Builders Transportation

About Us


Builders Transportation Company (Builders) has been family owned and operated since 1954. Frank P. Phillips with his three sons, Frank P. Phillips, Jr., John P. Phillips and Gene B. Phillips Serving as Vice Presidents.

Presently the company owns and leases approximately 240 tractors and 320 trailers. The trailers include 45ft air ride spread axle's, 48ft air ride spread axle's and 40ft-65ft extendible trailers.

Builders serves the 48 continental states unders general commodities as a common carrier, contract carrier and brokerage authority. Intra-state operating authority is in place in AL, IL, IN, OH, PA, MS, TN and TX. Builders recently received an operating license for Ontario, Canada.

Insurance limits are 10,000,000 on liability and 100,000 on cargo. Builder's curent FMBCS rating is satisfactory.

The principal commodities that Builders transports are: Coil Steel, Wire products, Structural and Sheet Steel, Aluminum Products, Bulding Materials, Cast Iron and Steel Pipe and machinery.

Builders' SCAC/Alpha Code is BUIA. EDI capabilities are currently in place and operating.

Builders, central dispatch and terminal is located in Memphis Tennessee. Equipment pools are in Birmingham, Alabama; Little Rock, Arkansas; Louisville, Kentucky; New Orleans, Louisiana; Chicago, Illinois; St. Louis, Missouri; Cleveland, Ohio; Cincinnati, Ohio; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Charlotte, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; Dallas and Houston, Texas.



Our Mission


We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of transportation and logistics by providing opportunities for individuals to develop their talents and skills to their fullest potential for the benefit of themselves, their families, our customers and the company.