General Transport Inc.


Heard about what makes driving at General so great? If not, this is the page that will.

So you can focus on what matters most, the road ahead.

Simple, weekly direct deposits-No more bi-weekly paychecks. 

Ride in comfort & safety in our new & clean trucks.

At General Transport we take pride in our drivers and we make sure that communication is clear and that everybody is on the same page, from dispatch to paychecks.

We know family time is the most important time, so we work with drivers to set flexible schedules to ensure quality family time is not absent. 

Top of the line equipment.

Our late model trucks come equipped with Zonar ELD, PrePass Elite, APU, Fridge, and double bunked.

Don't just take our word for it,

Hear it from the drivers themselves:

General Transport

I chose to drive for General Transport because I’ve drove for other companies, and for me – this is the BEST company out there. I will stay here “Forever”. The employees at General Transport are my friends and family – they treat me very well. If anyone makes a mistake, they fix it and make things right – they are honest people!

Carlos D
General Transport

I have worked with a lot of companies in 15 years but non like General Transport. In March of 2017 I started to work with General Transport, and my money was always there consistent loads and no downtime. In Novermber of 2017 I left – WOW was that a mistake. The first 4 months I worked with 3 different companies that offered this owner operator money miles and consistency and when it was all said and done – I was in so much debt because these companies ere playing with my money and a lot of waiting for loads. I called General Transport to return – Now, I’m almost out of my debt – in less than 2 months since returning. They also treat you like family, they care about their drivers and owner operators. I’m back and happy… I won’t be leaving General Transport again. This is my home.

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Debbie wilks
Debbie wilks
03:48 08 Dec 19
Love this place ...nice ppl work there to...
Robert Breslin
Robert Breslin
16:02 26 Sep 19
I have been with General Transport for a bit over 6 months and have found it an excellent place to work. As an owner/operator I am continuously impressed by the competence and ability of dispatch. They go over the top to get me loads that work for me. I have a challenging home situation (disabled family member) and this is by far the best company I have worked for!
Sarah Yanez
Sarah Yanez
23:21 27 Apr 19
I have work with General Transport for 6+ years and even as a broker I am treated and respected as if I were a customer. I can say they have the best service and communication, truly showing the values of the company. Hayden and Bob are the best! Thank you for all the great service and I look forward to many more years!
Sandi McKenzie
Sandi McKenzie
20:59 03 Dec 18
I have been with GT for 6 months and am very happy with my decision to join the family as Director of Recruiting. I asked a LOT of questions and had several conversations to be sure I was making a good decision for my career future - I have witnessed exactly what I was presented. The Owner is honest, the staff is experienced and work very well as a team. The drivers are happy and seem to enjoy what they do. While we all know that trucks all come with issues - the maintenance team do an... amazing job at keeping the trucks and trailers well maintained. The lanes are as advertised and operations knows what they are doing. The level of respect makes me very happy to be part of the team, I feel appreciated and really enjoy working for a company that has reasonable expectations and respects the opinions of the staff. I am looking forward to a long and satisfying career!!read more
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Heres some more reasons why:

Owner Operators

General Transport was founded in 1984 and is based in Akron, Ohio, in the heart of transportation industry. We are a truckload dry van, no touch general freight carrier, relying on our owner operator fleet to provide quality service to our many customers.

It goes without saying that owner operators are a huge part of our business. For years, we have partnered with independent drivers. They handle much of our load, delivering freight in countless areas safely and efficiently. 

Currently, we have owner-operator to run the triangle of Ohio, Texas and Floria.:

  • Run our Triangle
  • Work with the General Transport team to determine the loads that the driver would haul
  • Pick-up and deliver cargo to their destination using the driver’s truck
  • Follow the right schedule and the right destination for each cargo
  • Follow traffic laws and all the regulations set by the Department of Transportation
  • Stick with the travel instructions provided by the General Transport team
  • Report to the General Transport team after every route
  • Take charge of the maintenance and inspection of the truck to ensure good working conditions

Owner operators run a very distinct triangle service area. Customer locations are in Ohio, Eastern Texas and Central Florida. These hauls provide consistent points for loading and unloading along consistent freight lanes. Company regional drivers operate within a 500 to 600-mile radius of Akron, OH traveling to NC, SC, GA, IN, VA, TN, KY and back to Ohio. There is no travel to the east coast or Canada.


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Company drivers

General Transport has a lot to offer company drivers. Be a part of a company and a team that cares about its employees. We give our drivers the compensation and respect they deserve. And we create a working environment they’d love to work in and train them to be better employees.

As part of our truck driver hiring in Akron, Ohio, General Transport offers the following to our future company drivers:

  • Competitive Salary – Our fair compensation package helps you manage your financial situation.
  • Home on Weekends – As a family-owned company, we acknowledge the importance of spending time with your family.
  • Above Average Medical Benefits Program – These exceed the industry standards, so we can help you look after your health.
  • Retirement Plans – We help you plan your life after you park the truck for the last time.
  • Bonuses – The more you perform, the more you receive. We know how to appreciate hard-working employees.
  • Paid Vacation – Because our hard-working drivers deserve it.
  • A New Driver Lounge – During breaks, drivers can rest and relax in our offices.
  • Company Paid Cell Phones for Communication – This gives you a direct link to our team, guiding you and offering help during crises.
  • A Safe Work Environment – You’d love to go to work every day.
  • Safe Vehicles – We only provide safe and high-performing trucks to our drivers.

Interested in a job as a company driver? Send your application so we can consider you for the post.

If you have questions, call Rick or Sandi directly at 1-888-678-6055. You could also send an e-mail for answers to any question you may have.


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