The significant growth of trucking / logistics companies over the past 15 years is primarily attributed to the dairy production and process industries, that cater to the handling, storage and transportation of agricultural commodities. Entities like Scott Jackson Trucking, Arlo G. Lott Trucking, Rich Thompson Trucking, Giltner Trucking, and Penn Pacific Trucking, are just a few of the Trucking firms in Jerome County. Dairy Farmers of America and other firms are involved in brokering milk sales and transport.
Entities like Scott Jackson Trucking, Arlo G. Lott Trucking, Rich Thompson Trucking, Giltner Trucking, and Penn Pacific Trucking, are just a few of the Trucking firms in Jerome County. Dairy Farmers of America and other firms are involved in brokering milk sales and transport.
The WOW-Jerome DC is a multi-temperature facility with ambient (dry) and refrigerated (cooler) warehousing storage areas, as well as a USDA-approved cheese grading room.
Scott Jackson Trucking
Scott Jackson Trucking offers a variety of services, ranging from ground transportation of containers to supplying agricultural materials like seed, soil and feed. Their services include commodities hauling, construction management, flatbed trucking, and site development.
Arlo G. Lott Trucking
This second-generation business focuses on providing safe and efficient transportation of commodities throughout the United States and Canada. Services include regional bulk, maxi flatbeds, Northwest bulk, bulk long haul, flat/long haul, and Canadian bulk trucking.
Rick Thompson Trucking
This company started in 1982, when the founder started his own hauling business selling hay to dairy farmers. This nationwide trucking company now serves the lower 48 states with top-of-the-line customer support and trucking services. Customers include Sorrento Lactalis, Agropur, Falls Brand, Clif Bar, Chobani, and the U.S. Department of the Interior/Fish and Wildlife Service.
For nearly 40 years, Giltner Transportation has been hauling truckloads of time- and temperature-sensitive product. Giltner specializes in produce, fresh meats, pharmaceutical products, and other commodities that require refrigeration.
Penn Pacific Trucking
This all-reefer company has more than 40 years of experience in the trucking business and serves seven Western states and Alberta, Canada.
Dairy Farmers of America
Dairy Farmers of America Inc. (DFA) is a national milk marketing cooperative in the United States. It is owned by and serves nearly 15,000 dairy farmer-members representing more than 9,000 dairy farms in 48 states. DFA markets members’ raw milk and sells milk and derivative products to wholesale buyers.
In Jerome, DFA is a dairy farming co-op that operates a milk hauling truck service to its members. DFA operates 12-15 semi-trucks out of this facility with the primary use as truck and trailer parking during off-use time periods.
The WOW-Jerome, Idaho, warehouse, is an ASI Superior Rated food grade distribution center that began operations in 2002. The WOW-Jerome DC is a multi-temperature facility with ambient (dry) and refrigerated (cooler) warehousing storage areas, as well as a USDA approved cheese grading room. The refrigerated area is designed for variable temperatures ranging from 40 degrees to 53 degrees. The WOW Jerome warehouse will complete a 193,000 square foot expansion, which will bring the facility to over 543,000 square feet of storage space.
Larry Hall is the Executive Director at Jerome 20/20, Inc. Thanks to the joint effort of private and public partnerships, Jerome is very supportive of economic growth. The components of Jerome 20/20’s economic-development efforts are business retention, expansion, and attraction. Mr. Hall’s experience includes economic development, corporate finance, banking, and business consulting.