is doing something right. The company is dedicated to providing drivers with a family-friendly atmosphere as well as the tools that they need to succeed — safely. Averitt’s “Over 20 Team” Is Growing Strong
Over 1000 Averitt team members have been with the company so long that they are part of the company’s “Over 20 Team” — a special distincition for drivers and other team members who have made it to the twenty year mark.

12-18-17 TUL Bob Jones Over 20 Team

Our Over 20 Team now features nearly 1,050 associates, including Tulsa shuttle driver Bob Jones. We recently got the opportunity to spend some time with Bob, and he told us the many reasons he’s made his career with the Averitt team. Check out what he had to say in this video:

Posted by Averitt Careers on Monday, December 18, 2017

It's an exciting time every opportunity we have to welcome associates to our Over 20 Team! That's why we're proud to…

Posted by Averitt Express on Wednesday, January 24, 2018

On behalf of our Over 20 Team, we proudly welcome Memphis city driver Jim Modlin (right)! Congratulations, Jim, for your outstanding career milestone, and thank you for your many years of service to our team!

Posted by Averitt Express on Thursday, October 13, 2016


What Are You Doing For The Next 20 Years?

If you’re ready to stop the endless search for the right trucking company and you plan to be in the St. Louis, Missouri, area on February 28, you are invited to come out and meet the Averitt team at a hiring event the St. Louis Service Center located at 13923 Saint Charles Rock Rd in Bridgeton, MO 63044.

Open positions include:

  • Local Driver
  • Dedicated Driver
  • Regional Driver
  • GI Bill OJT Training Program
  • Diesel Mechanic

Averitt is also offering up a $25 Walmart gift card to all qualified CDL-A drivers who fill out an application.

If you’re not going to be in the St. Louis area in time for the hiring event, not to worry! You can click here to connect to the Averitt team online.

Tennessee-based trucking company Averitt Express is one of the industry’s most highly regarded providers of supply chain management and transportation services.

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