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20 Of The Best Trucking Companies Based In The U.S.

June 1, 2015

 

As a leader in e-filing services for the trucking industry, 2290Tax.com works with some of the finest trucking companies in the nation, and over time, we’ve developed a keen eye for what elevates a trucking company from good to great. It’s a peculiar mix of heart, business acumen, hard work and good old American know-how—the same core values that drive our own mission to help truckers e-file 2290 tax forms to the IRS without the hassle and delays of submitting by mail.

Below are twenty of the best mid-sized trucking companies in the USA, listed in no particular order. Each exemplifies the traits that make the American trucking industry the most effective freight delivery system in the world.

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United Vision Logistics

United Vision Logistics is a nationwide freight company with over 2,400 dedicated power units with a range of specialized equipment and over 100 truck terminals. In business for 50 years, United Vision primarily serves the national energy sector, but also provides services for government, retail, manufacturing, construction, steel, automotive and medical equipment producers.

Dart

Dart has a solid reputation among owner operators, and has worked with independent contractors since 1934. The company was voted the best fleet for owner operators in 2010, and won the Best Fleet to Drive For award in 2009, 2010, and 2011.

Roehl

Roehl is a typical American success story. Founded by Everett Roehl in 1962 with a single truck, the company now offers dry van, dedicated, refrigerated, flatbed, curtainside and over-dimensional truckloads to a variety of industries. Roehl also values safety, and won the American Truck Associations President’s Trophy for safety twice.

Cowen Systems

Founded in 1994 Cowen Systems’ origins stretch back to W. T. Cowen, Inc. in 1924. The company boasts 1,600 power units and 4,000 trailers, with 20 intermodal terminals and over 15,000 contract carriers.

Mesilla Valley Transportation

Mesilla Valley Transportation specializes in time sensitive goods, hauling refrigerated and perishable goods across the 48 contiguous states and Canada. They are one of the largest locally owned transportation providers in Western Texas and New Mexico.

Transport America

Transport America is a Quest for Quality winner that hauls freight for Fortune 500 companies in the retail, manufacturing, and consumer products industries. They’re active through the USA, Canada, and Mexico, but their most dense traffic lanes are in the Midwest, Southeast, and East United States.

Interstate

Interstate employs over 1,900 drivers and has over 5,000 53-foot trailers. Established in 1933, the company offers regional and transcontinental coverage. Committed to greener trucking, Interstate made investments to upgrade their line-haul tractor fleet with newer emission clean air engines in 2010.

Bennett

Established in 1974, Bennett’s services include general and oversized freight. The company transports manufactured homes, and is a popular transporter for delivery of commercial vehicles and Class A motor homes.

Daseke

Daseke is the second-largest open-deck/ specialty trucking company in North America. They specialize in shipments that are too heavy or wide to ship via an ordinary tractor-trailer. The company is growing fast, experiencing a 157 percent revenue spike in 2015.

Maverick

Maverick has something in common with 2290Tax.com. We’re both family owned companies. Solely owned by the Williams family, Maverick operates out of Little Rock, Arkansas, with over 1,400 tractors providing long haul, regional, and dedicated services throughout the USA, Canada, and Mexico.

Evans Delivery Company

The Evans Delivery Company began Hauling LTL freight with two trucks in 1939. The company now focuses on intermodal services for steamship lines and railroads.

A. Duie Pyle

A. Duie Pyle is another family-owned business. Operating out of the Northeast, the company offers LTL service to the Southeast, Midwest, Canada, and the Caribbean.

Koch Companies

Koch Companies was founded in the 1950’s and has grown into one of America’s top transportation companies, offering Truckload, Leasing, Dedicated, 3PL, Warehousing, and Logistics services throughout North America.  With over 800 power units and 3,000 trailers, Koch has become a leading full service transportation and distribution company offering services that are second to none.

The Dependable Companies

The Dependable Companies provides West Coast LTL and FTL services, as well as international and ocean freight forwarding, with physical operations in Hawaii and Guam, as well as strategically located terminals along the West Coast.

Groendyke Transport

Groendyke Transport is the fifth-largest tank-truck carrier in the United States, hauling over 420,000 loads of chemicals, acids, fuel, lubricants, flour, and vegetable oil across the USA, Canada, and Mexico every year.

Arnold Transportation Services

Arnold Transportation Services has served the Southwest for 75 years. The company values its drivers, offering a good wage, while the focus on local freight means drivers aren’t thousands of miles away from their families.

Paschall Truck Lines

Paschall Truck Lines is 100 percent employee owned, serving the shipping industry as an irregular route carrier with satellite terminals in Indiana, Texas, and Tennessee. With 950 company-owned tractors and 3,000 trailers, all of PTL’s trucks are equipped with Qualcomm Satellite technology, offering up-to-the-minute load tracking.

Wheaton World Wide Moving

Established in 1945, Wheaton World Wide Moving specializes in large household moves across the company and internationally, with a special emphasis on military relocations. The company also offers corporate and government relocation services, and in 1973 became the first national carrier to receive 50-state authority from the Interstate Commerce Commission.

A & R Logistics

A & R Logistics boasts one of the largest fleets in the country, and is a leading provider of dry bulk transportation, warehousing, distribution, and third-party logistics solutions to the chemical and plastic industries.

New England Motor Freight

New England Motor Freight was purchased from Farmland Dairies by Myron P. Shevell in 1977. Since then, the company has grown from just 55 units and 5 terminals to over 10,000 pieces of equipment and 40 terminals. The company emphasizes the importance of quality and flexibility, offering unique programs to meet their customer’s requirements.

No matter the size trucking company you operate, 2290Tax.com can help you e-file your IRS forms quickly and effortlessly, so you receive your Stamped Schedule 1 as soon as possible. Because a truck that’s not on the road is wasted money.