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Giving Back

As the Field Recruiter for Epes Transport I travel to different truck driving schools promoting the Epes Transport brand with the hope that one of those student will take the opportunity to be part of the Epes family. Itís a wonderful experience standing in a class room speaking to students about the company and offering them some advice on how they should go about selecting a company to work for once they have completed their training. Many of them have the wrong idea of what it will be...

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Mike O'Connell Trucking Top Rookie Award

The Mike O'Connell Trucking Top Rookie Award was created to recognize the top rookie in the trucking industry every year. Mike O'Connell, who was formerly the executive director of the Commercial Vehicle Training Association. He believed that honoring a top rookie driver helped show new drivers they are appreciated by the trucking industry. These drivers are recognized at the Great American Trucking Show held yearly in Dallas Texas. This year was no different however this time Epes Transport...

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Apprenticeship Training for Veterans

Epes Transport has partnered with the N.C. Department of Labor for the past 4 yrs in the Apprenticeship Program for Veterans. The Apprenticeship training is onĖthe-job learning combined with theoretical related instructions. The program allows Veterans who are hired into the company as truck drivers to use some of their GI Bill Benefits provided they still have benefits remaining while completing the program. This Apprenticeship Program is for 1 yr; and once they complete the program they...

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Healthy Habits For A Truck Driver

In the world of a truck driver getting the load there on time and safely is one of the most important things that they do. Drivers take pride in driving and what they do, that's why there are called professional drivers. But in the process of doing there job on a daily basis they will encounter numerous challenges like the weather, traffic, breakdowns, getting lost and let's not forget the good old hours of service. But like a champion the driver handles all these challenges and get the job...

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