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Covenant Transport a top employer for diversity, according to Forbes

Asset carrier listed at number 463 on top companies in America for employee diversity list

Chattanooga, Tenn. (Jan. 21, 2019) — Covenant Transport is a national top employer for diversity, according to business experts at Forbes.

The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based asset carrier and logistics provider is number 463 on Forbes’ second annual top 500 list of best employers for diversity, joining 10 other Tennessee-based companies.

Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to poll 50,000 American workers at companies with at least 1,000 employees for the list.

Covenant was also named one of Forbes’ best midsize employers in 2018.

Joey Hogan, president of Covenant Transport Services, said the rankings reflect ongoing efforts to create a positive company culture which emphasizes employee satisfaction and treating people right.

“Empathy, servanthood and virtue are our guiding principles, and treating our employees fairly – those working in the office and on the road in our trucks – has been a major focus of our management team for years now,” he said. “We’re honored to make this list, and we’re proud to have a role in making transportation a better industry for everyone.”

Currently, approximately 18 percent of professional drivers at Covenant are women, compared to around 8 percent nationwide as reported by Women in Trucking.

For more information about Covenant Transport, visit www.covenanttransport.com.

To see Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity 2019 list in its entirety, visit www.forbes.com/lists/best-employers-diversity.

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About Covenant Transport Services

Covenant Transport Services is a registered tradename of Covenant Transport, Inc., Covenant Transport Solutions, Inc., Southern Refrigerated Transport, Inc. and Star Transportation, Inc. Covenant Transport Services represents more than 30 years of expertise and leadership in expedited and team truckload; temperature-controlled truckload; dedicated truckload; and managed transportation services. Covenant Transport Services is represented by a national enterprise-wide sales team. Covenant Transportation Group, Inc. (CTG) is the parent holding company for several transportation providers which offer premium services for customers throughout the United States and Mexico. The consolidated group includes operations from Covenant Transport, Inc. and Covenant Transport Solutions, Inc., of Chattanooga, Tenn.; Landair Transport and Landair Logistics of Greeneville, Tenn.; Southern Refrigerated Transport, Inc., of Texarkana, Ark.; and Star Transportation, Inc., of Nashville, Tenn. In addition, Transport Enterprise Leasing, LLC, of Chattanooga, Tenn. is an integral affiliated company providing revenue equipment sales and leasing services to the trucking industry. CTG’s Class A common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select market under the symbol, “CVTI”.

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