Missouri home to some trucking Royals-ty

At 8:07 tonight at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals meet in the 111th edition of Major League Baseball’s World Series.

Numerous trucking firms call Missouri home

Missouri also is a major league trucking state, home to many of the of the companies on the 2015 Top 250 list of “Commercial Carrier Journal.” The companies (their location, the services they provide, the number of drivers they employ and their websites) include:

16. Prime, Inc., Springfield, refrigerated, 7,400 drivers, www.primeinc.co

19. Unigroup, Inc., Fenton, household goods, 6,391 drivers, www.unigroup.com

50. Jack Cooper Transport Co., Inc., Kansas City, motor vehicles, 2,134 drivers, www.jackcooper.com

74. Hogan Transports, Inc., Saint Louis, general freight, 1,800 drivers, www.hogn1.com

168. Western Daily Transport, Inc., Cabool, tank/bulk commodities, 685 drivers, www.wdtmilk.com

209. Slay Transportation Co. Inc., Saint Louis, tank/bulk commodities, 438 drivers, www.slay.com

235. Tri-National, Inc., Earth City, general freight, 475 drivers, www.tri-nat.com