Rush Trucking Company Review

Rush Trucking Company Overview

Rush Trucking company logo

Rush Trucking is a minority owned trucking and freight transportation company founded in 1984 by Andra M. Rush, a Mohawk Native American. Head-quartered in Wayne, Michigan since 1984, Rush is currently an industry leader for cost effective truckload and milk-run transportation for short-haul, long-haul and just-in-time operations.

Rush holds 48-state General Commodities Authority, ICC Contract Motor Carrier, Canadian Extra Provincial Authority (Ontario) and Michigan Intrastate Authority.

What started as a three-truck company, funded with $10,000 from Rush's credit cards and a $5,000 loan from her parents has grown to more than 700 tractors, 1,100 trailers, 450 employees / company drivers, and 400 owner-operators. Acquisitions over the past decade, have expanded The Rush Group to include Blazer Truck Lines, Expedited Delivery Service, Raycan Transport (a Canadian carrier) and Rush Distribution Services.

Rush Trucking Corporate Headquarters

Map of Rush corporate headquarters
35160 East Michigan Avenue
Wayne, MI 48184
Phone: 1-888-595-7874
Website: Rush Trucking

Getting Hired At Rush Trucking

Rush Trucking Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Current CDL-A License
  • No drug or alcohol related offenses in the last 5 years.
  • 23 Years of age.
  • Maximum 6 points in the last 3 years on MVR.
  • 6 months Verifiable Tractor/ Trailer experience within past 3 years.
  • Meet All Federal Motor Carrier D.O.T. Requirements and Safety Qualifications.
  • Pass D.O.T. Pre-employment physical and Drug screen at our Authorized clinics.
  • All Drivers and Owner Operators must pass a road test administered by Rush Trucking.
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    No drug or alcohol related offenses in the last 5 years.

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Rush Hiring Area

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia

Rush is currently seeking truck drivers, both owner operators and company drivers, for dedicated lanes, general commodity routes, pop-up fleets, and auto transport carriers.

Dispatch centers in Wayne, Michigan, Kansas City, Missouri, Lexington, Kentucky, and Buffalo, West Virginia.

Minimum Hiring Age For Rush Trucking

Rush Minimum Hiring Age:
23 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Rush 23  
    .
  • United Road 21  
    .
  • Western Express 21  
    .
  • G & P 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • Saia 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Rush Trucking

Rush Minimum Experience:
6 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Rush  6  
    .
  •  Hogan
    No Experience Required
  •  Celadon
    No Experience Required
  •  Central
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  Falcon
    No Experience Required

Rush Trucking Driver Benefits

  • Company Driver Benefits:

    • Average 2,000 to 2,500 miles weekly
    • Late Model Equipment
    • Health, Life, and Dental Insurance
    • 401k with Company Match
    • No-touch Freight

  • Owner Operator Benefits:

    • Average 2,500 to 3,000 Miles per week
    • No-Touch Freight
    • Automotive and Non-Automotive Freight
    • QUALCOMM Provided at no charge
    • $125,000.00+ per year to truck possible
    • Permits paid
    • Tolls paid
    • Comdata Fuel Cards are available

Rush Trucking Operations

Driving Opportunities At Rush Trucking

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Car Hauler

Route Types:

  • Local
  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated
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Rush Operating Area

Rush operates all 48 contiguous states

Rush serves the U.S. and Ontario, Canada with dedicated, general commodity and expedited. They transport FTL freight shipments locally, regionally, and nationwide.

Rush Company Terminal Locations

Rush Trucking terminal locations
  • Brownstown, MI
  • Buffalo, WV
  • Chicago, IL
  • Dallas, TX
  • Ft Wayne, IN
  • Georgetown, KY
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Louisville, KY
  • Sterling Heights, MI
  • Washington Park, IL
  • Wayne, MI

Rush Yearly Miles

Rush: 63,623,290

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • Marten  298.57M
    .
  • Paschall  184.23M
    .
  • NEMF  85M
    .
  • Rush  63.62M
    .
  • Venture  59.11M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

Rush Company Policies

  • Rush Home Time Options

    Rush has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Monthly

    Home Daily In:

    • Detroit
    • Louisville
    • Kansas City
    • St. Louis
  • Rush Rider Policy

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

    Rush does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Rush Pet Policy

    Rush does not allow pets.

Rush Company Equipment

Rush Number Of Trucks

Rush Number Of Trucks:
700 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • AAA Cooper  2,400
    .
  • Trimac  2,200
    .
  • Interstate  1,589
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  865
    .
  • Rush  700
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Rush Number Of Trailers

Rush Number Of Trailers:
1,100 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Swift  70,802
    .
  • Southeastern  6,000
    .
  • Lone Star  2,500
    .
  • Melton  1,600
    .
  • Rush  1,100
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

Rush Governed Speed

Rush Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • Millis  66 mph
    .
  • J.B. Hunt  65 mph
    .
  • Melton  65 mph
    .
  • Koch  64 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Rush  0 mph
    .

Rush Tractor Brands

  • Rush

  • Ozark

  • Prime

  • Millis

  • Interstate

  • Decker

  • Celadon

  • Jim Palmer

  • May

  • Hirschbach

  • CalArk

  • TransAm

Rush Transmission Types

Rush has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • J.B. Hunt
    • Crete
    • Prime
    • SRT
    • K & B
    • Covenant
  • Automatics
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Maverick
    • Dillon
    • AAA Cooper
    • Koch
    • Averitt
  • Mix Of Both
    • Navajo
    • Ozark
    • Jim Palmer
    • Millis
    • Wil-Trans
    • Dart

Rush APU Policy

Rush has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Jim Palmer
    • Celadon
    • Lone Star
    • Ozark
    • Stevens
    • Prime
  • Without APU's
    • PGT
    • ABF
    • Averitt
    • G & P
    • Jack Cooper
    • CTL
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

Rush Company Training

  • Length Of Training At Rush

    The training at Rush will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Rush 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 Rush

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Rush you will run solo after training.

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