Watkins Motor Lines Inc.

By: Bubbajunk.com

As one of the nationÂâ€Ã¢„¢s largest less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, Watkins Motor Lines continues to foster the traditions that Bill Watkins (BW) established in 1932. The companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s history is a story of working together to provide unsurpassed customer service. Soon there were 2 trucks, then 6. Today, the company is firmly established in its nationwide LTL long-haul niche and in its commitment to superior customer service that started over 70 years ago. Watkins Motor Lines the union-free company that is now headquartered in Lakeland, FL.
As annual revenues approach 1 billion dollars. It now has more than 9,000 employees and contractors and operates approximately 2,800 company and contractor-owned tractors and 11,200 trailers.
Watkins Motor Lines offers a wide selection of services to suit your needs. It dominates the LTL industry by consistently surpassing other carriers' long haul transit times. With limited break bulks and a union-free work force, we have nothing standing in our way of providing the premium service you demand.
The Company has a nation wide network of 135 terminals and over 9000 trailers; they virtually always have backhaul opportunities in their system. Watkins has always been a leader in delivering your freight quickly, safely and with added value. Now, with Almost Air, they have just increased the quality of their product even more.
Watkins now offers the most complete, comprehensive guaranteed standard service package in the industry. It allows customers an opportunity to guarantee delivery of their freight in time for it to be worked, staged, warehoused, cross docked, or otherwise handled before the end of the day.
Watkins Regional Express provides next day and second day service in markets throughout the U.S. and allows you to give your regional and long haul shipments to the same carrier at the same time. Watkins runs the line haul portion of their Regional Express business across a separate network. This enables them to give exceptional service on Regional lanes without impacting their exceptional Long Haul service.
Watkins provides company employee benefits such as Attractive Salary, Employee Bonus Program, 401 with 50 percent Match up to 6 percent of Salary, Health Care Plan including Dental, Vision and Prescription Coverage. The company pays 90 percent of the premium and employees pay 10 percent, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Long-Term and Short-Term Disability, Growth Opportunities, Paid Training Programs, Tuition Assistance - undergraduate and graduate, Salaried Sick Pay Program, Vacation Pay, Nine Company-Paid Holidays, Direct Deposit.
Watkins is simply the best at customer service. They offer flexibility and empower their people to make decisions that prove their dedication to serving you.