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American Way Trans LLC

Interstate
(11 reviews) 4.8 out of 5
Fontana, CA 92337
USDOT
3165031
Docket
MC114254

Carrier Ratings

Cleanliness
9.8
Communication
8.9
Timeliness
9.9

Positive Flags

On Time Pickup
9
On Time Delivery
9
Consistent Tracking
7
Strong Dispatcher Communication
7
Strong Driver Communication
6
Good Delivery Condition
6
Friendly
5
Easy to Work With
5
Clean Equipment
3
Knowledgeable
3
Easy to Onboard
2

Negative Flags

Poor Dispatcher Communication
1

Overview

merican Way Transportation is a carrier based out of Fontana California that specializes in final-mile delivery to mass retailers, grocery chains, warehouses and many manufacturers in the Western U.S. Our most up-to-date fleet of tractors and trailers driven by some of the best drivers in the industry delivers dry and temp-controlled loads direct throughout the western region, with next-day service to your CA, AZ, NV, UT and NM customers. In logistics, as in most things, it’s impossible to be perfect everywhere at everything. At American Way Transportation, our strength is our focused, flexible, scalable supply chain solutions in California and the Western U.S. We leverage an extensive warehouse network and truck fleet in California to get your products to market faster. That makes your customers happy and improves your money cycle.

Fleet Details

Type Tractors Trailers Trucks
Owned 3 3 0
Leased 0 0 0

Freight

  • General Freight

Truck Types

  • Container
  • Dry Van
  • Reefer
  • Power Only

Shipment Types

  • Partial Truckload
  • Less than Truckload
  • Full Truckload
  • Parcel
MCS-150 Mileage
212,201 (2022)
Electronic Tracking
73% of reviewers say the carrier uses electronic tracking

Lanes

This information was provided by American Way Trans LLC

Primary Operating Area Headquarters

Compliance

Authorizations

FMCSA authority status
Common Active — 08/16/2018 (5 years, 7 months)
Carrier operation
Interstate
Cargo authorization
Property

Safety Violations

Type Total Severe Out of Service Measure Percentile
Vehicle Maintenance 9 1 2 5.83 50.4%
Unsafe Driving 0 0 0 0 0%
Hours of Service Compliance 4 0 1 0.76 34.7%
Driver Fitness 0 0 0 0 0%
Controlled Substances 0 0 0 0 0%

Accident Report

Type Last 6 Months 6-12 Months ago 12-24 Months ago Total
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 0 0 0 0
Tow-away 0 0 0 0
Crash Reports 0 0 0 0

Inspections

Type Inspections OOS Inspections OOS Percentage National Average
Driver 9 1 11.11% 6.67%
Vehicle 8 1 12.5% 22.26%

Insurance Coverage

Insurance type
BIPD (Primary)
Company name
Concert Specialty Insurance Company
Policy limit
$750,000
Policy number
CS BSR 00001398-00
Effective date
07/16/2023
Address
1701 Golf Road, Suite 1 1110, Rolling Meadows, IL, US, 60008
Phone
+1-312-971-5630

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IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

June 09, 2023

“Full Truckload from Riverside, CA to Salt Lake City, UT”

Timeliness
10/10
Cleanliness
10/10
Communication
10/10

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Consistent Tracking
  • Strong Driver Communication

Driver was very informative on his ETAs, double checking on if his tracking stayed accurate and being friendly with the shipper. Made us look great with the customer.


Lanes
Riverside, CA to Salt Lake City, UT
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
MI

Verified Broker from Michigan

May 26, 2023

“Full Truckload from Jean, NV to Dayton, OH”

Timeliness
9/10
Cleanliness
9/10
Communication
9/10

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
What went poorly?
  • Poor Dispatcher Communication

Needed many updates from this carrier. Handled the updates very well the first half of the time and was fast responsive.


Lanes
Jean, NV to Dayton, OH
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

May 22, 2023

“Full Truckload from Sparks, NV to Jurupa Valley, CA”

Timeliness
10/10
Cleanliness
9/10
Communication
9/10

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Consistent Tracking
  • Strong Dispatcher Communication
  • Strong Driver Communication
  • Friendly
  • Easy to Work With
  • Clean Equipment
  • Good Delivery Condition

Good experience here, driver was understanding and kind, even w/long/delayed unloading time at the receiver. Dispatch also communicated well, paperwork turned in quickly and gave all needed info throughout.


Lanes
Sparks, NV to Jurupa Valley, CA
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

May 19, 2023

“Great carrier!”

Timeliness
10/10
Cleanliness
10/10
Communication
10/10

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Consistent Tracking
  • Strong Dispatcher Communication
  • Easy to Work With
  • Good Delivery Condition

This carrier has never failed us and in business that is saying a lot!


Lanes
Sparks, NV to Jurupa Valley, CA
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

May 19, 2023

“Full Truckload from Riverside, CA to Salt Lake City, UT”

Timeliness
10/10
Cleanliness
10/10
Communication
10/10

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Consistent Tracking
  • Strong Dispatcher Communication
  • Strong Driver Communication
  • Friendly

We have ran multiple loads with this carrier and all went well.


Lanes
Riverside, CA to Salt Lake City, UT
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional