History

Charles Dohrn started Dohrn Transfer Company in 1921 in Rock Island, IL with a single wood slatted truck, and only one route.  Charles founded the company based on the same values that still...


Values

Safety Our top priority is keeping our employees and the public safe. Service Excellence We deliver on our promises. Customer Experience From start to finish, we exceed expectations....


Newsroom

Recent news and articles.


Awards

Dohrn Transfer Selected for FourKites’ Q3 2021 Premier Carrier List November 2021 FourKites’ 11th Premier Carrier List showcases the carriers, brokers, and 3PLs who are best leveraging visibility... Regional LTL Carrier of the Year 2020 - Transplace April 2021 Dohrn Transfer is honored to receive the Transplace Regional LTL Carrier of 2020.  The award identifies Transplace carriers that have... Regional LTL Carrier of the Year 2020 - Echo Global Logistics May 2021 2020 Regional LTL Carrier of the Year - Echo Global Logistics We are honored to have received the Echo Global Logistics Platinum... Dohrn Transfer Selected for FourKites’ Q2 2020 Premier Carrier List November 2020 We're proud to be a FourKites Premier Carrier and to be recognized for meeting the high standards of service and... Dohrn Transfer Wins the 2019 Safest Fleet Award from Samsara May 2019 In 2018, Dohrn Transfer introduced the gamification feature through Samsara on all of our drivers’ tablets. We saw an 88%...


Sustainability

We believe in being a responsible steward of our environment.  Dohrn Transfer is committed to investing in sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint. We are proud of the changes we are...


Community

Dohrn Cares Dohrn Cares is a committee of employees established based on our core value of Personal Touch. Our employees and their families live in the communities surrounding Dohrn terminal... MLK Children's Christmas Event Every year, Martin Luther King Center in Rock Island puts on a Christmas for Children event. This event makes sure the kids in our community get to celebrate Christmas.... MLK Community Thanksgiving Event Dohrn employees worked together to cook, package and deliver meals to over 3,500 families in the Quad Cities. Employees who participated came away from this event... Dohrn Donates $50,000 to the Rock Island YMCA/Library Rock Island, IL (August 17, 2021) – Dohrn Transfer Company donated $50,000 to the Rock Island Library/YMCA collaborative facility. “We are...


Certifications & Licenses

» Hazardous Materials Certificate of Registration » Certificate of Insurance (General Liability / Auto Liability / Workers Compensation) » Certificate of Insurance (Cargo)


Holiday Schedule

It is important that Dohrn Transfer employees are able to celebrate the holidays with their loved ones. In observance of the holidays, Dohrn Transfer will be closed on the following days. 2022 –...


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Company Store

Dohrn Company Store - open to everyone (not just employees) Uniform Approved Store - employees onlyAll items listed are approved as uniform wear appropriate.  Be sure to check the variety of...