TRI-STATE RECRUITING DEPARTMENT

                                 

800-367-1692 option 2  

tsrecruiting@tstate.com

8:00 AM- 5:00 PM (M-F)

                                 

Owner Requirements

The items listed below are needed when you lease on your vehicle;
  • Proof of $1,000,000.00 non-trucking liability insurance: Tri-State is to be listed as an interested party.
       Your recruiter will have the details.
 
  • Escrow is as follows: 
       Tractors and straight trucks $1000.00
       Cargo vans $500.00
       Omnitracs $250.00
       Trailers $500.00
       All are payable through settlement deduction.
 
  • Workers Comp or Occupational Accident Insurance: The accident insurance should be approved before 
       acceptance. Your recruiter will have details.
 
  • Weight scale ticket 
 
  • Original vehicle registration, If over 26,000 GVW you should have an IRP Plate for 48 states and 
 
  • Canadian Provinces if qualified for Canada
 
  • Annual DOT inspection that includes the name and address where the inspection was performed

All vehicles need DOT approved safety requirements:

  • Triangles: Placard holders for vehicles with hazmat endorsement
 
  • Fire extinguisher that has a UL Rating of 10B, C or more with gauge
 
  • Load securement devices;
       Vans: 2 straps, 1 load lock
       Trucks: Safety legs, 4 straps, 2 E track 4” load bars; Tractors:
       4 ratchet straps, 4 E track 4” load bars 
 
  • Cargo and sprinter vans are required 2 rows of e-track fastened securely to the floor approximately 32 to 40 inches apart and should not be installed over floor mat with insulation.  It should be a minimum of 9 feet or up to the entire length for maximum revenue. It is required that the plywood is installed full length and width between the rows of e-track and secured to the floor.  Plywood must be ½” or ¾“ thick so the plywood is higher than the e-track to keep the pallets from sliding on the e-track.  Vans are required to have a minimum of 2 e-track ratchet straps 2” wide and 2 wood beam sockets that clip into the e-track with a 2x4 cut to fit between them as the load bar.
 
  • Operators should be able to determine that the vehicle is safely loaded. 
 
  • Operators should know how to block, brace and tie down cargo.

Dimensions and other specifications:

  • Vans: two rows of E track mounted with plywood on the floor. The E track should not be higher than the plywood. Load lock bars are required for the E track.Plywood is to cover the cargo area front to back and should be fastened to the floor
 
  • Straight trucks 2-3 axles: door opening of 88 x 88 inches. Minimum two rows of E track. Dock high, which must be 48 inches from ground to box floor.  DOT approved sleeper.
 
  • Tractors must have DOT approved sleepers. 
 
  • Old signs should be removed prior to attending orientation. Signs and numbers will be applied to all    vehicles at the Tri-State facility. 
 
  • Omnitracs communication that Tri-State will install and a working cell phone with voicemail access.
CUSTOMER SERVICE
CONTACT INFORMATION
REQUEST A FREIGHT QUOTE 

Phone: (800) 821-6395

option 1, then 2

Fax 1-419-837-2332

e-mail: cs@tstate.com

Tri-State Mailing Address

P.O. Box 307

Perrysburg, Ohio, 43552-0307

Toll-Free: (800) 821-6395

Local: (419) -837-2401

Tri-State Physical Address

27681 Cummings Rd,

Millbury, OH  43447

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