TMC Transportation

TMC Transportation

TMC Transportation Carrier Info

With thousands of tractor-trailers travelling coast to coast, TMC Transportation was founded in 1972, and is one of North America's biggest flatbed carriers. Its hauls each kind of flatbed freight, from all categories of building materials and steel products to machinery and everything in between. The company provides expert line-haul, dedicated and specialized flatbed service throughout the 48 contiguous states. Terminal locations include Des Moines, IA, Indianapolis, IN, Joplin, MO, and Gaston, SC. The company holds freight types of flatbed and specialized, while routes types include local, regional, OTR, dedicated, line-haul and inter modal, .  TMC's fleet is based on more than 2000 trucks and 3000 trailers, of late model Peterbilt and Kenworth, accompanied by a range of air-ride, spread-axle aluminum and steel trailers.

The industry's leading flatbed carrier, TMC is recognized for its integrity, innovation, highly-trained drivers, perfectly maintained late-model equipment, advanced safety record and unwavering devotion to quality and customer service. The company offers a growing and secured driving culture for its drivers.

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Trucking Jobs Available At TMC Transportation

Identified through company’s own website and other reliable online resources, following truck driving jobs are offered by TMC Transportation:

  • OTR (Experienced/Inexperienced)
  • Owner Operator

TMC Transportation Pay Scale

Option 1 (Percentage Pay)

This option pays you a percentage of what the company is paid by the shipper to haul their load. Percentage rates start at 26% for Recent Graduates and 27% for experienced drivers. Percentage rates go as high as 34%. Drivers with 1 year of service with TMC are guaranteed a base percentage of 26%. Drivers with 2 or more years of service with TMC are guaranteed a base percentage of 27%.

 

Option 2 (Mileage Pay)

For drivers who prefer to be paid based on the number of miles they run TMC offers the following:

Recent Graduates Experienced Drivers
$.40 per mile to start $.42 per mile to start
$.42 per mile at 6 months $.43 per mile at 12 months
$.43 per mile at 12 months $.44 per mile at 24 months
$.44 per mile at 24 months $.45 per mile at 36 months
$.45 per mile at 36 months $.46 per mile at 48 months
$.46 per mile at 48 months

Additional Perks for drivers working at TMC Transportation

  • Health care plan (with family)
  • ESOP
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401K
  • Rider program
  • Transflo
  • Weekly pay via direct deposit
  • Up to a $2,500 sign-on bonus
  • Tarp pay
  • Breakdown pay
  • Layover pay
  • Referral bonuses
  • Stop pay
  • Toll & Scale passes
  • Detention pay
  • Borough pay
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Over-dimensional load pay
  • Vacation pay
  • Paid training and apprenticeships

TMC Transportation Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Have recent verifiable driving experience or recent completion of a qualified truck driving school
  • Have a valid class “A” CDL
  • Be at least 23 years of age
  • Pass a DOT physical, or provide your own that has been completed in last six months
  • Pass drug screen
  • Need hazmat endorsement, passport or pass card, and TWIC card within 30 days of hire
  • No more than 1 preventable accident in the past 3 years
  • No more than 3 moving violations in the past 5 years
  • No DWI/DUI convictions in the 10 years
  • No drug convictions in the last 10 years
  • No felony convictions in the last 10 years
  • No reckless driving convictions in the last 5 years

TMC Transportation Hiring Areas

The hiring area for TMC changes on an as needed basis, but TMC generally hires from the Eastern Half of the United States, excluding Florida.

TMC Transportation hires drivers out of following states:

Alabama,Arkansas,Connecticut,Delaware,GeorgiaI,llinois,Indiana,Iowa,Kansas,Kentucky,Louisiana,Maryland,Massachusetts,Michigan,MinnesotaMississippi,Missouri,Nebraska,NewJersey,NewYork NorthCarolina,Ohio,Oklahoma,Pennsylvania,RhodeIsland,SouthCarolina,Tennessee,Texas,West Virginia, Virginia  and Wisconsin.

TMC Transportation Equipment

TMC’s fleet is based on more than 2000 trucks and 3000 trailers, of late model Peterbilt and Kenworth, accompanied by a range of air-ride, spread-axle aluminum and steel trailers.

Freightliner  Peterbilt  International  Kenworth  Volvo  Mack

peterbilt trucks

international trucks

TMC Transportation Orientation Process

New hire orientation is conducted in Des Moines, IA.

Apprentice Driver (those who attend the two-week orientation) pay is $500 upon completion of the first week of orientation, $500 upon completion of the second week of orientation, and $500 for each week while you are on the road with a Quality Driver Trainer.

Eval Driver (those who attend the 3-5 day orientation) pay is $100 per day upon completion of orientation. If you are scheduled to go on the road with a Quality Driver Trainer then you will be paid $100 per day based on Monday – Friday. Payroll runs one week behind and payday is every Friday.
Lodging and lunch is provided during your orientation stay. Breakfast and evening meals are up to the individual.

Find out how other truck drivers rate TMC Transportation
6.4 6 driver reviews
Home Time
6.3
Overall Pay
6.3
Miles
6.3
Communication
6
Equipment
6.8
Recruiting Process
6.7

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