Venture Express, Inc. Company Review

Venture Express, Inc. Company Overview

Venture Express, Inc. company logo

Venture Express was founded by Mr. Jimmy Allen in 1981 with a single truck, now grown into more than 500 power units.

Headquartered in Lavergne, TN, Venture Express is primarily a dry-van truckload carrier that hauls automotive production and service parts for high-volume, time sensitive shippers that demand safe delivery of their products in a 24/7/365 capacity.

Terminals located throughout the southeast.

Venture Express, Inc. Corporate Headquarters

Map of Venture corporate headquarters
131 Industrial Blvd.
LaVergne, TN 37086
Phone: 615-793-9500
Website: Venture Express, Inc.

Getting Hired At Venture Express, Inc.

Venture Express, Inc. Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Must be 23 years or older
  • No DUIs in previous 7 years
  • No Careless driving or reckless driving on MVR (3 years)
  • Cannot be involved as a defendant in an active felony case or a misdemeanor involving assault to another person or involving drugs.
  • No at fault rear end collisions, rollover accidents, or jackknife accidents in the previous 3 years.
  • No more than a combination of 3 moving violations or at fault accidents in the previous 3 years.
  • An acceptable PSP score
  • No speeding citations of 15 mph or more over the posted speed.
  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical
  • Must be able to pass a road test administered by Venture Express
  • Must meet all qualifications in section 391.11 of the FMCSA regulations handbook.
  • 12 months experience in the past 3 years pulling a 53' van if for van fleet of which 6 months must be OVER THE ROAD. (school counts as time served)
  • 12 months experience in the past 3 years pulling a flat bed with 6 months hauling steel coils of which 6 months must be OVER THE ROAD if for flat bed (school counts as time served)
  • If they have ever been employed by Venture Express they must have been gone for a minimum of 6 months and must have left in good standing.
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    No DUI's in previous 7 years.

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Venture Hiring Area

Minimum Hiring Age For Venture Express, Inc.

Venture Minimum Hiring Age:
23 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Venture 23  
    .
  • Schaffer 22  
    .
  • Hogan 21  
    .
  • Southeastern 21  
    .
  • Carter 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Venture Express, Inc.

Venture Minimum Experience:
12 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Venture  12  
    .
  • Lone Star  12  
    .
  • Gypsum  3  
    .
  •  Knight
    No Experience Required
  •  Millis
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

Venture Express, Inc. Driver Benefits

  • Medical/Prescription Coverage:
    Employees are covered under a Major Medical Health Plan through Blue Cross Blue Shield beginning the first of the month following a 30 day waiting period.
  • Life and AD &D Coverage:
    We provide a $25,000 company paid life insurance policy that will double upon accidental death to all of our employees at no cost.
  • Dental Coverage:
    Venture offers a comprehensive dental plan that covers cleanings and X-rays at 100% with basic and complex procedures covered at 90% and 60% respectfully.
  • Vision Coverage:
    A comprehensive Vision plan is also offered to all employees that offer a $10 co-pay for exams and $25 co-pays on lenses and frames or contacts.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    Venture Express offers an FSA benefit for all employees who have reached their 1 year anniversary date with Venture Express and are full-time, benefits eligible employees. An FSA account will allow you to payroll deduct up to $5,000 in a tax-deferred benefit that would be used for reimbursement of eligible healthcare expenses including deductibles, co-pays, prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, etc.
  • Dependent Care Expense Accounts:
    Venture Express offers a DCA benefit for all employees who have reached their 1 year anniversary date with Venture Express and are full-time, benefits eligible employees. A DCA account will allow you to payroll deduct in a tax-deferred benefit that would be used for reimbursement of eligible daycare expenses.
  • Employee discounts:
    • Vendor Discount for all new Nissan vehicles
    • Discounted rate for AAA
    • Blue Perks for BCBS members that include discounts on gym memberships, massage therapy, vitamins, etc.

Venture Express, Inc. Operations

Driving Opportunities At Venture Express, Inc.

Driver Types:

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Flatbed

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • Dedicated
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Venture Operating Area

Venture Company Terminal Locations

Venture Express, Inc. terminal locations
  • LaVergne, TN
  • Smyrna, TN
  • Canton, MS
  • Lagrange, GA
  • Mobile, AL

Venture Yearly Revenues

Venture: $120,000,000

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • Hub  $3.37B
    .
  • Decker  $151.25M
    .
  • K & B  $142M
    .
  • CalArk  $134.23M
    .
  • Venture  $120M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

Venture Yearly Miles

Venture: 59,107,157

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • J.B. Hunt  997.86M
    .
  • Dart  211.81M
    .
  • United Road  134M
    .
  • Tango  85.99M
    .
  • Venture  59.11M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Venture Company Policies

  • Venture Home Time Options

    Venture has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly

    Dedicated and daily routes home daily, Regional routes home weekly.

  • Venture Rider Policy

    Venture does not allow anyone to ride along.
  • Venture Tuition Reimbursement

    Venture does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Venture Pet Policy

    Venture does not allow pets.

Venture Company Equipment

Venture Number Of Trucks

Venture Number Of Trucks:
579 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • AAA Cooper  2,400
    .
  • MVT  1,387
    .
  • Eagle  698
    .
  • G & P  630
    .
  • Venture  579
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Venture Number Of Trailers

Venture Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • US Xpress  22,000
    .
  • Saia  10,000
    .
  • Schaffer  2,800
    .
  • Oak Harbor  1,842
    .
  • Jim Palmer  300
    .
  • Venture  0
    .

Venture Governed Speed

Venture Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • Carter  68 mph
    .
  • Covenant  65 mph
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  65 mph
    .
  • Ozark  65 mph
    .
  • Prime  62 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Venture  0 mph
    .

Venture Tractor Brands

  • Venture

  • TransAm

  • Watkins Shepard

  • Dillon

  • MTS

  • Hirschbach

  • Super Service

  • Covenant

  • Koch

  • TMC

  • Decker

  • Schaffer

Venture Transmission Types

Venture has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Covenant
    • MTS
    • Prime
    • J.B. Hunt
    • Lone Star
    • Hunt
  • Automatics
    • Averitt
    • Maverick
    • Carter
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Dillon
    • AAA Cooper
  • Mix Of Both
    • Millis
    • Schneider
    • Melton
    • CRST
    • Dart
    • TMC

Venture APU Policy

Venture has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Wil-Trans
    • Melton
    • Maverick
    • Hirschbach
    • Trimac
    • Paschall
  • Without APU's
    • Rush
    • Quality Distribution
    • Werner
    • A. Duie Pyle
    • Eagle
    • AAA Cooper
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

Venture Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Venture

    The training at Venture will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Venture Average Pay During Training

    You will average approximately $0 per week during your training.

  • Solo Versus Team Dispatch During Training

    You are dispatched as a team during training with Venture

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Venture you will run solo after training.

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