TMC Transportation

Company Overview:

Since 1972, when the first truckload was delivered to Des Moines from Chicago by TMC Transportation, we have been proud of our commitment to customer satisfaction. In the years since our founding, we have continually raised the bar for quality, efficiency, and respect for our drivers. That's how we've grown into the largest privately-held flatbed carrier in the nation,without losing the values that set us apart from other carriers in the first place.

TMC is based in Des Moines, Iowa, on a beautiful 50-acre campus equipped with state-of-the-art training and maintenance facilities, Black and Chrome Truck Sales and the up-scale Baymont Inn and Suites, which is the trucking industry's very first driver hospitality center. if you want to drive for a carrier that seeks new innovative ways to increase efficiency and performance, you need to call us today. We keep our standards high, using only late-model equipment, superior safety methods, and strict dedication ot quality and customer satisfaction. 

You can help us continue our success as the standard-bearer for high quality service in flatbed transportation. We seek the very best drivers to represent our company, and we train every driver in the fundamentals and empower them to treat our customers as an extension of our family. We constantly look for ways to improve and build on our success -- and hope you choose to be a part of our journey.

Hiring Areas:

TMC Trucking Job Hiring Map

Why Choose to Drive for TMC?

To begin with, we give our drives choices when it comes to compensation. you can choose from a traditional cents-per-mile package or a performance-based program. This option allows drivers to earn up to 58 CPM! Our drivers also have competitive benefit packages, and opportunities for advancement and dedicated routes, depending on the location of your residence.

We also train drivers who do not have previous flatbed experience, and we hire drivers who are fresh out of truck driving school. Our goals is to hire the best drivers and do everything we can do to help them succeed -- starting with the best equipment on the road. Our fleet of black and chrome, late model Peterbilt tractors are proof of our commitment to that.

We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) that drivers receive at no cost to themselves.

What does it mean to be employee owned at TMC?

TMC’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) makes drivers employee owners. Drivers are averaging $10,000 per year into their trusts. This is in addition to their pay. 

Drivers who have been in the plan since ESOP began in 2013 had an average account value of $50,028 by the end of 2017. 

What other benefits can we offer you?

  • Culture – Our drivers know we have the utmost respect for them, and the work they do for us. They are the lifeblood of our business, and we support them wholeheartedly. The quality and reputations of our drivers are our best reference.
  • Safety – Because we value our drivers, we put driver and public safety at the forefront of our company policies. That's why we purchase the best equipment, and maintain it vigilantly, as well as provide the latest safety equipment. Our CSA score speaks for itself!
  • Training – We know that your training shouldn't stop when you graduate from school. There is always more to learn in our ever-changing industry. That's why we implement state-of-the-art training programs that build in your existing knowledge and experience. Our program is Department of Labor certified and Department of Veterans approved. This program helps those who are transitioning from military to civilian roles the opportunity to draw on their education benefits for up to 18 months while in the apprenticeship phase at TMC. Experienced Derviers get $1,000 per week training pay, plus up to $5,000 sign-on bonus with quicker payout.* Student drivers get $600 per week training pay.
  • Reputation – How do we set the standard for quality standards? TMC drivers are the best in the industry because of their drive to be the best in every facet of flatbed services. Our drivers are proud to be recognized for the cleanliness and sharpness of our fleet. It's the quality of our driver's, equipment and service that keep our customers loyal to our great company.

Learn more about the benefits of driving for TMC below, then click on one of the jobs in the right-hand sidebar to apply today.

Recent Awards:

TMC Transportation won top honors for best-in-class flatbed service by Alcoa.

  Types of Routes:

  Types of Freight:

  • OTR
  • Regional
  • Local
  • Dedicated
  • Intermodal
  • Flatbed

Average Days of Home Time Per Month: 4

Number of Trucks in Fleet: 2000

Number of U.S. Terminals: 4

Additional Company Details:

  • Rider Policy
  • Assigned Trucks

Bonuses (Subject to change):


  • Sign-On
  • Referral
  • Miles Driven
  • Performance


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacations
  • 401K


*Restrictions apply.