Quality Distribution, Inc. Company Review

Quality Distribution, Inc. Company Overview

Quality Distribution, Inc. company logo

In 1913, B. F. Leaman saw a need in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania for the timely delivery of both lime and milk. Working with his son, Clair, the two formed a small trucking company to help meet this need. By 1930, they were successful enough to purchase Mileage Motor Corporation, and began hauling fuel oil, as well.

In 1938, Pat Torhorst and Lee Barney founded another trucking company in Wheatland, Illinois with a focus on hauling milk in the Chicago area, they named that company Quality Carriers. In 1961, the Leaman Transportation Company merged the two Leaman companies with Chemical Tank Lines, forming Chemical Leaman Tank Lines, Inc. then In 1965, shortly after Chemical Leaman was formed, Buzz Babbit purchased operating authority of Denver-based carrier J.B. Montgomery.

In 1998 Chemical Leaman and Montgomery Tank Lines combined, and in 1999 formed Quality Distribution, Inc.

Quality Distribution, Inc. Paid CDL Training

Quality Distribution Paid CDL Training

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  • Length Of Training At Quality Distribution

    The training at Quality Distribution will last approximately 0 weeks.

  • Quality Distribution 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 Quality Distribution

  • Solo Versus Team Operation After Training

    At Quality Distribution you will run solo after training.

Quality Distribution, Inc. Corporate Headquarters

Map of Quality Distribution corporate headquarters
4041 Park Oaks Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33610
Phone: 1-800-282-2031
Website: Quality Distribution, Inc.

Getting Hired At Quality Distribution, Inc.

Quality Distribution, Inc. Minimum Hiring Qualifications

Class A CDL

21 years of age

  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    No information at this time
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    Quality Distribution does not allow any DUI's

Quality Distribution Hiring Area

  • Indiana
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Wisconsin

Minimum Hiring Age For Quality Distribution, Inc.

Quality Distribution Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
  • Central 23  
  • Lynden 21  
  • KLLM 21  
  • CalArk 21  
  • Quality Distribution 21  
  • Swift 21  

Minimum Experience Required For Quality Distribution, Inc.

Quality Distribution Minimum Experience:
12 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
  • Quality Distribution  12  
  • FirstFleet  12  
  •  Prime
    No Experience Required
  •  Wil-Trans
    No Experience Required
  •  SRT
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required

Quality Distribution, Inc. Operations

Driving Opportunities At Quality Distribution, Inc.

Driver Types:

Freight Types:

  • Food Tanker
  • Chemical Tanker
  • Car Hauler

Route Types:


Quality Distribution Operating Area

Quality Distribution operates all 48 contiguous states

Quality Distribution, Inc. Terminal Locations

Quality Distribution, Inc. terminal locations
  • Ft Worth, TX
  • Charleston, SC
  • Bristol, WI
  • Gary, IN
  • Lima, OH
  • Delaware, OH
  • Coraopolis, PA
  • Chicopee, MA
  • Albany, NY

Quality Distribution Company Policies

  • Quality Distribution Home Time Options

    Quality Distribution has the following home time options available:

  • Quality Distribution Rider Policy

    Quality Distribution does not allow anyone to ride along.
  • Quality Distribution Tuition Reimbursement

    Quality Distribution does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Quality Distribution Pet Policy

    Quality Distribution does not allow pets.

Quality Distribution Company Equipment

Quality Distribution Number Of Trucks

Quality Distribution Number Of Trucks:
0 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
  • FirstFleet  1,900
  • Cassens  1,371
  • Watkins Shepard  865
  • Millis  820
  • Lynden  198
  • Quality Distribution  0

Quality Distribution Number Of Trailers

Quality Distribution Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
  • Averitt  12,500
  • Knight  8,800
  • Trimac  5,000
  • Watkins Shepard  2,500
  • Wil-Trans  300
  • Quality Distribution  0

Quality Distribution Governed Speed

Quality Distribution Speed:

  • Carter  68 mph
  • Millis  66 mph
  • XPO  65 mph
  • Melton  65 mph
  • Transport America  64 mph
  • Schneider  60 mph
  • Quality Distribution  0 mph

Quality Distribution Tractor Brands

  • Quality Distribution

  • Watkins Shepard

  • TransAm

  • Transport America

  • Dillon

  • PGT

  • Stevens

  • USA Truck

  • Southeastern

  • Millis

  • Roehl

  • Super Service

Quality Distribution Transmission Types

Quality Distribution has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Covenant
    • Schaffer
    • K & B
    • MTS
    • J.B. Hunt
    • Crete
  • Automatics
    • Maverick
    • AAA Cooper
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Koch
    • Dillon
    • Carter
  • Mix Of Both
    • Melton
    • Millis
    • Dart
    • Navajo
    • Schneider
    • Wil-Trans

Quality Distribution APU Policy

Quality Distribution has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Carter
    • Maverick
    • Trimac
    • Navajo
    • Ozark
    • Jim Palmer
  • Without APU's
    • CT
    • Western Express
    • XPO
    • Martin
    • Dillon
    • PGT
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

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