About Highway Transport
Highway Transport has been in business since 1948 – 67+ years of continuous transportation service. We are family-owned and have ten strategic terminals providing bulk transportation for the chemical industry throughout the 48 states and Canada.
“The Watkins family is a solid trucking family with a lifelong commitment to the trucking industry. Trucking and logistics will always be at our core.”
Greg Watkins Highway Transport COO and President
Utilizes both company truck drivers and owner operators
Equipment – 300 tractors and 450 tank trailers
Regional loads out-back from our terminals represents 80% of our business
Responsible Stewardship at Highway Transport
Certified RCMS (Responsible Care Management Systems) carrier and terminals
SmartWay Transport Partner
Satellite QUALCOMM electronic logs and VIR’s
Highway Transport’s Mission & Vision
Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide the highest quality, safest, efficient transportation services for our customers, that provides security for our employees and meet stockholders expectations.
Highway Transport is a growing profitable transportation and logistics organization utilizing leading technology.
We are people-oriented, customer driven, providing qualified trained personnel to surpass customer requirements.
Our culture is defined by strong ethics, individual responsibility and accountability with continual improvement in a dynamic global environment.
Strong supplier partnerships
Responsible Care Statement
Highway Transport’s Quality Driven Delivery Management System policy has been developed by Highway Transport’s Senior Management and serves as a visible commitment to ensuring the health and safety of its workers, protecting the environment and minimizing the impact of our operations on the highways we operate and the areas where we manage terminal facilities.
Highway Transport shall comply with its Safety, Health, Environmental and Security Policy and Programs, Department of Transportation Regulations, applicable OSHA and EPA/State environmental regulations and applicable local regulations.
Highway Transport is committed to the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible care program and maintaining a Responsible Care Management System partnership.
Highway Transport is committed to the establishment of Quality Driven Delivery goals and targets as benchmarks to ensure a path of continual improvement with respect to RCMS guidelines and objectives.
Highway Transport is committed to openness with the appropriate stakeholders.
Highway Transport is committed to train all workers regarding the importance of Safety, Health, Environment and Security as each affects their role in the company and the role they play as stewards of the policies and programs.
As a bulk transporter of a variety of commodities that can potentially impact the environment, Highway Transport understands the importance of maintaining the highest Quality Driven Delivery standards. Consequently, Highway Transport is committed to continually reducing the impact of our operations on the environment and to preventing pollution through a commitment to Quality Driven Delivery and RCMS standards.
Benefits with Highway Transport
Choice of three Group Health plans effective 30 days after hired
Company-paid basic life insurance
Supplemental life insurance available at group rates
Short and long term disability plans available
Flexible Spending Accounts
401k plan with company match (50 cents on every dollar up to 6%)
8 Paid holidays
2 weeks after first year
3 weeks after 5 years
Option for pay in lieu of time off
Advantages with Highway Transport
Guarantee Plus Pay Program (“G3P”) for each terminal location
Mileage scale and accessorial hourly pay
ADP bi-weekly direct deposit
Detailed Online Settlements
Longevity service pay scale
3, 5, 7 and 9 year service pay increases
Safety award program
Million mile award
Assigned truck driver manager
Assigned late-model tractors
Open door policy
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