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Serious About Logistics

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TAC: Serious About Logistics

At Tennessee Auto Carriers (TAC), we take the logistics business seriously. As our customer, you can rest assured that our #1 priority is providing you first-class care and on-time delivery. Your satisfaction is important to us and we’ll do everything we can to earn your trust and your repeat business.

TAC currently owns and operates 36 well-maintained long haul transports—each equipped with on-board GPS satellite technology.

We utilize state of the art, NextGen strap technology exclusively, and offer a capacity of up to 10 passenger cars and or light trucks. Our fleet is up-to-date with current transport technology; the fleet has an average age of 2.3 years of age. TAC owns a state of the art repair and maintenance facility, keeping down cost, improving preventative maintenance, and reducing down time.

TAC employs over 37 CDL Driving Professionals and is the carrier of choice for many OEMs including Nissan, Volkswagen, Toyota, Honda and others. We own and operate 36 auto transport carriers. All are manufactured by Peterbilt and equipped with Cottrell low-rail trailers utilizing soft-tie technology.




Our mission is to provide “best in class logistics” to your business: safety-driven, cost-effective solutions across the entire spectrum of services we provide to our customers. We accomplish this through continued investment in our employees, technology and culture of “doing things right, the first time” for our customers. We specialize in serving OEMs in Finished Vehicle Logistics. We strive continuously to provide unmatched quality transportation services to our customers with constant improvement, training and leadership through teamwork, partnership, and respect. Our quest is to be competitive, profitable and unrivaled in the industry...TO BE OUTSTANDING...and earn your repeat business.

Tennessee Auto Carrier’s first priority is to meet our customer’s expectations by continuously improving our operation procedures to satisfy both our employee and client needs. With open and honest communication, we can provide reliable auto transportation, build trust with customers and deliver vehicles on time. We encourage high expectations as we strive to be the best with on-time, damage-free deliveries.



Service Areas

Tennessee Auto Carriers services Mid America from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic seaboard, and from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes. Our corporate offices, main terminals, and maintenance and inspection facilities are in Readyville, Tennessee.


Wherever your business takes you, we'll be there!



Our Growth

  • 2007: Tennessee Auto Carriers is founded and purchases first truck, receives authorization to operate as a Federal Motor Carrier in the Continental United States.
  • 2014: Tennessee Auto Carriers (TAC) reaches 15 trucks owned and operated.
  • 2017: TAC surpasses a total of 100,000+ OEM vehicles transported with a Damage free record of 99.96%.
  • 2018: TAC is certified as a Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • 2018: 36 Peterbilt/Cottrell trucks owned and operated.
  • 2018: TAC receives the Presidents Award from WW Solutions Inc.



Woman Owned Small Business

Tennessee Auto Carriers is a woman owned small business and a member of the National Women's Chamber of Commerce.

WBENC Certificate









TAC Leadership

President and Managing Partner - Linda D. Watts

Vice President Operations - Marty S. Watts

Accounts Manager, Logistics Specialist, and Dispatch - Dustin Cline

Accounts Manager, Logistics Specialist, Dispatch - Gerald Johnson

Assistant, Accounts Manager, and Dispatch - Dakota Watts

Vice President of Marketing - Wm. Barry Watts

Safety and Compliance Officer - Eddie Scott



Certificate of Liability Insurance

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Charities We Support


Office: 615-895-1724 | Fax: 615-895-1931 | 30 Hollingsworth Road, Readyville, TN 37149 | martin@tnauto.org | tnautocarriers@gmail.com

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