wil-trans

Discussion in 'Motor Carrier Questions - The Inside Scoop' started by bubbasdk, Aug 19, 2007.

  1. bubbasdk

    bubbasdk Bobtail Member

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    has anyone heard of wil-trans out of stafford,mo. thanks for any replies
     
  2. bubbasdk

    bubbasdk Bobtail Member

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    ok no one knows about this company doing more research on other companies
     
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  3. Steve & Lo

    Steve & Lo Medium Load Member

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    Prime owns Wil-Trans. I think they bought them a little while back. I know they're getting rid of their trucks. Petes and KWs.
     
  4. buck and a half

    buck and a half <strong>Mr. Miles & Miles with Many Smiles</strong

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    I met a young driver from the denver area running for wil trans a few weeks ago,I posted it somewhere. He was making it work for him but running over 4000 miles a week coming home every three to four weeks.Prime supplies all his loads,plenty of work,but he runs really hard,thats all I am prepared to say,but if you don't have a lot of bills and you want to own a nice truck,some of the hard runners have actually paid off that truck there.He was driving a newer style pete,looks like the t2000 kw,forgot that model.I got their contract a few years ago,will trans will send you one in the mail,that was a plus for them as most don't tell you all the details,they did. At the time didn't want to be obligated for a long time. Hope I helped you a little there.
     
  5. Jeffbeard

    Jeffbeard Bobtail Member

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    Hello everyone i have been looking at ways to get started in driveing and talked to Wil-Trans was wondering what any of you knew about this company.
     
  6. Jeffbeard

    Jeffbeard Bobtail Member

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    Well most not be much about them out there. I do know they are out of Strafford, MO .:biggrin_25520:
     
  7. Eskimo6804

    Eskimo6804 Heavy Load Member

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    If you were considering working for Wil-trans, why would you not just cut out the middle man and go to work for Prime? That is all that Wil-trans is is a glorified owner operator that pulls Prime frieght. And I might also add, it is usually the scraps that Prime's dispatchers don't want for their own trucks.

    I personally think that Darryl Wilson(the owner/president) is a condescending prick, but many of his drivers tend to like him. That is just my opinion and I will say that I have not had any dealings with him for over ten years.
     
  8. unforgivin13

    unforgivin13 Bobtail Member

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    I live in FL. and have been looking for a OTR job but have had little luck. SRT has set an start date of Dec 1 for me but i was told not to go there Also Wil-Trans has offered me employment but wants me to be withas trainer for 3 weeks. I have 3years in the business but it is only regional. Any info on these companies is appreciated
     
  9. Lilbit

    Lilbit Road Train Member

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    May want to go with what you can get at first, as it is difficult getting trucking jobs when you live that far down in Florida. I use to live in Bradenton, and that is even too far down the state!
     
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  10. TNspeedy

    TNspeedy Medium Load Member

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    i know they are owned by prime and i drove for prime that was a joke but the wil trans guys i have talked to didnt really say much
     
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