Maverick Transportation, Inc. Announces 2005 Driver of the Year
Maverick Transportation announced Tom Douglas of New Philadelphia, OH, as the 2005 Driver of the Year on Friday, January 27, 2006 at their annual Driver of the Year banquet.
“I’m proud to be a Maverick driver and the honor of being named Driver of the Year means so much to me,” said an emotional Douglas during his acceptance speech. “I was in great company with the eleven other gentlemen up for this award, making this even more special.”
Honored as Maverick’s March Driver of the Month for 2005, Douglas has proven himself as a leader in the company’s fleet. Combining safe driving, a positive attitude, and genuine driver professionalism, this honor was very well deserved. In Douglas’ 12 plus years with Maverick he has received numerous safety awards, including a Million Mile Safe Driving Award. He attributes his longevity and success with Maverick to the safety first attitude of the company and the commitment of everyone to get driver’s plenty of home time.
Every month Maverick recognizes a driver from the company's fleet who takes pride in his profession and the company, employs safety, and maintains Maverick standards in all they do. All Maverick employees vote from the twelve Drivers of the Month and selected Douglas as the 2005 winner. As Driver of the Year, Douglas will receive an extra week of vacation time, a $2,500 bonus check, and a custom-made leather jacket. "This is an honor our company holds in very high regard," said Maverick President and COO Stephen Selig. "The Driver of the Year represents the Maverick fleet and the excellence of our entire organization."
Based in Little Rock, Arkansas and operating over 1,000 units, Maverick has over 25 years of providing flatbed services to the steel and building material industries coast-to-coast. The company has a variety of driving opportunities available for over-the-road drivers. To learn more about opportunities available with Maverick call the Recruiting Department at 800-289-1100 or visit our website at www.maverickusa.com.