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Beelman Truck Company Company Review

Beelman Truck Company

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Beelman Truck Co. was started in 1906 by Frank Beelman, Sr., hauling coal and ice in St. Louis, MO with two teams of horse-drawn wagons. The ice was delivered to households and businesses for cooling purposes before the refrigerator and freezer was a staple in the home. Coal was delivered in the winter for residential and commercial heating.

Frank Beelman, Jr., born in 1920, helped his father as soon as he was old enough to wield a shovel and reach the truck pedals. Frank began driving for his father in 1934 at the age of 14. In 1939 Frank, Jr. left with four trucks to work at various government projects in Fort Leonard Wood, MO, Weldon Springs, MO and Gary, IN until he joined the Army in 1942 with the onset of World War II. Home on a weekend leave, he married his sweetheart, Kathryn Bozsa in 1943.

Frank "Sam" Beelman, III was born in 1955 and was raised amid the trucks and axle grease. A new terminal was built along Route 15 in St. Libory, IL in 1978 and by this time Sam had taken a management position within the Company and his sister Sue became the office manager. Sam's wife, Shelly, joined the Beelman staff in the mid 1980's. The current truck terminal/administrative office was built in E. St. Louis IL in 2004. Central dispatch, central billing is located here along with Safety, Sales and Operations.

Beelman Truck Company Corporate Headquarters

Map of Beelman corporate headquarters
1 Racehorse Drive
East St. Louis, IL 62205
Phone: 1-800-541-5918
Website: Beelman Truck Company

Getting Hired At Beelman Truck Company

Minimum Hiring Qualifications

Driver Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years old
  • Recent CDL graduates welcome!
  • Class A CDL only need apply
  • Class A with Hazmat endorsement preferred but not required
  • Live within 60 miles of a terminal
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    Beelman does not allow any DUI's
[["State","Hiring"],["US-IL",1],["US-AR",1],["US-MO",1],["US-AL",1]]

Beelman Hiring Area

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Illinois
  • Missouri

Beelman's hiring requirements state that drivers must live withing 60 miles of a terminal.

Minimum Age For Beelman Truck Company

Beelman Minimum Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Heartland 22  
    .
  • ABF 21  
    .
  • Averitt 21  
    .
  • Melton 21  
    .
  • Beelman 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Beelman Truck Company

Beelman Minimum Experience:
0 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • ABF  12  
    .
  • A. Duie Pyle  12  
    .
  • MVT  9  
    .
  •  Maverick
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  Beelman
    No Experience Required

Beelman Truck Company Driver Benefits

  • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Holiday pay
  • 401(k) with 25% company match

Beelman Truck Company Operations

Driving Opportunities At Beelman Truck Company

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Flatbed
  • Food Tanker

Route Types:

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Beelman Operating Area

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Beelman Company Terminal Locations

Beelman Truck Company terminal locations
  • East St Louis, IL
  • Springfield, IL
  • Carlyle, IL
  • St Liberty, IL
  • Marion, IL
  • Venice, IL
  • Chicago, IL
  • St Genevieve, MO
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Montevallo, AL
  • Blytheville, AR

Beelman Yearly Miles

Beelman: 110,125,462

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • Beelman  110.13M
    .
  • Decker  78.09M
    .
  • Falcon  63.15M
    .
  • Salmon  62.49M
    .
  • Estenson  57.89M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Beelman Company Policies

  • Beelman Home Time Options

    Beelman has the following home time options available:

  • Beelman Rider Policy

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

    Beelman does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Beelman Pet Policy

    Beelman does not allow pets.

Beelman Company Equipment

Beelman Number Of Trucks

Beelman Number Of Trucks:
707 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • TransAm  1,400
    .
  • Paschall  950
    .
  • Beelman  707
    .
  • CalArk  600
    .
  • Venture  579
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Beelman Number Of Trailers

Beelman Number Of Trailers:
815 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Interstate  5,600
    .
  • Marten  4,300
    .
  • Gardner  4,001
    .
  • Koch  2,000
    .
  • Beelman  815
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

Beelman Governed Speed

Beelman Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • Trimac  65 mph
    .
  • XPO  65 mph
    .
  • Navajo  65 mph
    .
  • Prime  62 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Beelman  0 mph
    .

Beelman Tractor Brands

  • Beelman

  • TMC

  • Millis

  • Werner

  • Lone Star

  • Averitt

  • USA Truck

  • Dart

  • Hunt

  • Crete

  • A&R

  • Schneider

Beelman Transmission Types

Beelman has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Prime
    • Covenant
    • MTS
    • May
    • Crete
    • J.B. Hunt
  • Automatics
    • Averitt
    • AAA Cooper
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Koch
    • Maverick
    • Carter
  • Mix Of Both
    • Wil-Trans
    • Melton
    • Dart
    • XPO
    • TMC
    • Trimac

Beelman APU Policy

Beelman has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Lone Star
    • Celadon
    • Trimac
    • Ozark
    • Carter
    • Wil-Trans
  • Without APU's
    • Estes
    • Crete
    • CalArk
    • Rush
    • Schaffer
    • Salmon
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

Beelman Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Beelman

    The training at Beelman will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Beelman 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 Beelman

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Beelman you will run solo after training.

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