May Trucking Company Company Review

May Trucking Company Company Overview

May Trucking Company company logo

May Trucking Company began in Payette, Idaho in 1945 hauling sacks of cement to construction sites. Today, May Trucking Company operates a fleet of more than 900 tractors, providing transportation services for refrigerated and dry products throughout the United States.

The State of Oregon recognizes May Trucking Company as a Trusted Carrier, due to their safety, compliance, and vehicle inspection record. Special license plates on May Trucking Company tractors identify their drivers to the public and to enforcement agencies as among the safest and most compliant drivers in the nation.

May Trucking Company Corporate Headquarters

Map of May corporate headquarters
4185 Brooklake Rd. NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: 1-800-547-9169
Website: May Trucking Company

Getting Hired At May Trucking Company

May Trucking Company Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Age 21 or older
  • Eligible for employment in the United States
  • Valid Class "A" Commercial Drivers License
  • Able to speak and read English
  • All criminal convictions will be reviewed
  • No DUI/DUII convictions in the past 5 years
  • No reckless/careless/negligent driving convictions in the past 5 years
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    Each felony conviction is reviewed on a case-by-case basis

  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    No DUI convictions in the past 5 years./p>

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May Hiring Area

May hires from all 48 contiguous states

May Trucking generally hires nationwide, within 100 miles of a terminal or drop-yard.

Minimum Hiring Age For May Trucking Company

May Minimum Hiring Age:
21 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
    .
  • Paschall 21  
    .
  • Maverick 21  
    .
  • AAA Cooper 21  
    .
  • CRST 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .
  • May 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For May Trucking Company

May Minimum Experience:
0 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Ward  12  
    .
  • Wilson  12  
    .
  • Trimac  12  
    .
  •  Knight
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  May
    No Experience Required

May Average Weekly Pay

May Average Weekly Pay:
$1,050 weekly

Average Weekly Pay Comparison

  • Waggoners  $1,307  
    .
  • Millis  $1,115  
    .
  • Dart  $1,100  
    .
  • Jim Palmer  $1,100  
    .
  • May  $1,050  
    .
  • Koch  $975  
    .
  • Covenant  $780  
    .

May Starting Pay For Solo Drivers

May Starting Pay For Solo Drivers:
35 cpm

Solo Starting Pay Comparison

  • Marten  49 cpm  
    .
  • Waggoners  40 cpm  
    .
  • Boyd Bros.  40 cpm  
    .
  • May  35  cpm  
    .
  • Super Service  32 cpm  
    .
  • Watkins Shepard  32  cpm  
    .
  • SRT  29 cpm  
    .

May Trucking Company Driver Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, vision, life and 401K after 60 Days.
  • Paid Vacation after 90 days.

May Trucking Company Operations

Driving Opportunities At May Trucking Company

Driver Types:

  • Solo
  • OwnOp - Lease

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Refrigerated

Route Types:

  • Regional
  • OTR
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May Operating Area

May operates all 48 contiguous states

May Trucking operates nationwide, through mostly regional territories.

May Trucking Company Terminal Locations

May Trucking Company terminal locations
  • Salem, OR
  • Payette, ID
  • Layton, UT
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Denver, CO
  • Gary, IN
  • Nashville, TN
  • Pensacola, FL

May Yearly Revenues

May: $188,000,000

Yearly Revenue Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  $6.16B
    .
  • Werner  $2.14B
    .
  • CR England  $1.5B
    .
  • Averitt  $1B
    .
  • May  $188M
    .
  • Hirschbach  $133.24M
    .
  • G & P  $80M
    .

May Yearly Miles

May: 94,303,000

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
    .
  • CRST  536M
    .
  • Hub  203.89M
    .
  • May  94.3M
    .
  • P&S  90M
    .
  • Cassens  79.2M
    .
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M
    .

May Driver Unload Percentage

May: 2%

Driver Unload Comparison

  • Trimac  95%
    .
  • Stevens  8%
    .
  • Prime  5%
    .
  • May  2%
    .
  • Covenant  0%
    .
  • SRT  0%
    .
  • Jim Palmer  0%
    .

May Drop And Hook Percentage

May: 50%

Drop And Hook Comparison

  • Covenant  95%
    .
  • Carter  80%
    .
  • May  50%
    .
  • TMC  50%
    .
  • MTS  30%
    .
  • Jim Palmer  20%
    .
  • Central  0%
    .

May Company Policies

  • May Home Time Options

    May has the following home time options available:

    • Weekly
    • Monthly

    Drivers will generally get one day off for each week out.

    You can expect:

    2-3 Weeks out for 11 Western Division &

    3-4 Weeks out for the 48 State Refrigerated Division.

  • May Rider Policy

    May Trucking Company's rider policy allows you to take a rider for a specified period of time and you are eligible to take on a rider as soon as you solo out.

  • May Tuition Reimbursement

    Tuition reimbursement up to $7,200

  • May Pet Policy

    May does allow pets but no specific policy information was given.

May Programs For Military Personnel

May Trucking is approved for VA OJT/Apprenticeship training for qualified veterans.

May Company Equipment

May Number Of Trucks

May Number Of Trucks:
848 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
    .
  • Covenant  2,700
    .
  • NFI  2,098
    .
  • May  848
    .
  • Rush  700
    .
  • Hunt  250
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

May Number Of Trailers

May Number Of Trailers:
2,100 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Saia  10,000
    .
  • Trimac  5,000
    .
  • Roehl  5,000
    .
  • Schaffer  2,800
    .
  • May  2,100
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

May Governed Speed

May Speed:
61 MPH

61
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • Carter  68 mph
    .
  • XPO  65 mph
    .
  • Transport America  64 mph
    .
  • Interstate  63 mph
    .
  • May  61 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .

May Tractor Brands

  • May

  • Cowan

  • Schaffer

  • Marten

  • CT

  • Southeastern

  • Maverick

  • Interstate

  • Watkins Shepard

  • Schneider

  • Koch

  • Prime

May Transmission Types

May has standard transmissions

Eaton Fuller 13 Spd Transmission

  • Standards
    • Lone Star
    • MTS
    • Schaffer
    • Prime
    • Crete
    • Hunt
  • Automatics
    • Maverick
    • Watkins Shepard
    • AAA Cooper
    • Averitt
    • Carter
    • Dillon
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • Melton
    • Millis
    • Schneider
    • XPO
    • Wil-Trans

May APU Policy

May does not have trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Maverick
    • Ozark
    • Navajo
    • Prime
    • Koch
    • Marten
  • Without APU's
    • ODFL
    • Transport America
    • KLLM
    • Super Service
    • XPO
    • Premier
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

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