Bison Transport Usa

(2 reviews) 4.8 out of 5
Amherst, WI 54406
USDOT
46811
Docket
MC142310

Overview

Bison Transport Usa is an active interstate freight carrier based out of Amherst, Wisconsin. Bison Transport Usa has been authorized to move property under MC142310 and USDOT 46811 and has been active since June 12, 1985.

Fleet Details

Type Tractors Trailers Trucks
Owned 443 1325 0
Leased 0 0 0

Freight types

  • General Freight
  • Household Goods
  • Metal: Sheets, Coils, Rolls
  • Logs, Poles, Beams, Lumber
  • Building Materials
  • Machinery, Large Objects
  • Fresh Produce
  • Liquids/Gases
  • Grain, Feed, Hay
  • Meat
  • Commodities Dry Bulk
  • Refrigerated Food
  • Beverages
  • Paper Products
  • Utility
  • Farm Supplies
  • Construction

Truck types

  • Van
  • Reefer
  • Container
  • Tanker

Shipment types

  • Full Truckload
  • Less than Truckload
MCS-150 Mileage
29,604,840 (2020)
Electronic Tracking
50% of reviewers say the carrier uses electronic tracking

Safety and Insurance

Authorizations

FMCSA authority status
Common Active — 01/11/2013 (10 years, 2 weeks)
Contract Active — 06/12/1985 (37 years, 7 months)
Carrier operation
Interstate
Cargo authorization
Property

Safety Violations

Type Total Severe Out of Service Measure Percentile
Vehicle Maintenance 69 21 31 2.27 19.4%
Unsafe Driving 55 15 0 1.4 19.1%
Hours of Service Compliance 19 4 0 0.14 7.1%
Driver Fitness 1 0 0 0.02 1.1%
Controlled Substances 1 0 1 0.02 2.5%

Accident Report

Type Last 6 Months 6-12 Months ago 12-24 Months ago Total
Crashes 3 5 14 22
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 3 1 3 7
Tow-away 3 5 14 22

Inspections

Type Inspections OOS Inspections OOS Percentage National Average
Driver 374 1 0.27% 6.47%
Vehicle 177 28 15.82% 21.91%

Insurance Coverage

Insurance type
BIPD (Primary)
Company name
National Interstate Insurance Company
Policy limit
$1,000,000
Policy number
HPP 8140000-13
Effective date
01/01/2022
Address
3250 Interstate Drive, Richfield, OH, US, 44286
Phone
+1-800-929-1500

Insurance type
Surety Bond
Company name
Great American Insurance Co.
Policy limit
$0
Policy number
2124026
Effective date
01/02/2022
Address
301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH, US, 45202
Phone
+1-844-424-4669

IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

December 05, 2022

profesional carrier

Timeliness
9/10
Cleanliness
10/10
Communication
8/10

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Consistent Tracking
  • Strong Dispatcher Communication
  • Strong Driver Communication
  • Easy to Onboard
  • Clean Equipment
  • Knowledgeable

this carrier was very profesional on the time pick up and delivery always tracking and the driver was very communicative, amazing job.


Lanes
Poynette, WI to Bedford, PA
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
NH

Verified Broker from New Hampshire

October 25, 2022

A carrier we've used for many many years, cheap...

Timeliness
10/10
Communication
10/10

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Strong Driver Communication
  • Friendly
  • Clean Equipment

A carrier we've used for many many years, cheap and reliable.


Lanes
Augusta, ME to Rochester, NY
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking