Carthage Marine Transport is a family owned & operated boat & yacht transport & shipping company. Transporting boats is our business, our only business & all support activities & equipment are purchased, designed & coordinated to transport boats in the most efficient manner to meet our customer’s requirements.
CARTHAGE MARINE TRANSPORT’S MISSION STATEMENT
Carthage Marine Transport is dedicated to successfully providing premium services to our customers by utilizing premium people, methods & technology. We will provide defect-free products & services, delivered on time, safely, legally & at a competitive price, to achieve superior customer satisfaction. CMT is committed in assisting & contributing to the success & growth of our customer’s business. We value integrity, honesty, accountability, openness, excellence, continual improvement & mutual respect and we will utilize these values to accomplish these high standards of quality performance. Our success & growth is dependent upon the successful utilization of our assets & values and by providing superior customer satisfaction. The growth & profit of Carthage Marine Transport will provide job security for our owner operators & employees and a fair return on investment for the owners.
CMT Boat Transport is family owned & operated with the entire family involved with the company on a full time basis: The CMT staff is experienced & will coordinate all steps of a boat or Yacht move.
Brooks Gubser- Principle Owner.
Travis Gubser- General Manager
Gloria Gubser- Personnel & Safety Manager
Elizabeth Bourg- Finance Manager
Wisper Gubser- Scheduling & Administration
CMT COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Carthage Marine Transport’s company values include being an active member of the community. As a company, CMT is a member of:
Carthage Chamber of Commerce
Better Business Bureau in Southwest Missouri (Accredited Member)
Missouri Trucking Association
The company is an active supporter & sponsor of several youth group activities & organizations in the community.
Members of the staff are also involved in several community activities such as volunteer group members, charity functions support, board members of community groups & board member of local school district. We believe that participation in community activities are necessary for a successful company to reach world class status.
CMT Boat Transport ships boats, houseboats, sail boats & yachts for boat & yacht manufacturers, dealers, marinas, boat transport brokers, government agencies, & private boat & yacht owners in the United States & Canada:
CMT is a leader in boat relocation & hauling.
Boats are shipped with quality people delivering world class results
CMT ships over 2,500 boats, yachts & sailboats nationwide & to/from Canada per year
CMT specializes in nationwide boat delivery, utilizing state of the art marine moving & transportation equipment
CMT provides safe, legal & reliable boat & yacht shipping, moving & delivery
CMT is fully licensed & insured marine transporter in the U.S & Canada.
Carthage Marine Transport Is known industry wide as CMT, CMT Boats, & CMT Boat Transport. CMT specializes in boat, sailboat, houseboat & yacht hauling & shipping. We have successfully developed a niche as a successful marine transporting company & a leader within the industry by focusing on the primary areas we believe are necessary for success.
Carthage Marine Transport is dedicated to successfully providing premium services to our customers by utilizing premium people, methods, & technology. CMT will provide defect-free products & services, insure boat delivery on time, ship safely & legally, & at a competitive price to achieve superior customer satisfaction. We are committed in assisting & contributing to the success & growth of our customer’s business. We value integrity, honesty, accountability, openness, excellence, continual improvement, & mutual respect & we will utilize these values to accomplish these high standards of quality performance. Our success & growth is dependent upon the successful utilization of our assets & values & by providing superior customer service.
Carthage Marine Transport is a family owned & operated transport company. CMT is proud of its tradition, staff, owner-operators, drivers, & company values. All of these have combined to provide us with a very high level of customer satisfaction as can be seen by the high level of customer retention & customer return rate. Customer relations is what our past and what our future will be built upon.
CMT STAFF QUALIFICATIONS
Carthage Marine Transport is family owned & operated with the entire family involved with the company on a full time basis: The staff of CMT has a wide range of experience in several areas.
Brooks Gubser- Principle Owner.
After retiring with 40 years management experience with a large dairy company, Brooks is putting that valuable experience & knowledge to use supplying overall guidance & long range planning for the company. His input is also utilized in setting up management, technical, & information systems for the boat transport company.
Travis Gubser- General Manager
Travis handles the sales focus of the operation as well as scheduling & matching customer requirements with CMT boat hauling equipment & driver capacity. Travis is also responsible for insuring each shipment meets all safety, quality, & regulatory requirements. Shipping a boat properly is the main objective for Travis.
Gloria Gubser-Personnel & Safety Manager
Gloria handles matters pertaining to the personnel & safety areas as well as other critical administration duties. In addition Gloria is the company focus for owner operater recruitment & qualification..Gloria has several years experience in related fields with other companies prior to CMT.
Elizabeth Bourg-Finance Manager
Elizabeth started with CMT after receiving her finance degree from Missouri State University. Her education background & experience qualifies her for the responsibilities involved in accounts receivable, accounts payable, general finance & accounting as well as administration of all company management reporting systems.
Wisper Gubser-Scheduling & Administration
Wisper handles matters pertaining to the truck & driver communication & scheduling as well as other critical administration duties in the personnel & finance area. Wisper also has several years experience in similar adinistrative functions, both with CMT as well as other companies..
The staff is well qualified to coordinate all steps of a boat or Yacht move.
CMT PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS
Carthage Marine Transport hires only highly qualified, experienced, over the road drivers that can meet CMT’s high standards of safety, regulatory compliance, & customer service. CMT believes that only by hiring & retaining this type of premium owner operator & driver, that our objective of providing premium quality boat hauling service to our customers can be attained. Our drivers are trained to correctly & safely load & transport all type of boats, including sail boats & yachts. Our drivers realize that providing safe transportation is only one part of their job & that a major part of their responsibility is to provide defect free, on time delivery of boats, to our customers.
CMT DRIVER QUALIFICATIONS
CMT realized from experience that owner operators would provide superior customer service compared with company drivers. For this reason CMT made the transition from a mix of owner operators & company drivers to 100% owner operators.
CMT strives to hire the best owner operators in the trucking industry. Our owner operator hiring qualification process is based on strict requirements including age, total driving experience, over-the-road driving experience, safety & FMCSA/CSA record, insurability, proper USDOT driver credentials, past safety & driving record, stable & verifiable work history, verifiable background that demonstrates trustworthiness & good character, equipment that meets the requirements of our customer base & a basic technical ability for maintaining Email & Intranet accounts. A complete list of these requirements can be viewed found at O/O Requirements & Qualifications.
CMT believes that only by hiring & retaining this type of high quality, premium owner operators as our drivers that our objectives of providing premium quality boat hauling services to our customers can be achieved.
In addition to the initial hiring requirements, on-going training for CMT owner perators is provided. Our management staff is dedicated to providing continuous education in all areas of importance to the success of the owner operators & Carthage Marine Transport.
CMT owner operators realize that providing safe transportation is only a part of their job & that a major part of their responsibility is to provide defect free, on time delivery of boats to our customers.
WHERE IS CMT LOCATED
Carthage Marine Transport is centrally located near Carthage, Missouri between Joplin & Springfield, Mo. CMT has operated in this general area since starting operations in 2003. A new trucking terminal for the company was built in 2005 & includes offices for CMT as well as a shop for truck & trailer maintenance.
This central location gives CMT an excellent base that provides capability to service its nationwide customers.
WHAT AREAS DOES CMT OPERATE
Carthage Marine Transport has operating authority for all trucks in all 48 contiguous U.S states plus Alaska. In addition, CMT has operating authority in all provinces of Canada. CMT’s core group of boat manufacturing customers are located in the Midwest, South, Southeast & the Northwest sections of the U.S. From these regions & the wide area created by the manufacturer’s dealer networks, plus the varied locations of other customers of CMT, the scope of operations for Carthage Marine Transport is covers the U.S. & all of Canada.
CARTHAGE MARINE TRANSPORT LLC
8499 CR 10
Sarcoxie, Mo 64862
TEL (417) 246-1203
FAX (417) 246-1201
CMT IS LEGAL & INSURED
Any legal boat transportation company, on line bid site or transport broker will make available to you their DOT and/or their MCI number so you can verify their legal & insurance/bond status. Carthage Marine Transport regulatory numbers are:
USDOT NUMBER: 1090157
US ICC MC NUMBER: 451619
CANADA SCAC CODE: CTGM
US SYSTEM AWARD MANAGEMENT (SAM): 5DHK9
DUNS NUMBER: 144914129
For your safety you should verify any boat transporter, on line bid site, or transport broker prior to using by checking out their legal & insurance/bond status on the FMCSA public website. CMT Boat Transport information is:
FMCSA LICENSING & INSURANCE PUBLIC WEBSITE
Carthage Marine Transport is centrally located in the soutwest corner of Missouri near Carthage, Missouri. This central location gives CMT an excellent base that provides the capability to service our nationwide & Canadian customers. With CMT’s wide range of customer locations, Carthage Marine Transport’s trucking operation truly covers the nation & Canada.
TRANSPORTERS OF FINE BOATS
Carthage Marine Transport’s primary objective is to provide fairly priced & defect free premium boat delivery. CMT provides professional, experienced people, fully licensed & insured, utilizing proper equipment to insure we meet this objective. Carthage Marine Transport provides transportation services for all types of marine equipment & customers.
CMT BOAT & YACHT TRANSPORT SERVICES
Boat & yacht moving services provided by Carthage Marine Transport
Multiple Boat Shipments- CMT’s core business is transporting multiple boat shipments for manufacturers & dealers. CMT systems are established primarily for this customer base. All CMT drivers are fully trained for multiple boat shipments for manufacturers & dealers.
Private Boats- CMT transports private boats for individuals, dealers, marinas, other boat transport companies & brokers. Private boat transport is unique & drivers are trained for for this segment of the busines over time as they gain experience.
Large Boats, Yachts, Sailboats & Houseboats- CMT transports large boats, yachts, sailboats & houseboats up to 60 feet long, 15 feet tall & 42,000 lb. This part of the business is very specialized with special requirements for both equipment & drivers.
Government, Military, Rescue & Conservation Boats- CMT ships Government, military, rescue & conservation types of boats. Most are transported for the manufacturer or for the government agency that owns the boat. CMT has operating authority with the U.S. federal government’s System for Award Management (SAM).
Boats Moving To & From Canada- About 15% of CMT’s business is transporting boats to & from Canada. CMT has operating authority in all Canadian provinces & over 50% of CMT’s trucks & drivers have authority for Canadain shipments. CMT constantly is working toward increasing the number of trucks & drivers that operate in Canada.
Boats Transferring In & Out Of U.S. Ports-CMT ships boats to & from U.S. Ports for international handling. Over 75% of CMT trucks & drivers have port clearance for this business. Most CMT drivers will qualify for port shipments with completion of port clearance documentation
Boat & Yacht Shipments To & From CARB States- California at the present time, with other states in progress, have special equipment regulations for trucks. Over 65% of CMT trucks are presently qualified for these special requirements. CMT will continue efforts toward getting all equipment CARB qualified & over time, all CMT trucks will be CARB certified & approved.
Specialty & Superload Boats Requiring Special Handling & Permitting- CMT knows some specialty boats require special transportation handling. This includes superloads, larger boats & specialty boats. This part of the business is very specialized with special requirements for both equipment & drivers. CMT is qualified for these boats & has this experience in this area..
CMT Boat Transport strives to meet our customer’s expectations & requirements. Our broad list of customers include:
Brokers & freight forwarders
Other shipping & trucking companies
Banks & insurance companies
Private boat & yacht owners
CMT transports boats & yachts in 49 states of the U.S & to and from all Canadian provinces. CMT provides professional, experienced people, fully licensed & insured, utilizing proper equipment to insure we provide fairly priced & defect free premium boat delivery. CMT offers a full range of marine shipping services to a broad range of customers.