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Martin Transport Company Review

Martin Transport

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In 1951, with borrowed money, R.S. Martin, Jr. started Martin Butane Company in Kilgore, Texas. He drove the only truck and his wife kept books and handled the billing. R.S. persevered with his dream of supplying fuel to drilling rigs in the East Texas oil field.

When he retired 35 years after buying that first truck, the company had grown to a company with more than 1,800 employees and $500 million in sales.

Today, MRMC owns more than $550 million in assets consisting of a fleet of truck trailers and tractors, and have access to assets owned by Martin Midstream Partners L.P. Those customers include many Fortune 500 companies in industries such as petroleum, agriculture, petrochemical and utilities.

Martin Transport Corporate Headquarters

Map of Martin corporate headquarters
4200 B Stone Rd.
Kilgore, TX 75662
Phone: 1-800-256-6644
Website: Martin Transport

Getting Hired At Martin Transport

Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Valid commercial drivers license (CDL) with tank and hazardous materials endorsements in your state of residence
  • Minimum of one (1) year verifiable experience driving a minimum of five (5) axle diesel powered tractor-trailer combination unit
  • Stable work history
  • Minimum age of 23
  • Must be able to pass road test
  • Must be able to pass DOT physical exam, pulmonary function test and a controlled substance test
  • Must exhibit professionalism in appearance and performance
  • No DUI or reckless driving convictions, no positive drug tests or felony convictions
  • No more than three (3) traffic citations, or combination of one (1) highway "at fault" accident or two (2) citations within the last two years. "At fault" accidents or citations in both public and private commercial vehicles are included
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    Martin does not hire felons
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    Martin does not allow any DUI's
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Martin Hiring Area

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia

Minimum Age For Martin Transport

Martin Minimum Age:
23 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Martin 23  
    .
  • Waggoners 23  
    .
  • Averitt 21  
    .
  • Wil-Trans 21  
    .
  • CalArk 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Martin Transport

Martin Minimum Experience:
12 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Lone Star  12  
    .
  • Martin  12  
    .
  • Venture  12  
    .
  •  Werner
    No Experience Required
  •  May
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

Martin Transport Driver Benefits

  • Medical Insurance, Dental Plan, Vision Care
  • Prescription Drug Cards
  • Retirement Savings Plan - 401K with company contributions
  • Dependent Life Insurance - $5,000 benefit amount
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation (Pay based on previous year weekly average)
  • Holiday Pay and Hospital Sick Pay
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Safety and Service Bonus Programs
  • Tenure Bonus Program: Up to 5% of Line Haul
  • Uniforms
  • Driver Away Pay: 10% bonus pay for out 14 days
  • Bereavement and Jury Duty Leave Pay
  • Drug/Alcohol Test Pay (except pre-employment) Trainee Pay
  • Extra Pay for Driver Trainers - $50 per day
  • Recruitment Bonus - Driver Referral Incentive Program ($1,500 for each new hire)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Martin Unit Purchase Plan for MMLP Group Life Insurance - $50,000 plus additional $50,000 AD&D

Martin Transport Operations

Driving Opportunities At Martin Transport

Driver Types:

  • Solo

Freight Types:

  • Chemical Tanker

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated
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Martin Operating Area

Martin Company Terminal Locations

Martin Transport terminal locations
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Marion, AR
  • Lake Charles, LA
  • Baytown, TX
  • Plainview, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Reserve, LA
  • Bossier City, LA
  • Longview, TX
  • Whistler, AL
  • Kilgore, TX
  • Kingsport, TN
  • Corpus Christi, TX
  • Jennings, LA
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Hattiesburg, MS
  • Channelview, TX
  • Arcadia, LA
  • Smackover, AR
  • Tampa, FL
  • Crossett, AR
  • Kenova, WV
  • Stephens, AR
  • Beaumont, TX

Martin Yearly Miles

Martin: 57,200,000

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • Central Transport  174.06M
    .
  • Navajo  98.38M
    .
  • Falcon  63.15M
    .
  • Venture  59.11M
    .
  • Martin  57.2M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Martin Company Policies

  • Martin Home Time Options

    Martin has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly

    55% of drivers are home daily, another 40% are home weekly.

  • Martin Rider Policy

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

    Martin does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Martin Pet Policy

    Martin does not allow pets.

Martin Company Equipment

Martin Number Of Trucks

Martin Number Of Trucks:
950 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • Estes  6,620
    .
  • Knight  4,000
    .
  • TransAm  1,400
    .
  • Schaffer  1,000
    .
  • Martin  950
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Martin Number Of Trailers

Martin Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Trimac  5,000
    .
  • Cowan  2,600
    .
  • Koch  2,000
    .
  • Carter  1,300
    .
  • Jim Palmer  300
    .
  • Martin  0
    .

Martin Governed Speed

Martin Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • XPO  65 mph
    .
  • Koch  64 mph
    .
  • Interstate  63 mph
    .
  • Jim Palmer  62 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Martin  0 mph
    .

Martin Tractor Brands

  • Martin

  • Celadon

  • Hirschbach

  • Southeastern

  • Dart

  • Crete

  • Paschall

  • Lone Star

  • K & B

  • Knight

  • CalArk

  • Jim Palmer

Martin Transmission Types

Martin has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • K & B
    • Hunt
    • Prime
    • Covenant
    • SRT
    • J.B. Hunt
  • Automatics
    • Maverick
    • Carter
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Koch
    • Averitt
    • AAA Cooper
  • Mix Of Both
    • Melton
    • CRST
    • Millis
    • XPO
    • TMC
    • Dart

Martin APU Policy

Martin has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Paschall
    • Marten
    • Ozark
    • Melton
    • Stevens
    • Wil-Trans
  • Without APU's
    • Schneider
    • Quality Distribution
    • Decker
    • R + L
    • US Xpress
    • NFI
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

Martin Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Martin

    The training at Martin will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Martin 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 Martin

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Martin you will run solo after training.

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