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  
    .
  • Estenson 23  
    .
  • Rush 23  
    .
  • A. Duie Pyle 23  
    .
  • CT 21  
    .
  • A&R 21  
    .
  • Swift 21  
    .

Minimum Experience Required For Rush Trucking

Rush Minimum Experience:
6 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
    .
  • Rush  6  
    .
  • Gypsum  3  
    .
  •  Covenant
    No Experience Required
  •  Knight
    No Experience Required
  •  Watkins Shepard
    No Experience Required
  •  Swift
    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 Trucking 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
    .
  • US Xpress  616.6M
    .
  • Rush  63.62M
    .
  • JBS  61.84M
    .
  • Martin  57.2M
    .
  • A. Duie Pyle  52.39M
    .
  • 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
    .
  • Crete  5,000
    .
  • Trimac  2,200
    .
  • CRST  1,575
    .
  • Super Service  1,200
    .
  • Rush  700
    .
  • Lynden  198
    .

Rush Number Of Trailers

Rush Number Of Trailers:
1,100 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
    .
  • Paschall  3,000
    .
  • Schaffer  2,800
    .
  • Gypsum  1,637
    .
  • Rush  1,100
    .
  • CT  1,015
    .
  • Wil-Trans  300
    .

Rush Governed Speed

Rush Speed:
0 MPH

0
  • MTS  68 mph
    .
  • Covenant  65 mph
    .
  • XPO  65 mph
    .
  • K & B  65 mph
    .
  • Prime  62 mph
    .
  • Schneider  60 mph
    .
  • Rush  0 mph
    .

Rush Tractor Brands

  • Rush

  • Maverick

  • USA Truck

  • Prime

  • CT

  • Swift

  • J.B. Hunt

  • Eagle

  • Lone Star

  • Schaffer

  • Cowan

  • Covenant

Rush Transmission Types

Rush has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Lone Star
    • Covenant
    • K & B
    • J.B. Hunt
    • MTS
    • Prime
  • Automatics
    • AAA Cooper
    • Koch
    • Dillon
    • Carter
    • Watkins Shepard
    • Maverick
  • Mix Of Both
    • Millis
    • Melton
    • Navajo
    • Dart
    • Trimac
    • TMC

Rush APU Policy

Rush has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Ozark
    • Wil-Trans
    • Stevens
    • Hirschbach
    • Lone Star
    • Jim Palmer
  • Without APU's
    • ODFL
    • Smith
    • A&R
    • Martin
    • CRST
    • Salmon
  • Mix Of Both
    • K & B
    • TMC

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