What started out in 1968 as a hobby for Dick Gripp, Plains Transportation, Inc. rapidly grew into a business. Incorporated in 1973 as Plains Livestock Transportation, Inc., the company started with 14 trucks and hauled cattle from California to Florida, with a focus on businesses in the Texas Panhandle.

With an eye on growth, PTI expanded into new areas in 1979. Without abandoning their cattle hauling roots, Plains Transportation, Inc. evolved into a full service shipping company. continued growth forced PTI, in 1984, to move from their original location at the Amarillo Livestock Auction, to their current location at 6699 South Washington in Amarillo.

Currently operating more than 175 powered units in the 48 contiguous states, PTI continues to focus on businesses in the Great Southwest and Midwestern United States. In addition, PTI boasts a full service Maintenance and Safety Shop.

Top of the Line Trucks

Top of the Line Trucks

Plains Transportation has an amazing fleet of Big Rigs. Top of the line trucks because we care about our drivers and cargo. Stop by Plains Transportation to see just what we have to offer. When it comes to trusting your cargo to the best, there is only one choice in West, Tx… Plains Transportation.

Our Mission

Our Mission

Plains Transportation, Inc. is an extremely service-oriented and customer driven organization that strives to meet and/or exceed stated requirements on every opportunity it has to serve its highly valued and dedicated customers. PTI will continue to grow through the development of leading-edge logistics services that are precisely tailored to meet unique customer requirements.

Meet Jane Gripp

Meet Jane Gripp

The President of Plains Transportation is a leader, a trusted advisor and an experienced fleet owner. She also happens to be a woman. Meet Jane Gripp, member of a small but growing group of female trucking company executives who are making their mark in an industry dominated by men. “My late husband Dick loved trucks. [...]


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