Operating a small business is difficult. Margins are thin and finding trusted partners can consume many of your working hours. The Ohio Trucking Association has your back! In an effort to assist carriers of all sizes, the Ohio Trucking Association Staff, Member Services Committee, and Board of Trustees have vetted and selected the following providers to assist in serving the association members. Each one of these providers offer a specialized options for motor carriers ranging both small and large, and if you are an OTA member, your organization will receive a special discounted price. Explore the possibilities today!
In the highly competitive and fragmented transportation industry, companies experience thin margins and the pressure to reduce costs continues to intensify. The OTA Marketplace's priority is to improve margins a company experiences by producing significant savings across purchases of supplies, parts, fuels, and services.
Lower your premium payments with OTA’s Workers’ Compensation Group Rating Program and join over 215 fellow OTA members who are saving millions! This program is administered by CareWorksComp. Even if your company does not qualify for group rating, CareWorksComp may be able to help you save money with its other BWC programs.
The driver shortage is one of the most talked about subjects in the industry. We partnered with DriverReach to help members solve it! DriverReach is a mobile- enabled recruiting management system for CDL drivers that transforms the way truck drivers apply for jobs. DriverReach streamlines the application experience for both driver prospects and recruiters. Verification of employment is completed digitally and automatically. Companies trust DriverReach to help them hire drivers in days, not weeks. OTA members save 10%.
On Demand Drug Testing & Work Solutions provides 24/7, comprehensive, on-site, and TPA services that will continue to make drug and alcohol safety a top priority for OTA members. On Demand has worked to build an expansive network of occupational health clinics, collection sites, and laboratories that allow them to provide services nationwide for an industry on the move. Save time and money with an On-Demand group rated policy that covers all services required to comply with DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations.
The Ohio Trucking Association has teamed up with AvatarFleet to provide a complete defensive driving system for Ohio's trucking industry safety leaders.
LLLC Defensive Driving is superior to any other system, and takes less time away from work. OTA and AvatarFleet provide all the tools for you to implement. There are three components provided that build on one another:
- The A-Fleet & Safety-Tune Ups: Complete self-directed online video course library to auto-assign courses and track individual completion
- LLLC Instructor Certification: Train-the-trainer model built on the A-Fleet video courses that are combined with a classroom workshop and commentary driving evaluation
- LLLC Driver Certification: Encourage defensive driving techniques by rewarding continuous online course completion and passing the Behind-The-Wheel evaluation
Are diesel technicians in high demand in your area?
Are you looking for a trusted partner to assist with your search?
OTA has partnered with American Diesel Training Centers (ADTC) for a proven training program that will provide Ohio transportation companies a steady stream of proficiently trained entry-level technicians using the proven ADTC recruiting, vetting, and training methodology.
The Host Facility will provide: bay for training; tools for training; air; power; and a small classroom space. ADTC will provide: all recruiting, vetting, curriculum, and program oversight.
The program consists of about 300 hours of training; 85% of the training is hands-on, and is built around a 2017 TMC Task Force that determined entry-level diesel technician skills needed in the trucking industry.
Find out how to get paid to solve the diesel technician shortage today!
Bestpass provides a comprehensive payment platform with a focus on nationwide toll management for commercial fleets of all shapes and sizes. With more than 6,200 customers and more than 540,000 deployed toll transponders in the United States and Canada, Bestpass ensures data accuracy, consolidates payments, delivers invaluable industry expertise, and saves its users time and money. Founded in 2001 by trucker drivers for truck drivers, Bestpass is now a trusted partner on the road and in the back office for customers, tolling authorities, and related organizations.
With ExpressTruckTax, you can e-file your 2290 and receive your stamped Schedule 1 in less than 15 minutes for just $9.90. Not to mention, with their cloud- based website and mobile application, you can e-file with a computer, tablet, or smartphone from anywhere! And when you file with ExpressTruckTax, they’ll even email or fax a copy of your stamped Schedule 1 straight to your carrier for FREE! What are you waiting for? Get your 2290 out of the way today.
Receive up to a 28% discount on your UPS shipping through OTA’s members-only program. Learn more by contacting UPS at 800.325.7000, or sign up at www.savewithups.com/ohiotrucking. You can also ask for a UPS savings flier to be mailed to you.
Sign up with PrePass and your first month is free as an OTA member! PrePass is an automatic vehicle identification (AVI) system that enables participating transponder-equipped commercial vehicles to be pre-screened throughout the nation at designated weight stations, port-of-entry facilities, and agricultural interdiction facilities. Cleared vehicles are then able to “bypass” the facility while traveling at highway speed, eliminating the need to stop.
U.S. Legal Services is a designer, administrator and provider of voluntary legal benefits for employers to make available to their employees through their benefits packages. Over the last 20 years, trucking has become a niche market for U.S. Legal Services due to the increase in legal and regulatory requirements placed on trucking companies and their drivers. U.S. Legal Services helps companies and drivers stay profitable and operational by providing quality, affordable, legal representation for citations and CSA points.