TransAm Trucking Company Review

TransAm Trucking Company Overview

TransAm Trucking company logo

TransAm was founded in 1987 with 70 tractors and 100 trailers, hauling temperature-controlled freight.

TransAm has expanded beyond its first Kansas City, Missouri facility and now operates a fleet of over 1,400 tractors and over 2,400 trailers out of its headquarters in nearby Olathe, KS. TransAm also maintains a fully-staffed terminal, driver's center and maintenance facility in Rockwall, TX.

TransAm Trucking Corporate Headquarters

Map of TransAm corporate headquarters
15910 S. Highway 169
Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 1-800-872-6726
Website: TransAm Trucking

Getting Hired At TransAm Trucking

TransAm Trucking Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Class A CDL
  • Excellent driving record
  • Minimum 21 years old
  • No DUI convictions in the last two years
  • No more than two preventable accidents in the last 36 months
  • DOT physical and drug screen required
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    No DUI convictions in the last two years.

[["State","Hiring"],["US-CO",1],["US-NE",1],["US-KS",1],["US-OK",1],["US-TX",1],["US-AR",1],["US-IA",1],["US-MO",1],["US-MS",1],["US-AL",1],["US-GA",1],["US-FL",1],["US-SC",1],["US-NC",1],["US-TN",1],["US-KY",1],["US-IL",1],["US-IN",1],["US-OH",1],["US-MI",1],["US-VA",1],["US-WV",1],["US-PA",1],["US-MD",1],["US-DE",1],["US-NJ",1],["US-CT",1],["US-RI",1],["US-NY",1]]

TransAm Hiring Area

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

TransAm's hiring area includes the states east of the Rocky Mountains.

Minimum Hiring Age For TransAm Trucking

TransAm Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Dillon 23  
    .
  • Boyd Bros. 23  
    .
  • Covenant 23  
    .
  • Schaffer 22  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • TransAm 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For TransAm Trucking

TransAm Minimum Experience:
0 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  •  CTL
    No Experience Required
  •  Hogan
    No Experience Required
  •  TMC
    No Experience Required
  •  Watkins Shepard
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  TransAm
    No Experience Required

TransAm Trucking Driver Benefits

  • Paid vacation time
  • Health and dental coverages for employees, spouses and children
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Cafeteria 125 Plan
  • No-cost life insurance policy

Free DirecTV:

TransAm will be installing DIRECTV in their trucks at no charge to their drivers. The package includes a 24" flat screen tv, DVR and access to more than 100 channels including the NFL Sunday Ticket and HBO.

TransAm Trucking Operations

Driving Opportunities At TransAm Trucking

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Refrigerated

Route Types:

[["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]]

TransAm Operating Area

TransAm operates all 48 contiguous states

TransAm Company Terminal Locations

TransAm Trucking terminal locations
  • Olathe, KS
  • Rockwall, TX

TransAm Yearly Miles

TransAm: 131,004,800

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • AAA Cooper  163.09M
    .
  • TransAm  131M
    .
  • PGT  81.19M
    .
  • Carter  80.73M
    .
  • Jim Palmer  27.3M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

TransAm Company Policies

  • TransAm Home Time Options

    TransAm has the following home time options available:

  • TransAm Rider Policy

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

    TransAm Trucking offers a tuition reimbursement program to our student drivers. We want to invest in you and help you repay your truck driving school loan. We hire graduates of truck driving school programs across the country and we will reimburse $125 per month up to $6,000.

  • TransAm Pet Policy

    TransAm does not allow pets.

TransAm Company Equipment

TransAm Number Of Trucks

TransAm Number Of Trucks:
1,400 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • TransAm  1,400
    .
  • NEMF  1,364
    .
  • Maverick  1,200
    .
  • Martin  950
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  865
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

TransAm Number Of Trailers

TransAm Number Of Trailers:
2,400 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Schneider  49,850
    .
  • Covenant  7,000
    .
  • TransAm  2,400
    .
  • SRT  1,700
    .
  • Melton  1,600
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

TransAm Governed Speed

TransAm Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • Carter  68 mph
    .
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • Millis  66 mph
    .
  • Swift  62 mph
    .
  • Wil-Trans  62 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • TransAm  0 mph
    .

TransAm Tractor Brands

  • TransAm

  • P&S

  • Werner

  • Melton

  • Millis

  • Dillon

  • MVT

  • Swift

  • Cowan

  • Schneider

  • Jim Palmer

  • Crete

TransAm Transmission Types

TransAm has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Schaffer
    • SRT
    • MTS
    • Hunt
    • Covenant
    • Lone Star
  • Automatics
    • Carter
    • AAA Cooper
    • Maverick
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Koch
    • Averitt
  • Mix Of Both
    • XPO
    • Ozark
    • TMC
    • Trimac
    • Navajo
    • Jim Palmer

TransAm APU Policy

TransAm has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Prime
    • Carter
    • Ozark
    • Lone Star
    • Stevens
    • Melton
  • Without APU's
    • US Xpress
    • Roehl
    • Transport America
    • NEMF
    • May
    • Schaffer
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

TransAm Company Training

  • Length Of Training At TransAm

    The training at TransAm will last approximately 6 weeks.

  • TransAm Average Pay During Training

    You will average approximately $450 per week during your training.

    Training pay $450 for first 3 weeks, $500 for final 3 weeks.

  • Solo Versus Team Dispatch During Training

    You are dispatched as a team during training with TransAm

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At TransAm you will run solo after training.

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