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We can’t wait for you to join the family!


Dear Driver,


I remember tagging along to safety meetings as a kid, washing trucks in high school and being asked by the drivers if it was punishment for something I'd done. Now I swap photos of kids and grandkids with those same folks. This place is home; I've watched my dad pour his heart & soul into this business, all on the foundation that if you work hard and treat the MCO name like it's your own, we'll take care of you. I frequently have new hires tell me they wished they'd come over to MCO years ago. We’ve built a place where our people are valued and feel good about what they do, who they work with, and how they're treated. I know there's a lot of choices out there, so thank you for considering a position with MCO Transport.  I can't wait to welcome you to the family!

Laurie King, Vice President

My first summer working in the shop

Here is just a fraction of what you’ll get when you join the MCO Transport Family…


Home Time--YOUR Way!

Whether you’re running Local or home weekly with the Regional division, we’ll make sure you don’t miss out on the important events at home. Plus, you’ll earn paid vacation, sick & holiday leave, giving you more time with the ones you love.  Don’t mind staying out longer, or want your holiday paid out in a year-end bonus? We can work with what’s best for you.


Great Pay

Your time is valuable. That’s why local drivers are paid hourly for every minute spent on-duty. Regional drivers earn great mileage, haz bonus cpm, and non-taxable per diem. All drivers reach our top career pay within 5 years! 


FREE Insurance

MCO offers employees medical insurance that is 100% paid for by the company, PLUS we contribute $50/month into your Health Savings Account on this plan. We also give every employee FREE Short Term Disability and FREE Life Insurance. 


Unbeatable Benefits

In addition to the above, we offer a second medical insurance option starting at just $31.68/week. They come with all kinds of added perks such as free weight loss & tobacco cessation programs, and free subscription to the Peloton app. Employees can also choose from a long list of additional benefits including: dental, vision, long term disability, accident, critical illness, and identity theft insurance plans.


Retirement Plan with Company Match

We expect to be the company you retire with. That’s why we match 50% of every dollar you contribute to our 401(k) plan.


Referral Bonus

Who is the best qualified to share what it’s like to drive with MCO? YOU. Who knows best whether your friend has what it takes to thrive here? YOU.  That’s why we’ll give you $1,000 for every hire you refer, PLUS we’ll give the new hire $1,000 too. 


Paid Orientation

How many times have you had lunch with the ownership or senior management on your 1st day at at a new job? We reimburse your miles & meals to get here, training is paid on the clock, & give you free gear. 

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What type of work is it?

Primarily, we run shipping containers in/out of the state ports, home nightly. Some locations (Wilmington especially) have other sorts of dry van or specialized equipment.

Where are you located?
We hire within a 45-minute radius of our terminals in the following locations:

  • Chesapeake, VA

  • Wilmington NC Headquarters (Regional applicants may live further out)

  • Charleston, SC

  • Savannah, GA

  • Conley, GA (Southeast Atlanta area)

  • Macon, GA

How much experience do you require?
We require 2 years of verifiable tractor/trailer experience, or 1 year experience with CDL school.

Do you offer training?

Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to offer training to entry-level drivers at all of our locations. Our Wilmington location may consider recent CDL graduates on a limited, and case-by-case basis. Please call first to see if we have an opening. 800-239-0869.


What are you other requirements?

  • At least 23 years of age

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English

  • Must have valid Class A CDL from state of residence

  • Must have TWIC card* (waived for Atlanta drivers only)

  • Some locations require HazMat or Tank endorsements, or willing to get within first 90 days from hire. Please ask our recruiter for details in your area.

  • No more than 2 moving violations in past 3 years

  • No drug or alcohol-related offense or violation within last 10 years

  • No CDL disqualification or suspended/revoked license within last 3 years

  • Stable work history & safe driving record

  • Must pass DOT physical exam and drug testing by company-designated medical provider


How do I get a TWIC?

A TWIC is issued by the TSA, and required for entry into all state ports.  Since our drivers go into the ports on a daily basis, we can't offer much work until you have this in hand.  Certain criminal offenses may disqualify you from obtaining a TWIC.  Details and application can be found here:

What kind of trucks do you have?

Our fleet are primarily Volvo (70%), with a few Macks (23%) and Kenworths (7%). They're primarily day cabs, with an average age of 4 years. We have mechanics at each terminal dedicated to maintaining our rigorous preventative maintenance schedule.  At this time, only 27% of our trucks are automatics, though as our 2022 orders roll in that number should increase.  So, we cannot guarantee new hires an automatic assignment.  In many locations though, if you have a license restriction or simply need some refresher training on driving manual, we can assist with that.  We do not slip-seat, drivers will be assigned a vehicle once they complete orientation & training.


When do benefits start, and what kind are they?

Full-time employees are eligible for benefits 90 days after hire.  Medical, Dental and Vision insurance is through United Healthcare. Our no-cost medical plan for employee-only coverage is a high deductible plan with health savings account, so employees can save pre-tax dollars along with the company's monthly contribution.