Roehl Transport

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Roehl Transport, Inc.
Industry Transportation
Founded Marshfield, WI, U.S. (1962)
Founder Everett Roehl
Headquarters Marshfield, Wisconsin, U.S.
Area served
North America
Key people
Rick Roehl, CEO; President of the Van Division; Kevin Nixon, President of the Flatbed & Specialized Division; John Spiros, Vice President of Safety
Services transportation and logistics
Owner The Roehl Family
Divisions Roehl Logistics, Roehl Refrigerated, Roehl Flatbed & Specialized, Roehl Cold Storage & Warehousing
Website roehl.jobs

Roehl Transport is an American trucking company based in Marshfield, Wisconsin. The company provides national transportation and logistics services and is one of the largest trucking companies in America, ranked 66th by Transport Topics.[1] The company has over 2,500 employees, 2,000 tractor trailers and 5,000 trailers and is ranked by CCJ Magazine in the top 60 trucking companies in the United States.[2] The company has major terminal operations in Marshfield and Appleton Wisconsin, the Chicago Illinois area, Atlanta Georgia, Dallas Texas and Phoenix Arizona.[3]

John Spiros, Roehl's Vice President of Safety, was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012[4] and reelected in 2014.[5]

History

Everett Roehl started Roehl Transport in 1962 with a single truck.[6] The company provides on the job training to recent CDL school graduates[7] and has done so since the late 1980s. The Roehl Transport CDL School was a certified truck driving school[8] located next to Roehl Transport that has since become the Get Your CDL Program. In 2015, Roehl became the first major carrier to hire, train and pay CDL candidates as employees in the Get Your CDL Program.[9]

In 2013, the company partnered with GAIN Clean Fuels to open a compressed natural gas station in Gary, Indiana.[10] The CNG station is one of the largest in the Midwest.[11]

The company is led by CEO Rick Roehl. Rick maintains his CDL and still delivers loads to customers as a way to stay close to the work of truck drivers. He is the only CEO of a major trucking company to do this.[citation needed]

Awards

Roehl Transport won the trucking industry's highest honor, the American Trucking Associations' President's Trophy three times (2008,[12] 2011[13] and 2015 [14]).

Roehl also received the Truckload Carriers Association Grand Prize for Safety two consecutive years (2008[15] & 2009[16]).

In 2010, CCJ featured the company's Roehl Way of Protective Driving as an Innovator.[17]

In 2011, Roehl Transport won the Volvo Trucks Safety Award as one of the safest fleets in North America.[18][19]

In 2014, the ATA awarded Roehl several additional safety awards.[20]

The company has been honored with multiple EPA SmartWay Awards for environmental performance and leadership.[21]

The company has consistently won the Logistics Management's annual Quest for Quality Award;[22] that is the 9th time the company won the award.[23]

References

  1. ^ http://www.ttnews.com/articles/basetemplate.aspx?storyid=35476
  2. ^ http://www.ccjdigital.com/top250-category/general-freight-2/
  3. ^ http://www.roehl.jobs/about-roehl/locations
  4. ^ http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2013/legislators/assembly/1005
  5. ^ http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/story/news/local/2014/11/05/spiros-defeats-stencil-retain-assembly-seat/18515895/
  6. ^ http://www.roehl.net/about.html
  7. ^ http://www.roehl.jobs/drivers/inexperienced-truck-drivers
  8. ^ http://www.truckingtruth.com/free_truck_driving_schools/roehl/roehl.html
  9. ^ http://getyourcdl.com
  10. ^ http://www.nwitimes.com/business/local/roehl-transport-celebrates-opening-of-cng-station/article_a0c22ed8-1608-54bb-930d-56d9f0e1d992.html
  11. ^ http://fleetowner.com/running-green/gain-opens-cng-station-roehl-transport
  12. ^ http://www.automotive-fleet.com/channel/safety-accident-management/news/story/2008/10/trucking-council-announces-safety-award-winners.aspx
  13. ^ http://www.truckinginfo.com/channel/aftermarket/news/story/2011/09/atas-safety-management-council-announces-2011-award-recipients.aspx
  14. ^ http://www.trucking.org/article.aspx?uid=ed7bcff4-2c45-4832-af13-6eeb86e8f6f8
  15. ^ http://www.truckinginfo.com/channel/drivers/news/story/2009/03/rocha-roehl-earn-grand-prizes-in-tca-safety-awards.aspx
  16. ^ http://www.truckload.org/index.asp?bid=10&nid=147&archiveyear=2010
  17. ^ http://www.ccjdigital.com/ccj-innovators-roehl-transport/
  18. ^ http://www.volvotrucks.com/trucks/na/en-us/news_and_events/news_releases/_layouts/CWP.Internet.VolvoCom/NewsItem.aspx?News.ItemId=110852&News.Language=en-gb
  19. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykwystS3-nE
  20. ^ http://www.marshfieldnewsherald.com/story/money/2014/10/30/roehl-transport-honored-excellence-award/18223935/
  21. ^ http://www.epa.gov/smartway/about/sw-awards.htm
  22. ^ http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/truckload_leading_the_way_in_long_haul
  23. ^ http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/2014_quest_for_quality

External links

  • Official website
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