Watkins Trucking Co. Inc

Watkins Trucking Co. Inc


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One of my pet peeves.. if your not handicapped don’t park in handicapped parking. Laziness is not a handicap. Multiple other spots available. If he’s able to work and tie down flatbed he can walk a little farther to the bathroom. Please teach this driver better.
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!
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 . 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 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 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.

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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.

Photos from Watkins Trucking Co. Inc's post 07/27/2023

Watkins Family Fun Day at Alabama Adventure was a success! We enjoyed seeing everyone. Looking forward to the next one!


This week our High Beams shine on Watkins Trucking!

Watkins Trucking Co. Inc is one of the premiere flatbed carriers that call Alabama home! Watkins' leadership is among the best in the business. Wayne and Bo Watkins make sure that everything is in tip-top shape.

The is proud to have many great flatbed carriers, like Watkins, calling Alabama their home! Thank you, Watkins, for all that you do for our industry!

The Governator-Speed Governors 07/14/2023

The Governator-Speed Governors When Mayhem isn't enough, CHAOS takes over!!The Safety Blitz 2022 is coming! Make sure to subs...

Photos from Watkins Trucking Co. Inc's post 04/26/2023

The 1st quarter of 2023 was an exciting month in Safety for Watkins Trucking!
We have 15 drivers that achieved a perfect 100 on their safety score.
We also attended the Alabama Trucking Association annual awards banquet and received the following awards for 2022:
1st place ATA Comp Fund Safety Blitz award,
1st place General Commodities Linehaul 1 to 3 Million Miles,
1st place General Commodities Combined 1 to 3 Million Miles,
3rd place General Commodities Local under 1 Million Miles.
ATA Presidents Award
Alabama 2022 Safety Professional of the year runner-up.

We want to thank and congratulate all of our drivers for their hard work and dedication to safety!

Speed limiters don't have to be a black and white number 12/19/2022

Speed limiters don't have to be a black and white number Newer speed limiter technologies allow companies to set speeds based on GPS coordinates.

Photos from Watkins Trucking Co. Inc's post 12/08/2022

Congratulations to the Club 100 members of the month for October and November!
All 3 drivers earned $250.00 cash for each month.

We had 9 drivers qualify for Club 95.

Stay safe, watch your speeds, & join the club!!

Photos from Watkins Trucking Co. Inc's post 12/05/2022

This past Saturday was our annual Christmas Party and Safety Meeting! 🎄🎁 Thank you Watkins Trucking family for your hard work and dedication this year! We are really proud of our safe drivers!

This years winners are:
🏆Owner/Operator of the year- Steve Myers
🏆Company Driver of the year- JR Whisenant

🏆Club 95- Ed Y., Julio M., Charlie G., Danny C., Joe W., Steve F., Doug W., Keith Q., Clint P., Heriberto P., Josh M, JR Whisenant, James C, Zach T, Antwone T, Jon W, Nathan B, Shawn F, Billy N, Ray B, Jeff R, Tim B, Steve M, John C, and Perry T.

🏆Club 100- JR , Ed , and Julio


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

Winter Weather Driving 11/02/2022

Winter Weather Driving ATA Comp Fund Website: https://atacompfund.org/The ATA Workers’ Comp Fund is the proven choice in workers' compensation coverage for transportation, distribu...


Safety Spotlight: Today we honored driver J.R. Whisenant for a perfect 100 safety score two months in a row. A perfect safety score is one that is not easy to achieve and we are honored to have J.R. as part of the Watkins Family for the past 5 years! 🏆


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!


Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from the Watkins Trucking Company family!
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! 🏆


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! 🏆


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!


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!
Source: Alabama Trucking Association


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!


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.

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
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4712 Richard Arrington Jr Boulevard N
Birmingham, AL

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 7am - 5pm
Wednesday 7am - 5pm
Thursday 7am - 5pm
Friday 7am - 5pm

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