About Us

What makes us different?

About Us

What makes us different?

The Maverick Difference

Working with the most professional drivers with over 200 combined years of experience that can tackle any trucking job or task. Our family environment creates a welcoming home not just for our drivers but also for our customers. 

Landstar agent meeting your shipping needs

We are a flexible nationwide transportation company

No phone trees gets you the information you need now

No blanket policies

We're the best company to work for. PERIOD!

For both drivers and independent contractors, Maverick Express is the best place to work. Join a dedicated team of drivers at Maverick Express based out of Battle Creek Michigan.


More about our services

Maverick Express is a full-service trucking company that offers a variety of transportation services. The company provides services throughout the United States and Canada in compliance with all the local, state and federal regulations. Maverick Express maintains a fleet of vans, pickups, straight trucks, and tractors.

  • Time-sensitive shipments
  • Full-truckloads
  • Dedicated cartage
  • Expediting of critical shipments
  • LTL Shipping
  • Storage
  • and more

Meet the Staff

Jim Wood

President and CEO

Founded Maverick Express in 1995. Prior to starting Maverick Express, Jim worked in sales and operational management for several major carriers following his graduation from the University of Kentucky.

Scott Carpenter

Vice President of Operations

Scott joined Maverick in 2002 after an extended stint with a major LTL carrier. His responsibility is getting your shipment “where you want it when you need it”. Scott cares about his customer's end result.

Joe Holzmer

Driver / Maintenance Manager

Joe joined Maverick in 2011 as a driver. Soon he became a lead driver and trainer and then transitioned out of the truck and into being a driver and maintenance manager.

Heidi Carleton

Customer Relations Manager

Heidi joined Maverick in 2013 as an operations coordinator.  She was promoted to her current position shortly thereafter. She provides operational support in addition to her inside sales and quality responsibilities.

Todd Howe

Senior Manager, Alternate Modes & Pricing

Todd manages all truck brokerage, Landstar, and pricing transactions. Prior to joining Maverick in 2011, Todd served 6 years in the US Army and was an independent contractor driver for Landstar.


Start driving now!

Join our team and experience the Maverick Difference

Start driving now!

Join our team and experience the Maverick Difference