Dollar General’s big hiring push could mean more truck driver jobs

Dollar General announced it is creating thousands of new jobs nationwide, which could mean more goods to haul and additional truck driver jobs.

The thrifty retailer plans on 625 new stores and add more than 6,000 new jobs in 2012.

Truck drivers will most likely be needed to bring goods to replenish the new stores.

In addition to 625 new stores in 2012, the company plans to remodel or relocate 550 stores and open a distribution center in California.

Currently it operates in more than 38 states.

Dollar General has been growing an an enormous rate.

Including 2012, the company will have created more than 21,000 new jobs since 2009.