Dick Irvin Inc. (DII) is a family owned business started in 1951 by Dick Irvin. The company has specialized in the bulk pneumatic trucking business since 1962. Based out of Shelby, Montana, DII is an international hazmat certified carrier that serves customers located in Western Canada, Western United States, and Alaska.

Today the company has over 68 pneumatic unit combinations in operation, 16 hopper bottom trailers, 2 refers, 4 day vans, 2 step decks, 5 flats and one lowboy.  DII also owns and leases 20 portable 4100 cuft bulk storage guppies that are equipped with mounted blower units.

DII also operates a rail bulk transload, dock/cross dock, 50 ton crane, 10 ton cherry picker, and 2 winch trucks.

DII proudly services the mining, agriculture, construction, reclamation and oil and gas industries and is committed to be the carrier of choice for all our current and future customers.

Our Team

Dick Irvin Founder
In August of 1951, Dick Irvin borrowed $3,000 from his father, Joe, to buy a one-and-a-half-ton International Truck and the company Dick Irvin Inc. was born.

To read more about Dick Irvin please go to the following page:

2012 Roadwise Magazine Article – Man of Many Hats


Dwayne Irvin President/Owner
Dwayne brings over 58 years of experience in the transportation industry. Dwayne oversees fleet maintenance and repair as well as crane operations, transload dock supervision, and load transfer for DII.
Mike Irvin Owner/Secretary & Treasurer
Mike has 46 years of experience in the transportation industry. Mike oversees operations, dispatch, rate quoting, contracts, customer relations, equipment purchases, finances, and numerous other operational duties.
Larry Goroski Safety & Personnel Director
Larry is a Montana Tech graduate with a degree in Occupational Safety and Health and has over 25 years in the transportation business. Larry oversees all employee safety training and compliance with continually changing safety regulations from a multitude of regulatory agencies.
Company Drivers & Owner Operator Cecil Taylor 2016 Driver of the Year 2016
DII’s drivers and owner operators are the lifeblood of the company and have numerous years hauling bulk products. These professionals have an impeccable safety record, work ethic, and dedication to their vocation.
Dispatch Team (L-R) Dave Olson, Devern Hull, Mick Grant, Sam Frydenlund
DII's dispatch team has an average experience level of 20 years in the transportation and logistics industry. They are a team that specializes in planning and logistics for the fleet and have a continuous improvement mindset. They also possess an extensive knowledge of DOT and customs requirements.
Devern Hull (Head Dispatch) Oversees dispatch team as well as rail to truck transfers.
Dave Olson (Dispatch) In-house border crossing and customs expert.
Mick Grant (Dispatch) Planner and scheduler for customer offload.
Sam Frydenlund (Dispatch) Technical Services, engineering and logistics.
Experienced Office Staff
Dick Irvin Inc. has experienced and professional personnel employed in our accounting, permitting, and billing department. The majority of the staff has tenure with the company 15+ years.
Mechanics & Maintenance Team
DII has an outstanding team of mechanics that keep the fleet running. These specialists have many years of mechanic experience and take great pride in their maintenance and safety programs.
Mark Cole Company Consultant and Insurance Coordinator
Mark has been with the company since 1973.
Lester Nevins
Lester is one of the original members of the DII team. He was shop foreman from 1955 until his retirement in 2011.