100 BridgePoint Way #180
South St. Paul, MN 55075

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SF Advance Transportation has been affiliated with asset-based Mercer Transportation since 1989 and is proud to be in the "Top 10" list yearly for Mercer Transportation nationwide.  We represent Mercer in Wisconsin, North and South Dakota, Iowa, and Minnesota


Mercer is a privately owned company that is based in Louisville, Kentucky.  They have been in business since 1977 and operate a fleet of over 2100 trucks, which are 100% owner operators.


Gross revenue in 2016 exceeded $400 million.  Mercer consistently ranks in the top 5 of all Flatbed and Specialized truckload carriers and in Transport Topics Top 100 of For-Hire carriers.


Our Van Fleet has grow to over 580 trucks. 


Winner of the American Trucking Association Fleet Safety Award (Category – Flatbed Over 20 Million Miles)

Lowest Accident Ratio in the Country

Awarded Inaugural “Global Supplier Award – Road Division” – CEVA Logistics, Hoofddorp, the Netherlands

Awarded “Peak Expedited Operations” – United Parcel Service, Louisville, KY (6 years running)

Awarded Quality Carrier “Special Award” – Contech Construction Products, Middletown, OH

Awarded “Most Improved Carrier” – Certainteed Corp., Avery, OH

Awarded “Quality Carrier” – LaBarge Pipe and Supply, St. Louis, MO

Awarded “Quality Carrier of the Year” – Alcatel Communications, Claremont, NC

Awarded “4-Star Quality Carrier” – Shell Chemical Company, Houston, TX

Awarded “1st Place National Truck Safety Contest Safe Fleet Award” – American Trucking Association, Safety Management Council, Alexandria, VA

Awarded “Customer Satisfaction Quality Award” – Department of Defense, Military Traffic Management Command, Falls Church, VA

Awarded “Quality Carrier of the Year” - Firestone Building Products, Indianapolis, IN

Awarded “Outstanding Supplier Performance Award” –Spirit AeroSystems, Wichita, KS

Awarded “Standard of Excellence” – Dart Container Corporation, Mason, MI

Awarded “2012 Large TL Carrier Excellence” – BNSF Logistics, Springdale, AR




  • D&B Rating –4A2
  • Over 90 offices throughout North America.
  • Mercer serves all provinces of Canada and all states of Mexico as well as all major US Ports.
  • The company is financially stable.  Its employees and drivers are talented, dedicated people with the expertise and enthusiasm necessary to provide the quality transportation services you require.
  • Currently serving over 6,500 shippers nationwide.  268,854 loads moved in 2014.
  • 2014 On-Time Pickup and Delivery Service Rating:  98.70%
  • Flats, Vans, Drop-Decks and RGNs available.
  • Mobile and satellite communications with trucks.
  • Computerized load planning.
  • Centralized load dispatch.



Your Local Representative Is:

1-800-288-3339 MINNESOTA FLATBED

1-800-742-9516 MINNESOTA VAN

1-888-655-8513 SOUTH & NORTH DAKOTA 

1-715-352-2300 WISCONSIN

1-888-655-8513 IOWA