Tennessee State Information

Tennessee Truck Driving Companies

Tennessee benefits quite a bit from its trucking industry. Almost one out of 13 jobs originates in the trucking industry, which is why some call trucking the lifeblood of the state’s economy Memphis Business Journal, 2016).

If you’re a county music fan then Tennessee is your state. Tennessee is 41,687 square miles of rolling hills and blue-green grasses. Memphis, Nashville,  Knoxville, Chattanooga are the largest cities.

Tennessee offers attractions such as the Cumberland Gap, Jackson's Home called “the hermitage”, an Atomic Energy Museum and the Dunbar Cave. It’s also the home of the Dukes of Hazzard museum. Tennessee trucking companies are looking to hire truck drivers and owner operators to fill open positions throughout the state.  These trucking jobs require a Class A CDL License. 

Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Tennessee

Take written test for appropriate license class and endorsements to get learner’s permit; take skills test to get CDL Tennessee Driver Services

Endorsements: Double/triple trailers, passenger, tank vehicle, and hazardous materials

Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $38,700 O*Net, 2016)

Average light/delivery driving salary: $29,100 O*Net, 2016)

Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 15% (O*Net, 2016)

Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 6% (O*Net, 2016)

 

Think about what’s important to you in a trucking job. Then, use our list of companies below to start applying.

Trucking Companies in Tennessee

C.R. England
A trucking company doesn't stay in business for 90 years without understanding how to take care of it's most important asset - their drivers. CR England has always put the driver's interests first. C...
Heartland Express
Leadership. Strength. Performance. Innovation. Company History: Russell A. Gerdin founded Heartland in 1978 with four people in the office and 16 trucks. It became a publicly traded company on the...
JB Hunt Transport
Drive with Pride. Drive with Passion. Drive with J.B. Hunt. Attention Class A Drivers: Are you looking to further your professional career in truck driving with a company that offers great pay AND...
K & B Transportation
NOVEMBER 2017 - Increased Sign On Bonus - $1650 Ready to work for a leader in driver compensation? K...
Melton Truck Lines
Melton aims to remain ahead of the competition with top pay and benefits, free on-site clinics and dentists, driver help desk, safety and referral bonuses, rider and pet programs, and much more. Be a...
Covenant Transport
NEW $40,000 TEAMING BONUS FOR OTR CDL-A DRIVERS   Covenant Transport is excited to announce starting February 1, we are offering OTR CDL-A Team Drivers a $40,000 Teaming Bonus! With our new $40,...
TMC Transportation
Company Overview: Since 1972, when the first truckload was delivered to Des Moines from Chicago by TMC Transportation, we have been proud of our commitment to customer satisfaction. In the years...
USA Truck
    Teams, Solo & Dedicated CDL-A Drivers   Respect: A Foundation We’re Built On We know what’s important to CDL-A drivers. Time, work, and value. That’s why we’re putting...
Koch Trucking Inc.
Looking for a company to call home? Come to Koch Trucking! Koch Companies is a privately held company founded by Stan Koch. We began serving customers in the mid 1950’s as a manufacturer’s...
Arnold Transportation Services
Company Driver Opportunities Available Arnold Transportation is proud to announce that we now offer ASSURANCE PAY, $1,000 ORIENTATION PAY, PAID VACATION & 401K! Since 1932, we’ve built our...
Carrier Logistics
Carrier Logistics Bio Carrier Logistics, LLC. is an OTR driver-centered long-haul trucking company based in Kansas City.We offer competitive wages, unmatched home time and an impressive safety bonus...
Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT)
DRIVE MORE! DRIVE FOR MVT! Choose your route and expect flexible home time as well as top industry pay and benefits. Our professional Team of Fleet Managers, Safety Personnel, and qualified Mechanics...
Schneider
Find your reason to drive Schneider. Schneider is a superior provider of transportation and logistics services. Our legacy started back in 1935 with just one truck. Since then, we've led the way for...
Waller Truck Co.
Waller Truck Co has been a family owned business since 1959. We are 100% Kenworth fleet and 100% dry van with 94% no touch freight. We have a free rider policy from day one. We do our best to get you...