Contract with winnesota

why Contract with WRT?

 What sets apart?

  • Our contractors are more than just a number – we treat our contractors with dignity and respect.
  • Contractors have the ability to make an honest living. Our sales team works with customers to ensure our contractors earn a genuine living.

Winnesota is a safety minded culture, we keep safety at the forefront of every action we take .

do you qualify?

Clean Background

Background checks are run on all candidates. Those containing Felonies or Gross Misdemeanors involving Theft, Burglary, Robbery and Sexual Offenders are disqualified.

Clean Driving Record

If more than 3 minor violations within 3 years, or 1 major within 5 years, disqualifies candidate from contracting with Winnesota. Must be 21 years or older.


6 years or newer vehicle from date contracting. All vehicles must have functioning locks and be secured whenever contractor is away from the vehicle. Leasing options available through third party agency.

Equipment for vehicle

D.O.T. requires all vehicles to be equipped with Emergency Triangles, Fire Extinguisher, and Spare Fuses. A two wheeler is also required for day to day deliveries.

D.O.T Physical

Current D.O.T. health card.

Articles of Organization

All contractors must be organized and have their companies registered with the state and in good standing.


Proof of insurance and have a copy of proof naming Winnesota Regional Transportation as a certificate holder or additional insured.

For vehicles under 10,001 pounds, the policy needs to be a commercial policy with at least $300,000 combined single limit with $50,000 in cargo coverage.

For vehicles 10,001 pounds or greater, the policy needs to be a commercial policy with at least 1,000,000 liability with $100,000 in cargo cover with Refrigeration Endorsement Policy. 

Cell phone service

All contractors are required to have an Android or iOS based device for communication with dispatch. Cell phone service is the responsibility of the contractor.

Interested? Fill out the contractor application below to get started.

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