Savage: A Driver's Perspective

March 2023

Ask any Team Member at Savage, and they'll list different reasons why they like their work: great benefits, a family-like work culture, and promotions from within. But ask a Savage truck driver, and they have an additional perspective. Drivers love the newer equipment that's fully functional and provides them with modern driver aids. They love having all the paperwork ready from supportive dispatchers who treat them as partners. And most importantly, they enjoy having regular time with friends and family to be there for the moments that matter.

Savage is a global provider of supply chain infrastructure and services, supporting diverse industries including food and agriculture, energy and chemicals, ports and terminals, construction and more. Customers count on Savage and its approximately 4,000 Team Members to safely move and manage what is essential to their business in over 200 locations. Many of Savage’s drivers provide last-mile rail service with local routes, allowing them to spend more time with their families and friends.

Since its start 77 years ago, Savage has strived to create an exceptional workplace. The company is a Military Friendly® Employer for the fifth year in a row, earning Gold status in 2023. They are an ideal destination for those transitioning from military to civilian life, actively promoting programs for military veterans and their spouses.

Women at Savage represent a growing segment of Team Members working in rewarding careers that include truck drivers, equipment operators, rail engineers, financial analysts, milling superintendents, operations managers, directors, executives, and more. In fact, Savage was named a 2022 Top Employer for Women in Transportation by the Women in Trucking Association.

“We’re pleased to be recognized for our ongoing efforts to make Savage a great place to work, and truly appreciate all the women at Savage who create value for our Customers and teams every day,” said Kirk Aubry, Savage president and CEO. “In addition to the many women in leadership, operational and functional roles, we also have exceptional women serving on our Board of Directors who help guide the direction of the company.”

In Redefining the Road's announcement of award recipients, publisher Brian Everett noted the recognized companies are distinguished by characteristics including corporate cultures that foster gender diversity; competitive compensation and benefits; flexible hours and work requirements; professional development opportunities; and career advancement opportunities.

Savage Team Members move and manage what matters so Customers and Partners can Feed the World, Power Our Lives, and Sustain the Planet. Savage’s growth opportunities include expanding its geographic footprint with a focus on strengthening the renewable fuels supply chain, helping Customers and railroad Partners streamline first- and last-mile rail service, and adding to its port and terminal operations across North America.

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