Watkins Trucking Co. Inc

Watkins Trucking Co. Inc

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Another special 0% loss ratio certificate has been delivered!

Director of Risk Management, Don Anchors, dropped by Watkins Trucking Co. Inc to present long-time Alabama Trucking Association advocate, Wayne Watkins (President), and ATA Comp Fund Risk Management Advisory Committee Co-Chair, Heather Darnell (Safety Director), with their 2021 certificate.

CONGRATULATIONS to the entire Watkins Trucking team and thank you for your dedication to #safety in our industry!
I'm looking for Steve Watkins, MD, a long lost friend from Chattanooga, TN. Hope he and his family are well, Happy Holidays!
Last week, Risk Manager, Will Moses, stopped by Watkins Trucking Co. Inc to present Heather Darnell (Safety Director) with their grand prize gift card from the #SafetyBlitz2021. Watkins Trucking went above and beyond during our Safety Blitz week, buying in to the campaign and promoting the week to their employees and drivers.

Thank you to the entire Watkins Trucking team for your dedication to safety in our industry and for making our #SafetyBlitz2021 a success!
Congratulations to Wayne Watkins of Member, Watkins Trucking Co. Inc, for receiving the Alabama Trucking Association's highest honor at this year's convention! 2019 recipient (and ATA Comp Fund CEO), Kimble Coaker, presented Mr. Watkins with the H. Chester Webb Award for Distinguished Service at the close of the weekend.

Thank you for your service and dedication to not only the ATA and ATA Comp Fund, Wayne, but to our entire industry!
GREAT minds at work here! Last week, the ATA Comp Fund's Risk Management Advisory Committee held its inaugural meeting. The RMAC is comprised of a select group of safety professionals, chosen from nearly 600 Member companies. The goal of this committee is to bring together a unified group of forward-thinking professionals to round-table ideas on improving our services and to discuss solutions to assist Members in developing a safety culture.

Special thanks to the RMAC Members from the following companies: Watkins Trucking Co. Inc, Perdido Trucking Service, LLC, Pitts & Sons Towing and Recovery, Hornady Transportation, LLC, Delta Transfer, Deep South Freight, Summerford Truck Line, Inc., Action Resources, Inc, Heritage Freight Warehousing and Logistics, LLC, LB3 Trucking, Thompson Carriers, Inc, P&S Transportation, and Alabama Trucking Association!
The ATA Comp Fund is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Risk Management Safety Awards. These recipients were selected based on several factors, which includes a willingness to instill a culture of safety, a commitment to implement our Risk Management model and overall loss ratio.

Awards were presented on Monday, March 22nd at the @Alabama Trucking Association's Safety & Maintenance Management Council (SMMC) annual awards banquet in Pelham, Alabama.

Congratulations to Atomic Transport, Bay Lines, Watkins Trucking Co. Inc, Gulf City Body & Trailer Works, Inc., American International Movers, Doubleback Transportation, Max Coating, Seminole Express, and Volume Transportation, Inc.

Read more here: https://bit.ly/2NM4e16
Celebrating Randy and Rick a little early! Wish them a Happy Birthday this week.
Randy on Wednesday Rick Davis on Friday!
Merry Christmas to everyone and your families.
Merry Christmas to each and everyone and your families.
Would like for any drivers who use AT&T cell service to tell me if you have good cell & data service everywhere or if your service drops a lot. Thanks
I want to thank everyone as a company for everything yall did for my pawpaw he loved all of yall and enjoyed driving a truck yall just remember him always have safe travels he will be with all of yall from now on. Thank you Watkins trucking
Thought y'all
Might like this tarp!!!

We are Watkins. Founded in 1944, Watkins Trucking is a national leader in flatbed trucking. For over 75 years, our family owned and operated business has been dedicated to providing timely, safe, and experienced service to our customers.

Operating as usual

04/28/2022

Thank you ATA Comp Fund!

Another special 0% loss ratio certificate has been delivered!

Director of Risk Management, Don Anchors, dropped by Watkins Trucking Co. Inc to present long-time Alabama Trucking Association advocate, Wayne Watkins (President), and ATA Comp Fund Risk Management Advisory Committee Co-Chair, Heather Darnell (Safety Director), with their 2021 certificate.

CONGRATULATIONS to the entire Watkins Trucking team and thank you for your dedication to in our industry!

12/24/2021

Happy Holidays from Watkins Trucking!

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from the Watkins Trucking Company family!
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We hope you and your family have a safe and blessed holiday season. 🎄

Photos from Watkins Trucking Co. Inc's post 12/09/2021

Congratulations to the 2021 Watkins Trucking Company award winners! This year’s honorees include “Company Driver of the Year” Theo Warren, “Owner-Operator of the Year” Greg Thornton, and our Safety Award winners, who achieved the top safety records among our drivers this year. We enjoyed getting to celebrate these achievements together at our annual company Christmas party! Way to go, guys! 🏆

11/11/2021

Thank you, veterans, for your sacrifice and service. You keep our nation secure, so we can keep trucking!

Photos from Watkins Trucking Co. Inc's post 10/01/2021

This week, third-generation Watkins Trucking Owner, Chief Executive Officer, and Past-Chairman of the Alabama Trucking Association, Wayne Watkins, was honored with the H. Chester Webb Distinguished Service Award. This lifetime achievement award is the highest honor given by the Alabama Trucking Association and is presented to individuals who have contributed a lifetime of service and leadership to the trucking industry. A big congratulations to Wayne! 🏆

09/17/2021

The Faces of Watkins Trucking!

We had a great week celebrating our drivers for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! Here are a few faces of the guys who keep our world moving. Thank you, drivers, for all you do!
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09/15/2021

Drivers Keep America Moving!

Did you know? 80% of U.S. communities depend on trucking to deliver their goods! Nearly 8 million trucking professionals bring critical food, fuel, supplies, and medicine to your communities! Thank a driver this week. 🛣🇺🇸 Happy Truck Driver Appreciation Week!
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09/14/2021

A Thank You To Our Drivers

A message to our drivers: THANK YOU! We appreciate all of your sacrifices and hard work. When the world stopped, YOU kept trucking! Thank you. 🛣🏞 And Happy Truck Driver Appreciation Week!
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09/13/2021

When the world stopped, they kept trucking!

When the world stopped, they kept trucking! 🛣 It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! This week, we are celebrating our drivers with some awesome raffle prizes, refreshments in the office, and t-shirts! Take a moment to thank a driver this week.
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Photos from Watkins Trucking Co. Inc's post 08/13/2021

Watkins Trucking supports the Special Olympics! Last week, our drivers joined the World’s Largest Truck Convoy, a national one-day celebration of the trucking industry and fundraiser for a worthy cause. Along with key industry partners and Alabama Law Enforcement, the Alabama trucking industry worked to raise support for the Special Olympics through this noteworthy event.

Photos from Watkins Trucking Co. Inc's post 08/08/2021

Photos from Watkins Trucking Co. Inc's post

07/05/2021

We hope you and your families had a wonderful July 4th celebration and are enjoying a holiday off today! Happy Independence Day weekend from Watkins Trucking!

06/27/2021

We are Watkins. A family owned and operated company founded in 1944, Watkins Trucking is a national leader in flatbed trucking. We are now hiring experienced flatbed drivers. Apply today! https://watkinstrucking.com/drivers/

Watkins Trucking Co. Inc updated their business hours. 06/08/2021

Watkins Trucking Co. Inc updated their business hours.

Watkins Trucking Co. Inc updated their business hours.

06/03/2021

We are Watkins. A family owned and operated company founded in 1944, Watkins Trucking is a national leader in flatbed trucking. We are now hiring experienced flatbed drivers. Apply today! https://watkinstrucking.com/drivers/

06/03/2021

We are Watkins. A family owned and operated company founded in 1944, Watkins Trucking is a national leader in flatbed trucking. We are now hiring experienced flatbed drivers. Apply today! https://watkinstrucking.com/drivers/

Watkins Trucking Promo 05/29/2021

Watkins Trucking Promo

We have a few openings for company drivers! We offer great pay, home time and competitive benefits.

We require at least two years of "on the road" experience with one year of flatbed experience.

Apply today at www.watkinstrucking.com!

Watkins Trucking Promo

04/20/2021

Watkins Trucking was honored by the Alabama Trucking Association with the Large Carrier 2020 ATA Comp Fund Safety Award! Congratulations to our Safety Team and to our drivers who work hard to stay safe out there on the road!

12/23/2020

Merry Christmas from the Watkins Trucking family to yours! We wish you a healthy, happy holiday, and a blessed New Year!

Watkins Trucking - a family owned and operated business since 1944.

11/20/2020

Watkins Trucking had a very special visitor today! Thank you, Falkner family, for coming out to see the “big trucks!”

11/14/2020

Answer: The driver took this picture near Jacobs Lake, Northern Arizona, US route 89A.

Flashback to 1995 where a Watkins Trucking driver was spotted hauling a load of pipe out west! Where do you think this is? Comment your guess!

11/13/2020

Flashback to 1995 where a Watkins Trucking driver was spotted hauling a load of pipe out west! Where do you think this is? Comment your guess!

11/11/2020

To our veterans, thank you for your sacrifice and your service. You kept our nation free, so we can keep America moving. To you, we owe our honor.

09/29/2020

Congratulations to the grand prize winner of our National Truck Driver Appreciation Week drawings, Stephen Wilson! We hope you enjoy your new Yeti cooler! 🎊

09/25/2020

Today was a bittersweet day at Watkins Trucking as we celebrate the retirement beloved Mrs Carol Alston. Carol has been with the company for 28 years! We are so appreciative of her service and hard work over the years, and she will be missed!

09/18/2020

As we wrap up National Truck Driver Appreciation Week at Watkins Trucking, we want to say again how grateful we are for our drivers, for their hard work and grit out on the road, and for the sacrifices they make to keep America running. Thank you, drivers! Check out all of our prizes and prize winners from our drawings this week.

09/17/2020

Did you know? Truck drivers are responsible for hauling almost every purchasable item in the country! Check out more of these incredible facts about trucking as we appreciate our team on the road this week! Thank you for all you do, drivers!

09/17/2020

We're having so much fun celebrating our drivers! We are drawing names throughout the week for tons of great prizes and swag, and we're enjoying seeing the drivers as they stop by for refreshments every day. Take a look at some of the prizes and winners so far!

09/15/2020

In observance of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, our owners, Wayne, David, and Randy Watkins share a message of thanks with our drivers!

09/14/2020

It's National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! Please take a moment to thank a driver this week. Almost every part of daily life is made possible because a truck driver delivered the materials, goods and resources that people need. We appreciate our drivers and look forward to celebrating them this week!

05/31/2020

The past can help us learn from our mistakes and the mistakes of our forefathers and prepare us for a better future. We hope America will learn from the events of late, and look toward better days ahead. It will take all of us working together to change the narrative.

05/29/2020

Watkins Trucking was founded in 1944 by Irvin Watkins, grandfather to our three current owners Wayne, Randy, and David Watkins. The second picture shows these three back where it all started, working on Gramps’ trucks! 🚛

📸 cred: Wes Frazer Makes Photos

05/15/2020

And the winners are....

Marlow Rogers - Amazon gift card
Jason Hallmark - Amazon gift card
Ricky McCombs - Subway gift card
Brian Hebert - Domino's gift card
Colleen Whitaker - Wendy's gift card
Jonathan Westbrook - Chick fil A gift card
John Wardzala - Starbucks gift card
Ray Butts - Starbucks gift card
Ronny Farris - Chipotle gift card
Albert Thurman - Chipotle gift card
Steve Forman - Chipotle gift card
Bryan Spradlin - Starbucks gift card

05/15/2020

Thank you Palomar for the gift cards! We are about to have a drawing....and winners will be posted shortly!

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Happy Holidays from Watkins Trucking!
The Faces of Watkins Trucking!
Drivers Keep America Moving!
A Thank You To Our Drivers
When the world stopped, they kept trucking!
In observance of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, our owners, Wayne, David, and Randy Watkins share a message of...
Robert " Dipstick" Pesnell March 4, 1941- September 12,2018We are deeply saddened for the loss of Dipstick!  He was and ...

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