200 Owner/Operators Needed for Freight, Vehicle Transport Services
Rock Island, IL, June 15, 2010
Specialized freight transporter Bennett Motor Express (BME) is recruiting qualified commercial vehicle drivers at open-house events nationwide June 18- Sept 24, 2010, including two in Illinois.
“We’ve experienced a significant demand for flatbed and team transport services from customers, and these events will make it as simple as possible for qualified, safe drivers to get loaded and get moving with us,” said David Lowry, BME president.
The two local events will be held from 11 a.m.- 3p.m. Friday, June 18 at 1603 Mill St., Rock Island, IL and July 9, 2010 at 208 Charles Ave., South Beloit, IL. The open houses are part of the company’s “Drive 4 BME” campaign, a nationwide effort to recruit and retain qualified owner/operators to run freight in 48 states and Canada.
Qualified commercial vehicle drivers must be 23 years old, with at least two years over the road experience. For additional qualification and equipment requirements, and to apply online, drivers can visit www.drive4bme.com or call 1.800.367.2249.
The June 18th open house is the first of seven events scheduled through the end of September. Other events are schedule to take place in the following locations:
- July 10, 2010 Phoenix, AZ 11 AM-2PM
- Aug. 28, 2010 Humble, TX 11 AM-2PM
- Sept. 10, 2010 Chattanooga, TN 11 AM-2PM
- Sept. 11, 2010 Eddystone, PA 11 AM-2PM
- Sept 24, 2010 McDonough, GA 11 AM-2PM
About Bennett Motor Express
Founded in 1974, Bennett Motor Express, LLC (BME) is the largest of eight operating companies within McDonough, Ga.-based Bennett International Group, LLC. BME is comprised of five divisions- Flatbed, Stepdeck, Government Services, Heavy Haul, and Air & Space Services. Specializing in hauling heavy, over-dimensional and unusual freight, BME has transported some of the largest pieces of equipment ever moved on the open road. Bennett International Group,LLC, and its affiliated companies, are Women’s Enterprise Business Council (WBENC) certified. For more information, visit www.bennettig.com.