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Solar Transport Overview

West Des Moines, IA
201 to 500 employees
1963
Company - Private
Transportation Management
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Solar Transport was founded in 1963 by W. A. Krause and Tony Gentle in Hampton, Iowa. Starting with one truck, our founders had a single purpose: to be the best in the business. Today Solar Transport upholds that tradition of working every day to be the very best it can ... Read more

Mission: Much has changed since Solar Transport entered the tank truck carrier and logistics services industry more than 50 years ago. And yet, our core values upon which Solar Transport was founded remain solidly intact, and continue to guide our way of doing business to this day. our ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Apply, Get hired, Get paid $5,000!

    NEW DRIVER SIGN-ON BONUS!!

    For the following markets, newly hired drivers that applied January 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018 will receive a $5,000 sign-on bonus!

    -All Colorado locations (Colorado Springs, Denver, Greeley, Loveland)
    -Council Bluffs, IA
    -Des Moines, IA
    -Indianapolis, IN

    For immediate consideration, please apply online at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQg3d or call (800) 397-9015 Opt. 3

    Fuel Transport Driver Jobs | Solar Transport

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  • We are offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus for drivers in the following markets:
    *Colorado Springs, CO
    *Denver, CO
    *Council Bluffs, IA
    *Des Moines, IA
    *Indianapolis, IN
    *Tulsa, OK
    ---Come and work for the BEST company and make a little extra money too! Speak with a recruiter today and join our team! (800) 397-9015 option #3
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    Fuel Transport Driver Jobs | Solar Transport

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Solar Transport – Why Work For Us?


When our founder decided in 1963 to begin delivering fuel, he had a single purpose: to be the best in the business. Today Solar Transport upholds that tradition of working every day to be the very best it can be. From one truck in 1963, to over 200 today, with state of the art equipment and the best drivers in the country, Solar is primed to reach new heights.

At Solar Transport, our driver associates are the best in the business, and drives our team constantly to improve our delivery system, leading the way for innovation and better service to our clients. Our technology offering is supported by the latest state-of-the-art software that can manage inventory levels, track ETAs, arrivals and departures, and give our customer reports that help improve their business.

Solar is about results. Because the better we are, the more productive and profitable our customers will be. By the same token, the better we are, the happier and more fulfilled will be the lives of our associates and their families. Every day, Solar associates are energized to find the best way to deliver to our customers safely, on time, every time.

Energy is always on the move at Solar Transport. Our driver associates are among the most skilled, experienced and well trained in the industry. They take pride in transporting and delivering refined petroleum products like gasoline, diesel, ethanol and jet fuel to our customers in a safe, timely and professional manner. And, we're always looking for the next great driver associate to join our team.

In addition, our dedicated staff provides 24/7 support and a host of supply chain management services for our customers - from fleet support to inventory management - using custom logistics and "market watch" systems to keep your business running smoothly and profitably. Solar Transport goes beyond transportation. We are energy in motion.

Delivering Solutions and Results

At Solar Transport, our customer partnerships are based on trust and integrity. Your operation and business objectives are unique -- which is why we design custom solutions that make sense for your company.

Solar Transport provides the complete package -- from fleet support to inventory management -- using custom logistics and market watch systems to give your business a competitive advantage.

Once a plan is in place, Solar Transport becomes an extension of your operation. Our dedicated team -- comprised of the best drivers, market analysts and logistics experts in the industry -- is equipped with industry-leading skills, training and technology. And we're ready to move your business forward, together. 

Solar Transport is committed to supporting our associates with true integrity; passionate recruiting teams, great orientation programs, excellent benefits and a caring TEAM!

We currently have office locations in the following areas:

  • West Des Moines, Iowa - Corporate Office
  • Springfield, Missouri
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Vernon, California

Solar Transport Reviews

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    "Great Company & Great Associates"

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    I have been working at Solar Transport full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The People! Strong benefits, great associates, and always working as a team to make business better.

    Cons

    Nothing, always making it a great day at Solar!

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to your associates; drivers & office. Continue to make each day better, and business even stronger. Serving customers to the best that we can; strong customer service both internally & externally.

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Solar Transport Awards & Accolades

  • Fleet Safety Award, Arkansas Trucking Association, 2016
  • Innovator of the Year, TMW/PeopleNet users conference, 2016

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