Terminal Transport

About Terminal Transport

Terminal Transport is a Cargo & Freight Company in St. Paul, Minnesota. We're a growing company that's been in business for over 50 years. We're always looking for qualified professional drivers to add to our team. We offer competitive compensation and benefits to all our drivers. Wherever you are in your career, we have driving opportunities for you. We hire regional and OTR, company driver and owner operators.

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    Terminal Transport Overview

    Hiring Areas

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      • Little Rock, AR


      • Phoenix, AZ


      • Cedar Rapids, IA
      • Des Moines, IA


      • Peoria, IL


      • Indianapolis, IN


      • Great Bend, KS


      • Lexington, KY
      • Louisville, KY


      • Hammond, LA


      • Jessup, MD


      • Moorhead, MN
      • Perham, MN
      • Saint Paul, MN
      • St. Cloud, MN


      • St. Louis, MO


      • Butte, MT

        North Dakota

      • Bismarck, ND
      • Fargo, ND
      • Minot, ND


      • Omaha, NE

        New Mexico

      • Albuquerque, NM


      • Cincinnati, OH


      • Oklahoma City, OK
      • Tulsa, OK


      • Harrisburg, PA
      • Pittsburgh, PA

        South Carolina

      • Spartanburg, SC

        South Dakota

      • Rapid City, SD
      • Sioux Falls, SD


      • Memphis, TN


      • Chesapeake, VA
      • Richmond, VA


      • Eau Claire, WI
      • Green Bay, WI
      • La Crosse, WI
      • Madison, WI
      • Milwaukee, WI
      • Plover, WI
      • Stevens Point, WI


      • Casper, WY

    Driver Types

    • Owner Operator
    • Company Driver

    Driver Requirements

    Minimum Experience

    12-23 Months

    CDL License


    Freight Type
    • Dry Van

    Allowable Moving Violations


    Allowable Preventable Accidents


    Hazmat Endorsement



    Paid Orientation


    Rider Program Spouse


    Rider Program Child




    Questions and Answers about Terminal Transport

    • General Questions

      Is the company privately or publicly held?

      This company is privately owned

      How many total employees does the company have?

      We have 37 employs at Terminal Transport

      How many drivers does the company currently have?

      We currently employ 28 Drivers

      How many terminals does the company have and where are they?

      We have one terminal in Eagan, MN in addition to a number of trailer pools at our dedicated customers.

      How long has the average driver been with the company?

      The average driver with Terminal Transport has been here 8 years.

      What is the passenger policy?

      Drivers can have a passenger with them during summer months after completing 3 months accident free and paying for a rider insurance policy. Passengers must be over the age of 12 and approved by the company

      What is the pet policy?

      Drivers can have 1 pet with them in the cab, they must put a $750 deposit down over three pay periods for any damage caused by the pet.

    • Operational Questions

      What kinds of freight does the company haul?

      All of our freight is no-touch dry van, about half of it is drop and hook

      In what states does the company operate in the most?

      Most of our freight originates in MN

      What is the average # of miles per tractor?

      Trucks average 10500 miles each month, OTR drivers average closer to 11500 each month

      How are the drivers’ miles calculated? (Short Miles, Practical Mileage, Household Movers Guide)

      Miles are calculated Zip to Zip

      What percent of your freight is Drop and Hook?

      about 50%

      Are drivers required to physically unload freight?


      How many hours are free before the driver starts receiving detention time pay?

      Drivers are paid for detention time after 2 hours

      Are drivers able to stay within a certain geographical area or are they required to run wherever the company runs?

      We work with our drivers to run only the areas that you are comfortable with. We don't want to fit a square peg into round hole!

      Does your company use customer based freight or brokered freight?

      We use a mix of freight types to keep our drivers moving and making money

      Does the trucking company have an idle policy?

      Drivers are incentivized on their monthly bonus to keep their idle time under 20%

      Does the company use satellite communications?

      Yes, we operate PeopleNet systems in all Cabs

      Does the company use E-logs or Paper Logs?

      We use E-logs

      If the company uses e-log which system is used? People-Net, Qualcomm, etc?

      We use PeopleNet

    • Equipment Questions

      What type of trucks does the company use?

      We operate 2018 or newer Freightliner Cascadia and International LT 625. All our Cabs are automatic

      What is the average age of the company’s tractors?

      Our average tractor is 2 years old, we operate 2018-2022 model tractors

      What is the average age of the company’s trailers?

      Our Average Trailer is 4 years old, we have 2016-2022 trailer models

      Do the trucks come equipped with APU’s?

      Several trucks have APU's, but most don't. In their place we use optimized idle systems to keep the cab comfortable while minimizing idle time.

      Do the trucks come equipped with power inverters?


      Does the company “slip seat” drivers or assign drivers to trucks?

      We do not slip seat our trucks

      Are drivers able to take the tractor home with them on home time?

      As long as a driver has somewhere safe and secure to park the tractor and it is approved by dispatch, drivers can take their tractors home for home time

      Do drivers need to be prepared to have a place to keep the trailer on home time?

      This varies based on the drivers locaton

      Do the trucks come equipped with refrigerators?


      Do the trucks have single bunks or double bunks?

      We have some of each

    • New Hire Orientation Questions

      How long is the company’s orientation process?

      2-3 days based on the driver. It is usually a 1-on-1 experience, so the orientation is really catered to you

      Are new hires paid anything for orientation?

      Drivers are compensated $150 for orientation, their transportation is covered by the company as well as breakfast and lunch while you're with us

      Does the company pay for all travel arrangements?


      What method of travel does the company use? (Flight, Bus, Rental Car)

      We work with the driver. We usually try to fly drivers in

      Does the driver get their own hotel room or are drivers required to room with another driver?

      Drivers have their own rooms for orienation

      After orientation is finished how long will it take for the driver to get dispatched home to pick up his/her gear?

      We try to send drivers home immediately - it is almost always within the week

      Are pets and passengers allowed to attend orientation with the driver?


      Does the company have enough trucks for all of the drivers it hires at orientation or will the driver need to travel to another facility or terminal to recover a truck after orientation is finished?

      All drivers will be seated at the end of orientation

    • Compensation & Pay Questions

      How does the company pay?

      The company pays biweekly, pay is by the mile

      What type of benefits does the company offer? (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, etc.)

      We offer health, vision, dental, and life insurance, 401K, paid holidays and paid vacations

      How long must a driver be employed before benefits kick in?

      401K starts immediately, insurance benefits kick in after 2 full months of employment

      Does the company offer a fuel bonus program?

      Yes, $600 each month combined with safety and performance

      Does the company offer a safety bonus program?

      Yes, $600 each month combined with fuel and performance

      Does the company offer a performance bonus program?

      Yes, $600 each month combined with fuel and safety

      Does the company offer any sign on bonuses?

      We offer a $1000 sign on bonus

      How does the sign on bonus pay out?

      The bonus is paid out after 90 days

      Does the company offer a driver referral bonus program?

      Yes, you can earn $700 for each driver referred

      Does the company offer orientation pay?

      Yes, we pay drivers $150 for orientation

    • Lease Purchase Questions

      Does your company offer a Lease Purchase Program?


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