Winnesota is a safety minded culture, we keep safety at the forefront of every action we take .
Background checks are run on all candidates. Those containing Felonies or Gross Misdemeanors involving Theft, Burglary, Robbery and Sexual Offenders are disqualified.
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.
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.
Current D.O.T. health card.
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.
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.