Dillon Transport, Inc. Company Review

Dillon Transport, Inc. Company Overview

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Jeff Dillon started with one truck. Dillon Transport is privately owned and has been in business for over 30 years.

For over 30 years, Dillon Transport has been a leader in the temperature sensitive transportation industry with a fleet of over 600 Peterbilt trucks and over 850 trailers located out of multiple terminals.

Dillon Transport, Inc. Corporate Headquarters

Map of Dillon corporate headquarters
901 McClintock Drive, Suite 300
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Phone: 630-281-7093
Website: Dillon Transport, Inc.

Getting Hired At Dillon Transport, Inc.

Dillon Transport, Inc. Minimum Hiring Qualifications

To be hired as an experienced driver:

  • Must have a minimum of (18) months of verifiable driving experience or attended a certified commercial motor vehicle driving school with a minimum of (12) months driving experience operating a commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce.
  • If a driver applicant has (12) months of experience specific to the equipment being operated and has (6) months of recent verifiable experience within the past (12) months, similar to the type of equipment being utilized and similar to the type of operation for the position for which the applicant is applying and demonstrates the driving skills at the level of an experienced driver in a road evaluation, the applicant may be considered for employment.

To be hired/qualified as an inexperienced driver:

  • Must have successfully completed a certified commercial motor vehicle driving school approved by Dillon Transport, Inc. within the past (12) months with (6) months of verifiable driving experience in interstate commerce, the applicant may be considered for employment, OR
  • Applicant with less than (12) months of experience must have successfully completed a truck driver-training program approved by Dillon Transport, Inc. and pursued employment within 30 days after graduating an approved truck training program, OR
  • Possess equivalent experience as evidenced by previous driving experience, including military training and experience, completion of recognized tractor-trailer refresher course, and/or demonstrated performance on a road evaluation and no more than (24) months has elapsed since holding a full-time driving position, the applicant may be considered for employment.

NOTE: Any applicant with a gap of (24) months or longer with (18) months prior driving experience who has held a non-driving position will be required to attend a refresher course conducted by a certified commercial motor vehicle driving school approved by Dillon Transport, Inc. prior to making an offer to the applicant.

  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    Dillon does not allow any DUI's

Dillon Hiring Area

Dillon hires from all 48 contiguous states

Minimum Hiring Age For Dillon Transport, Inc.

Dillon Minimum Hiring Age:
23 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
  • Dillon 23  
  • Swift 21  
  • A&R 21  
  • Averitt 21  
  • XPO 21  
  • Transport America 21  

Minimum Experience Required For Dillon Transport, Inc.

Dillon Minimum Experience:
6 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
  • Dillon  6  
  • MTS  6  
  • Marten  6  
  • Rush  6  
  • J.B. Hunt  3  
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

Dillon Transport, Inc. Driver Benefits

  • Insurance: Full-time employees are eligible for insurance benefits on the first of the month following 60 days of active, continuous employment after date of hire.
  • 401K Plan: Employees 21 and over (full-time and part-time) are eligible to participate in the 401k plan on the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment after date of hire.
  • Vacation: 1 year = 1 week, 3 years = 2 weeks, 8 years = 3 weeks
  • Paid Holidays: Full-time employees are eligible to receive holiday pay after 90 days of continuous employment.
  • Referral Bonus: Any employee who refers a driver to Dillon Transport receives a $100 referral bonus once the new driver successfully completes the training program and is driving. The referring employee receives an additional $500 if the new driver remains continuously employed and incident-free for six months.

Dillon Transport, Inc. Operations

Driving Opportunities At Dillon Transport, Inc.

Driver Types:

  • Solo

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Chemical Tanker

Route Types:

  • Regional
  • OTR

Dillon Operating Area

Dillon operates all 48 contiguous states

Dillon Transport, Inc. Terminal Locations

Dillon Transport, Inc. terminal locations
  • Windsor, CO
  • Tampa, FL
  • Mulberry, FL
  • Ellabell, GA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • McCook, IL
  • Trail Creek, IN
  • Mt Vernon, IN
  • Heidelberg, MS
  • Morehead City, NC
  • Oxford, NC
  • Wilmington, NC
  • Lodi, OH
  • Memphis, TN
  • Dallas, TX
  • Houston, TX
  • Odessa, TX
  • Elmendorf, TX
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Dillon Yearly Miles

Dillon: 41,430,248

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
  • R + L  291.99M
  • Eagle  61.91M
  • Estenson  57.89M
  • Dillon  41.43M
  • Wil-Trans  33M
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M

Dillon Company Policies

  • Dillon Home Time Options

    Dillon has the following home time options available:

  • Dillon Rider Policy

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

    Dillon does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Dillon Pet Policy

    Dillon does not allow pets.

Dillon Company Equipment

Dillon Number Of Trucks

Dillon Number Of Trucks:
600 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
  • Western Express  2,570
  • Cassens  1,371
  • Dillon  600
  • Hunt  250
  • Wil-Trans  200
  • Lynden  198

Dillon Number Of Trailers

Dillon Number Of Trailers:
850 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
  • MVT  6,000
  • Cowan  2,600
  • Gypsum  1,637
  • Dillon  850
  • Waggoners  800
  • Wil-Trans  300

Dillon Tractor Brands

  • Dillon

  • Trimac

  • Watkins Shepard

  • CT

  • Hirschbach

  • Smith

  • Schaffer

  • A&R

  • PGT

  • MTS

  • Marten

  • Celadon

Dillon Transmission Types

Dillon has automatic transmissions

  • Standards
    • Crete
    • Lone Star
    • MTS
    • K & B
    • J.B. Hunt
    • SRT
  • Automatics
    • Koch
    • Millis
    • Averitt
    • Watkins Shepard
    • AAA Cooper
    • Maverick
  • Mix Of Both
    • Melton
    • Jim Palmer
    • Dart
    • CRST
    • Navajo
    • TMC

Dillon APU Policy

Dillon has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Carter
    • Jim Palmer
    • Prime
    • Paschall
    • Koch
    • Stevens
  • Without APU's
    • FirstFleet
    • MTS
    • Oak Harbor
    • Salmon
    • MVT
    • Groendyke
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

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