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Marten Transport Chairman, President, and CEO Randy Marten
Randy Marten
26 Ratings

    Wilsonville dispatchers???

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    Current Employee - Truck Driver  in  Wilsonville, OR
    Current Employee - Truck Driver in Wilsonville, OR

    I have been working at Marten Transport full-time for more than a year


    I like being able to take time off to help my folks out. (they are in the 70's & 80's) I appreciate their equipment, it is top notch. And most of the other drivers are friendly enough.


    I drive western regional. I am dispatched out of the Wilsonville terminal. I have found most of the dispatchers there arrogant and belittling towards me and other drivers. They talk negatively about the drivers and treat you as if they are better than your are. When they do, do their job they act as if you owe them for doing you a favor. When you need to get hold of someone in Wilsonville no one answers the phone. Ask them to call you in a message over the QUALCOMM and they never do. Not one time have anyone of them called me even when I was broke down and trying to find out what to do after calling road service. (who are great) When they ask for a favor they rarely compensate all they promise. The arrogant better than anyone attitude is a real turn off. I am considering a change.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Drug test all Wilsonville dispatchers. You might be surprised.

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Marten Transport Interviews

Updated Jun 29, 2014
Updated Jun 29, 2014

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    Western Region Driver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Phoenix, AZ
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Phoenix, AZ
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ week - interviewed at Marten Transport in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Process was easy and thorough. Orientation was fun and informative. When I had questions they were answered without delay and with all the information I would need to make informed decisions. Orientation was set up similar to a classroom. The paperwork was minimal and not difficult. Questions were answered knowledgably. The accommodation and transportation were a bonus in my book. I was treated with dignity and respect through out the entire process. I was given all the information I needed prior to arriving for orientation which made thing go very smoothly. The interviewer explained that I would need my CDL, passport, and social security card. Their attitude towards me was warm and friendly, welcoming. During my interview I felt welcome and am very glad that Marten Transport hired me.They flew me to pick up my first truck so much better than a Greyhound bus. (THANK YOU) I have had some challenges but over all if you keep a cool head things work out. I would and do recommend Marten Transport to friends and other drivers from other companies. Overall my hiring and interview process was a very positive experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Driver Manager insists delivery to a customer that is closed over the weekend. Knowing they are closed and telling me to attempt delivery and report what I find. (for the 2nd time to this particular costumer)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    A date to begin working and when and where to pick up my truck.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Marten Transport Awards & Accolades

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America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's 200 Best Small Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Headquarters Mondovi, WI
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1946
Type Company - Public (MRTN)
Industry Transportation & Logistics
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Frozen Food Express, Prime

Dairy state-based Marten Transport hauls more than cheese. The long-haul truckload carrier uses refrigerated and insulated trailers to convey a variety of food products and other temperature-sensitive materials; it also hauls dry freight. Marten Transport operates throughout the US and in parts of Canada; its average haul is about 650 miles. The company's fleet includes about 2,150 tractors and 3,900 trailers. In addition to freight transportation, the company provides logistics services. Among Marten Transport's largest customers are food giants General Mills and Kraft... More

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