A & R Logistics Company Review

A & R Logistics Company Overview

A & R Logistics company logo

Through its subsidiaries, A&R Logistics offers a diverse menu of transportation and logistics services. A&R Transport is a bulk plastic and dry flowable transportation provider with about 25 terminals and 10 warehouses throughout the US; its fleet includes 800 trucks and 1,000 pneumatic trailers.

A&R Global Logistics arranges freight transportation (mostly bulk shipments of dry plastic pallets in hopper trucks for chemical companies) through a network of independent carriers, and A&R Packaging and Distribution operates warehouses and provides packaging services. UTC Overseas provides freight-forwarding and door-to-door services in Europe.

A & R Logistics Corporate Headquarters

Map of A&R corporate headquarters
600 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy. Ste. 110
Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 1-800-542-8058
Website: A & R Logistics

Getting Hired At A & R Logistics

A & R Logistics Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age;
  • Have a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) from their state of residence;
  • Have six months of recent, verifiable, over-the-road tractor/trailer experience with a regulated carrier (waived for military veterans);
  • Have no unexplained gaps in employment history over 30 days in the last three years;
  • Not have an excessive number of jobs in the last three years;
  • Successfully pass a minimum six-month DOT physical, pre-placement drug screen and a company-required conditional offer of employment evaluation test (COEET);
  • Supply a full Motor Vehicle Record, DAC and PSP;
  • Have no DUI/DWI, impaired-driving or implied-consent convictions within the past six years;
  • Have no more than three violations total within CSA's Unsafe Driving and HOS Compliance BASICs in the past 24 months;
  • Have no more than two Unsafe Driving convictions within the past 18 months;
  • Consent to a review of any 15+ mph over or Construction/Work Zone speeding violations within the past three years;
  • Consent to a review of all reckless or careless driving convictions within the past three years;
  • Consent to a review of all felonies and other convictions that prohibit entry into Canada;
  • Have no more than one preventable accident/incident resulting in damage in the past 24 months.
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    Drivers must consent to a review of all felonies and other convictions that prohibit entry into Canada.

  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    Have no DUI/DWI, impaired-driving or implied-consent convictions within the past 6 years.


A&R Hiring Area

Minimum Hiring Age For A & R Logistics

A&R Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
  • Celadon 22  
  • Estes 21  
  • Oak Harbor 21  
  • JBS 21  
  • A&R 21  
  • Swift 21  

Minimum Experience Required For A & R Logistics

A&R Minimum Experience:
6 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
  • Ward  12  
  • A&R  6  
  • Dillon  6  
  •  Roehl
    No Experience Required
  •  CTL
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

A & R Logistics Driver Benefits

  • Health and Dental Insurance available
  • Vacation and Holiday Pay
  • Life Insurance Provided
  • 401(k) plan with company matching
  • Direct Deposit Paychecks
  • Scheduled Raises
  • Training Pay
  • Monthly Safety Bonuses
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Assigned Tractors
  • Passenger Program
  • Interplant, Cancellation, Delay, Layover, and Breakdown Pay

A & R Logistics Operations

Driving Opportunities At A & R Logistics

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • Teams
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR

A&R Operating Area

A&R operates all 48 contiguous states

A & R runs in all 48 states and Canada.

A&R Company Terminal Locations

A & R Logistics terminal locations
  • Decatur, AL
  • Springfield, MA
  • Jeffersonville, IN
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Florence, SC
  • Meridian, MS
  • Richland, MS
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Buena Park, CA
  • Pearlington, MS
  • Morris, IL
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • Jackson, TN
  • Parkersburg, WV
  • Columbus, OH
  • Stockton, CA
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Highlands, TX
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Cleveland, OH

A&R Yearly Revenues

A&R: $228,000,000

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
  • NFI  $1.09B
  • AAA Cooper  $578.97M
  • A&R  $228M
  • Hirschbach  $133.24M
  • Gypsum  $106M
  • G & P  $80M

A&R Yearly Miles

A&R: 76,810,000

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
  • Knight  435M
  • Saia  315.21M
  • A&R  76.81M
  • Boyd Bros.  70.55M
  • MCT  52.58M
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M

A&R Company Policies

  • A&R Home Time Options

    A&R has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly
    • Monthly

    Local drivers must live within a commutable distance from the terminal and are home very night and weekends. Regional drivers are typically home 2-3 nights out of the week and most weekends. OTR drivers stay out at least 10-14 days at a time.

  • A&R Rider Policy

    A&R does not allow anyone to ride along.
  • A&R Tuition Reimbursement

    A&R does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • A&R Pet Policy

    A&R does not allow pets.

A&R Programs For Military Personnel

A & R will waive the 2-year experience requirement for military veterans, and will help Vets to obtain a CDL license, if necessary.

A&R Company Equipment

A&R Number Of Trucks

A&R Number Of Trucks:
843 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
  • MVT  1,387
  • NEMF  1,364
  • Melton  1,170
  • A&R  843
  • Hunt  250
  • Lynden  198

A&R Number Of Trailers

A&R Number Of Trailers:
1,000 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
  • Estes  24,592
  • Covenant  7,000
  • FirstFleet  4,500
  • A&R  1,000
  • Jim Palmer  300
  • Wil-Trans  300

A&R Governed Speed

A&R Speed:
67 MPH

  • MTS  68 mph
  • A&R  67 mph
  • Covenant  65 mph
  • Navajo  65 mph
  • K & B  65 mph
  • Watkins Shepard  65 mph
  • Schneider  60 mph

A&R Tractor Brands

  • A&R

  • MVT

  • CRST

  • Wil-Trans

  • USA Truck

  • Maverick

  • Koch

  • Southeastern

  • Carter

  • P&S

  • Eagle

  • Watkins Shepard

A&R Transmission Types

A&R has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • May
    • K & B
    • J.B. Hunt
    • SRT
    • Schaffer
    • Covenant
  • Automatics
    • Carter
    • AAA Cooper
    • Maverick
    • Averitt
    • Dillon
    • Koch
  • Mix Of Both
    • CRST
    • Melton
    • XPO
    • Ozark
    • TMC
    • Schneider

A&R APU Policy

A&R has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Paschall
    • Ozark
    • Lone Star
    • Celadon
    • Koch
    • Marten
  • Without APU's
    • Millis
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Western Express
    • CalArk
    • Dart
    • Hogan
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

A&R Company Training

  • Length Of Training At A&R

    The training at A&R will last approximately 5 weeks.

    2 weeks with trainer locally, 2-3 weeks solo.

  • A&R 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 A&R

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At A&R you will run solo after training.

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