2022-11-14 | NYSE:USX | Press release

United States Xpress (NYSE: USX) was again recognized as a Top Employer for Military Veterans and earned Military Friendly Employer® and Military Friendly Spouse Employer® designations by VICTOIRE for the seventh consecutive year. The company also received the “Best for Vets&CloseCurlyDoubleQuote” award; honored by military times for the third consecutive year. These honors highlight an ongoing commitment to attracting and retaining military veterans throughout the organization.

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US Xpress (LR) military veterans Ly Thi Chan, Bernard Meraba and Shawn Lance. (Photo: BusinessWire)

“We are proud to have so many military veterans in our ranks and remain focused on providing well-paying jobs, continued support and a sense of community with this important group of team members. ,” said Wade Lipham, military recruiting specialist at US Xpress.

Lipham also leads the company’s Veterans Employee Resource Group (ERG), a team led by employees of veterans, spouses and others committed to supporting the veterans on our team and the community. The ERG meets monthly and participates in a variety of community events throughout the year.

Military Veterans’ Programs are one of the four pillars of community giving at US Xpress, with fundraisers directed towards a range of community initiatives. Warrior Freedom Service Dogs is the company’s primary partner for veteran initiatives. The nonprofit provides trained service dogs to military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.

US Xpress supports veterans and their causes through a variety of programs, including:

  • A post-9/11 GI Bill apprenticeship program for drivers, driver managers and diesel mechanics. This Veterans Administration-approved program allows veterans to receive competitive compensation while gaining valuable work experience in a trade.
  • US Xpress partners with national non-profit organization, Hire our heroeswhich helps veterans, transitioning military members and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.
  • In addition to Warrior Freedom Service Dogs, US Xpress actively supports other organizations, including Medal of Honor National Heritage Center and Crowns Across America.

This is the seventh consecutive year that US Xpress has been named a military-friendly employer by VIQTORY. Companies that earn this designation create and elevate the standard for military programs around the world and have invested in substantive programs to recruit, retain and advance veterans and service members within their organizations. The methodology, criteria, and weightings were determined by VIQTORY with input from the Military Friendly Advisory Council comprised of independent leaders from the higher education and military recruiting community.

The Military Times “Best for Vets” designation surveys employers in a range of industries. The survey captures the areas most important to transitioning military members, veterans and their families when looking for an employer The program produces a highly respected analysis of a company’s efforts to recruit, retain and support current and former service members, military spouses and military caregivers.

US Xpress Enterprises, Inc. is on a mission to improve the flow of goods every day. Since its inception in 1985, the company has become an essential link in the supply chain, offering a portfolio of capacity solutions to its customers. This includes an established dedicated fleet serving some of the largest shippers in the country, as well as innovative over-the-road (OTR) and brokerage solutions. Variant, the company’s driver-focused OTR division, is one of the fastest growing fleets in the industry. US Xpress’ brokerage offer, Xpress Technologies, provides shippers and carriers greater capacity, tools and resources to better manage and grow their business. Led by nearly 9,000 professionals, these companies are driving innovation in the industry and helping to shape the future of logistics.

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