Covenant Transport

Company Profile

  • Description:
  • Headquarters: Chattanooga, TN
  • Number of Terminals: 20
  • Number of Trucks: 1350
  • Number of Owner Operators: 150
  • Type of Freight Hauled: FTL
  • Operating Area: 48
  • Equipment Type: Freightliners

Hiring Area

  • Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming


  • Minimum Age: 21
  • Type of Experience: 6 months
  • Endorsements: HazMat - see additional comments

Company Driver Compensation

  • Starting Pay - No Experience: .49cpm
  • Pay - 1 Year Experience: .49cpm
  • Pay - 2 Years Experience: .50cpm
  • Pay - 3 Years Experience: .50cpm
  • Pay - 4 Years Experience: .50cpm
  • Pay - 5 Years Experience: .53cpm
  • Pay - 10 Years Experience: .53cpm

Owner Operator Compensation

  • Owner Operator Pay: $1.00pm + FSC

Other Compensation

  • Pay Cycle/Periods: weekly
  • Direct Deposit: Yes
  • Layover Pay: Yes
  • Breakdown Pay: Yes
  • Loading/Unloading Pay: N/A
  • Tarp Pay: No
  • N.Y.C. Pay: No
  • Stop Off Pay: No
  • Paid Lumpers: Yes
  • Per Diem: yes


  • Medical Plan: Yes
  • Waiting Period for Medical Benefits:
  • Dental Plan: Yes
  • Vision Plan: Yes
  • Retirement Plan: Yes
  • Profit Sharing: No
  • Bobtail Insurance (owner operators): Yes
  • Worker's Comp. Insurance (owner operators): Yes
  • Physical Damage Insurance (owner operators): Yes


  • Sign On: No
  • Safety: Yes
  • Performance: No
  • Fuel: No
  • Longevity: Yes
  • Recruiting: Yes

Additional Information

  • Slip Seating: No
  • 24x7 Dispatch: No
  • Rider Program: yes
  • Pet Policy: yes
  • Paid Orientation: Yes
  • Orientation # of Days: 3
  • Free Training: No
  • Lease Purchase Available: Yes
  • Home Time: average out 2-3 weeks
  • Unloading Required: No
  • If yes, specify::
  • Take Truck Home: No

Additional Comments

Pay increase just lifted pay to 52-56CPM!

Covenant Transport is hiring drivers for profitable OTR Teaming opportunities! Our goal is pretty simple: Attract only the best drivers in the industry and keep them satisfied. So we offer our drivers the miles, money and home time they've always wanted.

We're a team-driven company with a strong driver base and cutting-edge training programs for recent CDL grads and former military personnel. If you’re a qualified driver looking for over-the-road opportunities, give us a call!

HazMat - Covenant will pay for driver's HazMat Endorsement if they don't have it.

Want to be part of a driving team but don't currently have a partner to join you? Not a problem. Our comprehensive Team Matching Program makes new Covenant Teams each week by assessing Driver Profiles and creating perfect driver matches-and you have the final say in determining which teammate is right for you.

NEW - JUNE 1 - $1,000 per week Minimum Guarantee for HazMat Team Drivers with 1 Year experience o $850 per week if less than one year- HOME-TIME GUARANTEE: If you are late for your scheduled home time, we pay you $100 for each day you are late.- Starting Trainer pay has been bumped to 72CPM!- HAZMAT TEAM DRIVERS make 52-56CPM

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