About

COMPANY PROFILE

Since 2006, Green Transportation has been driving the transportation industry toward a higher standard of sustainability through innovative shipping methods, open communication and excellent workplace safety.

By almost any measure, starting a trucking company or buying a new truck as an owner-operator during 2006 had the potential to become a financial disaster once the Great Recession hit. To compound the situation for Green Transportation headquartered in Holland Michigan, the state’s economy plummeted faster and deeper than others.

The story of Green Transportation’s survival and transition to a thriving, well-oiled machine is worth telling for both employees and company owners alike. The shrinking post-recession labor pool, stagnant economic growth, and increasing driver shortage posed other challenges that continue to be a drag on the industry.

Drawing upon his deep roots in the trucking industry dating back to his father’s life-long career, founder and CEO Mike Dargis identified a need for a more efficient transportation approach to servicing 6 western states, Texas and Florida. In cooperation with a premium carrier, Dargis set out to provide Michigan manufacturers and distributors with better service at a lower cost than anyone else. Green Transportation now serves 38 states on backhauls and handles a wide variety of loads.

Green Transportation’s mission of providing a higher standard of service begins with the Road Pilot®. To help fill the need of qualified drivers, Dargis started a driver finishing school in 2009. Recruitment includes leading CDL schools, experienced drivers and prospects from outside the industry. What they will find is a program that Dargis believes to be unique in the industry. Standards are set high in order to give Green Transportation’s customers the best possible service, while providing the Road Pilots with greater compensation, benefits, and perks for maintaining those standards.

Our core values

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

Education

Through our unique finishing school, we can help new drivers begin a career in the transportation industry.

Green Commitment

It's more than our name. We reduce our carbon footprint so our customers can do the same.

Safety & Quality

Green Transportation is committed to safety and high quality standards in every aspect of our operations.

Our Team

Mike Dargis
Mike Dargis

CEO and Founder

Dan Tippett
Dan Tippett

Maintenance Manager

Nate Luurtsema
Nate Luurtsema

Inbound Coordinator

Amber Baker
Amber Baker

Safety and Compliance Director

Majlis Johnston
Majlis Johnston

Payroll/Billing

Jay Jubenville
Jay Jubenville

Finishing School Trainer

Josh Lotterman
Josh Lotterman

Operations Manager

Sally Meekhof
Sally Meekhof

Controller

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We are hiring CDL-A drivers and have 2 positions available. See how our excellent pay and benefits package will add up for you! Apply today.

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