This post was last updated on July 22nd, 2016
This is a 1st for us here at TDS.com, of the 3 former SRT drivers we spoke with, none of them completed a full year with the company. In essence, the pay was so sporadic that they left for other driver opportunities.
Southern Refrigerated Transport is a trucking company based in Texarkana, Arkansas with two and a half decades of experience and top notch customer service. They provide long haul deliveries as well as regional ones with their temperature controlled trucking.
SRT currently has an operation with over 1000 trucks and has a staff that sets them apart from the rest of the trucking companies all over the country.
Southern Refrigerated Transport Careers
Covenant Transport takes pride in not only treating the customers with kindness and respect, but also believes it to be extremely important to do the same to their staff. They want to hire the best possible truckers out there so it is crucial to take care of their truckers and make sure they stay happy and are compensated to their abilities. They look for truckers who love their jobs and want to work for a company that will value them as well as make sure you remain with them for many years to come. They pride themselves in teamwork and respect.
Teamwork is so important to them that you must have a partner, so they solve that problem for you they match you up with drivers to make the best teams possible. If you are looking for a stable place to work then Covenant Transport is looking for you! They will provide you with:
- Great pay package
- Consistent customer base
- New and reliable equipment
- Benefits that support you
- Respect and encouragement to succeed
They provide orientations in three different locations:
- Pomona, CA
- Chattanooga, TN
- Hutchins, TX
Please make sure you visit their website to check out the requirements for becoming an independent contractor as well as the many different locations you can choose to be based from.
Southern Refrigerated Transport Overview
Southern Refrigerated Transport, when acquired, made Covenant Transport a trucking company not to be reckoned with. They currently have over 1,000 trucks at their beautiful 100,000 square foot headquarters in Texarkana, AR. They pride themselves in providing the best customer service imaginable and making sure that the customer is 100% satisfied. As mentioned before, this is what sets them apart from the rest of the competition as they continue to grow to dominate the trucking industry. With service in Canada and 48 states in the United States, they have truly created a name for themselves. They stand by their parent company’s values and stand points by dominating the trucking industry with their strong customer service skills along with their ability to treat their employees with the respect and kindness they deserve.
Southern Refrigerated Transport has current opportunities as a solo company driver and team solo drivers. They are dedicated to making you feel at home as well as making sure you have the best equipment to get the job done. Safety is also a priority to the company and here is why:
- New trailers after 5 years
- No forced dispatch
- No hauls over 1,200 miles
Some other benefits include:
- Liability insurance
- Discounts for fuel and tire
- Travel reimbursement after your orientation
You can apply for one of these positions at their website under the section that says “apply now.”
With their parent company Covenant Transport and their sister companies Star Transportation, and Covenant Transport Solutions, they are ready to take the trucking world by storm by providing the best customer service as well as the best place to work for the employees of all of these companies.
Covenant Transport Company Overview<
Covenant Transport entered the trucking world as a business in in 1986. Back in 1986 they only had 25 trucks and 50 trailers, but with all of their acquisitions they now operate more than 2,700 trucks and 7,000 trailers. They expanded in 1996 when they decided to switch locations to their current location in Chattanooga, TN. In efforts to expand their business as well as to service their loyal customers, Covenant Transport acquired Southern Refrigerated Transport as well as forming Covenant Transport Solutions in 2006.
Later that same year in 2006, they acquired Star Transportation. They also have their partners and themselves have terminals all over the country from Pomona, CA all the way to Sayreville, NJ. From their start in 1986 they have shared their Christian philosophy that it is always about the customer and never about the business. They do not say they are the best because like they said, it is not about them. That says a lot about a company who has 25 years of experience under their belt, so something is definitely working right for Covenant Transport.
Star Transportation Company Overview
Star Transportation is based out of Nashville, TN in 1980. They feel that communication is a key element to running a business and make sure that they are communicating well with their drivers, fleet managers, and all employees in every position. Their business is focused around Freightliner tractors as well as a guarantee of 24/7 maintenance support. Acquired by Covenant Transport in 2006, they add a new dynamic to the business by specializing in freightliners.
Careers and Training Opportunities
The company’s focus is on communication as well as acquiring the greatest employees to create a superb working environment. Please visit their website and click on “career opportunities” for how to apply for a position.
Covenant Transport Solutions Company Overview
This company was formed by the owners of Covenant Transport to provide more solutions to transportation needs and is based out of Chattanooga, TN. They have large and small fleets and have 3,000 tractors in their collective companies.
Careers and Training Opportunities
Please visit the company’s website for up to date and current open positions that are available. Definitely make sure you check all company websites
More than two and half decades in the trucking industry, Covenant Transport has created a family of companies that fill every trucking need.
Southern Refrigerated Transport stands by their parent company’s Christian values along with their views on customer service and the importance of happy team of employees. All of these combined with integrity and hard work make Covenant Transport along with Southern Refrigerated Transport and all of their subsidies, makes them a leader in the trucking industry.
Happy customers, happy employees, and excellent values, creates a great company to work for and serve your trucking needs.