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GP Transco
Privately Owned
IndustryTrucking
Founded2006; 13 years ago (2006) in Darien, Illinois, US
FounderGedas Poviliunas
Headquarters7955 South Cass Avenue,
Darien, Illinois
,
USA
Area served
North America
Key people
Dominic Zastarskis (Co-Owner, CEO)
ServicesDedicated Contract Services (DCS), Full Truckload, Less Than Load
RevenueUSD 58.5 Million (2017)
Number of employees
515 (2019)
Websitegptransco.com

GP Transco, also known as GP Transportation Co., is a trucking company located in Darien, Illinois, founded on June 28, 2006.[1]

Other companies under the GP Transco umbrella are OpenRoad TMS, GP Transco Logistics, and Truck RX.[2]

Company history[edit]

In 2015, it was ranked as the 6th highest-paying trucking company in the United States.[3]

In 2018, GP Transco transported over 2.5 billion pounds of cargo, driving over 35 million miles, and delivering over 25 thousand loads.[1][4]

In 2019, GP Transco conducted a survey of their truck drivers, modeled after the survey used by the Commercial Carrier Journal.[5]

GP Transco has been recognized by the industry awards Crain's Fast 50 (2017 & 2018)[6], Inc. 5000 (2016, 2017, 2018)[7], Carrier of the Quarter by Redwood Logistics (2018)[8] and were Finalists for the Samsara Excellence in Service award (2019)[9]. GP Transco has been featured on Trucking Answers by Mark in 2018 for “Doing it Better” in the trucking industry.[10]

Business model[edit]

The company provides transportation of freight services to all contingent states and Canada, delivering dry van goods. GP Transco employs over 100 staff, largely located in its Midwest headquarters.[11]

The company's fleet consists of 400 trucks and 550 dry van trailers. Trucks that are in service are no older than 3 years and include Freightliner, Volvo and Peterbuilt, all of which are services at their in-house maintenance facility.[12]

GP Transco has a division operating in Lithuania from a regional office established in the capital city of Vilnius.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SAFER Web - Company Snapshot GP TRANSPORTATION CO - USDOT Number: 152735". safer.fmcsa.dot.gov. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  2. ^ "GP Transco Becomes 5th Highest-Paying Trucking Company in the US". MarketWatch. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Best Trucking Companies to Work For". Truck Driver Salary. 10 April 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  4. ^ "GP Transco Achieves Industry-Leading 20% Driver Turnover Rate - Press Release - Digital Journal". www.digitaljournal.com. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  5. ^ Hollis, David (2019-02-04). "GP Transco survey finds its drivers feel respected". Trucker News. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Here are the 2019 Fast 50 finalists". Crain's Chicago Business. 17 May 2019. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  7. ^ "GP Transco". Inc.com. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  8. ^ "GP Transco Year in Review 2018" (PDF). Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Announcing the 2019 Samsara Top Fleet Award Winners". Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  10. ^ "Better trucking companies". Trucking Answers. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  11. ^ Golombek, Mark (2018-10-01). "Breaking Old Habits of the Trucking Industry". Business Focus Magazine. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  12. ^ "Effective Cab Ergonomics Has Key Role in Driver Productivity, Safety and Health, Industry Experts Say". Transport Topics. 2018-11-28. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  13. ^ Gruodžio, M. (2018-12-12). "JAV logistika valdoma Lietuvoje: emigrantų įkurta „GP Transco" atidarė naują biurą Vilniuje". DELFI Newspaper. Retrieved 11 June 2019.

Categories[edit]

Category:Trucking industry in the United States