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Trucking Companies - Top 15

Ranked by power units | List information taken from the February 2013 issue of Twin Cities Business
Note: Power units are self-contained trucks or truck-tractors that pull trailers; each one requires a driver.
Abbreviation: NP: Not provided
Company
Address
Phone • Website
Total power units
Employees in MN
Top local executive
Contact
Miles driven in 2011
Trailers
Trailers: 1Geographic area(s) served
Services
DV
Ref.
Tank
Flat
Heavy
Other
1
Dart Transit Company
800 Lone Oak Road
Eagan, MN 55121
651-688-2000 • dart.net
2,100
260
David
Oren (president)
Steve
Youngquist (vice president, short haul)
255,000,000
7,350
7,350
0
0
0
0
0
48 states, Mexico, and Canada
Provides dry freight, truckload, short-haul and drayage, intermodal, warehousing, portable storage, and truck repair services
2
Anderson Trucking Service, Inc.
725 Opportunity Dr.
St. Cloud, MN 56301
320-255-7400 • atsinc.com
1,470
393
Rollie
Anderson (CEO)
Jeff
Brunner (director of sales and marketing, ATS specialized)
146,049,000
3,600
1,305
8
0
1,884
245
0
North America
Flatbed, specialized, heavy-haul, dry van, pad wrap, freight brokerage, and pilot car services in North America
3
Koch Companies
4200 Dahlberg Dr.
Golden Valley, MN 55422
800-445-0079 • kochcompanies.com
1,400
367
Randy
Koch (CEO)
Michael
Wasko (vice president of sales and marketing)
77,742,495
4,500
NP
NP
NP
NP
NP
NP
48 states
Van, flatbed, deck, and marine trailers that transport dry goods and hazardous materials
4
Transport America
1715 Yankee Doodle Road
Eagan, MN 55121
651-686-2500 • transportamerica.com
1,293
279
Scott
Arves (president and CEO)
Keith
Klein (executive vice president and COO)
203,531,000
3,835
NP
NP
NP
NP
NP
NP
Eastern half of US, California, Canada, Mexico
Transports all types of freight, including hazardous materials; provides expedited, just-in-time services
5
J & R Schugel Trucking
2026 N Broadway St.
New Ulm, MN 56073
800-359-2900 • jrschugel.com
650
800
Rick
Schugel (president)
Mark
Shaver (vice president of refrigerated operations)
NP
1,150
525
625
0
0
0
0
48 states
Transports all types of freight
6
Lessors, Inc.
1056 Gemini Road
Eagan, MN 55121
800-233-1865 • lessorsinc.com
420
220
James
Shapiro (president and CEO)
Brian
Knudson (director of operations)
37,500,000
475
50
425
0
0
0
0
48 states
Hauls refrigerated finished goods to retailers and wholesalers and refrigerated ingredients to manufacturers
7
Wayne Transports, Inc.
14345 Conley Ave.
Rosemount, MN 55068
800-788-0502 • waynetransports.com
375
350
Curtis
Siemers (president)
Brad
Guggisberg (sales)
33,000,000
481
0
0
481
0
0
0
Primarily the Upper Midwest
Transports petroleum, chemicals, and commodities in bulk
8
CHS Transportation
P.O. Box 64089
St. Paul, MN 55164
800-232-3639 • chsinc.com
354
1,300
Patrick
Hessini (vice president, transportation)
Mike
Sheehan (sales manager)
33,000,000
950
25
0
920
0
0
0
Pacific Northwest, Midwest, Midsouth, New England, Canada
Transports bulk petroleum, propane, fertilizers, and food-grade oils and liquids
9
Taylor Truck Line, Inc.
801 N Highway 3
Northfield, MN 55057
800-962-5994 • taylortruckline.com
335
NP
Robert
Taylor (president)
George
Brooks (general manager)
NP
1,080
986
0
0
74
20
0
U.S. and Canada
General freight and large, non-full loads; provides blanket wrap for high-value shipments; provides specialized flatbed and over-dimensional transports
10
Bay & Bay Transfer Company
3686 140th St. E
Rosemount, MN 55068
651-480-7961 • bayandbay.com
300
150
Sam
Anderson (president)
Justin
Johnson (director of sales)
23,000,000
725
630
0
0
5
0
90
48 states and Canada
Provides transportation and logistics, including dry van, tank, refrigerated, and flatbed truckload services; offers multi-mode services, including rail and less-than-truckload shipments
11
Beltmann Group, Inc.
2480 Long Lake Road
Roseville, MN 55113
651-639-2800 • beltmann.com
275
125
Dann
Battina (owner)
Michael
Peshut (regional vice president)
NP
325
75
0
0
0
0
2502
48 states
Household goods, computer, medical, exercize, tradeshows
11
Long Haul Trucking
6600 Jansen Ave. NE
Albertville, MN 55301
763-497-3727 • longhaultrucking.com
275
124
John
Daniels (CEO)
Jason
Michels (vice president of sales)
28,500,000
275
0
0
0
260
0
15
48 states and Canada
Hauling step-deck and retractable-tarp trailer loads
13
Lakeville Motor Express, Inc.
500 County Road D W
New Brighton, MN 55112
651-636-8900 • lakevillemotor.com
261
200
Roger
Wilsey (CEO)
Roger
McGillis (vice president, sales)
15,200,000
1,021
1,021
0
0
0
0
0
Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Illinois
Transports less-than-truckload shipments
14
Caledonia Haulers, Inc.
420 W Lincoln St.; P.O. Box 31
Caledonia, MN 55921
507-725-9000 • caledoniahaulers.com
200
112
Dennis
Gavin (president and CEO)
Dennis
Gavin (president and CEO)
20,800,000
308
0
0
308
0
0
0
48 states and Canada
Transports bulk-liquid food products
15
Lawrence Transportation
1515 Industrial Dr. NW
Rochester, MN 55901
800-328-7224 • lawrencetrans.com
175
200
Eric
Lawrence (president)
Deri
Nordsving (general manager)
NP
260
13
247
0
0
0
0
48 states
Primarily transports refrigerated food products

1 Key to abbreviations for breakdown of trailers: DV = dry van, Ref. = refrigerated, Flat = flatbed, Heavy = heavy/specialized
2 Moving vans