WORKING WITH GP TRANSCO
Manufacturers, distributors and other companies rely on dependable dry van shipping to get goods across the country — but supply chain demands and driver shortages create shipping delays, product shortages and displeased customers. Streamline your supply chain capabilities with GP Transco. Providing logistical solutions since 2006, we are a dry van trucking company that provides an extensive carrier network, a private fleet of experienced drivers and flexible in-house brokerage services.
Drop trailer shipping is an increasingly popular option in the logistics industry, and it’s easy to see why. Rather than waiting with the trailer while it is unloaded, drop trailer services mean the trailer is left at the receiver’s facility to be unloaded at a later point in time. This offers several advantages that make shipping more convenient and efficient.
For example, without as many trucks waiting at the loading dock congestion is reduced to a significant degree. This means the supply chain operates much more efficiently and with greater productivity. It also means shippers and carriers have greater flexibility when scheduling deliveries. Drop trailer freight also reduces the risk of detention fees being added to the cost of shipping because drivers don’t need to wait around for their cargo to be unloaded.
As one of the leading providers of trucking and logistics solutions since 2006, GP Transco is your choice when you need drop trailer shipping. We stand apart from the competition because we have our own dedicated drivers and fleet. In addition, we have in-house brokerage capabilities, meaning you gain exceptional flexibility to find carriers that are the perfect fit for your unique circumstances and requirements. These qualities and more are what make us the ideal source for your drop trailer program.
How We Help You
When you choose us to provide drop trailer services for your business, you can count on having your transportation and logistics needs taken care of in the most effective manner. Among the many benefits you’ll experience are:
State-of-the-Art Technology — We use the latest advancements to provide you with complete transparency on the status of your shipment at all times, as well as optimized route planning to save you time and money.
Trusted Network of Carriers — Our carriers have been thoroughly vetted so you can be sure they will live up to the highest standards of professionalism. We hold them to a strict and rigorous process to ensure their compliance.
Total Flexibility — Whether you need us for a single shipment or ongoing logistics expertise, we can accommodate you. We’re capable of handling specialized freight with no difficulties, as well.
Extensive Reach — We can provide you with a drop trailer program virtually anywhere in the contiguous United States and Canada thanks to our vast network and in-house services.
Why Choose Gp Transco?
If your business is experiencing congested docks, excessive loading times or extremely tight delivery windows, drop trailer services from GP Transco could be the answer for you. Choosing to work with us means you will have the most extensive range of capabilities found anywhere in the industry. To learn more about everything we have to offer, reach out to us for more information or to request a quote.
SOME OF OUR CUSTOMERS
GP Transco has drop trailer capability, our driver's can leave (or “drop”) at a shipper's facility for unloading or loading at the receiver's convenience.
No load is too large or too small for GP Transco. Our sales department will coordinate for large shipments as well as small ones such as retail delivery.
Our trusted carrier network has the ability to load freight in one or more locations and consolidated in to load for route optimization.
GP Transco highly trained sales department is dedicated to picking the lowest cost or most efficient method of transportation of your freight.
In the delivery process, the last step is known as Last Mile. This is in reference to a package being delivered from a distribution center or facility to the recipient.
What are the requirements to drive with GP Transco?We require all drivers to have a minimum 1 year of recent and verifiable truck driving experience and a good driving record. For more specific information, please give us a call at (844) WORK4GP or send us a message in the chat at the bottom right corner of this page - a GP Transco representative will assist you.
What is home time like with GP?Home time depends on where you live - if you are from the Chicagoland area, you can be home more often than if you were from farther away. If you live elsewhere, there is no “cookie cutter” approach to home time – we do everything we can and work with you to make sure you get the most time possible. Please call our recruiting team at (800)work4gp to get information about home time for your specific situation.
I am a non-driving owner of a small fleet - can I work with you?Yes - if you own a small fleet and want to earn without having to manage it yourself, GP Transco has you covered. Maximize your earnings and enjoy an unparalleled operations service from a carrier with over a decade of experience and a large customer-base. If you'd like to learn more, give us a call at (800) 460-5071.
What’s dispatch like at GP?GP Transco connects a single dispatcher with 9 drivers on average. You will be working with one dispatcher who will get to know your preferences and work-style, while maintaining an outstanding professional relationship and having complete support from the office. Dispatch is available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
What kind of equipment do you use?We use and Freightliner, Peterbuilt, and Volvo trucks no older than 3 years. Trailers are practically new, 2-4 years old on average. Our trucks include: APU units, Fridge, Collision avoidance systems, Lane departure warning systems, Disc brakes, Power inverters, Double-bunk beds, TV hookups, WiFi hot spots, And more
I have a C-pac machine – do you supply a power inverter that I can use with it?All of our trucks either have an inverter or an APU unit, both of which can power your C-pac.
What are the benefits company drivers get?Company drivers get great benefits - you can read about some of them above, or watch the GP Transco Company Drivers Benefits video.
What are the benefits GP Transco Owner-operators get?Owner-operators who choose to drive with GP Transco earn 70% of gross profit, receive fuel discounts, and get a number of other great benefits (no trailer fees, ELD fees, tablet fees, no nonsense) - please see the Owner-Operator Compensation Packet for more information or contact us to learn more.
Does GP Transco provide health insurance to company drivers?Yes. GP Transco company drivers have access to health insurance, dental, and vision.
Can I bring riders with me?Yes. Riders must be 18 years of age or older and there's no charge for having a rider with you.
Can I bring pets with me when I drive?Absolutely! And please send us photos of you with your furry buddy on the road - we love pets.
Do you have specific fuel stops for company drivers?Our proffered fueling networks are Pilot and Flying J - these include free showers, loyalty benefits, and more. GP Drivers can use other fueling networks in emergency situations and fuel up to 50 gallons.
How often can I wash my GP Transco truck?You can wash it as often as needed, just please contact your dispatcher about it first.
What about maintenance?We provide all maintenance and repairs to company drivers at our in-house shop. Owner-operators are also welcome to use our shop for maintenance and repairs, and get priority service over non-GP customers.
I couldn't find an answer to my question(s) on here - what should I do?Please give us a call at (800) 460-5071 or send us an email to email@example.com - we look forward to answering all of your questions Monday - Friday, 8:30AM - 5:00PM.