Welcome to Steelman Transportation

Steelman Transportation is your partner for delivering freight on time and on budget, every time – whether you operate a small, single-location facility, a national company, or a global organization. 

Our fleet includes approximately 120 late-model tractors and a wide variety of trailers. We handle standard flatbed freight, over-dimensional loads, and specialized equipment, and offer brokerage and logistics services.

Centrally located in Springfield, Missouri, Steelman provides many service options such as live load, drop and hook, and dedicated run options.

With over 30 years in business, our team has extensive knowledge and experience, both within the walls of our offices and behind the wheels of our trucks. Steelman boasts an experienced crew of reputable drivers who are familiar with your freight and our equipment, and our driver turnover is less than half the industry average.

Steelman’s current client list includes many top manufacturers within the United States, and our freight mix includes, but is not limited to:

  • Pipe
  • Tubing
  • Metal coils and plate
  • Roofing
  • Vinyl siding
  • Lumber
  • Equipment
  • Manufactured steel products
  • Fiberglass tanks
  • Stainless tanks
  • Commercial and specialized air conditioning systems

Message from the President

Jim Towery, President
Steelman Transportation

Thank you for the opportunity to introduce our company, Steelman Transportation, and our specialized services.  Steelman has been in business since 1981 and operates over 100 power units and 180 trailers from two terminals... more »