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About Highway Transport

Highway Transport has been in business since 1948 – over 66 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
Greg Watkins Highway Transport COO and President
Highway Transport Truck
  • 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 best and most cost efficient bulk transportation system for our customers which, in turn, provides security for our employees and their families and benefits the stockholders of the company. We are committed to achieving customer satisfaction by conforming to or exceeding customer and regulatory requirements. We will provide sufficient resources and training to facilitate employee development, a safe work environment, and internal customer satisfaction. We will seek and develop partnerships with suppliers committed to conforming to specified requirements. Our Quality system is designed to ensure we do the right things for the right reasons in an ever-changing business environment.

Vision Statement: Highway Transport is a growing and profitable North American bulk transportation logistics organization utilizing leading technologies in information and operating systems. We are people-oriented, customer driven companies providing qualified and trained personnel to foster and maintain long-term market of companies that constantly meet customer requirements. Our culture will be defined by high ethics, individual responsibility and accountability with a quest for constant improvement in a changing global environment.

 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
  • Vacation time
    • 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
  • ADP online settlements
  • Longevity service pay scale
    • 3, 5, 7 and 9 year service pay increases
  • Safety award program
    • Yearly awards
    • Million mile award
  • Company-provided uniforms
  • Assigned truck driver manager
  • Assigned late-model tractors
  • Open door policy

Service Area (click to enlarge)

Highway Transport Driver Map


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