Our Drivers



At Cardinal we realize that the people who drive our trucks are PEOPLE first and DRIVERS second.

There IS a different way to drive!

  • 100% dedicated regional and local runs
  • Steady work and time at home with your family
  • Nationwide opportunities for Company Drivers

Connect with Us!

Search jobs at DriveForCardinal.com
Connect with a recruiter by calling 800-935-3131
Text “REDBIRD”  to 97211
Join our driver community at www.RedbirdsNest.com


We take driver recruitment, development, and retention very seriously at Cardinal as they represent not only our company, but your company as well. Cardinal is constantly recruiting in traditional and new ways to attract drivers with the most desirable and sought-after skills focused on safety and customer service.

Our rigorous training and development programs ensure our drivers are well prepared to operate the vehicles they will drive and manage the loads they will carry. As part of the Cardinal family, we offer programs to ensure they feel valued and appreciated, and can strike a healthy work-life balance.
Cardinal delivers high quality customer experiences and positively impacts our customers’ businesses because our experienced, well-trained drivers are dedicated to maintaining our customer-focused culture.


Join us in congratulating these drivers who are the newest members of our One Million Miles Accident Free Club.

  • Dennis Bear
  • Ken Brinkley
  • James Cady
  • Billy Cole
  • Dale Cox
  • Yancey Crawford
  • Earnest Dean
  • Gregory Eades
  • Bobby Fox
  • Will Hayes
  • Melvin Isabel
  • Carroll Jackson
  • Grover Jackson, Jr.

  • Tony Marklin
  • Joaquin Martinez-Arias
  • Arthur McKenzie
  • Ray Morton
  • David Murillo
  • Luther Myers
  • Richard Rector
  • Scott Riley
  • Sam Ryles
  • Scott Smith
  • Bruce Unsell
  • Elmer Vanorsdale
  • John Yencik


Cardinal Continues to Raise the Bar for Customer Experience in 3PL with Logistics Management Quest for Quality Award

Concord, NC – September 2, 2021 – For more than three decades, the “Quest for Quality” Award has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry as a key measure of customer satisfaction and performance excellence by Logistics Management. This year,...

Cardinal’s Focus on the Customer Anchors Recognition as an Inbound Logistics 2021 Top 100 3PL Provider

Concord, NC – September 2, 2021 – Each year Inbound Logistics selects the top 100 3PL service providers that offer the most diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet their audience’s unique supply chain and logistics needs. Distilled from 300 companies,...

Transport Topics’ recognizes Cardinal as a Top 10 Dedicated Contract Carrier and Top 25 Logistics Company

Cardinal is recognized as a Top 10 Dedicated Contract Carrier and Top 25 Logistics Company by Transport Topics Cardinal Logistics was recognized as a Top 10 Dedicated Contract Carrier and Top 25 Logistics Companyby Transport Topics. Criteria for the recognition...

The Home Depot Store Delivery Carrier of the Year 2019

Cardinal is named 2019 Store Delivery Carrier of the Year by The Home Depot Cardinal Logistics was recognized as the 2019 Store Delivery Carrier of the Year by The Home Depot, the largest home improvement retailer in the world. This annual award measures The Home...

Cardinal Logistics Named to Food Logistics’ 2019 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers

Concord, NC — December 17, 2019 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named Cardinal Logistics to its 2019 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list. The...

Cardinal honored with Logistics’ Management 36th annual readers’-choice Quest for Quality Award

Concord, NC – August 22, 2019 – Ballots have been cast by readers of Logistics Management (LM) in their annual Quest for Quality awards to identify the transportation providers who deliver excellent service and performance. Cardinal has been recognized in the...

Cardinal ranked in top 10% of all US truck carriers by the EPA

Concord, NC – August 21, 2019 – Each year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) monitors sustainability efforts of shippers, truck carriers, and logistics service providers through their SmartWay Partners program. Cardinal Logistics performed in the top 10...

Cardinal rises to the top as an Inbound Logistics 2019 Top 100 3PL Providers

Concord, NC – August 20, 2019 - Each year Inbound Logistics conducts qualitative research to identify and select the top 3PL providers in the country. Companies selected must offer superior value-added logistics capabilities and services to the market. This year’s Top...

Cardinal receives Food Logistics’ Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider Award

Concord, NC – August 19, 2019 - Transportation and cold storage providers play a critical role in ensuring an integrated and safe food delivery system, leveraging industry expertise, technologies, TMS, and warehouse management systems. Cardinal Logistics has been...

Cardinal named SupplyChainBrain 2018 Great Supply Chain Partner for the 11th year

For the last sixteen years, SupplyChainBrain, the world’s most comprehensive supply chain management information resource, published their much-anticipated list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners. For the 11th time, Cardinal Logistics has received the honor of being...