July 6, 2020

Carriers are the backbone of our success. Without our carriers, we wouldn’t be able to offer our shippers the quality and reliability they’ve come to expect from us. 

July’s Carrier of the Month, Rock Transfer & Storage, has been a partner of Spot’s since 2019. They run one of our highest volume lanes and consistently handle schedule changes and last minute add-on loads without complaining and while providing excellent service! Read on for a Q&A to learn more about Rock Transfer & Storage and their take on the transportation industry.

Tell us about your founding: Our company started in 1976 by Leland “Rock” Martell with one truck and a small warehouse to service the foundry industry in Milwaukee, WI.

What does your company specialize in?: We specialize in LTL, truckload, and dedicated business and are based in WI with operations in MI, IN, and MN.

Why do you enjoy working with Spot?: We appreciate Spot’s good communication and timely payments!

If you could change one thing about the transportation industry, what would it be?: More qualified drivers. Our average driver has been with us for 8.5 years, which is something we’re very proud of!

What part of the country do you enjoy driving through most and why?: The Midwest as it’s where we’re from.

What is your favorite part about being in the logistics industry?: Being an essential business and how we assist in keeping the country moving.