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Koch Trucking, Inc. Company Review

Koch Trucking, Inc.

Koch Trucking, Inc. company logo

1950's: Koch Companies is started as a manufacturer's representative of chain, cable, rope, twine and other related products.

1978: Stan Koch buys his first truck to transport hardware for Koch industries from a distributor in Findley, OH.

1981: The fleet of trucks is increased to 10 as Stan's sons Jim, Randy, and Dave come on board.

2007: Koch Maritime is formed for overseas shipments.

2010: Koch Trucking has over 700 trucks on the road, over 2000 trailers leased and 1500 trucks leased out.

Koch Trucking, Inc. Corporate Headquarters

Map of Koch corporate headquarters
4200 Dahlberg Dr
Minneapolis, MN 55422
Phone: 1-800-445-0079
Website: Koch Trucking, Inc.

Getting Hired At Koch Trucking, Inc.

Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Minimum of one year of Class A CDL experience
  • Must have driven 6 months within the last 24 months.
  • No more than 4 moving violations within the last three years
  • A minimum of 21 years of age
  • Haz-Mat endorsement is encouraged but not required. We will reimburse the cost of the endorsement.
  • No major chargeable accidents within the last 36 months and no more than three chargeable minor accidents in the last three years or 2 in the past 12 months.
  • No DWI's or DUI's within the last five years and only one allowed.
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    Must be at least 5 years from conviction, reviewed case-by-case.

  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    DUI/DWI needs to be 5 years old and no more than one offense in a lifetime.

[["State","Hiring"],["US-CA",1],["US-NV",1],["US-UT",1],["US-NE",1],["US-KS",1],["US-OK",1],["US-MN",1],["US-IA",1],["US-MO",1],["US-AR",1],["US-LA",1],["US-TX",1],["US-WI",1],["US-IL",1],["US-MS",1],["US-MI",1],["US-IN",1],["US-KY",1],["US-TN",1],["US-AL",1],["US-GA",1],["US-FL",1],["US-SC",1],["US-NC",1],["US-VA",1],["US-KY",1],["US-OH",1],["US-PA",1],["US-NY",1],["US-WV",1],["US-NJ",1],["US-DE",1],["US-DC",1]]

Koch Hiring Area

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Minimum Age For Koch Trucking, Inc.

Koch Minimum Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Estes 21  
    .
  • Cassens 21  
    .
  • SRT 21  
    .
  • Wil-Trans 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • Koch 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Koch Trucking, Inc.

Koch Minimum Experience:
6 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Koch  6  
    .
  • United Road  6  
    .
  • Central Transport  3  
    .
  • Decker  3  
    .
  •  ODFL
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

Koch Trucking, Inc. Driver Pay

Koch pays layover pay, driver assist, and detention pay.

Drivers with 3 or less jobs in the last 3 years can start at $.42

Koch Average Weekly Pay

Koch Average Weekly Pay:
$975 weekly

Average Weekly Pay Comparison

  • Waggoners  $1,307  
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  $1,154  
    .
  • Jim Palmer  $1,100  
    .
  • CRST  $1,000  
    .
  • Koch  $975  
    .
  • KLLM  $850  
    .
  • Covenant  $780  
    .

Koch Starting Pay For Solo Drivers

Koch Starting Pay For Solo Drivers:
36 cpm

Koch requires 6 months experience

Solo Starting Pay Comparison

  • Marten  49 cpm  
    .
  • Melton  40 cpm  
    .
  • Boyd Bros.  40 cpm  
    .
  • Koch  36 cpm  
    .
  • Celadon  33 cpm  
    .
  • Carter   32.5 cpm  
    .
  • XPO  26 cpm  
    .

Koch Starting Pay For Team Drivers

Koch Starting Pay For Team Drivers:
42 cpm

Koch requires 6 months experience

Team Starting Pay Comparison

  • Waggoners  67 cpm  
    .
  • MTS  44 cpm  
    .
  • Decker  42 cpm  
    .
  • Celadon  42 cpm  
    .
  • Koch  42 cpm  
    .
  • SRT  41 cpm  
    .
  • XPO  26 cpm  
    .

Koch Trucking, Inc. Driver Benefits

  • Health Insurance available 1st of month following 60 days of employment
  • $3000 Orientation Completion Bonus
  • .35-.41cpm to start based on experience
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan - 401(k) plus company match
  • Paid vacation

Koch Trucking, Inc. Operations

Driving Opportunities At Koch Trucking, Inc.

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Specialized

Route Types:

  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated
[["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]]

Koch Operating Area

Koch operates all 48 contiguous states

Koch Company Terminal Locations

Koch Trucking, Inc. terminal locations
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Ardmore, OK
  • Flower Mound, TX
  • Dublin, GA
  • Suwanee, GA

Koch Yearly Revenues

Koch: $274,704,824

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • USA Truck  $555M
    .
  • Transport America  $347.47M
    .
  • Koch  $274.7M
    .
  • P&S  $224.98M
    .
  • CalArk  $134.23M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

Koch Yearly Miles

Koch: 80,648,307

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • Estes  425.56M
    .
  • Premier  96M
    .
  • Carter  80.73M
    .
  • Koch  80.65M
    .
  • CT  25.19M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Koch Driver Unload Percentage

Koch: 20%

Driver Unload Comparison

  • Trimac  95%
    .
  • Koch  20%
    .
  • Lone Star  10%
    .
  • Ozark  5%
    .
  • Prime  5%
    .
  • Covenant  0%
    .
  • SRT  0%
    .

Koch Drop And Hook Percentage

Koch: 80%

Drop And Hook Comparison

  • Covenant  95%
    .
  • Koch  80%
    .
  • CRST  80%
    .
  • May  50%
    .
  • Wil-Trans  20%
    .
  • Melton  15%
    .
  • Central  0%
    .

Koch Company Policies

  • Koch Home Time Options

    Koch has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly

    Depends on route and lane. OTR drivers are out 10-14 days. Regional and dedicated lanes available.

  • Koch Rider Policy

    The passenger must be at least 12 years of age. Cost is $10.00 per month.

  • Koch Tuition Reimbursement

    Koch does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Koch Pet Policy

    Koch does not allow pets.

Koch Company Equipment

Koch Number Of Trucks

Koch Number Of Trucks:
1,345 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • US Xpress  8,000
    .
  • Hub  2,868
    .
  • Koch  1,345
    .
  • CalArk  600
    .
  • Wil-Trans  200
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Koch Number Of Trailers

Koch Number Of Trailers:
2,000 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Koch  2,000
    .
  • Boyd Bros.  1,670
    .
  • A&R  1,000
    .
  • Beelman  815
    .
  • Waggoners  800
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

Koch Governed Speed

Koch Speed:
64 MPH

64
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • A&R  67 mph
    .
  • Ozark  65 mph
    .
  • Transport America  64 mph
    .
  • Koch  64 mph
    .
  • May  61 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .

Koch Tractor Brands

  • Koch

  • A&R

  • K & B

  • Schneider

  • Marten

  • Super Service

  • Crete

  • Stevens

  • Celadon

  • Maverick

  • Werner

  • Averitt

Koch Transmission Types

Koch has automatic transmissions

  • Standards
    • MTS
    • J.B. Hunt
    • Covenant
    • Schaffer
    • Crete
    • K & B
  • Automatics
    • Dillon
    • Averitt
    • Maverick
    • Carter
    • Watkins Shepard
    • AAA Cooper
  • Mix Of Both
    • Jim Palmer
    • Millis
    • Schneider
    • Ozark
    • Trimac
    • Wil-Trans

Koch APU Policy

Koch has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Celadon
    • Ozark
    • Hirschbach
    • Trimac
    • Jim Palmer
    • Marten
  • Without APU's
    • Quality Distribution
    • Rush
    • Falcon
    • R + L
    • Jack Cooper
    • Heartland
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

Koch Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Koch

    The training at Koch will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Koch 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 Koch

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Koch you will run solo after training.

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