Metropolitan Trucking was started more than 70 years ago as a one-man operation, hauling coal from the mines of Pennsylvania to the metropolitan area. The company has an impressive fleet consisting of late model company-owned tractors and trailers. 100 percent of its power units are conventional tractors, equipped with on board Qualcomm satellite-based mobile communication terminals. Metropolitan has more than 315 drivers delivering a wide variety of commodities to the entire Eastern half of the United States. The company s corporate office is in Maywood, N.J. It has other locations in Bloomsburg, Pa., and Bolingbrook, Ill.