Builders Transportation Company is a family-owned truckload carrier that operates primarily in the eastern two-thirds of the US. The company specializes in hauling heavy steel products like aluminum, steel pipe, sheet metal and construction materials. Among its core customers are noted names in the steel industry like US Steel, Alcoa, American Cast Iron Pipe and Thomas & Betts.
From its base in Memphis, TN the company operates a fleet of 500 company-owned and owner-operated tractors, paired to 48-ft. spread axle trailers along with 45-ft to 65-ft extendable trailers. BTC refreshes its fleet every 4 years and recently put in an order for 120 new Mack Pinnacle model sleepers with EPA 2010-compliant Mack MP engines.
Roughly half of the fleet is composed of Mack tractors, equipped with Qualcomm MCP 200 onboard logging systems, Pre Pass Plus transponders and Mcleod Loadmaster software for efficient, streamlined deliveries.