Best of the “Elite” Fleet Named

Irving, TX – Iesha Hawkins has been named July Driver of the Month for National Carriers,

Inc. She has not had a service failure or a safety issue. Hawkins now holds the distinction as the

youngest female to be named driver of the month in National Carriers’ 49 year history. The 34

year old Hawkins drives a company truck delivering refrigerated freight throughout the

continental United States.

When notified, Hawkins was surprised and grateful. She explained, “There has never been a time

that I did not feel I could come in and talk to anyone in the office about anything. I have never

worked at a company where the office personnel was accessible. It makes me feel that everyone

is there for you.”

Director of NCI Refrigerated division, Lex Mendenhall stated, “Iesha Hawkins and Kenneth Covington

exudes positivity with their appearance, attitude and job performance. Each is a safety conscientious

driver who puts our customers first. They are an excellent example of young, professional drivers who

lead by example and National Carriers is fortunate to have both on our team.”

Kenneth Covington has been named August Driver of the Month for National Carriers, Inc.

Covington joined the NCI truck leasing program in August of 2009 and continues to work as an

independent owner operator. He resides in Tennessee and transports freight throughout the lower

48 states.

“Being an owner operator at NCI has been an exciting journey of my life. I’m proud to be a part

of the NCI family. And when I say family I mean that because they treat their drivers as such. I

came to NCI to be a part of the lease purchase program. After doing my research NCI had the

best lease purchase program available for me. Anytime I’ve had an issue NCI has been right

there for me. And because of this and the honesty of the company I choose to stay,” Covington


Each Driver of the Month is a finalist for NCI Driver of the Year 2016. Monthly award winners

receive a $500 bonus. National Carriers Driver of the Year is awarded a $5000 prize at the NCI

Driver of the Year Banquet held in Arlington, Texas in the spring of 2017.

Company Information

National Carriers is a diversified motor carrier servicing all 48 states in the continental United States with

transportation offerings which include refrigerated, livestock, and logistics services. At National Carriers, our

mission is “to be the safest, most customer-focused, and successful motor carrier in our class.”

Being part of the Elite Fleet® means enjoying a career worthy of your skills and commitment to excellence. We

believe long-term success is waiting for you at National Carriers®, one of the nation’s oldest, most respected and

largest carriers. Learn about our exciting opportunities for owner operators as well as company drivers. If you are

interested in a leasing a truck, National Carriers® Leasing Division is the ideal partner to help you get started.