Sheehy Mail Contractors Inc


Sheehy Mail Contractors Inc has been contracting with the United States Postal Service for over 45 years and is still the family owned and operated corporation that began in 952. Gerald and Helen Sheehy began operating straight trucks on postal Star Routes in the LaCrosse Wisconsin area. Their business thrived throughout their long career until their retirement in 1986.
In 1968, Jim and Lucy Sheehy of Onalaska, WI branched out from his parents' business to secure their own Star Route contract and started transporting mail between La Crosse and Sparta. The couple quickly established themselves as reliable contractor to the U.S. Postal Service; resulting in securing new postal Star Route contracts and the business soon demanded additional equipment beyond the single straight truck with which the Sheehys initiated their operation. More success came in the way as in 1975, the Sheehys were awarded their first Highway Mail Contract (HMC) to transport mail between Chicago and Portage – and further expansion was a necessity as the contract required the addition of a tractor-trailer to the modest fleet of trucks.

Yet another award came their way in 1978 for HMC servicing mail movements between Waterloo, WI and Chicago. With steady growth, the business was incorporated as Sheehy Mail Contractors Inc. and the operation was relocated from Onalaska to Waterloo, where it remains to this day.

Robert Sheehy heads up the service department with the assistance of some fine technicians and thus, is able to provide drivers with some of the best equipment on the road today. Sheehy trucks are maintained at the 5 bay service facilities on average of once a week, are inspected by knowledgeable technicians, washed and cleaned up weekly too. In keeping up with the times, use of cutting edge technology has been extensive in the company and all their trucks are equipped with Tripmaster on board computer system with GPS. DOT logs fuel tax and many other systems are monitored with this equipment.

This is one company that truly believes that employees are the ones who preserve and promote its excellent reputation; probably the reason why from the very beginning, every effort is made to attract and retain only the finest professional drivers in the industry.