Boyd Bros. Transportation, Inc., seeks to be an industry leader by providing high-quality service. Boyd Bros. transports flatbed loads of valuable building commodities, including steel, iron, and roofing and other construction materials, to over two-thirds of the U.S. as well as parts of Canada and Mexico. The company’s award-winning track record is the result of a corporate philosophy to deliver materials safely, effectively, and on time, regardless of a customer company’s size. Many of Boyd Bros. Transportation’s customers place high-volume orders with time-sensitive materials.
The common thread for employees at Boyd Bros., whether nondriving or driving staff, is dedication. Every member of the team is committed to exceeding customer expectations. Boyd Bros. Transportation accomplishes its goals in part by treating its employees with trust and respect. The company offers rigorous training opportunities and generous benefits. Also, employees are provided with a driving simulator, mentors, and on-the-road tracking and management of driver performance. Boyd Bros. has over 100 drivers with more than a million logged miles of hauling. In 2009, Boyd Bros. won the Truckload Carriers Association, Inc.’s Best Fleet to Drive For Award, and it has earned several safety awards from organizations such as the American Trucking Association and the U.S. Department of Transportation. The company has even received an award for its cooperation in fighting terrorism from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program and an Outstanding Employer Award for supporting the National Guard and Reserve troops called to serve in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Boyd Bros. Transportation is headquartered in Clayton, Alabama, where the company houses a 24-hour dispatch service. Other Boyd Bros. terminals are located in Birmingham, Alabama; Greenville, Mississippi; and Cincinnati, Ohio, with shuttle facilities in Cofield, North Carolina and Cartersville, Georgia. Boyd Bros. Transportation requires high standards from its hardworking employees. The team provides service with a can-do attitude and excellent communication for customers. Dempsey Boyd and his brothers established the firm in 1956.