Who the Heck is PAM’s Trucking?

What’s in a name? If you’re PAM Transport, a lot of different things.

We come across all kinds of misfires people have made when looking for information on the trucking company PAM Transport. It’s ok – we get it. Names can be difficult to get right. Just for fun, here are some of the search blunders we’ve seen in Google over the last year or so…

Pan Am Trucking: I’m as big a fan of the Hunger Games series as the next person, but this transportation company is not named after or headquartered in the dystopian land of Panem where children fight to the death. That’s probably a good thing though, because it sounds like a scary gig to have. It also has no affiliation with the defunct airline name Pan Am that Don Draper courted on Mad Men.

Pams Transport/Pams Trucking: Who is Pam? I don’t know, but she sounds like a friendly person. Unfortunately, Pam doesn’t even exist, but it’s alright, we understand the confusion. Pam’s Transport does sound like a pretty nice place to be.

PAMtrucking: Gotta love this progressive, modern styling on the name. Still not quite the company’s name though.

PAM Truckin: We certainly can appreciate the country twang on this search term, but trucking is still spelled with a ‘g’ at the end.

PAM Tranport: Now we’re getting really close…but still no cigar.

PAM Transports: Pam transports what? Cattle? Cars? Dry goods? We’ll discuss this below. Almost there…

The name’s PAM Transport.

While the above names are pretty amusing, the trucking company’s actual name is PAM Transport.

Sadly, the company is not named after a Pam. In fact, there isn’t even a Pam. This is one of the biggest misconceptions about the company. PAM Transport is not named after a lady at the company named Pam, but after the company founder’s initials – P.A.M. Pam’s Transport and Pam’s Trucking are just misheard or mistyped search attempts at the company’s real name.

The Real PAM Transport

PAM Transport was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Tontitown, Arkansas. The company currently operates a fleet of over 1,700 trucks and 4,000 trailers and is a dry-van carrier that primarily hauls commodities like automotive parts, consumer goods, and manufactured goods. PAM runs all throughout the continental US, but primary freight routes are within the Midwest, Southeast, and East Coast. PAM Transport provides its drivers with one of the newest fleets in the industry – the average age of their tractors is 1.5 years.

PAM Transport & Driver Solutions – What’s the Connection?

PAM Transport is a partner company with Driver Solutions offering company sponsored CDL training opportunities to new drivers.  This truck driver training program allows drivers learn the skills needed to begin a new career with the company in around 3 weeks without the upfront tuition cost.

Interested in pursuing a new career with PAM Transport? Begin by clicking the Apply Now button below to get started. Filling out an application does not commit you to anything, but will allow you to schedule a time to speak with a representative from Driver Solutions to discuss truck driver job opportunities. 

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