Ozark Motor Lines Inc.

By: Bubbajunk.com

In 1961, Mose and Dorothy Higginbotham founded the company in Memphis, Tenn., Ozark incorporated in 1967.Although adding customers each year, the company remained primarily a local carrier until the early 1980s. The companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s purchase of its first sleeper tractors marked the companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s second beginning.
 
Today, Ozark boasts a fleet of 650 company trucks thatÂâ€Ã¢„¢s augmented by about 125 owner-operator tractors leased to the company. Ozark drivers deliver freight to customers throughout the United States. Its move into long-haul transport coincided with the deregulation of the U.S. trucking industry.
 
It is still owned by the HigginbothamÂâ€Ã¢„¢s, the company maintains its headquarters in Memphis, TN, and operates terminal facilities in Lebanon TN, Evansville IN, Springfield MO, Lenoir NC, and Oakland MS.
 
Temple Inland has been using Ozark Motor Lines since the mid 1980Ââ€Ã¢„¢s. As a manufacturer of paper container products, Temple InlandÂâ€Ã¢„¢s New Johnsonville, Tennessee location needs constant deliveries of raw material, and a carrier with plenty of equipment availability to ship their finished paper stock to other plants.
 
Ozark Motor Lines is now offering online order tracking to all of their customers. This allows you to quickly and easily obtain information about your orders placed with Ozark both past and present. In addition, real-time location information is mapped for all open orders.
 
The Company offer competitive wages and benefits. After paid orientation in Memphis, you'll get a clean, late-model; satellite communications-equipped Freightliner conventional. 100 percent no touch freight, 90 percent of which comes on one-pickup and one-stop orders. They serve customers throughout the United States, although they won't send you into New York City unless you want to go. Ozark delivers no freight in Canada.
 
The company focuses across all of their working segments. The objective is to maintain level of revenue growth, improve their operating margins.