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Solar Transport Overview

Des Moines, IA
201 to 500 employees
1963
Company - Private
Transportation Management
$50 to $100 million (USD) per year
Competitors

Groendyke Transport

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

Solar Transport Reviews

  • "Great job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Driver in Springfield, MO
    Current Employee - Driver in Springfield, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay and benefits. This is the best job I’ve ever had. Dispatch is great and so are most of the other drivers. Equipment is pretty nice for the most part. Local management are some of the best people I’ve ever worked for.

    Cons

    Slip seating and the attitudes of a couple drivers

    Advice to Management

    Des Moines start a truck driving school because you’re driving your people away.

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Solar Transport Photos

Solar Transport photo of: New Office Downtown
Solar Transport photo of: 19 States 40 Locations
Solar Transport photo of: Solar Transport Tanker
Solar Transport photo of: Keeping the company moving forward
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Solar Transport Awards & Accolades

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

Pledges & Certifications

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Career Advancement Program

Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

Pledge to Thrive

Taking steps to prioritize employee well-being

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