Grasshopper Trans Inc

(5 reviews) 4.8 out of 5
Chicago, IL 60616
Docket
MC950175
USDOT
2838429

Overview

Fleet Details

Type Tractors Trailers Trucks
Owned 10 10 0
Leased 65 65 0

Freight types

  • General Freight
  • Metal: Sheets, Coils, Rolls
  • Meat
  • Beverages
  • Paper Products

Truck types

  • Van
  • Reefer

Shipment types

  • Full Truckload
MCS-150 Mileage
6,850,000 (2020)
Electronic Tracking
40% of reviewers say the carrier uses electronic tracking

Safety and Insurance

Authorizations

FMCSA authority status
Common Active — 09/09/2016 (6 years, 3 weeks)
Carrier operation
Interstate
Cargo authorization
Property

Safety Violations

Type Total Severe Out of Service Measure Percentile
Vehicle Maintenance 60 9 18 3.27 29.8%
Unsafe Driving 24 11 0 2.85 37.1%
Hours of Service Compliance 23 7 5 0.6 28.8%
Driver Fitness 2 1 2 0.09 11.1%
Controlled Substances 0 0 0 0 0%

Accident Report

Type Last 6 Months 6-12 Months ago 12-24 Months ago Total
Crashes 3 0 3 6
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 1 0 3 4
Tow-away 3 0 3 6

Inspections

Type Inspections OOS Inspections OOS Percentage National Average
Driver 167 8 4.79% 6.27%
Vehicle 80 15 18.75% 21.66%

Insurance Coverage

Insurance type
BIPD (Primary)
Company name
Ace Property And Casualty Insurance Company
Policy limit
$750,000
Policy number
H08474801
Effective date
10/15/2021
Address
436 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, US, 19106
Phone
+1-800-433-0385

IN

Verified Broker from IN

October 03, 2022

Great People

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

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Strong Dispatcher Communication
  • Strong Driver Communication
  • Friendly
  • Easy to Work With
  • Easy to Onboard
  • Knowledgeable
What went poorly?
  • Intermittent Tracking

WOW! This company was the whole package. Driver was early for both appts and communicated very well and so did the dispatcher. Both were super friendly, easy to work with, onboarding was a breeze and both was very knowledgeable. Tracking was in/out but communication was top notch.


Lanes
Bloomsburg, PA to Esko, MN
Freight Details
Machinery, Large Objects
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking not functional
IN

Verified Broker from IN

September 27, 2022

This carrier was easy to set up and...

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

What went well?
  • Friendly
  • Clean Equipment

This carrier was easy to set up and communicated very well.


Lanes
Olivehurst, CA to Walla Walla, WA
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
PA

Verified Broker from PA

July 19, 2021

The dispatcher Dan did a good job with making...

Timeliness
10/10
Cleanliness
10/10
Communication
6/10

Likes

The dispatcher Dan did a good job with making sure the driver was on schedule for pickup and delivery

Dislikes

Driver Abdi was not a fan of having to answer his phone if we could not reach dispatch


Lanes
Goodyear, AZ to Cold Spring, MN
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
DW

Daniel Wydner

May 16, 2021

Grasshopper Trans is generally good with...

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

Likes

Grasshopper Trans is generally good with providing us updates, and meeting appointment times.

Dislikes

There's nothing that I've disliked about working with Grasshopper Trans.


Lanes
Rome, GA to Modesto, CA
Monticello, IN to Cold Spring, MN
Monticello, IN to Milton, NY
Monticello, IN to Fort Worth, TX
Freight Details
General Freight
Beverages
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
IL

Verified Broker from IL

May 11, 2021

Willing to cover last minute shipments from our...

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

Likes

Willing to cover last minute shipments from our customer and was helpful

Dislikes

Arrived to delivery a little late but was mostly on the shippers end.


Lanes
Monticello, IN to Cold Spring, MN
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
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