Pan Western Corp


Richard Truman, the current CEO, founded Pan Western Corporation in 1970 as a regional flatbed carrier, offering services to the Los Angeles basin. In the past 32 years, customer demand has resulted in Pan WesternÂâ€Ã¢„¢s growth from a small fleet carrier to a multi-divisional corporation serving the 48 states, Canada and Mexico and today the company operates five divisions (Line/Flatbed, Local, Bulk, Heavy Haul, Refrigerated/Van) and three associated companies (Environmental Transportation LLC. Pan Western Logistics and Pan Western Reload Transload).  
Pan Western has a 23-acre facility including a Union Pacific mainline-switched rail track, a state of the art maintenance facility, for lease office space and room for a variety of operational configurations ranging from customer operated to full service third party logistics.
Of the companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s many divisions, some include Heavy Transport & Rigging, Flatbed, Refrigerated, Bulk and Dry Van and one that covers needs of Railroad Transload, Warehousing and Hazardous Materials Transportation. Pan Western has handled Generators and Transformers from all the leading manufacturers in the world.  The company services are offered to a wide variety of industry needs like those in construction, mining, manufacturing, Beverages like Coco-cola and Pepsi, international paper, utilities and City, County, State and Federal projects.
Among the latest equipment owned and operated by trained staff at Pan Western are a well-maintained fleet of trucks that have flatbeds to 48 feet, vans to 53 feet, step decks, curtain vans, refrigerated units and long vehicle combinations. The local division steps in to offer services for pipeline, construction and manufacturing and the equipment needs here include flatbeds to 48Ââ€Ã¢„¢, end dumps, double belly dumps and rocky mountain doubles. Pan WesternÂâ€Ã¢„¢s Heavy Haul, Specialized Transport & Rigging division addresses customersÂâ€Ã¢„¢ needs for transport of oversized and overweight equipment, which may be transformers to 85 tons, 24Ââ€Ã¢„¢ wide aircraft fuselage, and up to 180Ââ€Ã¢„¢ long vessels.  Available equipment includes 5 - 9 axel steerableÂâ€Ã¢„¢s, Double Drops, 700 ton gantry with power trolleys and 120ft. of track with capability to lift 41ft., along with miscellaneous jeeps and dollies. Pan WesternÂâ€Ã¢„¢s current fuel surcharge is 35% at $2.97 / Gallon.
 The company offers competitive benefits to its employees like 2 comprehensive health plans, dental plans, access to Supplemental group plans, paid vacations and the 401 K with a quarterly bonus for its drivers.