ABOUT US

WATKINS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

“In an industry where honesty, integrity, and professionalism are essential to success, Watkins Transportation Services takes a backseat to no one. We have an excellent reputation among shippers and carriers for exceeding expectations in even the most challenging situations.

We’ve learned that in the service business you make commitments, you deliver on those commitments. We have an excellent history of responsiveness and reliability which continues to be our primary focus.”

Larry Watkins, CEO

I have been doing business Watkins Transportation Services for over 20 years. There is nobody else I trust with my freight. They are professional, help me achieve my goals, and make sure my freight gets from point A to point B safely and without damage. I can comfortably say with their top notch customer service, Watkins Transportation Services goes above and beyond everyone else.

Marcus Parkhill

Chancellor MFG

Larry Watkins
President

Larry Watkins began his career in the trucking industry in Dallas, TX in 1977 and established L. Watkins & Associates as a transportation broker in Sherman, TX in 1986. Larry’s time in the transportation/trucking industry has been beneficial to his family, employees and community.

Gary Watkins
Operations Manager

Gary has been with Watkins Transportation Services since 1987. He has over 30 years experience in the transportation industry.

Lewis Faith
CFO – Manager

Lewis has worked with Watkins Transportation Services for 21 years. Lewis has an MBA from East Texas State University and has previously worked in the food industry, paper manufacturing and real estate.

Sherry McBride
Accounts Payable

Sherry has worked for Watkins Transportation Services for the past 17 years in the Accounting Department. She also helps answer the phones when all the lines are ringing at the same time! She knew very little about the trucking industry prior to working for L Watkins, but has learned a great deal since being there.

Jessica Neely
Dispatch

Jessica has worked for Watkins Transportation Services since 2005. She began her career in transportation in 1999 at a Southeastern Regional LTL company in Grand Prairie, TX and has worked with a wide range of freight such as van, reefer, flatbed, specialized equipment and heavy haul.

Jessica’s extensive experience in operations, brokerage, shipping and receiving, logistics, claims, sales, and dispatch makes her a valued member of the Watkins Transportation team.

Heather Davis
Dispatch

Heather began working for Watkins Transportation Services in March of 2019. She has a bachelor’s degree from UT Tyler. Her background is in Human Resources and is new to the trucking industry. She looks forward to learning and growing with this company.