After President Jimmy Carter signed the Motor Carrier Act of 1980, deregulating the trucking industry, Maverick Chairman and CEO Steve 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. In 1983, he purchased his partner's interest in the company and became the sole owner of Maverick Transportation, Inc. Today the Williams family still owns 100% of the Maverick companies.
Maverick's growth has come from reinvestment of earnings in company owned equipment and 5 acquisitions: Kissick Truck Lines in 1994, Jewett Scott Truck Line in 2002, Parrett Trucking in 2004, Schneider Specialized in 2006, Crossover Transportation in 2010, and Haywood Trucking in 2014.
Maverick offers a full paid CDL training program where you can get your CDL for little or no money up front. Click the button below to learn more about it:
The training at Maverick will last approximately 10 weeks.
1 week in orientation, 4 weeks of CDL school, and up to 6 weeks on-the-road training.
You will average approximately $700 per week during your training.
You are dispatched as a team during training with Maverick
The trainer is always in the jump seat while you are training. It is hard to learn from someone who is asleep.
At Maverick you will run solo after training.
Felonies are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
No DUI or DWI in the last 5 years.
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
Maverick operates all 48 contiguous states
All Maverick divisions cover 48 states, and Specialized and Glass divisions also run into Canada.
Maverick has the following home time options available:
Maverick has a strict "immediate family only" passenger authorization program. Immediate family includes your spouse, brother, sister, children over the age of 13, or parents. There is no cost to you for this.
Maverick is certified for the VA Apprenticeship/On-The-Job training programs, and also partners with nearby military bases to help drivers and prospective drivers.
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