CDL Drivers

“I’m always ready to roll.

Careers for a better life.

At SpartanNash, relationships matter, and working on the Transportation team isn’t just about how we serve our customers, it’s about how we treat our associates. As a driver, you are a valued and integral part of our supply chain team and you are the face of our company. With 18 distribution centers across the country, our supply chain network is extensive – and our drivers take pride in delivering grocery essentials to our own stores and customers.

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SpartanNash distributes grocery products to independent and chain retailers in 50 states and our own company-owned retail stores throughout the Midwest, as well as operating a premier fresh produce distribution network.

SpartanNash Distribution Center locations

Distribution center locations:

  • Bellefontaine, Ohio
  • Bluefield, Virginia
  • Fargo, North Dakota
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Lima, Ohio
  • Lumberton, North Carolina
  • Omaha, Nebraska
  • Severn, Maryland
  • Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • St. Cloud, Minnesota

SpartanNash Military Distribution center locations:

  • Bloomington, Indiana
  • Columbus, Georgia
  • Landover, Maryland
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Pensacola, Florida
  • San Antonio, Texas

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Learn more about being a driver and how you drive the company’s success.

SpartanNash company training for Class A CDL drivers

Safety first

SpartanNash employs more than 600 full-time Class A CDL Drivers across three DOT numbers, and we are proud to have some of the safest drivers in the industry. You’ll receive up to two weeks of hands-on training, including classroom orientation, local and overnight runs and a customized defensive driving course.

SpartanNash run schedule for CDL drivers

Driver schedules

For the most part, our drivers are home every night, and we make every effort to limit the number of overnight routes. Companywide, about 17 percent of our runs are overnight, and some distribution centers have a higher frequency. Full details on your location’s schedule can be provided in the interview.

SpartanNash new trucks and equipment for CDL drivers

Modern equipment

We have some of the industry’s best maintained equipment. The average age of our tractors is less than four years old. Trailers are less than seven years old and are equipped with on-board computers, satellite tracking and remote temperature monitoring for food safety quality control.

SpartanNash CDL driver schedule

Flexibility required

SpartanNash drivers are flexible to adjust their work schedules and days off, able to work on short notice to accommodate changes in volume and adaptable to perform necessary related tasks. In time, you will be able to bid on a regular run.

SpartanNash CDL driver duties

Beyond the wheel

Our SpartanNash Military drivers do not generally touch their freight; however, as we expand into other types of business, we do have some amount of unloading that is needed. Drivers at our other distribution centers tailgate, pull pallets using a pallet jack or unload using a hand truck.

SpartanNash supply chain careers for CDL drivers

Growth opportunity

SpartanNash is in a growth mode, offering significant career opportunities. We offer several paths within supply chain, as well as the potential to move across the company into new areas. We develop people from within and create our own leaders.

SpartanNash employee testimonial: Joe, Truck Driver, Grand Rapids Transportation

“SpartanNash is a team company.”

It’s refreshing to see that type of atmosphere today. Every employee knows their job function is crucial to accomplish a given task. It’s also comforting that we have a safety department in house that really does care about safety and compliance.

- Joe, Truck Driver, Grand Rapids Transportation

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SpartanNash also offers plenty of career opportunities in Supply Chain.

We also take care of the people who take care of us – communities, service men and women – through our SpartanNash Military military division.