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R.E. West Transportation Jobs

Ashland City, TN

R.E. West Transportation | Truck Driving Jobs

Trucking Company Overview:

We are an interstate and intrastate truckload carrier based in Middle Tennessee.  Our team of dedicated and professional drivers work with our experienced operations team to transport all types of freight to points across the United States and Canada.  Our customers are the boss; we go where they need us.

It is a fast paced and highly competitive environment.  Affordable, reliable, on-time delivery of your product is crucial to your company's success.  At R. E. West, our motto is, "Be on time, every time".  We are here to make transportation and logistics a solved problem for your organization.  We accomplish this by offering amazing, personalized customer service, competitive pricing, and a commitment to the highest level of reliability and safety for our drivers and equipment.

R. E. West's fleet is comprised of 127 late-model tractor trailers that serve both dry-van and flatbed and over-dimensional applications.  Our mix of equipment allows us to be flexible and rapidly respond to the unique challenges and opportunities that every load brings.  At the same time, our size affords our team the ability to connect with each other and our customers on a personal level.  In our offices people have names, not employee ID numbers.  We strive to create a work environment where the people matter and everyone is treated as family.

We are always looking for individuals who want to bring their best to the R. E. West team. As a family-owned, private carrier, our company culture is centered on the ideas of team and family.  Driving a commercial vehicle is a unique and demanding job that requires your full attention.  Our work family is here to give you the support and assistance you need in order to make your day as stress free and productive as possible.  We want to go the extra mile to really get to know you and your family and strive to create a work environment that makes you comfortable enough to want to bring them around to meet us.  Whether you have 20 years of experience or have never seen the inside of a big rig, R. E. West has a path for you to achieve your goals and help your family by embarking on a career with our company.  Our team of recruiters are ready and waiting to answer any questions you might have.

To qualify as an R. E. West, Inc. driver, you must meet or exceed the following:

Be at least 21 years of age
Have a completed application on file
Have no DUI convictions on your driving record in the last 5 years
Pass a physical examination by our Company-specified doctor
Pass a drug test
Successfully complete a company-administered road test
Meet all DOT qualifications
Have no felony convictions
Have no misdemeanors in the last 10 years
No more than three jobs in the past 12 months
No more than 3 preventable accidents in the past 3 years
No serious moving violations in the past 3 years

R. E West, Inc. issues driver settlements weekly. Pay is on a two-week holdback. This means that at the end of your third week of employment you will receive payment for the first week. We do allow our drivers reasonable personal advances. Any out of pocket expenses (such as tolls, scale tickets, lumper pay, etc..) are reimbursed if a driver turns in receipts. Additionally, advances for expenses are issued at the discretion of our driver managers.

Benefits and Company Policies
R. E. West prides itself on offering an industry leading benefits package for our drivers. Drivers meeting all requirements have access to:

Competitive Sign-on Bonuses including special incentives for military veterans
United Healthcare Health Insurance
Optional Vision and Dental Insurance furnished by BCBS
Long Term Disability Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
Paid Vacation
Company provided Life Insurance
401k with 5% match
Driver Referral Program

Pet Policy
R. E. West has a Pet Policy allowing certain breeds of small dogs in our trucks. This program is available to drivers with at least 6 months of safe driving experience.

Rider Policy
Drivers who are in good standing and have been out of training for 90 days may have a rider accompany them. The rider must be 10 years of age or older. Only one rider is allowed at a time and the driver must pay an additional $20 / month to cover the cost of additional insurance.

Driver Type

  • Company Driver

Hiring Statewide In

  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee

Hiring Partially In These States

  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Kansas
  • Maryland
  • Missouri
  • Texas

Pay Scale

  • Based on experience.


  • Dental Insurance
  • Yes
  • Health Insurance
  • Yes
  • Profit Sharing
  • No
  • Retirement Plan
  • Yes
  • Safety Bonuses
  • No
  • Vision Insurance
  • Yes

Driver Requirements

  • Minimum Age
  • 21
  • Minimum Experience
  • 1 year
  • License Type
  • Class A
  • Trailer Experience Accepted
  • Flatbed
  • Driving Preference
  • OTR (Over-The-Road), Regional
  • Allowable Moving Violations
  • 3
  • Allowable Preventable Accidents
  • 0
  • Hazmat Endorsement
  • No
  • DWI/DUI Accepted
  • Yes


  • Paid Orientation
  • No
  • Rider Program Spouse
  • Yes
  • Rider Program Child
  • Yes
  • Pets
  • Yes