Western Express Company Review

Western Express Company Overview

Western Express company logo

Western Express operates throughout the continental United States and has several divisions, including Truckload, Van, Flatbed, and Dedicated capacities.

With approximately 2,300 power units and over 6,500 trailers, they have made maintaining our fleet a top priority not only to ensure that our customers' freight arrives safely and consistently, but to also ensure that our drivers are comfortable while doing their job. In fact, Western Express trucks are among the newest on the road and our focus on maintaining a young fleet will continue to be a priority.

Our customers include some of the most well-known brands in the country as well as others who supply our entire network with routes and freight patterns that allow us to run our operation efficiently and profitably year after year.

they operate eight facilities and terminals throughout the US, which allows us to provide the best opportunities to ensure the success of our customers and our drivers. At many of these facilities, you will find full-service amenities, from showers and wi-fi to laundry and rest areas.

Western Express Corporate Headquarters

Map of Western Express corporate headquarters
7135 Centennial Place
Nashville, TN 37209
Phone: 1-800-316-7160
Website: Western Express

Getting Hired At Western Express

Western Express Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years old
  • No experience required
  • Must pass a DOT Drug Test
  • No prior D&A positives ever
  • Must possess a Class-A CDL
  • Acceptable MVR
  • Must have a current (or be able to pass) DOT physical

To Start As An Experienced Driver:

Must have 3 months verifiable OTR experience

Under 3 months will train with our professional certified driver trainers

  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    DUI must be over 3 years old
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Western Express Hiring Area

Western Express hires from all 48 contiguous states

Minimum Hiring Age For Western Express

Western Express Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Western Express 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • SRT 21  
    .
  • Navajo 21  
    .
  • ABF 21  
    .
  • TransAm 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Western Express

Western Express Minimum Experience:
0 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Quality Distribution  12  
    .
  •  Western Express
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  G & P
    No Experience Required
  •  TMC
    No Experience Required
  •  Cassens
    No Experience Required

Western Express Operations

Driving Opportunities At Western Express

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van

Route Types:

  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated
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Western Express Operating Area

Western Express operates all 48 contiguous states

Western Express Terminal Locations

Western Express terminal locations
  • Nashville, TN
  • Fontana, CA
  • Allentown, PA
  • Plainfield, CT
  • Richmond, VA

Western Express Yearly Revenues

Western Express: $463,453,706

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • Western Express  $463.45M
    .
  • Maverick  $315.01M
    .
  • Melton  $217.33M
    .
  • JBS  $155.29M
    .
  • Gypsum  $106M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

Western Express Yearly Miles

Western Express: 310,230,000

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • Western Express  310.23M
    .
  • United Road  134M
    .
  • Super Service  116.09M
    .
  • Beelman  110.13M
    .
  • Ozark  83.15M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Western Express Company Policies

  • Western Express Home Time Options

    Western Express has the following home time options available:

    • Weekly
    • Monthly
  • Western Express Rider Policy

    Western Express does allow riders but no specific policy information was given.
  • Western Express Tuition Reimbursement

    Tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000

  • Western Express Pet Policy

    Western Express does allow pets but no specific policy information was given.

Western Express Company Equipment

Western Express Number Of Trucks

Western Express Number Of Trucks:
2,570 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • Western Express  2,570
    .
  • TMC  2,417
    .
  • Trimac  2,200
    .
  • FirstFleet  1,900
    .
  • Beelman  707
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Western Express Number Of Trailers

Western Express Number Of Trailers:
6,500 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • US Xpress  22,000
    .
  • Western Express  6,500
    .
  • AAA Cooper  6,000
    .
  • CalArk  2,200
    .
  • Beelman  815
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

Western Express Governed Speed

Western Express Speed:
65 MPH

65
  • Millis  70 mph
    .
  • A&R  67 mph
    .
  • Western Express  65 mph
    .
  • Ozark  65 mph
    .
  • Covenant  65 mph
    .
  • Interstate  63 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .

Western Express Tractor Brands

  • Western Express

  • Crete

  • MVT

  • Schaffer

  • Watkins Shepard

  • Roehl

  • Hirschbach

  • Decker

  • Southeastern

  • Schneider

  • Hunt

  • Transport America

Western Express Transmission Types

Western Express has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Covenant
    • Hunt
    • K & B
    • Lone Star
    • Crete
    • May
  • Automatics
    • Carter
    • Koch
    • Averitt
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Millis
    • AAA Cooper
  • Mix Of Both
    • Melton
    • XPO
    • Ozark
    • CRST
    • Navajo
    • Trimac

Western Express APU Policy

Western Express has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Ozark
    • Melton
    • Marten
    • Carter
    • Lone Star
    • Hirschbach
  • Without APU's
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Schaffer
    • Werner
    • Martin
    • Transport America
    • Millis
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

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