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Bison Transport Usa

Unclaimed
Interstate
(8 reviews) 4.8 out of 5
Amherst, WI 54406
USDOT
46811
Docket
MC142310

Carrier Ratings

Cleanliness
9.4
Communication
9.3
Timeliness
9.5

Positive Flags

On Time Pickup
8
On Time Delivery
7
Consistent Tracking
6
Strong Dispatcher Communication
5
Friendly
4
Easy to Work With
4
Strong Driver Communication
3
Easy to Onboard
3
Clean Equipment
3
Good Delivery Condition
3
Knowledgeable
2

Negative Flags

Poor Driver Communication
1

Overview

Bison Transport is a privately held, professionally managed transportation company, established in 1969. With a network throughout Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, Bison is a leading asset-based freight solutions provider that employs over 4,000 professional Drivers and staff. We proudly deliver award-winning transportation services to our valued clients throughout North America.

Fleet Details

Type Tractors Trailers Trucks
Owned 869 4310 0
Leased 81 4 0

Freight

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

Truck Types

  • Container
  • Dry Van
  • Reefer
  • Flatbed

Shipment Types

  • Full Truckload
MCS-150 Mileage
83,792,633 (2022)
Electronic Tracking
50% of reviewers say the carrier uses electronic tracking

Lanes

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Primary Operating Area Headquarters

Compliance

Authorizations

FMCSA authority status
Common Active — 01/11/2013 (11 years, 1 month)
Contract Active — 06/12/1985 (38 years, 8 months)
Carrier operation
Interstate
Cargo authorization
Property

Safety Violations

Type Total Severe Out of Service Measure Percentile
Vehicle Maintenance 138 39 56 2.37 19.5%
Unsafe Driving 102 41 0 1.24 17.2%
Hours of Service Compliance 40 5 0 0.09 3.9%
Driver Fitness 5 1 1 0.03 2.4%
Controlled Substances 1 0 1 0 0%

Accident Report

Type Last 6 Months 6-12 Months ago 12-24 Months ago Total
Fatalities 0 1 0 1
Injuries 2 8 5 15
Tow-away 9 15 12 36
Crash Reports 9 15 12 36

Inspections

Type Inspections OOS Inspections OOS Percentage National Average
Driver 685 2 0.29% 6.67%
Vehicle 307 50 16.29% 22.26%

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

Showing 8 of 8 Reviews Clear Filters
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

February 14, 2024

“Full Truckload from Inwood, WV to Auburn, ME”

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

Working with this team was easy from the start. Dispatch provided driver info right after booking the load and got the driver on tracking. Driver made pickup and delivery on time and had no issues. Great team to work with!


Lanes
Inwood, WV to Auburn, ME
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

February 12, 2024

“Full Truckload from Saint Joseph, IL to Fargo, ND”

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

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Friendly
  • Easy to Work With
  • Easy to Onboard

Impressive customer service! They resolved our scheduling issues promptly and ensured our shipment arrived on time.


Lanes
Saint Joseph, IL to Fargo, ND
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
OR

Verified Broker from Oregon

February 12, 2024

“On Time”

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

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

320 loads with our company and always a fantastic job. No matter the mileage, carrier is on point. Tracking is great, paperwork is beautiful, drivers are kind and courteous. We enjoy working with them and look forward to future business!


Lanes
Tuscaloosa, AL to Augusta, GA
Freight Details
General Freight
Building Materials
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
FL

Verified Broker from Florida

February 09, 2024

“Full Truckload from Tampa, FL to Dallas, TX”

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
  • Easy to Work With
  • Easy to Onboard
  • Clean Equipment
  • Good Delivery Condition
  • Knowledgeable

Bison Transport is great. They ran a dry van load with us. They responded to our check calls. Communication was there every step of the trip. Driver accepted electronic tracking and was on time.


Lanes
Tampa, FL to Dallas, TX
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
JP

jessica proper

September 28, 2023

“Good Experience cant complain”

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

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

They moved a flatbed load with us, on time pick up and delivery. consistent tracking. good experience with this carrier


Lanes
Lovell, ME to Fultonville, NY
Freight Details
Logs, Poles, Beams, Lumber
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking

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