Does national carrier hire felonsCompany Name

National Carriers


Transportation and Logistics


Irving, TX

Company Overview

Driver reviews consistently say three things about NCI, and the first thing you’ll hear about us is that we’re a big company with a small company feel, where everyone is on a first name basis, and the company behaves like a community. That’s what we’ve been like since we opened our doors in 1968.

The second thing our drivers will usually tell you about us is that we’re straight-shooters. We take pride in telling things like they are, whether it’s good news or bad, so that you’ll always know exactly where you stand with us.

And the third thing you’ll normally hear from our drivers is how happy they are with our benefits package and safety record. We take pride in making sure our drivers have what they need to take care of emergencies and to keep them safe.

National Carriers Inc. operates 3 terminals nationally and has offices in Dallas, Texas, and Liberal, Kansas to deliver loads to all 48 contiguous States, with special expertise in handling refrigerated loads and livestock. Running an average of over 800,000 miles each week, NCI really does drive American business.

Hiring Locations

National Carriers has terminal locations across the United States.

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Hiring Website Link

Go to the following website to apply HERE.

Policy For Hiring Those With Felony Convictions

National Carriers has the following requirements for new employees:

  • Possess both a positive attitude and a clean, neat appearance.
  • Have passed his/her twenty-third (23) birthday.
  • Have 6 months of verifiable, over-the-road driving experience in a tractor/trailer unit.
  • Pass National Carriers, Inc.’s description based physical examination.
  • Pass a drug and alcohol screening examination.
  • Have no serious moving violations in the past three (3) years, such as:
  • Violations for reckless or careless driving
  • Violations for hit and run
  • Violations for leaving the scene of an accident
  • Violations for speeding in excess of fifteen (15) mph over the posted speed limit
  • License suspension or revocation from any state for a driving violation
  • A reportable, preventable accident
  • No violations involving drugs or alcohol last seven (7) years
  • Have no more than two (2) non-serious moving violations within the past year and no more than three (3) violations within the past three (3) years.*
  • Have no more than two (2) preventable, non-reportable accidents within the past three (3) years.*
  • Possess one (1) and only one (1) valid commercial drivers license (CDL), with the following endorsements:
    • General knowledge
    • Air brakes
    • HAZMAT (preferred)
  • Be capable and willing to be away from the terminal and home for extended periods of time.
  • Be able to read and speak the English language fluently enough to converse with the general public, understand highway traffic signs and signals, respond to official inquiries, and make entries on reports and records section 391.11(b)(2).
  • Experience with temperature-controlled cargo, such as meat and produce, is preferred.

*Subject to the discretion of the Safety Director
*Subject to the discretion of the Operations Manager and Safety Director

Does National Carriers Hire Felons?

National Carriers did not confirm or deny that they have hired felons in the past. We have received confirmation from other sources that National Carriers hires felons, or at least has done so in the past.

Does National Carriers Hire Felons For Specific Programs

They do not have a specific program for the hiring felons.

Who Makes Hiring Decisions

Hiring decisions are made by the hiring managers with input from the corporate Human Resources team.

The Best Way To Secure A Position

Applying at your local National Carriers location and convincing the management or local ownership to hire you is your best bet to secure a position. It is typically much easier to convince a local manager to give you a chance than a corporate human resources representative.

Applying in person and explaining your conviction face-to-face generally is much better than simply filling out an application.

If you can get a referral from another employee at that location you will also be helping yourself out tremendously.

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