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Mercer Transportation Co Inc

Unclaimed
Interstate
(9 reviews) 4.9 out of 5
Louisville, KY 40203
USDOT
154712
Docket
MC143059, FF012031

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Carrier Ratings

Cleanliness
9.8
Communication
9.6
Timeliness
9.8

Positive Flags

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

Overview

Since 1977, we’ve shipped freight across North America with an emphasis on quality service and on-time delivery. Trusted by the DoD and Fortune 500 customers from coast to coast, yet nimble enough to meet the needs of the smallest of businesses. Mercer Transportation has become one of the largest flatbed, heavy specialized, and dry van carriers in the nation, and the success of our owner-operators proves it!

Fleet Details

Type Tractors Trailers Trucks
Owned 0 0 0
Leased 1939 2457 0

Freight

  • General Freight
  • Metal: Sheets, Coils, Rolls
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Driveaway / Towaway
  • Logs, Poles, Beams, Lumber
  • Building Materials
  • Machinery, Large Objects
  • Intermodal Containers
  • Oilfield Equipment
  • Commodities Dry Bulk
  • Refrigerated Food
  • Paper Products
  • Construction

Truck Types

  • Dry Van
  • Oversized
  • Flatbed

Shipment Types

  • Full Truckload
MCS-150 Mileage
160,990,967 (2023)
Electronic Tracking
67% of reviewers say the carrier uses electronic tracking

Lanes

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Primary Operating Area Headquarters

Compliance

Authorizations

FMCSA authority status
Common Active — 11/19/1990 (33 years, 4 months)
Contract Active — 10/11/1984 (39 years, 6 months)
Contract Active — 11/22/2013 (10 years, 4 months)
Carrier operation
Interstate
Hazmat
Cargo authorization
Property

Safety Violations

Type Total Severe Out of Service Measure Percentile
Vehicle Maintenance 1655 288 568 3.65 31.5%
Unsafe Driving 423 115 0 1.85 26.7%
Hours of Service Compliance 309 101 11 0.28 15.2%
Driver Fitness 28 16 23 0.04 3.9%
Controlled Substances 3 1 3 0 0%

Accident Report

Type Last 6 Months 6-12 Months ago 12-24 Months ago Total
Fatalities 0 0 4 4
Injuries 19 15 29 63
Tow-away 37 35 83 155
Crash Reports 37 36 86 159

Inspections

Type Inspections OOS Inspections OOS Percentage National Average
Driver 3959 37 0.93% 6.67%
Vehicle 2238 476 21.27% 22.26%

Insurance Coverage

Insurance type
BIPD (Primary)
Company name
Old Republic Insurance Company
Policy limit
$1,000,000
Policy number
MWTT 314656
Effective date
05/01/2019
Address
307 N. Michigan Ave. 17 Th Floor, Chicago, IL, US, 60601
Phone
+1-800-621-0365

Insurance type
BIPD (Primary)
Company name
Old Republic Insurance Company
Policy limit
$1,000,000
Policy number
MWTT 314656
Effective date
05/01/2019
Address
307 N. Michigan Ave. 17 Th Floor, Chicago, IL, US, 60601
Phone
+1-800-621-0365

Insurance type
Surety Bond
Company name
Travelers Casualty & Surety Co. Of America
Policy limit
$0
Policy number
106000906
Effective date
11/04/2013
Address
One Tower Square 5 Gs, Hartford,, CT, US, 06183

Insurance type
Surety Bond
Company name
Travelers Casualty & Surety Co. Of America
Policy limit
$0
Policy number
106000906
Effective date
10/01/2013
Address
One Tower Square 5 Gs, Hartford,, CT, US, 06183

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IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

August 07, 2023

“Not a bad experience but either the best.”

Timeliness
8/10
Cleanliness
8/10
Communication
6/10

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

Not a bad carrier they make the job delivered on time and pick up on time but not too good at tracking and communication but i recommend them to future works.


Lanes
Texarkana, AR to Stone Mountain, GA
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

May 18, 2023

“Full Truckload from Gainesville, GA to Bentonville, AR”

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

They pick up the load an hour late, but delivered on time at least. They could improve a bit more their communication, but will definitely work with them again


Lanes
Gainesville, GA to Bentonville, AR
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

April 01, 2023

“Full Truckload from Pennington, NJ to Mcdonough, GA”

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

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

Great service and overall experience. We've been using this carrier for a while now and always have a great service.


Lanes
Pennington, NJ to Mcdonough, GA
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

March 31, 2023

“Full Truckload from Pennington, NJ to Mcdonough, GA”

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

Had truck problems that required a mechanic, kept us updated throughout and finished load. Good communication from drivers


Lanes
Pennington, NJ to Mcdonough, GA
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional

helped me find this carrier
OR

Verified Broker from Oregon

March 31, 2023

“Dependable”

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

What went well?
  • On Time Delivery
  • Easy to Work With
  • Clean Equipment
  • Good Delivery Condition
  • Knowledgeable

Carrier does a lot of freight with us. Always dependable, on time, trustworthy and holds true to their word. For a large company, they do fantastic!!!


Lanes
Indianapolis, IN to Fort Knox, KY
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking