Maverick Transportation Company-Sponsored CDL Training Program

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Last Updated: May 13, 2016

Maverick Transportation Company Overview

Maverick company training

Growing up in the transportation industry and learning the lessons of the trade from his steel-hauling father, Chairman and CEO Steve Williams went into business for himself and formed Maverick Transportation in 1980.

After President Jimmy Carter signed the Motor Carrier Act of 1980, deregulating the trucking industry, Williams seized the opportunity to pursue his dream and started Maverick with friend and co-worker Larry Leahy in a one room office in Texarkana, Arkansas.

Maverick operates approximately 1,500 units coast-to-coast, in Canada and to Mexico providing customized logistics solutions to some of the nation's finest corporations.

Maverick Transportation Minimum Hiring Requirements

CDL School Requirements
  • You must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must live in Maverick's hiring area.
  • We review MVR based on our own point system.
  • We review job stability and criminal background as well.

Maverick Transportation Hiring Areas

Maverick Transportation Currently Hires From:
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Flatbed Division: TX, OK, AR, MS, AL, GA, MO, KS, IA, IL, WI, IN, MI, OH, PA, NY, MD, VA, WV, KY, TN, NC, SC
  • Glass Division: TX, OK, GA, MO, KS, IA, IL, WI, IN, MI, OH, PA, NY, MD, VA, WV, KY, TN, NC, SC, NJ, NE, MN
  • Temp Controlled Division: MN, IA, IL, MO, AR, OK, TX, MS, AL, TN, KY, IN, OH, WV, PA,NJ, MD
  • Specialized Division: IA, MN, IL, WI, MO, IN

Maverick Transportation CDL Training Facilities

maverick Transfer terminal locations
Maverick Transportation Headquarters:

North Little Rock, AR

Maverick Transportation CDL Training Locations:

Maverick currently works with Arkansas State University in Newport, AR.

Maverick Transportation Drop Lots And Terminals

maverick Transfer terminal and drop lot locations
  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Fort Smith, AR
  • Madison, IL
  • Portage, IN
  • Green Bay, WI
  • Laurinburg, NC
  • Pearl, MS

Advantages Of Working For Maverick Transportation

  • One of the best student training programs in the industry.
  • The student signs a promissory note to work for Maverick for 6 months and then they are debt free.
  • After obtaining your CDL, you will learn flatbed or specialized trucking from the best instructors in the industry.
  • Our equipment is second to none. As a Maverick driver, you will drive our top-of-the-line Freightliner trucks
  • Since driver comfort is a priority we spec all new tractors with auxiliary power units and feature air ride suspension for a smooth ride as well as a roomy sleeper.
  • The safety of our drivers, our customer's freight, and the general public with whom we share the road is something we hold in the highest regard.
  • While other trucking companies offer their students substandard pay, Maverick stands above the competition.

Items To Bring To Maverick Transportation Training

What items should I bring with me?
  • Social Security Card
  • Driver’s License
  • Birth Certificate
  • Emergency Contact information
  • Rand McNally Motor Carrier Atlas
  • Alarm Clock
  • 25 Ft tape measure
  • Calculator
  • Pen and Paper
  • Social Security numbers and birth dates of everyone you would like covered on your insurance

Preparation For Maverick Transportation CDL Training

Maverick Transportation driver getting in his truck
Do I need to get my CDL permit before attending school?


Do I need a US Passport?

Yes if going into our glass division. If you are not going into glass it is not required.

Which CDL endorsements are required or encouraged?

None unless you live in the state of New York, in which case you will need the coil endorsement.

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