Transport America Company Review

Transport America Company Overview

Transport America company logo

Transport Corporation of America, Inc. ("Transport America") began operations in 1984. The company provides a wide range of truckload carriage and logistics services in various lengths of haul in the United States, parts of Canada and Mexico. The principal categories of freight hauled by the company are department-store merchandise, home and office furniture, grocery, industrial, consumer, paper products, and expedited services.

Transport America Corporate Headquarters

Map of Transport America corporate headquarters
1715 Yankee Doodle Road
Eagan, MN 55121
Phone: 1-877-223-1759
Website: Transport America

Getting Hired At Transport America

  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    Transport America does not allow any DUI's
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Transport America Hiring Area

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

Southeast Regional - Within 50 miles of: Birmingham, AL, Atlanta and Savannah, GA, Jacksonville, FL, Greensboro and Charlotte, NC, Greenville and Columbia, SC, Memphis, TN

Ohio Regional - IN, OH, PA, NY, WV, MD, NJ, KY

Midwest Regional - MN, WI, IA, MO, IL, IN, MI

Minimum Hiring Age For Transport America

Transport America Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Groendyke 23  
    .
  • Cowan 23  
    .
  • R + L 23  
    .
  • Millis 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • Transport America 21  
    .

Transport America Driver Pay

Solo Drivers:

  • Top Pay as high as $0.47 cpm for experienced drivers
  • HazMat miles paid an extra $0.04 cpm

Teams:

  • Up to $0.50 cpm split miles, entry level
  • Top Pay $0.54 cpm split miles
  • Mileage Bonus Potential an additional $0.05 cpm for any miles above 50,000 in a quarter and $0.10 cpm for any miles above 58,000 in a quarter
  • HazMat miles $0.04 cpm
  • SIGN-ON of $6000 per Team paid in 6 months with tanker and hazmat
  • SIGN-ON of $3000 per Team paid in 6 months with hazmat

Dedicated:

Entry pay up to $0.45 per mile

Regional:

Starting pay $.41 - $.42 cpm

Transport America Driver Benefits

  • Medical Benefits through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental Benefits through Delta Dental
  • Vision Benefits through VSP
  • Employee sponsored Short Term and Long Term Disability programs are available
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pay for Performance standards
  • Accelerated promotion cycles
  • Comprehensive accessorial pay schedules
  • HazMat and Performance Bonus potential
  • Referral bonus: Earn an EXTRA $500 for every experienced driver or owner operator you refer who is hired or leased by Transport America.

Transport America Operations

Driving Opportunities At Transport America

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Flatbed
  • Chemical Tanker
  • Intermodal

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated

Transport America's Driving Opportunities In Detail

Steady OTR runs for the folks that like to be out for extended periods, and other options that provide more time at home, such as a 14 days working/7 days off schedule or one that is 7 days working/7 days off

Regional runs in the Midwest, Southeast or Ohio regions.

Dedicated options for team, solo, flatbed and local drivers.

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Transport America Operating Area

Transport America operates all 48 contiguous states

Transport America Company Terminal Locations

Transport America terminal locations
  • Fontana, CA
  • Laredo, TX
  • Dallas, TX
  • Kansas City, MO
  • North Liberty, IA
  • Eagan, MN
  • Janesville, WI
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Grove City, OH
  • North Jackson, OH
  • Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Birmingham, AL

Transport America Yearly Revenues

Transport America: $347,465,000

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • Southeastern  $1.07B
    .
  • Transport America  $347.47M
    .
  • Melton  $217.33M
    .
  • Navajo  $170M
    .
  • CalArk  $134.23M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

Transport America Yearly Miles

Transport America: 177,769,907

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • USA Truck  229.56M
    .
  • Transport America  177.77M
    .
  • Central Transport  174.06M
    .
  • Carter  80.73M
    .
  • Groendyke  79M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Transport America Company Policies

  • Transport America Home Time Options

    Transport America has the following home time options available:

    • Weekly
    • Monthly
  • Transport America Rider Policy

    Transport America does not allow anyone to ride along.
  • Transport America Tuition Reimbursement

  • Transport America Pet Policy

    Transport America does allow pets but no specific policy information was given.

Transport America Programs For Military Personnel

Transport America operates a "Hiring Our Heroes" hiring track, aimed specifically at military veterans who want to become truck drivers.

Transport America Military Veterans Program

Transport America Company Equipment

Transport America Number Of Trucks

Transport America Number Of Trucks:
1,516 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • Schneider  9,800
    .
  • US Xpress  8,000
    .
  • Estes  6,620
    .
  • Transport America  1,516
    .
  • Koch  1,345
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Transport America Number Of Trailers

Transport America Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • US Xpress  22,000
    .
  • Knight  8,800
    .
  • Ozark  2,174
    .
  • MTS  1,700
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .
  • Transport America  0
    .

Transport America Governed Speed

Transport America Speed:
64 MPH

64
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • SRT  65 mph
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  65 mph
    .
  • Koch  64 mph
    .
  • Transport America  64 mph
    .
  • Interstate  63 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .

Transport America Tractor Brands

  • Transport America

  • Swift

  • SRT

  • Melton

  • Millis

  • Schneider

  • J.B. Hunt

  • Averitt

  • Decker

  • MVT

  • Werner

  • MTS

Transport America Transmission Types

Transport America has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • SRT
    • Covenant
    • Prime
    • K & B
    • Hunt
    • J.B. Hunt
  • Automatics
    • Watkins Shepard
    • AAA Cooper
    • Carter
    • Averitt
    • Koch
    • Dillon
  • Mix Of Both
    • Ozark
    • Melton
    • TMC
    • Dart
    • Jim Palmer
    • Trimac

Transport America APU Policy

Transport America has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Navajo
    • Stevens
    • Prime
    • Koch
    • Carter
    • Trimac
  • Without APU's
    • Schaffer
    • ODFL
    • Tango
    • Covenant
    • Gypsum
    • Werner
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

Transport America Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Transport America

    The training at Transport America will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Transport America 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 Transport America

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Transport America you will run solo after training.

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