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Veteran/Driver Nominated for Driving for Excellence

 

Pictured is Stevens Transport Driver Eddy CavanaghMilitary Veteran and Stevens Driver Nominated for Prestigious National Award!

In the search for America’s top Military professional truck driver, (Captain) Edward “Eddy” Cavanagh was nominated as one of the ten finalists for Transition Trucking’s “Driving for Excelence” Award. This award honors outstanding professional drivers with military experience.

His military background comes across in everything he does. Eddy said that,“It has given him the skills as w ell as atitude to accomplish this new mission without compromise”. As an Army Captain and with an MBA in Business, Edward has plans to build his career in the trucking industry. His goals include eventualy working in Operations or Training, and perhaps as a terminal manager at Fort Hood/Killeen.

“I saw trucking as a way to enjoy earning a living while making a positive impact in the industry.”

By combining his military training with his commitment to excellence, the transportation industry can expect Eddy to make a lasting and poitive contribution in the near future.

For information on how to earn up to 50k your first year, plus up to an additional $21,213.60 over and above Stevens pay through our department of Labor & VA approved Apprenticeship Program called Operation Patriot, call us today at 254-447-9555.

 

KJ Stops By NETTTS To Talk About Driving for Stevens Transport

 

Pictured is KJ and NETTTS students in front of his Stevens truck

It’s always awesome to have one of our drivers stop by one of the most respected CDL training schools on the east coast! This week, KJ stopped by New England Tractor Trailer Training in Bridgeport, CT to show off his truck and talk about why he enjoys driving for Stevens Transport.

Stevens Transport offers several different options for those looking to start a new truck driving career. We work with various partner schools to get trained and ready for the road ahead.

Ready to get started? Check out our driver training schools today!

 

Military Spouse Employment & Training Options

 

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Stevens Transport Joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership

 

Stevens Transport is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. The Military Spouse Employment Partnership is an employment and career partnership connecting military spouses with more than 295 partner employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses in portable careers.

Stevens Transport officially joined the Military Spouse Employment Partnership on Oct. 28, 2015, at the annual Induction Ceremony held at the Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Dr. Jill Biden launched the Military Spouse Employment Partnership on June 29, 2011 to serve spouses from all military services. The partnership is part of the Department of Defense broader Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program, which seeks to reduce the 25 percent unemployment rate experienced by military spouses and close the 25 percent wage gap currently experienced by military wives.

By joining the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, Stevens Transport is becoming part of an even larger collective effort to support military spouse employment.

For more information about how Stevens Transport is working to support military spouses in fulfilling their career goals, visit BecomeADriver.com. For more information on the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, please visit https://msepjobs.militaryonesource.mil.

As one of the largest refrigerated carriers in the industry, Stevens Transport has multiple employment opportunities for both military spouses as well as veterans and transitioning service members. We offer a sponsored CDL training along with a guaranteed job offer at the completion of the training program. As a commitment to our service members and their families, Stevens Transport is a sustaining member of the Association of the United States Army. Stevens Transport currently offers training at six locations across the U.S. with many of these training facilities strategically located near military installations. We are working aggressively with the Army’s senior leadership to provide soldiers and their families’ opportunities to continue to build a great life and prosperous future.

For additional information, please call Stevens Transport at 800-333-8595 or apply online.

Stevens Transport Joins Fort Hood Community

 

Partnership Brings Company Sponsored CDL Training & Employment Opportunities

Stevens has a long-standing partnership with the military and has been recruiting veterans for over 30 years. Stevens Transport is a sustaining member of the Association of the United States Army and shares the same core values in Excellence, Innovation, Professionalism, Inclusiveness, Integrity and Responsiveness. These cherished values to our country and soldiers lead to a trusted partnership between Central Texas College, Stevens Transport and Fort Hood.

Stevens Transport is recognized as one of the premier transportation companies in North America. Our worldwide headquarters is based in Dallas Texas where Stevens Transport specializes in the transportation of time-sensitive and temperature-controlled commodities throughout the 48 States, Canada and Mexico.

Stevens was established in 1980 and services some of the largest Fortune 100 companies in the United States. Stevens Transport is proud of our 35-year reputation of providing long-lasting, award-winning successful careers to our distinguished military personnel as they complete their service to our country. Family-owned and operated, Stevens Transport business is a seamless transition as we share a similar culture and values with our veterans. Our reputation for excellence and our people driven philosophy allows us to continue to lead the industry.

Veterans Can Earn $50,000 Their 1st Year

Stevens Transport is sponsoring the total cost of CDL training and is proud to support our military men and woman as they transition to civilian life and corporate America. This partnership will deliver a defined and established CDL program to the transitioning soldiers at Fort Hood and result in direct employment with Stevens Transport. Veterans can earn approximately $50,000.00 their first year and up to $70,000.00 by their third year as a professional driver. With our Veteran Approved OJT Program, eligible veterans can earn up to an additional $10,302.00 tax free in addition to their regular pay over the first six months.

Classes are held on Fort Hood in the Central Texas College building 3200, room 108. The program consist of 160 hours of intensive classroom and hands on training.

Fort Hood is the first military installation where Stevens Transport will be physically domiciled on base. This program is the first of its kind that supports the Army’s Career Skills Program (CSP) and offers employment of transitioning soldiers, spouses and family members immediately following CDL training. Fort Hood was selected to be our first Army “home base” due to its proximity to our worldwide headquarters in Dallas Texas. We are proud to partner with Central Texas College and Fort Hood to bring superior training and employment opportunities to the men, women and families who have served our country.

Stevens Transport currently has five training locations across the U.S. that are strategically placed near various other military installations where we train and employ many veterans. Through our partnership with Central Texas College and TASI we have developed strategic plans to take this model to multiple other on-base installations in the near future.

Stevens Transport is working aggressively with the Army’s senior leadership to provide soldiers and their families’ opportunities to continue to build a great life and prosperous future.

Our mission is to hire and retain top quality employees, provide them with the finest tools and technologies available, and then challenge them to meet and exceed the highest standards of performance. Veterans bring a sense of mission and work ethic with specific military experience in transportation, logistics and supply chain management and excel quickly in our company. Our experience shows that the retention rate of veterans is higher than our general population. Stevens Transport has been training over the road (OTR) professional truck drivers for over 30 years and proudly boasts one of the most thorough and safety-conscious training programs in the trucking industry. Stevens’ training program is designed to help drivers at any experience level achieve great financial success. Stevens Transport is honored to have been selected as the primary training partner for Central Texas College in a competition with the other industry leading companies. Drivers for Stevens have access to the newest equipment, latest technology, and best support staff while providing an opportunity for continued development and advancement in the supply chain and logistics arena.

As the economy grows, the demand for goods will increase, and more truck drivers will be needed to keep supply chains moving. Stevens Transport plans to extend employment opportunities to 100% of all candidates successfully completing our on-site CDL training program. Stevens has multiple professional driving employment options including over the road, regional, dedicated routes and also provides assistance to our drivers who want to become independent contractors by putting them through specialized business training and development to ensure their success.

For more information please call Stevens Transport at 800-333-8595 or visit our website at www.becomeadriver.com

Stevens Transport Announces New Management Hire

 

Management team expanded to support growing demand for driver resources and development

Dallas (Sept. 17, 2015) – Stevens Transport, the largest refrigerated trucking company in Texas and North America’s premier multi-modal, temperature-controlled freight carrier, today announced a recent addition to the company’s management team to meet the needs of its growing workforce. John Frey joined the company as senior director of driver resources.

“We are very excited to welcome John aboard,” said Clay Aaron, president of Stevens Transport. “His transportation industry experience; extensive knowledge in driver development, driver safety, and training; and experience with transportation industry affairs will help support our drivers and our mission. He is a welcomed addition to our management team.”

Frey will work closely with company leadership to strengthen driver resources and driver development.

Prior to joining Stevens, Frey spent 20 years at Werner Enterprises where he was responsible for a variety of driver initiatives. He began his career in transportation after serving our country for 24 years as a U.S. Marine.

Frey is a board member of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association (CVTA), and has played a significant role as an industry affairs liaison with the American Trucking Associations and Truckload Carriers Association.

To learn more about Stevens Transport, visit www.stevenstransport.com.

To join the Stevens Transport team, visit www.becomeadriver.com.

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About Stevens Transport

Stevens Transport, Inc. is recognized as one of North America’s premier multi-modal, temperature-controlled freight carriers. The specialized nature of time-sensitive truckload shipments gives Stevens Transport a unique advantage in the supply chain marketplace as a logistics leader valued by a wide range of Fortune 500 ® customers. With a network of operations throughout North America, Canada, and Mexico, Stevens Transport maintains a competitive edge by providing asset-based services through regional, dedicated, expedited, intermodal, tanker, and 3PL competencies. Beyond capacity-driven operations, Stevens Transport injects an unmatched integrity into a corporate business model that reflects more than 30 years of consistent growth and success. To learn more about Stevens, visit www.stevenstransport.com or find them Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StevensTransport and Twitter at https://twitter.com/Drive4Stevens.