Thank you for your interest in becoming a carrier for Velocity Transport. Our goal is to on-board your company as quickly as possible so we can both get back to generating revenue.

Velocity is an exciting new broker whose roots come from McLane Company, Inc., headquartered in Temple, TX. McLane, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a $50 billion dollar distributor to the grocery, spirits and food service industries.

As an extension of a large distributor, we understand the importance of generating long term relationships and value. Trust, loyalty and integrity are the core of our strategy when it comes to carrier relationships. Our carrier relationship is paramount to our business and that of our customer so our goal is to keep you loaded and moving. Additionally, we offer:

  • Single point of contact - We have one sales professional dedicated to each carrier, so preferred lanes, pricing structures, equipment and weight requirements are understood and respected from day one.
  • Credibility - With over 9,000 trucks in the McLane network, our heritage understands the challenges of running a trucking operation. Our team is also populated with people who have deep experience in a variety of roles in asset and non asset based transportation businesses. We only offer the freight a carrier needs to optimize their network one needs and will communicate clearly and regularly so carriers can seamlessly accomplish their business goals and plan ahead.
  • Best In Class Payment Terms - Our financial strength and commitment to doing the right thing enable us to pay with industry leading standard terms and offer the lowest available discount for carriers selecting a quick pay option. Carriers can choose the payment method and terms most appropriate for their business.
  • Commitment to Your Productivity - Let us be an extension of your sales staff. We will work with you to capitalize on our vast freight network helping you reduce empty miles, improve deadhead, improve utilization, and keep your drivers moving and productive.

Quality carriers are essential to our ability to meet clients' needs in this demanding market. Velocity views carrier relationships as an integral part of our business and growth. As a Velocity carrier, you join a leading logistics and transportation organization in the industry.

TO BECOME A VELOCITY CARRIER, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  1. Proof of insurance from reputable and reliable insurance underwriters that have an AM Best rating of B+, V or better (for US-based insurance). Insurance policies with coverage of not less than the following:
    1. Minimum $1,000,000 auto liability
    2. Minimum $100,000 cargo insurance
  2. Completed electronic Transportation Agreement
  3. Completed Carrier Profile to help us understand your operational capabilities and needs
  4. Valid interstate or intrastate authority (intrastate-only carrier must also have an active U.S. DOT#)
  5. Must have been in business a minimum of 3 months
  6. Must be Satisfactory or not rated by the DOT
  7. Completed W-9 Form for tax purposes