Drive for Dunavant

Above all, we're committed to delivering and delivering well.

When you drive for Dunavant, you lead the way to success for our customers. Our clients have high expectations of performance and so do our drivers. 

We’re committed to paying well, and paying quickly. Our tech-driven approach creates time-saving transactions and reduces paperwork and manual reports, all from a Dunavant-provided mobile tablet.

Driving for Dunavant

We’re always seeking dedicated owner-operators to join our growing team of drivers. If you’re ready for a better driving experience, apply now, request further information, or call us at 800-994-1537.

 

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Affordable lease to purchase program
  • Driver fuel surcharge program
  • Fuel cards with discounts
  • Rewards for safety performance
  • Driver referral incentive program
  • D.O.T. inspection bonuses
  • Direct deposit
  • Weekly settlements available online
  • Company-owned chassis’: LED lights; tubeless tires; airing system
  • Local, regional, & OTR freight
  • Consistent, year-round work

Minimum Requirements for our Owner-Operators

  1. Must be at least 23 years old at time of application. 
  2. Must have a minimum of 18 months current/recent 18 months out of the last 36 months verifiable CMV driving experience. Intermodal experience is not required but preferred.
  3. TWIC card preferred in port city locations.
  4. No felony convictions within the last 10 years. 
  5. No drug or alcohol related incidents within the last 10 years. No more than one (1) in a lifetime. 
  6. No failed drug or alcohol tests or refusal to test.
  7. Must pass DOT physical and DOT pre-employment drug screen at our company doctor. 
  8. Have no DOT Recordable/Preventable accidents involving a fatality, bodily injury, or towed vehicle in the last 36 months. 
  9. No more than two (2) Non-DOT Recordable/Preventable incidents in the last 36 months and no more than one (1) Non-DOT Recordable/Preventable incidents in the last 12 months. 
  10. No convictions for a “serious or disqualifying traffic violation” in the last 36 months. A “serious or disqualifying traffic violation” includes any of the following: a.Excessive speeding, involving any single offense for any speed of 15 M.P.H. or more above the posted speed limit.
    • Excessive speeding, involving any single offense for any speed of 15 M.P.H. or more above the posted speed limit.
    • Reckless/Careless driving, as defined by state or local law or regulation, including but not limited to the offense of driving a motor vehicle in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property.
    • Improper or erratic lane changes.
    • Following the vehicle ahead too closely.
    • Hit and run, leaving the scene of an accident, or failure to report an accident.
    • Violating a federal, state, or local law or ordinance prohibiting texting while driving a motor vehicle.
    • Violating a federal, state, or local law or ordinance restricting or prohibiting the use of a hand-held mobile device while driving a motor vehicle.
  11. No more than three (3) moving violations in the last 36 months and no more than one (1) moving violations in the last 12 months.

Dunavant is always seeking dedicated owner-operators to join our growing team of drivers.

If you’re interested in driving with Dunavant, apply now or call us at 800-994-1537 to request further information and find out about our special signing bonuses.