Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. Company Review

Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. Company Overview

Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. company logo

Ward Transport was founded in 1931 with one truck, one route, two drivers, and one customer. From those beginnings they've grown to serve 10,000 customers each year throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlanticarea offering LTL, truckload, brokerage, warehousing, and logistics services.

Ward provides direct LTL service within a 12-state region in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. Nineteen service centers are located throughout the 12-state area. They extend their LTL coverage to include the upper northeast, southeast, southern, and south central U.S. through partnerships with AMA Transportation, Wilson Trucking, Southwestern Motor Transport, Dependable Highway Express, and Speedy Transport.

Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. Corporate Headquarters

Map of Ward corporate headquarters
1436 Ward Trucking Drive
Altoona, PA 16602
Phone: 1-800-458-3625
Website: Ward Transport & Logistics Corp.

Getting Hired At Ward Transport & Logistics Corp.

Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Must posses a valid Class A Commercial Drivers License with no pattern of moving violations/accidents in either a personal or commercial vehicle.
  • Must posses or be able to obtain a current DOT physical card.
  • Must meet DOT and company requirements related to drug and alcohol testing.
  • Must pass a company road test.
  • Must have 1 year tractor-trailer driving experience.
  • Must be 23 years of age or older.
  • Must have knowledge and comply with DOT regulations governing safe driving, hours of service, pre-trip and post-trip inspection and proper hooking and unhooking of trailers.
  • Must be able to read and write and have the mental capacity to manually complete required paperwork and reports, and to operate mobile communications system. Must have pleasing personality and cooperative attitude.
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    No DUI or DWI in the last 3 years. None ever in a CMV.

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Ward Hiring Area

Minimum Hiring Age For Ward Transport & Logistics Corp.

Ward Minimum Hiring Age:
23 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Ward 23  
    .
  • Hunt 22  
    .
  • USA Truck 21  
    .
  • Prime 21  
    .
  • Quality Distribution 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Ward Transport & Logistics Corp.

Ward Minimum Experience:
12 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Ward  12  
    .
  •  Covenant
    No Experience Required
  •  Roehl
    No Experience Required
  •  JBS
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  KLLM
    No Experience Required

Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. Driver Benefits

  • Medical insurance for eligible employees your premiums are reduced by years of service with Ward
  • Dental and Vision programs for eligible employees
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for eligible employees
  • Voluntary 401K retirement program
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Additional Supplemental Benefit Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program offering professional counselors 24/7
  • Personal Health Advocate (PHP) an advocate program to assist with medical questions and services
  • Direct deposit of your paycheck
  • Paid holidays
  • Up to five weeks of vacation per year
  • Healthy Living Credits receive financial rewards for meeting healthy lifestyle criteria
  • Uniform allowance for full-time drivers
  • Uniforms and laundry service for mechanics
  • Wellness initiatives

Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. Operations

Driving Opportunities At Ward Transport & Logistics Corp.

Driver Types:

  • Solo

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • LTL

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • Dedicated
  • LTL
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Ward Operating Area

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Mississippi
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

Ward operates primarily as an LTL carrier, along with truckload services, in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic U.S.

Ward Company Terminal Locations

Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. terminal locations
  • Harmarville, PA
  • Easton, PA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Altoona, PA
  • Richmond, VA
  • Richfield, OH
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Benselam, PA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Tonawanda, NY
  • Durham, NC
  • Milton, PA
  • Winchester, VA
  • Sharonville, OH
  • Rock Tavern, NY
  • South Planfield, NJ
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Columbus, OH
  • Camp Hill, PA
  • Grove City, PA
  • Charlotte, NC

Ward Yearly Revenues

Ward: $159,033,333

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • KLLM  $743.68M
    .
  • MVT  $375M
    .
  • A. Duie Pyle  $293M
    .
  • Ward  $159.03M
    .
  • Gypsum  $106M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

Ward Company Policies

  • Ward Home Time Options

    Ward has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly
  • Ward Rider Policy

    Ward does not allow anyone to ride along.
  • Ward Tuition Reimbursement

    Ward does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Ward Pet Policy

    Ward does not allow pets.

Ward Company Equipment

Ward Number Of Trucks

Ward Number Of Trucks:
500 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • US Xpress  8,000
    .
  • CRST  4,500
    .
  • Wilson  790
    .
  • K & B  681
    .
  • Ward  500
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Ward Number Of Trailers

Ward Number Of Trailers:
1,180 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Werner  24,000
    .
  • Saia  10,000
    .
  • NFI  8,200
    .
  • Ward  1,180
    .
  • Beelman  815
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

Ward Governed Speed

Ward Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • Lone Star  65 mph
    .
  • Ozark  65 mph
    .
  • Jim Palmer  62 mph
    .
  • May  61 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Ward  0 mph
    .

Ward Tractor Brands

  • Ward

  • PGT

  • Wil-Trans

  • Hirschbach

  • TMC

  • Averitt

  • Millis

  • Schaffer

  • Jim Palmer

  • Knight

  • Celadon

  • Transport America

Ward Transmission Types

Ward has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • SRT
    • Covenant
    • Hunt
    • Prime
    • MTS
    • Crete
  • Automatics
    • AAA Cooper
    • Dillon
    • Carter
    • Koch
    • Maverick
    • Watkins Shepard
  • Mix Of Both
    • Schneider
    • Millis
    • Melton
    • Navajo
    • Wil-Trans
    • Jim Palmer

Ward APU Policy

Ward has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Hirschbach
    • Navajo
    • Trimac
    • Prime
    • Maverick
    • Stevens
  • Without APU's
    • Cassens
    • Boyd Bros.
    • Dillon
    • CalArk
    • Central
    • Heartland
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

Ward Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Ward

    The training at Ward will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Ward Average Pay During Training

    You will average approximately $0 per week during your training.

  • Solo Versus Team Dispatch During Training

    You are dispatched as a team during training with Ward

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Ward you will run solo after training.

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