Salmon Companies Company Review

Salmon Companies Company Overview

Salmon Companies company logo

Salmon Companies started in 1946 as a U.S. Mail carrier operating one straight truck on a route from Harrison, Arkansas to Little Rock, Arkansas. Every night, Pat Salmon himself would drive the truck, getting the mail to Little Rock on time.

Today the company transports mail in almost every state in the contiguous United States and has full-service maintenance facilities in several major cities throughout the country, creating many new jobs in the trucking industry in the process. Salmon is the largest ground transportation supplier to the United State Postal Service.

Salmon Companies Corporate Headquarters

Map of Salmon corporate headquarters
3809 Roundtop Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Phone: 1-800-251-4301
Website: Salmon Companies

Getting Hired At Salmon Companies

Salmon Companies Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • At least 25 years old
  • Valid CDL-A issued by the state in which you reside
  • Must pass a Federal background screening
  • No felony convictions, DUI or DWI convictions in last 5 years
  • No license suspensions or moving violations in the past 3 years
  • No license revocations in the past 5 years
  • No recordable and preventable accidents or more than one preventable (non-recordable) accident in the last 3 years
  • No drug related convictions or positive alcohol tests in the last 10 years or positive drug tests in the past 15 years
  • 12 months of tractor trailer experience within the last 3 years / or 24 months within the last 5 years / or 5 years within the last 10 years.
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No convictions in last 5 years.

  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    No convictions in last 5 years.

[["State","Hiring"],["US-CO",1],["US-NE",1],["US-KS",1],["US-OK",1],["US-TX",1],["US-IA",1],["US-AR",1],["US-LA",1],["US-KY",1],["US-TN",1],["US-AL",1],["US-GA",1],["US-FL",1],["US-SC",1],["US-NC",1],["US-MD",1],["US-PA",1]]

Salmon Hiring Area

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Nebraska
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas

Minimum Hiring Age For Salmon Companies

Salmon Minimum Hiring Age:
25 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Dillon 23  
    .
  • TMC 23  
    .
  • US Xpress 21  
    .
  • Central Transport 21  
    .
  • A&R 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Salmon Companies

Salmon Minimum Experience:
12 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Lone Star  12  
    .
  • Salmon  12  
    .
  • Venture  12  
    .
  •  Covenant
    No Experience Required
  •  JBS
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

Salmon Companies Driver Benefits

  • Competitive hourly wages and fringe benefits set by Federal Statute
  • Pay for all hours worked
  • Comprehensive group insurance plans
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Paid vacation and up to ten paid holidays
  • Bi-weekly pay & direct deposit
  • Company-paid tolls

Salmon Companies Operations

Driving Opportunities At Salmon Companies

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated

Salmon Companies's Driving Opportunities In Detail

Minimal or touch-free freight

[["State","Hiring"],["US-AL",1],["US-AK",1],["US-AZ",1],["US-AR",1],["US-CA",1],["US-CO",1],["US-CT",1],["US-DE",1],["US-DC",1],["US-FL",1],["US-GA",1],["US-HI",1],["US-ID",1],["US-IL",1],["US-IN",1],["US-IA",1],["US-KS",1],["US-KY",1],["US-LA",1],["US-ME",1],["US-MD",1],["US-MA",1],["US-MI",1],["US-MN",1],["US-MS",1],["US-MO",1],["US-MT",1],["US-NE",1],["US-NV",1],["US-NH",1],["US-NJ",1],["US-NM",1],["US-NY",1],["US-NC",1],["US-ND",1],["US-OH",1],["US-OK",1],["US-OR",1],["US-PA",1],["US-RI",1],["US-SC",1],["US-SD",1],["US-TN",1],["US-TX",1],["US-UT",1],["US-VT",1],["US-VA",1],["US-WA",1],["US-WV",1],["US-WI",1],["US-WY",1]]

Salmon Operating Area

Salmon operates all 48 contiguous states

Today the company transports mail in almost every state in the contiguous United States and has full-service maintenance facilities in several major cities throughout the country

Salmon Company Terminal Locations

Salmon Companies terminal locations
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Dallas, TX
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Harrisburg, PA
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Memphis, TN
  • Miami, FL
  • North Little Rock, AR
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Shreveport, LA
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • Tampa, FL

Salmon Yearly Miles

Salmon: 62,485,801

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • TMC  210.07M
    .
  • Gardner  125.15M
    .
  • Decker  78.09M
    .
  • Salmon  62.49M
    .
  • Venture  59.11M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Salmon Company Policies

  • Salmon Home Time Options

    Salmon has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly

    Home daily on most runs

  • Salmon Rider Policy

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

    Salmon does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Salmon Pet Policy

    Salmon does not allow pets.

Salmon Company Equipment

Salmon Number Of Trucks

Salmon Number Of Trucks:
520 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • J.B. Hunt  13,169
    .
  • Gardner  1,862
    .
  • Lone Star  1,500
    .
  • Melton  1,170
    .
  • Salmon  520
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Salmon Number Of Trailers

Salmon Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • P&S  1,800
    .
  • Navajo  1,750
    .
  • G & P  1,500
    .
  • Carter  1,300
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .
  • Salmon  0
    .

Salmon Governed Speed

Salmon Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • Carter  68 mph
    .
  • J.B. Hunt  65 mph
    .
  • Trimac  65 mph
    .
  • Lone Star  65 mph
    .
  • SRT  65 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Salmon  0 mph
    .

Salmon Tractor Brands

  • Salmon

  • TMC

  • Eagle

  • Navajo

  • Koch

  • MVT

  • Carter

  • Melton

  • Interstate

  • P&S

  • Hunt

  • Schaffer

Salmon Transmission Types

Salmon has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Covenant
    • Prime
    • Hunt
    • J.B. Hunt
    • MTS
    • Schaffer
  • Automatics
    • Maverick
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Carter
    • Koch
    • Dillon
    • Averitt
  • Mix Of Both
    • Dart
    • Melton
    • Millis
    • Schneider
    • Jim Palmer
    • Navajo

Salmon APU Policy

Salmon has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Celadon
    • Paschall
    • Trimac
    • Navajo
    • Hirschbach
    • Melton
  • Without APU's
    • Central Transport
    • Decker
    • Gardner
    • United Road
    • Martin
    • PAM
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

Salmon Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Salmon

    The training at Salmon will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Salmon 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 Salmon

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Salmon you will run solo after training.

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