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Black Bear Express LLC

Interstate
(6 reviews) 5.0 out of 5
Pontiac, MI 48340
USDOT
3688750
Docket
MC1286026

Carrier Ratings

Cleanliness
10.0
Communication
10.0
Timeliness
9.8

Positive Flags

On Time Pickup
6
On Time Delivery
6
Consistent Tracking
6
Strong Dispatcher Communication
5
Strong Driver Communication
5
Easy to Work With
4
Clean Equipment
4
Friendly
3
Easy to Onboard
3
Good Delivery Condition
3
Knowledgeable
1

Overview

Black Bear Express we are attacking the roads to deliver your loads! We are based out of Pontiac Michigan please give us a call so we can get your load on the road!

Fleet Details

Type Tractors Trailers Trucks
Owned 1 1 0
Leased 0 0 0

Freight

  • General Freight

Truck Types

  • Dry Van

Shipment Types

  • Less than Truckload
  • Full Truckload
MCS-150 Mileage
163,500 (2023)
Electronic Tracking
100% of reviewers say the carrier uses electronic tracking

Lanes

This information was provided by Black Bear Express LLC

Primary Operating Area Headquarters Terminal

Compliance

Authorizations

FMCSA authority status
Common Active — 08/18/2021 (2 years, 7 months)
Carrier operation
Interstate
Cargo authorization
Property

Safety Violations

Type Total Severe Out of Service Measure Percentile
Vehicle Maintenance 2 0 1 2 13.6%
Unsafe Driving 0 0 0 0 0%
Hours of Service Compliance 0 0 0 0 0%
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 4 0 0% 6.67%
Vehicle 3 1 33.33% 22.26%

Insurance Coverage

Insurance type
BIPD (Primary)
Company name
Great West Casualty Co.
Policy limit
$1,000,000
Policy number
GRT06259A
Effective date
08/17/2023
Address
1100 West 29 Th St., P.O. Box 277, South Sioux City, NE, US, 68776
Phone
+1-800-228-8602

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OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

April 13, 2023

“Full Truckload from Auburn Hills, MI to Chippewa Falls, WI”

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

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Consistent Tracking
  • Strong Driver Communication
  • Clean Equipment
  • Good Delivery Condition

Usually runs on time or early, only once was a little behind, but let us know right away regarding delay-really appreciate their communication! Dependable & customer(s) happy w/deliveries.


Lanes
Auburn Hills, MI to Chippewa Falls, WI
Walled Lake, MI to Lima, OH
Milwaukee, WI to Webberville, MI
Freight Details
Household Goods
Machinery, Large Objects
Liquids/Gases
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

April 08, 2023

“Full Truckload from Walled Lake, MI to Lima, OH”

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

We've used it three times, haven't use it lately. Carrier was great, will check to see another time if available.


Lanes
Walled Lake, MI to Lima, OH
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

April 07, 2023

“Full Truckload from Walled Lake, MI to Lima, OH”

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

great carrier wonderful dispatcher and driver. tracked really well and got paper work in on time and did great letting us know what was going on though out the life of the load


Lanes
Walled Lake, MI to Lima, OH
Freight Details
General Freight
Household Goods
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional

helped me find this carrier
IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

April 07, 2023

“Handle your business with a Black Bear!”

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
  • Good Delivery Condition

Derrick protected our load just like a papa bear would. Easy to get ahold of and from pickup to delivery we had perfect tracking. Superb service


Lanes
Walled Lake, MI to Lima, OH
Freight Details
General Freight
Household Goods
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
DF
Response from Derrick Freels – Black Bear Express LLC
about 1 year ago
Thank you for your kind words. Taking care of the freight as if it was my own product is very important as well as communication. I truly enjoy doing what I do and appreciate everyone I do it for. Thanks for trusting this Black Bear to move and protect your freight.
IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

April 07, 2023

“Great carrier, did a good job”

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
  • Easy to Onboard
  • Clean Equipment

Did a good job, helped us out in a pinch on a local run!


Lanes
Walled Lake, MI to Lima, OH
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
DF
Response from Derrick Freels – Black Bear Express LLC
about 1 year ago
I'm glad we were able to help you out and we look forward to helping you out again in the future. We really appreciate the work. We enjoyed doing this load as well.