New Waverly Transportation

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New Waverly Transportation is an owner operator trucking company owned by Louisiana Pacific Corporation, a leading building solutions company. With manufacturing mills throughout the United States, NWT’s direct access to LP’s freight distribution has provided NWT with continues year-round freight opportunities. In addition, New Waverly’s outside customer base has grown over the years to include various other leading manufactures and shippers throughout the Southeast, Midwest, Lower Atlantic and Central Atlantic regions. Our operational principles of Safety, Service and Integrity have provided our owner operators with the ability to maintain a safe and profitable operation with steady and consistent freight offerings.        


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Why choose New Waverly Transportation?

New Waverly Transportation is a 100% owner-operator company. Our contractors are our partners in business, driving our success with each mile. We value hard work and dedication and strive to treat each owner operator with the respect and appreciation they deserve.

  • No company trucks to compete with for freight

  • No forced dispatch

  • Trailer Lease Program

  • 88% of gross revenue

  • 100% fuel surcharge paid to the truck·    

  • Open door policy with 3 field offices to choose from

    plus our corporate office in Nashville

  • Prompt settlements through ACH direct deposit

  • Fuel tax filed and paid by NWT

  • Comdata Fuel Cards

  • Fuel discounts: TA/Petro, Pilot/Flying J, AmBest Locations,

    Speedway, Loves, Independent locations through the United States

  • Yearly Safety Awards and Bonuses

Prompt Settlements

Settlements are paid weekly through ACH direct deposit.

Our Door is Always Open

We encourage and support open lines of communication between management and all our owners/drivers

  • Roaring River, NC

  • Nashville, TN  (Corporate Office)

  • Jasper, TX

  • DeQuincy, LA

  • Hanceville, AL

Minimum Requirements


  • 25 years of age

  • 2 years over the road with 6 months flatbed

  • Current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

  • New DOT Physical if over 30 days at time of orientation

  • Good driving record

    • No more than 3 moving violations within 36 months

    • No more than 1 moving violation in the past 12 months

    • Reckless/Careless driving within the past 5 years

    • DUI or under the influence of drugs in a CMV

  • Truck must be 1995 or Newer

  • Older trucks are welcome providing they pass DOT and NWT Inspection.

  • Trailers must be 48 x 102

  • Must be able to scale 48,000 lbs. 

Minimum Requirements


Pre Orientation Documents

  • Current NWT application

  • Valid (CDL) Class A Commercial Driver License

  • Social Security Card

  • Medical Card (within the 30 days)

  • Tractor Registration if running own baseplate

  • Currently DOT Annual Inspection (Truck and Trailer) 

  • Run your own base plate. “Must be Apportion Plate”

  • Base Plate Program available.

    • No up-front money. Weekly payments

Licensing Options

Insurance Programs Available

  • Physical Damage

  • Occupational Accident

  • Passenger Accident (Rider Policy)

  • 1M Auto Liability

  • Non-Trucking Liability

  • Cargo


Trailer Lease Purchase Program

New Waverly Transportation will strive to be the premier trucking contractor of choice with a reputation of integrity, service, efficiency, diversity and the highest level of customer satisfaction possible. We are a safety driven company who recognizes the integral role of our customers, employees & contractors and we will provide a fulfilling environment for their contributions while operating in a manner consistent with continued business success.

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Contact our Recruiting department to learn more about how you can drive for New Waverly Transportation.

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I came to NWT after several years at another company. They made the move easy. Now my earnings are up, and I get plenty of freight. Things have never been better!
— Richard E.