Boyd Brothers Transportation

Boyd Brothers Transportation

Boyd Bros. Transportation Info

Boyd Bros. Transportation provides flatbed truckload carrier services to the eastern two-thirds of the United States and they specialize mainly in hauling steel and building materials in addition to being a high-volume, time-sensitive transportation company that caters to clients who require time-definite shipping.  The company is headquartered in Clayton, Alabama but they also have full service terminals in Birmingham, AL, Cincinnati, OH, and Clayton, AL as well as service centers in Greenville, MS, Cartersville, GA and Cofield, NC.

Having been in operation since 1956, Boyd Bros. Transportation knows that it takes dedication to keep their employees, partners and their customers happy and they strive to make sure that this idea plays a major role in the culture of the company.

The culture and values that you will find while working at this company are based on safety, high standards and most importantly; dedication to quality work and communication. These very same values are the ones that have earned Boyd Bros. Transportation the following 27 awards and recognitions:

Awards and Recognitions:

  • JMC Steel Group – Carrier of Choice (2014)
  • ATA – National Truck Safety Contest Fleet Award (Second Place 2012)
  • Evendale – Industrial Partnership Award (2013)
  • Alabama Trucking Association – General Commodities Linehaul 5-10 Million Miles (Second Place 2013)
  • CCJ – Innovator of the Year Award
  • Business Alabama – Best Companies to Work For in Alabama (2012)
  • ATA – Transportation Award In Recognition Of Outstanding Efforts (2012)
  • ATA – National Safety Professional Award of Excellence (2012)
  • ATA – Industrial Safety Contest-Safe Fleet Award (Third Place 2011)
  • ATA – Industrial Safety Contest-Safe Fleet Award (Third Place 2010)
  • ATA – Industrial Safety Contest-Safe Fleet Award (First Place 2008)
  • TMW Systems – Exemplary Deployment Optimization Software (2011)
  • BBT Torch Award – Category 1 (2010)
  • ATA – National Truck Safety Contest- Safety Fleet Award (Third Place 2009)
  • Truckload (TCA) – Best Fleet To Drive For (2009)
  • Alabama Trucking Association – General Commodities-Linehaul 5-10 Million Miles (Second Place 2008)
  • Alabama Trucking Association – Highway Watch 100% Club
  • A&S Building Systems - Diamond Award for Outstanding Delivery Performance (2007)
  • Alabama Trucking Association – General Commodities-Linehaul 7-10 Million Miles
  • ATA – National Truck Safety Contest-Safe Fleet Award (Third Place 2007)
  • C-TPAT – U.S. Customs & Border Protection (2007)
  • Alabama Trucking Association – General Commodities-Linehaul 5-10 Million Miles (First Place 2005)
  • Alabama Trucking Association – General Commodities-Linehaul 5-10 Million Miles (2003)
  • ATA/Great West – General Commodities-Truckload/Linehaul 50-100 Million Miles (Third Place 2003)
  • Department of Transportation – Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (2000)
  • International Paper – Flatbed Carrier of the Year Award (2000)
  • National Guard – Outstanding Employer Award – For Outstanding Support of National Guard & Reserve.
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Trucking Jobs Available At Boyd Bros.

Boyd Bros. Transportation offers many opportunities for anyone looking to begin their career in the truck driving industry. Whether you are looking for a driving job or feel more comfortable working in logistics or truck maintenance, they’ve got you covered. Here’s a full listing of the variety of jobs that they offer. This list can also be found on their website:

  • Solo Truck Drivers
  • Student drivers
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Administration
  • Maintenance
  • Logistics
  • Information Systems

Pay Scale For Boyd Bros. Truck Drivers

  • Solo Drivers – $.54 cents per mile on average
  • Company Drivers – Up to $.56 cents per mile on average
  • Trainers can earn an addition $.04 – $.06 cents additional per mile

Sign–on bonuses are also available and are as follows:

Recent Flatbed Experienced Drivers:

  • $5,000 Sign on Bonus for drivers living in all of Boyd’s hiring area with at least 6 months flatbed experience in the last 2 years.
  • $500 following 1st load – And then $500 in 3 months, $500 in 6 months, $500 in 9 months and $500 in 12 mos.
  • $1,250 following the end 2nd year and $1,250 following end of 3rd year

Other bonuses available for those with no recent or non- flatbed experience:

  • $1,500 Sign on Bonus for all Northern and Midwest Drivers
    $500 following 1st load  and then $500 in 6 months and another $ 500 in 1 year
  • $1,000 Sign on Bonus for all Southern Drivers
    $250 following 1st load and then $250 in 6 months and another $500 in 1 year

Students:

  • $1,000 Sign on Bonus for all students
    $250 following 1st solo load and then $250 in 6 months, $250 in 1 year  and $250 in 18 months

 

Additional Perks For Employees

Boyd Bros. Transportation is a company that cares about their employees and their families and the company offers several benefits and additional perks to keep them healthy, happy and productive:

  • Paid Orientation
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Rx Plan
  • Vision
  • Road2Health Wellness Program
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Vacation Pay
  • Per-diem pay
  • Detention and Stop-off pay
  • 24/7 maintenance desk
  • Flying J / ComData fuel card
  • Sign-on bonuses for experienced flatbed drivers
  • 24-36 hours of weekly hometime
  • Ride along passengers allowed
  • Lease Purchase Program Available

Minimum Hiring Qualifications For Boyd Bros. Drivers

  • Class A CDL
  • At least 23 years old
  • Must have at least 3 months OTR experience or be a recent CDL school graduate
  • No more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years
  • No more than 2 preventable accidents in the past 3 years
  • No felony convictions within last 5 years

Hiring Area For Boyd Bros.

Boyd Bros. Transportation hires in most of the eastern two-thirds of the United States. This area includes the following states:

  • Nebraska
  • Kansas
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • Iowa
  • Missouri
  • Arkansas
  • Louisiana
  • Wisconsin
  • Illinois
  • Tennessee
  • Mississippi
  • Alabama
  • Kentucky
  • Indiana
  • Michigan
  • Ohio
  • Georgia
  • Florida
  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Maryland
  • Delaware
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut
  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont

Equipment Used At Boyd Bros.

Boyd Bros. Transportation currently have 1,050 conventional tractors and 1,670 48-foot flatbed trailers that are 8’6” wide and can carry a max payload of 49,500 pounds.

Find out how other truck drivers rate Boyd Brothers Transportation
4.2 4 driver reviews
Home Time
2.5
Overall Pay
4.3
Miles
5
Communication
3.8
Equipment
4.8
Recruiting Process
4.8

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