Trucking company wants to hire veterans

Mawson and Mawson out of Langhorne, Pennsylvania wants to hire veterans to haul its products. The company has a regional office on West Sumter Street in Florence.

Mawson and Mawson has been in business for nearly 120 years and is the nation's oldest 18-wheeler trucking company.

The company's director of business development, Jim Parker, says they need drivers and would really like to give veterans an opportunity to work for them. He says people who have served in the US Armed Forces are dependable and respectable.

"Veterans have a lot of the great traits that we look for that we want to be affiliated with . They're courteous . They respect themselves and others and they have a good work ethic and that's what we want to identify ourselves with," said Parker.

Parker adds the wages are competitive and they need drivers right away. He says they're looking to hire company drivers and owner operators.

"We try to say that the key to success fits a Mawson truck and we want those veterans to be the people that turn that key."

You can apply for the jobs by calling 800-262-9766 or log onto the company's website.