U.S. Xpress

Top fleet introduces $50,000 bonuses, paid out over four years, for team drivers

Teams can earn up to $8,000 each year in bonuses and $4,000 in vacation time by running 60,000 miles four times over the course of a year. If the drivers choose not to take vacation time, they will be paid $500 per driver for each week of unused vacation at the end of each year.

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Trump ‘gravitated’ to truckers in meeting; no mention of hours, ELDs

Outside of the pre-determined topic of healthcare reform, little else was discussed. The group talked infrastructure funding briefly, but avoided such topics as hours of service reform and the electronic logging device mandate.

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Military vets training at U.S. Xpress can now use GI Bill to supplement salary

The company says veterans joining the program to become truck drivers can earn up to $82,000 in their first year with U.S. Xpress when combining their salary with the VA benefits.

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Photos: Six new military-themed tractors and their drivers

A happy and healthy July 4 holiday to all of you, whether on the road or at the house. Here find further information about the six trucks, and the honored military veteran drivers, I wrote about Friday from U.S. Xpress.

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U.S. Xpress launches military hiring initiative, unveils custom-designed tractors

The U.S. Xpress fleet handed three solo drivers and three teams -- all with military veterans among them -- the keys to six patriotically decorated trucks at an event at Chattanooga headquarters launching a new military hiring initiative.

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Large carrier announces pay increase for safe drivers

U.S. Xpress will increase the base mileage pay for OTR solo drivers who are accident, ticket and CSA violation free for 12 months, effective March 1.

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Driver pay ‘wage race’ under way?

Bloomberg says a "wage race" is on among carriers, but survey results show not all company drivers and leased owner-operators are seeing the benefits of the improving pay landscape.

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Operator’s new book details fitness turnaround

Mike Sammons' "Working Man's Road to Weight Loss" details the driver's story to losing more than half his body weight in a quest for better health.

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A lease-purchase success story

Meet Andre Jackson, a U.S. Xpress driver on his third lease-purchase truck -- his experience with the plans has been largely positive, he says.

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U.S. Xpress expands into Mexico

U.S. Xpress says it is expanding its "presence and range" of its cross-border capabilities into Mexico by purchasing a 90 percent interest in Xpress Internacional.

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