Maverick Transportation announced Chad Abernathy of Cape Girardeau, MO, as their Driver of the Month for April 2014. Abernathy has been with Maverick for almost 8 years and started his professional driving career at Maverick in October of 2006. He has been driving for a total of 23 years.
"Chad is extremely dependable," said Fleet Manager Jeremy Murphy. "He's always willing to help out and he totally understands what it means to be in a team environment. He's such a great example of the Maverick Way and is such a pleasure to work with!"
The fourth recipient of twelve Drivers of the Month for 2014, Abernathy has proven himself a leader in the company's fleet. Chad is a driver within Maverick's flatbed division, and has seven years of safety awards under his belt. His favorite part of driving for Maverick is, "the people I work with."
The Driver of the Month program is a high honor for specially-selected Maverick drivers. Every month Maverick recognizes a driver from the company's fleet who demonstrates exceptional commitment to their profession, while maintaining Maverick's standards of holding safety in the highest regard. At the end of the year, all Maverick employees vote from the twelve Driver of the Month honorees to select the Driver of the Year, which is announced the following January. As Driver of the Month, the recipient also serves as a voice of fellow drivers on the prestigious Driver Advisory Council, which meets with our leadership team on a quarterly basis.