Nucor Transportation & Logistics

If you are a truck transportation vendor or a transload facility and are interested in partnering with Nucor, please review our minimum safety and insurance requirements below:

  1. Safety

    General Loading Requirements: Following are the minimum guidelines required at every Nucor location.

    Safety Requirements

    Safety is Nucor’s number one concern. Drivers are required to follow the guidelines below at all times while on premises. Serious or repetitive violations may result in a driver no longer being allowed on mill site. Violations will be documented and reported to each carrier.

    • Obey all traffic signs such as STOP, YIELD, NO PARKING, NO BLOCKING, etc.
    • Drivers are not allowed to stand or pass under a suspended load.
    • Always yield to pedestrians.
    • STOP, LOOK and LISTEN at all railroad crossings.
    • Do not park or stop within 8 feet of center of track.
    • Yield the right of way to heavy equipment, including forklifts and trains.
    • Follow all posted speed limits
    • Intoxicants, controlled substances, and dangerous weapons are not permitted on site.
    • Drivers ONLY permitted in designated loading areas.
    • Drivers must remain out of harm’s way during the loading process and keep a safe distance from material as it is being loaded on the trailer.
    • Drivers must be able to understand the English language (written and verbal).
    • All adult passengers accompanying drivers must remain in the truck at all times when allowed in loading areas. See mill detail for passenger guidelines.
    • No one under 18 will be allowed on Nucor property.
    • All tractors and trailers must meet Department of Transportation safety requirements.
    • Any accident should be reported to the Nucor Load Origin Division within 24 hours.
    • Cell phone use is prohibited during the loading process and while operating vehicle on premises.

    PPE Requirements

    If a driver does not use the proper PPE, the truck will not be loaded until this equipment is utilized. A single act of not adhering to the PPE Requirements will be considered a safety violation.

    • Reflective vests may be required while on site. See mill division requirements for details.
    • Inside Mill: Hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes or closed toe shoes, long sleeves and long pants are required.
    • Outside Loading Areas & Tie Down: Hard hat, safety glasses, safety shoes or closed toe shoes are required. Long sleeves and long pants are suggested.
    • Review each mill for any additional requirements.
  2. Insurance

    Minimum Requirements for Master Approval

    • Valid US DOT Number
    • Company Profile Information
    • Insurance and Endorsements
      • $1 Million General Liability (Per Occurrence)
      • $2 Million General Agregate (Per Location Per Project)
      • $1 Million Auto Liability
      • $100,000 Cargo Insurance ($200,000 for HVL)
      • Property/Warehouse at Minimum of Product Value (Transloader)
      • $5M Excess/Umbrella if other policies not sufficient (Transloader)
    • Workers Compensation at Statuatory Limits
    • Master Transporation Agreement
    • Master Safety Sheet
    • Certifiation Holder

    Additonal Insured & Loss Payeee sent to and listed as:

    Nucor Corporation its Subsidiaries & Affiliates
    Attn: Nucor Logstics
    300 Pike Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    *Please Note: Certain insurance providers for Auto, Cargo and General Liability are not accpeted by Nucor regardless of their A.M. Best Rating. Please inquire at as to accepted providers prior to sending coverage to haul for Nucor.

    *Submission of a request does not guarantee authorization to haul for Nucor.

Thank you for your interest in hauling for Nucor. To build a solid partnership with Nucor, your first step is to connect with one of our divisions to determine need and fit. This will ensure that (1) your company provides a service in lanes that add value to the Nucor supply chain, and (2) a division has a need and fit for the service you provide.

A map showing the locations of our Nucor divisions can be found here.

Once need and fit are established between your company and the division you are interested in doing business with, the division will initiate the new carrier process.