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Tucker Freight Lines Inc

Interstate
(8 reviews) 4.8 out of 5
Dubuque, IA 52001
USDOT
1674
Docket
MC136553

Carrier Ratings

Cleanliness
9.5
Communication
9.6
Timeliness
9.5

Positive Flags

On Time Pickup
8
Strong Dispatcher Communication
7
On Time Delivery
6
Consistent Tracking
6
Easy to Work With
6
Strong Driver Communication
5
Good Delivery Condition
5
Knowledgeable
3
Friendly
2
Clean Equipment
2
Easy to Onboard
1

Negative Flags

Late Delivery
1

Overview

Tucker Freight Lines previously known as Art Pape Transfer, has been in transportation since 1956 and have worked with customers in open deck and dry van transportation sectors to find many solutions for transportation roadblocks.

Fleet Details

Type Tractors Trailers Trucks
Owned 290 980 0
Leased 0 0 0

Freight

  • General Freight
  • Household Goods
  • Metal: Sheets, Coils, Rolls
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Driveaway / Towaway
  • Logs, Poles, Beams, Lumber
  • Building Materials
  • Machinery, Large Objects
  • Intermodal Containers
  • Oilfield Equipment
  • Grain, Feed, Hay
  • Garbage, Refuse, Trash
  • U.S. Mail
  • Commodities Dry Bulk
  • Beverages
  • Paper Products
  • Utility
  • Farm Supplies
  • Construction

Truck Types

  • Lowboy
  • Dry Van
  • Deck
  • Oversized
  • Flatbed
  • Conestoga

Shipment Types

  • Full Truckload
MCS-150 Mileage
25,000,000 (2022)
Electronic Tracking
75% of reviewers say the carrier uses electronic tracking

Lanes

This information was provided by Tucker Freight Lines Inc

Primary Operating Area Headquarters Terminal

Compliance

Authorizations

FMCSA authority status
Common Active — 09/07/1983 (40 years, 8 months)
Contract Active — 09/30/1985 (38 years, 7 months)
Carrier operation
Interstate
Cargo authorization
Property

Safety Violations

Type Total Severe Out of Service Measure Percentile
Vehicle Maintenance 46 9 21 2.75 22.6%
Unsafe Driving 37 12 0 1.21 17.2%
Hours of Service Compliance 11 1 0 0.03 0.7%
Driver Fitness 1 1 1 0.02 1.1%
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 6 2 8
Tow-away 2 4 9 15
Crash Reports 2 4 9 15

Inspections

Type Inspections OOS Inspections OOS Percentage National Average
Driver 276 1 0.36% 6.67%
Vehicle 86 20 23.26% 22.26%

Insurance Coverage

Insurance type
BIPD (Primary)
Company name
The Travelers Indemnity Co. Of Connecticut
Policy limit
$1,000,000
Policy number
HE8404H59902ATCT21
Effective date
08/01/2021

Insurance type
Surety Bond
Company name
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Comp
Policy limit
$0
Policy number
7901155587
Effective date
09/21/2023

Showing 8 of 8 Reviews Clear Filters
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

February 14, 2024

“Great carrier”

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

This team wasted no time in getting the shipment to the receiver. they made sure to check with us to make sure they could deliver early and got the load there in not time. We had no issues and they provided everything once the load was complete.


Lanes
Saint Joseph, MO to Ames, IA
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

February 12, 2024

“Full Truckload from Overland Park, KS to Milwaukee, WI”

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

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Consistent Tracking
  • Easy to Work With

Their extensive network made our interstate shipments faster and more efficient. Truly impressive reach and reliability.


Lanes
Overland Park, KS to Milwaukee, WI
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
OR

Verified Broker from Oregon

February 12, 2024

“Great Carrier”

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
  • Good Delivery Condition

Amazing carrier. Would highly recommend. Always on time and professional. Dispatch is always on point and offering updates prior to us asking. Paperwork is submitted quickly and thoroughly. Love working with them.


Lanes
Oklahoma City, OK to Gilberts, IL
Freight Details
General Freight
Building Materials
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
FL

Verified Broker from Florida

February 09, 2024

“Full Truckload from Columbus, OH to Cedar Rapids, IA”

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

Tucker Freight Lines booked a dry van load with us. Pickup and delivery went smoothly. Daniel and Troy sent in a trailer that was in good condition. Electronic tracking was turned on throughout the trip. Professional crew. We look forward to working with them in the future.


Lanes
Columbus, OH to Cedar Rapids, IA
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

October 03, 2023

“Good Iowa carrier”

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

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • Strong Dispatcher Communication
  • Easy to Work With
  • Good Delivery Condition
What went poorly?
  • Late Delivery

Load was late to delivery but not the carrier's fault. Shipper took too long to load. Driver did will at making up time.


Lanes
Kalamazoo, MI to Newton, IA
Freight Details
Paper Products
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional