Bennett Transportation Services

By September 8, 2021Directory
Bennett Transportation

Bennett TIG was founded in 1974 with just five trucks and a handful of customers. Today, there are nine operating companies under the Bennett International Group’s banner. Headquartered in McDonough, Georgia, the company is a leading global transportation provider serving over 5,000 customers with more than 3,000 employees, contractors and agents.

Bennett International Group (Bennettig)

Bennett has nine companies operating under its banner, and each division specializes in a different type of transportation service.

General Freight

Bennett offers flatbed and step deck transportation services. The company can handle any sized freight, and their services also include tarping and binding for flatbed hauling.

According to Bennett, no job is too complicated. The company states that they have hauled aerospace equipment and nuclear power plants.

Secure Hazmat

Bennett transports hazardous materials for the Department of Defense and commercial customers. They have built a reputation for being one of the safest transportation companies in the industry.

Drivers undergo an extensive hazmat training program when working with Bennett. The company is one of only a few that is certified by the Department of Defense’s Surface Deployment and Distribution Command to haul explosives and ammunition.

Additionally, they also offer secured transportation services with 24/7 protection. Drivers that are part of this team are Security-Cleared, and the company goes through DOD-Compliant Processes to ensure that one-of-a-kind and high-risk freight makes it to its destination safely and on time.

Super Heavy Haul

Bennett’s super heavy haul division can haul loads up to 1 million pounds. In addition, they handle the logistics of transporting such heavy and complex loads through cities and ports.

The company has a multitude of axle configurations, allowing them to handle virtually any kind of load. Bennett’s agents include:

  • Penney Heavy Hauling LLC
  • Contractors Cargo Company
  • Wright Specialized, Inc.

Heavy Haul

With a variety of axle configurations, Bennett can handle virtually any heavy haul or specialized trucking needs up to 400,000 pounds. Hauling across state lines isn’t a problem either, as the company has a team of permit specialists and logistics experts.

Bennett’s line of specialized equipment includes:

  • Double drop extendable
  • Double deck extendable
  • Dual lane dollie systems
  • 19 axle configurations
  • Double neck super 13 axle
  • 9-13 axle configurations

Bennett DriveAway

Bennett DriveAway specializes in vehicle delivery services and serves 48 states as well as Canada. DriveAway offers three services that allow trailers and vehicles to be transported and delivered safely on time.

DriveAway offers:

  • Commercial vehicle deliveries
  • Motorized RV deliveries
  • Bus deliveries
  • Alternative fuel vehicle delivery
  • Trailer transport

Drivers who work in this division are DOT certified professionals. For the delivery of semi-trailers and commercial equipment, the company relies on their owner operator partners through their Power Only Trucking unit.

Bennett Motor Express

Offering more than 40 years of experience, Bennett Motor Express specializes in transporting heavy or over-dimensional loads throughout the U.S.

While this division serves any industry, they focus heavily on:

  • Aerospace
  • Government
  • Wind energy

Bennett RV Transport

Bennett also offers RV transport through their DriveAway Pick-Up division, which provides tow-away services for:

  • RV trailers
  • Cargo trailers
  • Utility trailers
  • Horse trailers
  • Hit ball
  • 5th wheel
  • Single pull or multi-unit shipments
  • Pintle hitch units

Bennett Manufactured Home Transport Services

Bennett offers transport services for mobile homes, manufactured buildings and modular buildings in both the residential and commercial sectors. In addition, the company is a national toter provider. They provide liability and cargo insurance as well.

Crane and Rigging

Through their affiliated company Bennett On-Site Services, LLC, Bennett is able to offer crane and rigging services.

Their crane and rigging experts are all certified via the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators.

Bennett Trucking Jobs

Bennett RV Transport

Bennett maintains a reputation for being one of the safest and most professional companies in the transportation industry. However, because they specialize in hauling complex and potentially dangerous loads, drivers must meet stringent requirements before the company even considers them.

Trucking job requirements are as follows:

Heavy Haul, Specialized, Flatbed and Step Deck Driver Requirements

  • At least 23 years of age
  • Class A CDL experience – at least 1 year in the last 3 years
  • Good PSP and MVR
  • 6 months of flatbed/open deck experience in the previous 24 months
  • Must be able to pass the DOT drug screen and physical
  • No more than one moving violation in the last year
  • No more than two moving violations in the previous 36 months
  • No alcohol-related offenses within the last 5 years
  • No history of careless or reckless driving during the previous 36 months
  • No DOT preventable accidents in the last 12 months
  • Good work history

Manufactured Housing Transport Driver Requirements

  • At least 23 years of age
  • Hold a valid Class A CDL
  • 6 months recent OTR experience
  • 6 months recent toter or oversized experience
  • No DUIs in the last 4 years
  • Able to pass the DOT drug screen and DOT physical
  • No more than 2 moving violations in the last 12 months
  • No more than 2 preventable accidents within the last 36 months
  • Meet the Parts 391 FMCSR requirements

Equipment Requirements

  • Tractor that’s no more than 10 years old (older tractors will need to be reviewed)
  • Pintle hook, breakaway switch, hitch ball, electronic brakes
  • Extended towing mirrors, warning lights set up, amber lightbar
  • Some additional equipment may be required, depending on location

Secure Teams Driver Requirements

  • At least 23 years of age
  • Verifiable Class A CDL experience for at least 1 year of the last three years
  • Verifiable open deck experience (6+ months experience within the last 2 years)
  • Experience with overdimensional hauling
  • Good PSP and MVR
  • No DUIs or alcohol related offenses in the last 5 years
  • No more than one moving violation in the last year or two within the last 36 months
  • Must pass the DOT drug screening and physical
  • No DOT preventable accidents in the last 12 months
  • No incidents of careless or reckless driving during the previous 36 months

RV Transport and DriveAway Contractor Qualifications

  • At least 23 years of age
  • Class A CDL, or a Class B or C CDL with at least 6 months experience pulling a trailer in the last seven years
  • Pass the DOT drug screen and physical
  • Meet FMCSA requirements for safety clearance
  • No DUIs within the last 5 years
  • No more than 1 moving violation in the last year or two in the last 36 months
  • Must comply with requirements for independent contractor daily logs as per 49 CFR Part 395

Power Only Driver Qualifications

  • Must be at least 23 years of age
  • Must have a valid Class A license
  • Meet FMCSA safety clearance application guidelines
  • Must pass the DOT drug screen and physical
  • Must have at least 1 year of verifiable driving experience
  • Must meet daily log requirements for independent contractors as per 49 CFR Part 395
  • No more than 1 moving violation in the last year or two moving violations in the last 36 months
  • Current DOT inspection must not be more than 6 months old at orientation

Bennett has open positions in most of their divisions, with locations throughout the U.S. Additionally, the company offers regional trucking jobs in the Augusta, GA area.

Offering a comprehensive collection of specialized and heavy haul services, Bennett has developed a reputation for being one of the best in the business.