All aboard

On its website, J. Rayl Transport Inc. posts an FAQ for prospective employees. One of the questions included is “Are you really a great place to work?” The answer below confirms, “Yes, we’re really a great place to work.”

As other transportation businesses have shrunken in the troubled economy, family-owned J. Rayl Transport has continued to grow by providing customers reliable transportation services so they can maintain quality reputations with their own customers. President and CEO Jeremy Rayl recognizes that this success, apparent from the company’s eight years of consecutive growth, begins with his employees. That’s why J. Rayl makes sure that even in today’s tougher economy, it makes a strong effort to reward and inspire its people from the minute they come on board.
In years past, the company has worked hard to maintain a culture where employees want to work. Founded in 1987, the company has spent decades building up its reputation for quality customer service, but also its reputation as a reliable and fair employer. In fact, J. Rayl’s corporate motto is “Count on us.”

Offering one of the most competitive pay packages in the trucking industry, J. Rayl aims to attract top talent to deliver its transportation services of a dynamic customer base in 48 states as well as Canada. In an uncertain economy, the company provides job security in the fact it has never made a layoff from lack of work in its entire history. It has also never decreased any driver’s pay, continues to honor pay raises for tenured employees and gives its drivers safety and performance bonuses and 401(k) matching contributions.

From 2009 to 2010, the company had 35 new hires. By continually adding to its team of quality people, J. Rayl is able to further grow its logistics solutions and transportation services for an ever-expanding customer base, putting the company on track to grow another 25 percent this year.

How to reach: J. Rayl Transport Inc., (800) 753-5050 or