ABCO Transportation


ABCO Transportation hiring OO's and Company Drivers

ABCO Transportation, Inc. was founded in 1993, a family owned and operated business that specializes in the transportation of floral stock and other highly perishable products, as well as the more routine non hazardous items. ABCO has become a leader in the transportation industry by offering their customers the latest in technology while staying ahead of the constantly changing demands of the marketplace.

According to them, they have a solid commitment to safety and integrity and are backed by a caring team of dedicated professionals who take pride in serving their customers and community. Equipped with GPS mobile communication, a cutting edge technology to state of the art equipment they are always ready to meet the ever changing needs of their customers.

ABCO Transportation specializes in shipping truckload freight and temperature sensitive freight. They have a fleet of trucks -- including refrigerated trucks -- designed specifically to meet any truckload or refrigerated needs.

Their complete services are as follows:

  • Truckload shipments

  • Refrigerated, temperature controlled transportation

  • Satellite tracking and operation of refrigerated units

  • 100% HazMat

  • 48 State capabilities

  • Availability of dedicated fleets

  • LTL line haul service and consolidation through their partner carriers 350+ terminal network

  • International and expedited services through our partner Paramount Logistics

Since the company has specialized in shipping flowers, meat, and a variety of other perishable and non-perishable items, it currently fields 87 power units and 115 refrigerated trailers; the entire fleet operates from its base in Dade City.

The ABCO fleet consists of tandem axle, sleeper-equipped tractors from International Truck & Engine, Daimler Truck's Freightliner and Volvo Trucks North America. Their entire fleet of trailers is made up of 53-ft. Great Dane reefers fitted with Thermo King and Carrier refrigeration units.

Important factors

The refrigeration units in their fleet have been dependable and cost effective for their operation. For all of their equipment choices, quality, reliability and cost to maintain are the most important factors they consider when choosing equipment.

ABCO's maintenance program and staff contributes greatly to the reliability of the company's equipment. They operate one maintenance shop that they staff seven days a week with some of the most qualified technicians in the industry.

Their preventive maintenance program is intensive. They need a quality PM program because their equipment is on the road for days and even weeks at a time. With their staff, they're confident that their tractors, trailers, and refrigeration units will perform as expected with little or no road failures.

AmeriQuest, a provider of fleet management services, benefits ABCO and other truckload and private fleets by leveraging the purchasing power associated with over 700,000 vehicles in North America. The company's supply management program, for example, includes more than 70 manufacturers of equipment, parts and supplies.

Current estimates from show that ABCO Transportation, Inc. has an annual revenue of $10 to 20 million and employs a staff of approximately 100 to 249.