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West Side Transport

 
Overview
At West Side Transport, Inc., we are more than just a carrier; we are your total transportation solution. Flexible and diversified, we operate 24 hours, seven days a week. Utilizing technological advancements our efficiencies have grown to incorporate new technology based services such as Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), satellite communications and a presence on the World Wide Web. Our transportation services include regional, team, long haul, dedicated and total logistics operations with the ability to manage these diversities through technology.

West Side Transport is a dry-van carrier operating a fleet of 414 late model power units and 1200 air-ride, plate trailers throughout the US and Canada. Operating for over 35 years, West Side has learned that the way to succeed is through hard work, determination and old-fashioned personal service to our customers. By combining these techniques with the right use of technology, West Side has become the industry standard-bearer.


Culture
Single source dispatch: Get to know each other on a personal basis. Get to know each other's habits such as home time, how you like to run and what your expectations are. Outstanding customer base: Comfort in knowing freight is available. The employees: Friendly and helpful. Support services: If you have a question, a problem at home, or just need someone to talk to, we have a representative available to speak with. Satellite communications: 24 hour a day dispatch, directions and communication. Comdata: Direct deposit available. Retirement plan: 401k - save for you and your family's future. Late model Freightliner condo conventionals: Peace of mind on the road. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental: Comprehensive health providers you can trust.
Vision
Our mission continues to be to provide total quality service to our customers. Through teamwork, innovation, integrity, hard work and partnering, we seek to exceed our customers' expectations in a safe, courteous, time efficient and mutually profitable manner. West Side seeks not only to do business with your company, but also to partner with companies who share the same mission, goals and ethics as West Side.
People
West Side Transport offers one of the best overall pay packages in the industry. By offering state-of-the-art equipment, outstanding pay and benefits, it makes the transition easier for a driver coming to West Side to be immediately successful. But what sets us apart from our competition is our drivers. We hire only the most qualified and experienced drivers in the business and reward them for their excellence. Build your driving career with us!
Products
Flexible and Diversified Operations:

  • Team
  • Regional
  • Long haul
  • Dedicated
  • Logistics


Equipment:

  • Industry State of the Art Freightliner Columbia Condo Conventionals
  • Late model Wabash 53’ air ride, super wide plate trailers
  • 2.7 to 1 trailer to tractor ratio

    Operations Department Dedicated to Your Needs:

    • 24 hour centralized dispatch system
    • Satellite tracking, continuous monitoring

      Information Systems to Link our Companies:

      • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI


      Security:

      • Trailer Door Padlocks
      • Steer Locks
      • Brake Locks


      Satellite Communications:

      • Real time load information
      • Proactive decision making
      • Continuous monitoring for proactive customer service
      • Vehicle locating system for cargo security

        Logistics Department:
        • One source for all of your transportation needs
        • Program customization

          Commitment to Safety:

          • Regular preventive maintenance on equipment
          • Full compliance with state, federal and West Side standards
          • Proactive safety programs to ensure your freight arrives safely
          • High recruiting standards
          • Hazardous materials training

            Commitment to Customer Service:

            • On-time pick-up and delivery
            • Single source customer service representative