Founded by Robert Sturgeon in 1982, Barr-Nunn is a dry van truckload carrier operating about 550 tractors and about 1,860 trailers.
We provide outstanding shipping service to manufacturers and users of consumer products, paper products, food products and ingredients,
plastic and rubber, building materials, appliances, hardware, castings, animal feeds and a host of other products. Our large customer base
and ability to efficiently meet the needs of shippers have made Barr-Nunn a stable and profitable operation.
In today's economy, many trucking operations may come and go. But when you work with Barr-Nunn Transportation, you can rest assured that we're here for the long haul, and we'll be here for many miles down the road. Whether it's your first shipment with us or your five hundredth, we want you to be completely satisfied with the service you receive.
In 2014, Barr-Nunn was acquired by Knight Transportation. We continue to operate as an independent subsidiary, and are pleased to be part of one of the most successful trucking companies in the business.
If you're looking for a trucking company that can provide you with peace of mind, we invite you to give us a call and discuss your individual shipping needs. A Barr-Nunn representative can show you exactly how our service, safety and stability all add up to top performance... when we take our show on the road for you.
Quality is in our Culture
As a Barr-Nunn customer, you can expect quality and reliability that is second to none. When you put Barr-Nunn on your team,
you have documented proof that we have a company-wide quality assurance program that increases the safe, efficient and
timely delivery of your products.
Barr-Nunn Quality Policy
Barr-Nunn Transportation is committed to anticipating and exceeding the needs and requirements of our customers. We are dedicated to a quality system that will be communicated to customers and employees. Barr-Nunn will hold all employees and specified suppliers accountable to quality performance standards through a formal review process. We will continually encourage our employees to participate in and challenge existing quality practices, as we strive to improve customer service.
Our objectives are to:
Barr-Nunn is committed to being a good steward of our environment. We are a proud member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's SmartWay Transport
Partnership Program, which helps carriers measure transportation efficiencies. The most effective thing we can do to reduce greenhouse gas emmisions is to reduce
fuel consumption. We have invested in several technologies to help improve fuel efficiency, including:
In addition to our corporate office building and state-of-the-art maintenance facility in Granger, IA, Barr-Nunn has several locations throughout our running area to provide service to our drivers and equipment. Details of each of our facilites are included below:
1803 Burr Oak Blvd
PO Box 518
Granger, IA 50109-7706
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Our friendly staff is here to provide service to our customers and driving associates. Send us an email, or give us a call today!