U.S. Xpress, Inc. Company Review

U.S. Xpress, Inc. Company Overview

U.S. Xpress, Inc. company logo

1985 - 1986: Max Fuller and Patrick Quinn establish partnership and begin the formation of U.S. Xpress, Inc. U.S. Xpress begins operation with 48 trucks and hauls its first load on January 21st.

1990: U.S. Xpress lauded by Inc. Magazine as one of the 500 fastest growing private companies in the nation, growing by over 1,000 percent from 1985-89; U.S. Xpress begins a series of acquisitions of truckload carriers, highlighted by the addition of Southwest Motor Freight, Hall Systems, Lima Transport, CSI/Reeves.

2010: Daimler Trucks North America honors U.S. Xpress Co-Chairman & CEO Max Fuller in August, commemorating the purchase of the 50,000th Freightliner truck in Max's transportation career that spans four decades. With a compounded annual growth of 16 percent since 1994, 8,000 tractors and 22,000 trailers, U.S. Xpress Enterprises now stands as the nation's 3rd largest privately-owned truckload carrier.

U.S. Xpress, Inc. Corporate Headquarters

Map of US Xpress corporate headquarters
4080 Jenkins Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Phone: 1-800-251-6291
Website: U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Getting Hired At U.S. Xpress, Inc.

U.S. Xpress, Inc. Minimum Hiring Qualifications

Class A CDL

21 years old

  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    Felony theft - 10 years, DUI 5 years, Petty - 3 years. All others are case-by-case, subject to review.

  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    DUI must be 5 years old.

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US Xpress Hiring Area

US Xpress hires from all 48 contiguous states

Minimum Hiring Age For U.S. Xpress, Inc.

US Xpress Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Marten 22  
    .
  • Stevens 22  
    .
  • XPO 21  
    .
  • Averitt 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • US Xpress 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For U.S. Xpress, Inc.

US Xpress Minimum Experience:
0 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • R + L  12  
    .
  • Cowan  12  
    .
  • United Road  6  
    .
  • Premier  6  
    .
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  US Xpress
    No Experience Required

U.S. Xpress, Inc. Driver Benefits

Plus:

  • Layover pay
  • Extra pick-up/drop pay
  • Detention pay
  • Retention pay
  • Per diem pay
  • Driver referral bonus

Health and Financial Benefits

  • Low premium rates on general health insurance
  • Low premium rates on dental and vision insurance
  • $10,000 life insurance policy provided by the company
  • 401k
  • Direct deposit

U.S. Xpress, Inc. Operations

Driving Opportunities At U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Refrigerated
  • Car Hauler
  • Intermodal

Route Types:

  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated
  • Line-Haul
  • Intermodal
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US Xpress Operating Area

US Xpress operates all 48 contiguous states

US Xpress Company Terminal Locations

U.S. Xpress, Inc. terminal locations
  • Chattanooga, TN

US Xpress Yearly Miles

US Xpress: 616,598,155

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • US Xpress  616.6M
    .
  • Paschall  184.23M
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  66.67M
    .
  • Wil-Trans  33M
    .
  • CT  25.19M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

US Xpress Driver Unload Percentage

US Xpress: 2%

Driver Unload Comparison

  • Trimac  95%
    .
  • Navajo  50%
    .
  • Koch  20%
    .
  • Ozark  5%
    .
  • US Xpress  2%
    .
  • CRST  1%
    .
  • SRT  0%
    .

US Xpress Drop And Hook Percentage

US Xpress: 65%

Drop And Hook Comparison

  • Covenant  95%
    .
  • Ozark  95%
    .
  • Maverick  75%
    .
  • US Xpress  65%
    .
  • Navajo  50%
    .
  • MTS  30%
    .
  • Central  0%
    .

US Xpress Company Policies

  • US Xpress Home Time Options

    US Xpress has the following home time options available:

  • US Xpress Rider Policy

    Passenger rider program for children ages 10 and over and adults not holding a CDL (only one rider permitted)

  • US Xpress Tuition Reimbursement

    Tuition reimbursement up to $7,000

  • US Xpress Pet Policy

    One cat or dog welcome on board, provided the dog is a non-aggressive breed

US Xpress Programs For Military Personnel

  • Advanced rate of pay if you've been discharged within the last 36 months
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $7000
  • The best equipment-trucks averaging two years or less
  • Excellent benefits

US Xpress Company Equipment

US Xpress Number Of Trucks

US Xpress Number Of Trucks:
8,000 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • US Xpress  8,000
    .
  • SRT  1,147
    .
  • Tango  844
    .
  • A&R  843
    .
  • MTS  700
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

US Xpress Number Of Trailers

US Xpress Number Of Trailers:
22,000 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • US Xpress  22,000
    .
  • Koch  2,000
    .
  • A. Duie Pyle  1,900
    .
  • Oak Harbor  1,842
    .
  • Carter  1,300
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

US Xpress Governed Speed

US Xpress Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • Carter  68 mph
    .
  • Navajo  65 mph
    .
  • SRT  65 mph
    .
  • PAM  64 mph
    .
  • Prime  62 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • US Xpress  0 mph
    .

US Xpress Tractor Brands

  • US Xpress

  • Gypsum

  • Transport America

  • Interstate

  • Knight

  • Marten

  • Wil-Trans

  • Schaffer

  • Werner

  • Celadon

  • Dart

  • Crete

US Xpress Transmission Types

US Xpress has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • MTS
    • May
    • J.B. Hunt
    • Prime
    • SRT
    • Schaffer
  • Automatics
    • AAA Cooper
    • Koch
    • Averitt
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Carter
    • Maverick
  • Mix Of Both
    • Wil-Trans
    • Navajo
    • Ozark
    • Millis
    • Dart
    • CRST

US Xpress APU Policy

US Xpress has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Jim Palmer
    • Melton
    • Navajo
    • Celadon
    • Hirschbach
    • Ozark
  • Without APU's
    • MCT
    • CT
    • Hogan
    • Dart
    • CTL
    • Watkins Shepard
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

US Xpress Company Training

  • Length Of Training At US Xpress

    The training at US Xpress will last approximately 5 weeks.

  • US Xpress Average Pay During Training

    You will average approximately $490 per week during your training.

    Paid Training - $70 per day during 175/215 hour training.

  • Solo Versus Team Dispatch During Training

    You are dispatched as a team during training with US Xpress

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At US Xpress you will run solo after training.

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