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Best Trucking Companies for Veterans in 2024

For Veterans looking to transition back into the workforce post-discharge, there is no shortage of training and apprenticeship programs looking to help. Melton Truck Lines is among those companies, proud to offer a 24-Month Apprenticeship program for veterans, a dedicated military recruiting team, bonus starting pay, and more. If you’re interested in flatbed truck driving, view our military page for more information.

Here, we’ll take at more of the best trucking companies near you who make an effort to support those who have served in the military through a variety of veteran-focused programs. Whether you’re interested in a truck driving job or looking for other lines of work in logistics and transportation, these companies have proven their support for their veteran staff.

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Averitt Express

Averitt is an award-winning freight and supply chain services provider, with over 15,000 trailers throughout the country. With about 15% of their associates being military veterans, they take pride in their understanding of the challenges service members face. Some of their veteran focused programs include a Military leave program, GI Bill training opportunities, and potential training for non-driving veterans such as diesel mechanic, sales, and administration.

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TMC Transportation

Known as one of the largest flatbed carriers based in the U.S., 36% of TMC’s flatbed trucking fleet is comprised of veterans. TMC currently offers great VA benefits, in house training, and partners with Hiring our Heroes to show support to our veterans.

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J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., provides innovative supply chain solutions for a variety of customers throughout North America including intermodal, dedicated, refrigerated, truckload, less-than-truckload, flatbed, single source, final mile, and more. They support their veteran employees through various training and development programs, company initiatives and community partnerships designed to ease the transition to civilian life.

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Werner Enterprises

Werner is a carrier that offers services ranging from logistics and freight management, all the way to intermodal and final mile services to customers in the US, Canada, and Mexico. With about 20% of their workforce having served in the military, they have initiatives such as their Operation Freedom Program to help veterans transition into the industry. Alongside their WEVets resource group, they are also a proud sponsor of R.E.D. (Remember Everyone Deployed)- a nonprofit aimed at bringing awareness to our deployed service members and their families.

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Schneider National

Schneider National is well known for their logistical solutions for shippers and carriers alike, and with about 22% of their associates comprising military veterans, they are dedicated to actively recruiting and assisting service members to transition back into the workforce. Alongside their VA apprenticeship program, they also work with the truck manufacturer Freightliner to create trucks honoring military veterans, POWs, and those missing in action. Since 2001, their Ride of Pride has been seen in national efforts such as Rolling Thunder – Ride for Freedom and Wreaths Across America.

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Stevens Transport

Stevens Transport has confidently provided specialized services with refrigerated trailers, cross-border shipping services, and a broad range of shipping solutions. They are also proud of their military veteran programs; with over 25% of their associates coming from a military background, they are dedicated to providing support through their VA-approved apprenticeship program, military spouse employment partnership, and are an avid supporter of Wreaths Across America.

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Roehl Transport

Roehl Transport is a family-owned business with a high regard for safety and innovation, while offering a wide variety of transportation options, offering several modes of transportation, logistics planning, and other supply chain solutions. They have been recognized as a Military Friendly company and for their efforts by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve for their Roehl Honor Program, a two-year apprenticeship program open to servicemembers looking to get their CDL.

At Melton, we value the skills that former service members learn during their time in the military and are always looking to hire veteran staff. To learn more about how Melton stays veteran-ready, or for more information on Melton’s truck driving jobs for military veterans, our apprenticeship program, or how you can utilize your GI Bill benefits, check out our military page.

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