Trimac Transportation Company Review

Trimac Transportation Company Overview

Trimac Transportation company logo

From its inception in 1945, Trimac Transportation has become one of the largest bulk carriers in North America. In 1968, the company was granted Interstate Commerce Commission authority to operate between Canada and the U.S.

In November 1971, Trimac Limited becomes a public company with the issuance of 400,000 common shares. During that year, Trimac acquires Rentway, a Calgary based truck rental and leasing company. Rentway operates branches in Edmonton, Calgary, and Toronto. In December, Trimac purchases Dominion Waste Management.

In 2000, after nearly 30 years of being a public company, Trimac goes private. Trimac operates heavily in both the U.S. and Canada.

Trimac Transportation Corporate Headquarters

Map of Trimac corporate headquarters
15333 John F Kennedy Blvd Gateway II Suite 800
Houston, TX 77032
Phone: 1-866-774-7397
Website: Trimac Transportation

Getting Hired At Trimac Transportation

Trimac Transportation Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • 1 year verifiable Tractor Trailer Experience, or
  • Graduate from a Trimac approved truck driving school, or military Driving Experience
  • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements
  • Passport and TWIC preferred (For OTR driving positions)
  • Good Driving Record
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    Evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    DUI/DWI must be at least 10 years old.

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Trimac Hiring Area

Trimac hires from all 48 contiguous states

Minimum Hiring Age For Trimac Transportation

Trimac Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Schaffer 22  
    .
  • Roehl 21  
    .
  • Cassens 21  
    .
  • CalArk 21  
    .
  • Trimac 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Trimac Transportation

Trimac Minimum Experience:
12 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Saia  12  
    .
  • Trimac  12  
    .
  • Venture  12  
    .
  • Koch  6  
    .
  • Central Transport  3  
    .
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

Trimac Transportation Driver Pay

Starting pay is estimated. Trimac pay varies wildly across product lines, geographic area, and type of work.

Trimac strives to remain in the Top Quartile of industry pay by geographic location and type of work performed.

Trimac Starting Pay For Solo Drivers

Trimac Starting Pay For Solo Drivers:
35 cpm

Trimac requires 12 months experience

Solo Starting Pay Comparison

  • Marten  49 cpm  
    .
  • Lone Star  40 cpm  
    .
  • Millis  36 cpm  
    .
  • Decker  35 cpm  
    .
  • Trimac  35 cpm  
    .
  • May  35  cpm  
    .
  • SRT  29 cpm  
    .

Trimac Starting Pay For Team Drivers

Trimac Starting Pay For Team Drivers:
40 cpm

Trimac requires 12 months experience

Team Starting Pay Comparison

  • Waggoners  67 cpm  
    .
  • Marten  52 cpm  
    .
  • Celadon  42 cpm  
    .
  • Covenant  42 cpm  
    .
  • Trimac  40 cpm  
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  35 cpm  
    .
  • CRST  33 cpm  
    .

Trimac Transportation Driver Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans, and flexible spending account.
  • Life insurance and short- and long-term disability.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Assistance for wide range of physical, emotional, and professional problems.
  • Vacation Time
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty
  • Military Leave
  • 401k Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Scholarship programs
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Career development opportunities
  • Flexible work hours

Trimac Transportation Operations

Driving Opportunities At Trimac Transportation

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Food Tanker
  • Chemical Tanker

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated

Trimac Transportation's Driving Opportunities In Detail

Wide range of opportunities depending on driver lifestyle.

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Trimac Operating Area

Trimac operates all 48 contiguous states

Trimac runs throughout all of North America, including Canada and Mexico.

Trimac Company Terminal Locations

Trimac Transportation terminal locations

Trimac has 44 terminals. Here is a partial listing:

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Santa Fe Springs, CA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Duncan, SC
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Portage, IN
  • Louisville, KY
  • Detroit, MI

Trimac Yearly Revenues

Trimac: $760,698,000

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • ODFL  $2.79B
    .
  • Trimac  $760.7M
    .
  • Koch  $274.7M
    .
  • Lone Star  $171.67M
    .
  • Decker  $151.25M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

Trimac Yearly Miles

Trimac: 125,000,000

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • Paschall  184.23M
    .
  • Trimac  125M
    .
  • Super Service  116.09M
    .
  • P&S  90M
    .
  • Carter  80.73M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Trimac Driver Unload Percentage

Trimac: 95%

Driver Unload Comparison

  • Trimac  95%
    .
  • Navajo  50%
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  30%
    .
  • Lone Star  10%
    .
  • Millis  0%
    .
  • Jim Palmer  0%
    .
  • SRT  0%
    .

Trimac Drop And Hook Percentage

Trimac: 5%

Drop And Hook Comparison

  • Covenant  95%
    .
  • CalArk  85%
    .
  • TMC  50%
    .
  • Navajo  50%
    .
  • Lone Star  25%
    .
  • Trimac  5%
    .
  • Central  0%
    .

Trimac Company Policies

  • Trimac Home Time Options

    Trimac has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly
  • Trimac Rider Policy

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

    Trimac does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Trimac Pet Policy

    Trimac does not allow pets.

Trimac Programs For Military Personnel

Related experience equivalent to motor vehicle operating skills will be accepted.

In conjunction with the Military Commercial Driverís License act of 2012, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has given Servicemembers and Veterans the ability to substitute 2 years of military driving experience to waive the skills test (Road Test) portion required by the state licensing agencies.

Trimac Military Transport Path Page

Trimac Company Equipment

Trimac Number Of Trucks

Trimac Number Of Trucks:
2,200 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • Estes  6,620
    .
  • Trimac  2,200
    .
  • Super Service  1,200
    .
  • Schaffer  1,000
    .
  • Rush  700
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Trimac Number Of Trailers

Trimac Number Of Trailers:
5,000 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Western Express  6,500
    .
  • CR England  5,500
    .
  • Trimac  5,000
    .
  • Carter  1,300
    .
  • Ward  1,180
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

Trimac Governed Speed

Trimac Speed:
65 MPH

65
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • J.B. Hunt  65 mph
    .
  • Navajo  65 mph
    .
  • Maverick  65 mph
    .
  • Trimac  65 mph
    .
  • TMC  62 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .

Trimac Tractor Brands

  • Trimac

  • Decker

  • Prime

  • Smith

  • Lone Star

  • Werner

  • Southeastern

  • USA Truck

  • A&R

  • Melton

  • Schaffer

  • Jim Palmer

Trimac Transmission Types

Trimac has a mix of standard and automatic transmissions

  • Standards
    • K & B
    • J.B. Hunt
    • Lone Star
    • SRT
    • Schaffer
    • May
  • Automatics
    • Koch
    • Dillon
    • Watkins Shepard
    • AAA Cooper
    • Maverick
    • Carter
  • Mix Of Both
    • CRST
    • Navajo
    • Schneider
    • TMC
    • Jim Palmer
    • Wil-Trans

Trimac APU Policy

Trimac has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Wil-Trans
    • Celadon
    • Melton
    • Paschall
    • Hirschbach
    • Navajo
  • Without APU's
    • CR England
    • Heartland
    • Estenson
    • Gardner
    • Premier
    • Covenant
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

Trimac Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Trimac

    The training at Trimac will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Trimac 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 Trimac

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Trimac you will run solo after training.

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