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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  
    .
  • TransAm 21  
    .
  • Schneider 21  
    .
  • JBS 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • May 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Martin Transport

Martin Minimum Experience:
12 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • R + L  12  
    .
  • Martin  12  
    .
  • Groendyke  12  
    .
  • MTS  6  
    .
  •  Roehl
    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
  • Kenova, WV
  • Plainview, TX
  • Beaumont, TX
  • Bossier City, LA
  • Kingsport, TN
  • Lake Charles, LA
  • Hattiesburg, MS
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Baytown, TX
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Tampa, FL
  • Crossett, AR
  • Corpus Christi, TX
  • Channelview, TX
  • Kilgore, TX
  • Whistler, AL
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Reserve, LA
  • Smackover, AR
  • Arcadia, LA
  • Longview, TX
  • Marion, AR
  • Jennings, LA
  • Stephens, AR

Martin Yearly Miles

Martin: 57,200,000

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • FirstFleet  185M
    .
  • AAA Cooper  163.09M
    .
  • Decker  78.09M
    .
  • Martin  57.2M
    .
  • Jim Palmer  27.3M
    .
  • 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
    .
  • Averitt  4,484
    .
  • Paschall  950
    .
  • Martin  950
    .
  • Salmon  520
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Martin Number Of Trailers

Martin Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • US Xpress  22,000
    .
  • Prime  10,000
    .
  • CR England  5,500
    .
  • Rush  1,100
    .
  • Jim Palmer  300
    .
  • Martin  0
    .

Martin Governed Speed

Martin Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • Millis  66 mph
    .
  • Koch  64 mph
    .
  • Wil-Trans  62 mph
    .
  • May  61 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Martin  0 mph
    .

Martin Tractor Brands

  • Martin

  • Hirschbach

  • Trimac

  • Wil-Trans

  • SRT

  • TMC

  • Averitt

  • Maverick

  • USA Truck

  • CalArk

  • MTS

  • Koch

Martin Transmission Types

Martin has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Prime
    • Crete
    • SRT
    • Hunt
    • Lone Star
    • Schaffer
  • Automatics
    • Watkins Shepard
    • AAA Cooper
    • Averitt
    • Dillon
    • Maverick
    • Koch
  • Mix Of Both
    • Schneider
    • Ozark
    • Navajo
    • TMC
    • CRST
    • Wil-Trans

Martin APU Policy

Martin has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Carter
    • Lone Star
    • Koch
    • Trimac
    • Melton
    • Paschall
  • Without APU's
    • A. Duie Pyle
    • KLLM
    • Interstate
    • CR England
    • XPO
    • JBS
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

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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