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Lynden Company Review

Lynden

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In 1938 Founder Henry "Hank" Jansen bought his own rig and started hauling coal for customers around Whatcom County, WA. Ten years later, he went in with two partners and purchased a small two-truck company called Lynden Transfer. The route was Lynden, WA to Seattle for dairy deliveries and picking up general freight in Seattle to haul back to Lynden.

From pioneering the first scheduled truck delivery to Alaska, Lynden's business continued to grow with transportation and logistics work for the Alaska Pipeline and later, to include projects all over the world.

Today, Lynden Transfer has grown from a two-stop, two-truck operation to Lynden Inc., a multi-modal transportation organization providing air freight, trucking, ocean freight and logistics services to clients worldwide.

Lynden Corporate Headquarters

Map of Lynden corporate headquarters
18000 International Blvd. Ste 800
Seattle, WA 98188
Phone: 1-888-596-3361
Website: Lynden

Getting Hired At Lynden

Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Employee must meet Department of Transportation requirements.
  • Must have a CDL with Class A Air, Doubles, and Tanker endorsements.
  • One to three months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Performs emergency roadside duties such as installing tire chains, changing fuses or light bulbs. Possesses mechanical aptitude necessary to determine plan of action in emergency situations.
  • Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percentages and to draw /interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Employee needs ability to write simple correspondence and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding in carrying out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    Lynden does not allow any DUI's
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Lynden Hiring Area

  • Alaska
  • North Dakota
  • Texas
  • Washington

Minimum Age For Lynden

Lynden Minimum Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Jim Palmer 23  
    .
  • ODFL 22  
    .
  • Schneider 21  
    .
  • Melton 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • Lynden 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Lynden

Lynden Minimum Experience:
1 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Tango  12  
    .
  • Dillon  6  
    .
  • Lynden  1  
    .
  •  CR England
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  Averitt
    No Experience Required

Lynden Operations

Driving Opportunities At Lynden

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Flatbed
  • Food Tanker
  • Chemical Tanker
  • Intermodal
  • LTL

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Line-Haul
  • Intermodal
  • LTL
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Lynden Operating Area

Lynden operates all 48 contiguous states

Lynden Company Terminal Locations

Lynden terminal locations
  • Anchorage, AK
  • Seattle, WA

Lynden Yearly Miles

Lynden: 12,419,779

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • USA Truck  229.56M
    .
  • Super Service  116.09M
    .
  • Cassens  79.2M
    .
  • Boyd Bros.  70.55M
    .
  • Lynden  12.42M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Lynden Company Policies

  • Lynden Home Time Options

    Lynden has the following home time options available:

  • Lynden Rider Policy

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

    Lynden does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Lynden Pet Policy

    Lynden does not allow pets.

Lynden Company Equipment

Lynden Number Of Trucks

Lynden Number Of Trucks:
198 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • Stevens  2,150
    .
  • Dart  1,940
    .
  • SRT  1,147
    .
  • Jim Palmer  200
    .
  • Wil-Trans  200
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Lynden Number Of Trailers

Lynden Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • USA Truck  6,000
    .
  • Navajo  1,750
    .
  • Hirschbach  1,200
    .
  • Decker  1,164
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .
  • Lynden  0
    .

Lynden Governed Speed

Lynden Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • Carter  68 mph
    .
  • PAM  64 mph
    .
  • Koch  64 mph
    .
  • Transport America  64 mph
    .
  • May  61 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Lynden  0 mph
    .

Lynden Tractor Brands

  • Lynden

  • Celadon

  • Transport America

  • Super Service

  • K & B

  • CalArk

  • Dart

  • Millis

  • Smith

  • Trimac

  • USA Truck

  • Hirschbach

Lynden Transmission Types

Lynden has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Hunt
    • K & B
    • Prime
    • Schaffer
    • MTS
    • Crete
  • Automatics
    • Dillon
    • Averitt
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Maverick
    • Carter
    • AAA Cooper
  • Mix Of Both
    • XPO
    • Jim Palmer
    • Melton
    • Schneider
    • CRST
    • Navajo

Lynden APU Policy

Lynden has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Hirschbach
    • Stevens
    • Lone Star
    • Koch
    • Wil-Trans
    • Paschall
  • Without APU's
    • PAM
    • Oak Harbor
    • Millis
    • Gardner
    • Boyd Bros.
    • Swift
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

Lynden Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Lynden

    The training at Lynden will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Lynden 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 Lynden

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Lynden you will run solo after training.

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