Howell's Motor Freight, Inc

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P. O. Box 12308, Roanoke, VA 24024

Type of Employment Offered

Company Driver Reefer
Owner Operator Reefer

Company Details

Howell's Motor Freight, Inc. is a family-owned and operated company that treats its employees and independent contractors like family. We're proud to have been in business for over fifty-five years and proud of our QUALITY PEOPLE who provide QUALITY SERVICE to our customers.


What sets Howell's apart from other trucking companies?  

Howell's strives to maintain a working atmosphere that promotes family.  We know our drivers by name, not by truck number.  


Why should you come to work for Howell's?   

  • NO TOUCH FREIGHT          
  • 50 % DROP & HOOK            
  • AVERAGE 2,300 TO 2,500 MILES   


Do I qualify?  Minimum Requirements

  • 23 years old
  • 1 Years experience in the past 3 years 
  • Acceptable driving record.  
  • No DUI/DWI within the previous 5 years.  
  • No Reckless driving tickets within the previous 5 years.  
  • Meet all qualification requirements found in the CFR49 Part 391 and Company Policy.  
  • No conviction of a disqualifying offense found in CFR49 Parts 383.51.  
  • Must be able to read and write and speak the English language.


Lease Purchase Program

Our program is $0 down payment! It's a great way to get started for first-time truck buyers.

  • affordable weekly payments
  • all required insurance policies may be purchased through Howell's
  • great company support


About Us 

Founded in 1957, Howell's Motor Freight, Inc. is a privately held, Virginia based freight carrier providing refrigerated, dry and frozen truckload and distribution services primarily to the wholesale/retail food and grocery industry and its suppliers. Howell's proud, professional approach to business and its dedication to providing only the highest quality service has attracted and maintained a long list of satisfied customers that includes Hershey Chocolate, M&M/Mars, Nestle, Marzetti, Wrigley, Pfizer and Pella.

Howell's currently operates 200 company-owned power units and 450 refrigerated trailers. The entire fleet is constantly upgraded to provide the high quality, consistent performance customers require and deserve.

Every Howell's Truckload Division truck is equipped with the Qualcomm OmniTRACS satellite communications system that allows constant two-way communications and tracking. The trailer fleet includes 53' equipment.

Safety is the top priority at Howell's. Through prudent hiring, continual training, incentives and strong operational support Howell's enjoys a very high driver retention rate. This has produced very low loss ratios and accident frequency contributing significantly to Howell's long-standing, stable financial record.

Every day Howell's promotes a proud, positive atmosphere among all employees. That team, along with a constant emphasis on cost-efficient operations, delivers flexible and consistently high service levels. Howell's also strives to develop close, responsive relationships with all of its customers working to succeed and grow together.

Through the combination of terminal distribution, truckload/linehaul services, reliable temperature-controlled equipment and a positive, progressive team, Howell's is uniquely willing and able to provide dependable, creative solutions for shipper requirements.

We would love to talk with you further to let you know what Howell's can offer YOU.

  Monday through Friday 

(800) 444-0585 ext 2