Being an asset based carrier isn't easy.  With regulations, compliance, insurance, maintenance, hours of service, hiring, firing, retention, accidents and load planning on your plate. Dawson Logistics aims to make the process as profitable and simple as possible.  We are here to ensure that your perform the duties necessary from our customers so that you can get delivered, get paid and get home.  We are always looking to establish real "old school" relationships with carriers who take great pride in customer service, communication and being proactive.

Carrier Setup: Documentation


Dawson Logistics carrier setup program can be performed by downloading the documentation located by clicking the link below.  We offer a number of different services including quickpay, fuel advances, and strategic load planning based on your carrier profile.

  • Have at least 6 months in business

  • Have at least $100,000 in motor cargo insurance.

  • Have at least $1,000,000 in auto liability insurance

  • Have a legible copy of the authority, W-9, and insurance (above)

  • Have a "Satisfactory" safety rating or approved safety improvement plan

  • Have workers conpensation compliant with state requirements

  • Returned broker agreement with confirmation of receipt

  • Verbal dispatch of load details to driver

  • Daily check calls by driver or dispatcher

  • Problem calls at time of delay

  • Check calls (Arrival, Loaded and Empty Calls)

  • Detention check calls

  • Claims, overage, shortage, damages, shifting

1007 Cherokee Street NE Roanoke, VA 24012

Tel: 1(800) 721-5031
Tel: 1(540) 223-4488

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