Volunteer Trucking Companies
Below is a list of trucking companies that have made it possible for Wreaths Across America to honor veterans nationwide by helping us deliver wreaths at over 825 locations. This is a compiled list of companies that have volunteered with Wreaths Across America from 2008 to 2012.
AAA Cooper Transportation® (SCAC “AACT”) is a privately held asset based multi-regional transportation solutions provider offering less-than-truckload, truck load, dedicated contract carriage, brokerage, fleet maintenance, and international services. With directly operated facilities in the Southeast, Southwest, Midwest, and Puerto Rico along with partner carriers with coverage into Canada, Mexico, and across the globe. AACT can service nearly all of your transportation needs.
Allen Lund Company is a third-party, non-asset based, transportation broker and logistics provider working with shippers, growers and carriers across the nation. We arrange the transportation of dry, refrigerated, flatbed and international freight. We have a network of offices across the nation and achieve the highest credit ratings available with both Red Book Credit Services and the Blue Book. Allen Lund Company encourages our employees to give their time and talents back to their community and we are honored and proudto be the TIA Samaritan Awardee for 2011, recognizing many of those efforts.
Covering Parts of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida “My name is John Foran and I am a professional truck driver for United Parcel Service as well as a proud member of the America’s Road Team. The American Trucking Associations is very involved in the Wreaths Across America™ program…” Read more…
Arpin Van Lines, headquartered in West Warwick, Rhode Island, is an industry leader in full-service household goods moving for corporate, private residential, government and military customers. With over 100 years of experience and a reputation for excellent service, Arpin Van Lines is the only U.S.-based family-owned and operated moving and storage company that has remained dominant and successful for more than a century. Quality driven and privately-owned, Arpin Van Lines’ core philosophy has always been “Creating Customers for Life®.” As the official mover of the LPGA and a ProMover-certified member of the American Moving and Storage Association, Arpin Van Lines has over 330 agency locations throughout the United States. Arpin Van Lines is the full-service North American domestic U.S./cross-border arm of the Arpin Group, which also includes Arpin International Group, Creative Storage Solutions, Arpin Associates and Arpin Renewable Energy. For more information call 1-800-343-3500
Bay & Bay provides transportation and logistics services to companies throughout North America. Wherever your destination is, we have you covered with turnkey solutions and multiple mode options.
Covering Parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana “Baylor Trucking, Inc. is participating in a nationwide effort to say thank you for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice with military service. Baylor Trucking is delivering 3,200 live evergreen wreaths adorned with red bows to six veterans’ cemeteries in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana…” Read more…
Bestway Express, Inc was founded in 1981. Starting with only a few trucks, Bestway has grown its fleet to nearly 300 power units. During the last thirty years, Bestway has become a core provider to its customers in the Midwest and Southeast by offering full truckload, just-in-time service that has become a necessity in American manufacturing.
From our partners and customers, to our drivers and non-driving staff, one thing is always a part of the Boyd Bros. culture: DEDICATION. Whether it\’s a logistics challenge, or freight that requires a little extra hand-holding, Boyd Bros. is dedicated to making things happen for customers on-time, accident-free, and as efficiently as possible. Better still, we\’re good people…just the kind of honest partners you\’d want for your business.
Boyle Transportation has been dedicated to the transport of security-sensitive cargo and highly hazardous materials since 1971. We operate throughout the 48 contiguous United States and Canada, and our Operations Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We have been registered to ISO 9001:2000 since 1998, and we received the 2000 and 2005 Quality Award from the Department of Defense’s Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command.
Unlike most other carriers, Boyle Transportation does not subcontract its transportation services to independent owner-operators or to third party carriers. We exclusively use company assets and employ professional drivers to meet customer requirements. All shipments are monitored using a state-of-the-art information and communications system, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Britton Transport coordinates and provides reliable, safe and on-time transportation throughout North America. We work with our customers to ship a diverse range of cargo including machinery, steel, building materials, parts and supplies, foodstuffs, temperature-controlled goods and general commodities.
OUR MISSION: To provide on-time, crash-free and innovative transportation services so our customers enthusiastically rely on us for their transportation needs.
OUR VALUES: We believe these values are essential to our success and fulfill our Mission:
- The value of mutual respect and operating by “The Golden Rule”
- The value of life, health and families, and the mindset of protecting others and their safety
- The value of our people, their well-being and their accountability
- The value of on-going improvement
- The value of financial performance
- The value of honesty, sustainability and communication
OUR HISTORY: In 1980, Dave Britton started a truck brokerage service in the basement of his house in Grand Forks, ND. Nine months later, the business moved to a rented office and continued to expand. In early 1982, trucking operations began with a used flatbed. The fleet grew, and a flatbed operations office was opened in Sioux Falls, SD later that year. In 1997, a storage trailer rental division was started in Grand Forks. In 2004, a dry van division was started in Grand Forks. Thanks to the dedication and teamwork of its people, the company has flourished, and expansion continues in fulfillment of our Mission.
Cargo Transporters provides the best in truckload, dry-van service in the 48 continental United States with special emphasis on lanes east of the Rockies. We operate as an intrastate and interstate common and contract authority specializing in time-definite or JIT/expedited truckload service.
At Carlile, our mission is to provide dependable transportation services to the people and businesses of North America, ensuring stable, profitable growth, employee pride and a positive public image. Carlile drivers are featured in History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers for the second year. Several of the drivers from the 2009 season return and a few new drivers are introduced.
Carter Express, Inc. is an asset based transportation company with over 800 trucks and 1600 trailers delivering truckload, less-than-truckload and milkrun services to our customers. Our proprietary Shared Milkrun Network is the largest in the Midwest and provides just-in-time deliveries and frequent shipments to support lean manufacturing principles. Our partner company, Carter Logistics, LLC is a global third party logistics firm offering total supply chain management solutions. Carter Logistics, LLC is well known in the manufacturing industry as a world-class logistics company that is backed by the power of our assets and six strategically located crossdocks. Give us a call at 1-800-738-7705 to see what we can do for you!
The Central Tradition, almost as old as the trucking industry itself, is a simple one. First, find energetic and dependable people. In many cases, they\’re the same outstanding employees and upper management your business has been depending on for many years. That kind of long-term employee is commonplace at Central. We have been making your pickups and deliveries and providing millions of miles of accident-free service for over 86 years.
Central Oregon Truck Company was formed in 1992 by a group of friends who were over-the-road drivers that decided there was a better way to do flatbed trucking. From our headquarters in beautiful Central Oregon between the Cascade and Ochoco Mountains, Central Oregon Truck Company has grown steadily over the 20 years since its establishment. From the start, our founding shareholders purposefully built the company by providing superior service, hiring the most qualified people they could find, working hard, and purchasing the highest quality equipment available in the Class 8 marketplace. The principles of integrity, honesty, and innovation that they founded the company upon are still here at work every day.
Since our humble beginnings with a handful of power units hauling regional freight, we’ve grown to over 220 power units operating nationwide, and over 270 employees all focused on being the best flatbed carrier in the nation. With our small-town roots and straight-forward approach to business, our clientele across the lower 48 states and Canada have come to appreciate doing business with a company that does what it says it will do, everyday. Central Oregon Truck Company was voted one of the 20 Best Fleets to Drive For in the U.S. for the year 2014 by the Truckload Carriers Association.
Across the country we are known for impeccable maintenance of our late-model green Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, an industry-leading safety record, highly trained drivers, and an unwavering dedication to our customers.
Central Transport is all grown up and revving its engines. Our innovative and dynamic LTL company has been the fastest growing in the industry, but we’re just getting started. You may not know much about us because we are a privately-held company. Our focus has been on creating a new industry business model that maximizes the value provided to customers. CT is proud to do business with many of the world’s largest corporations representing a broad spectrum of manufacturing, retail, and companies of all sizes. We are financially rock-solid and firmly positioned for the long term.
Chapman Trucking was founded in 1977 by Ed Chapman and his wife, Sharon. Their philosophy, of always providing quality service to customers, has allowed the company to grow and expand over the past 30+ years. They have prided themselves on loyal long term customers and employee relationships. Chapman Trucking, Inc., a Maine-based commercial transportation and warehousing company, began with one tractor & trailer and the same owner-driver, Edward Chapman. Incorporated in 1985, Chapman Trucking, Inc. has since grown to include our carefully selected team of drivers and dispatchers. Over the many years Chapman Trucking has expanded to include transportation needs with regular and specialized vans and flatbeds, long and short haul, local delivery refrigerated straight trucks, warehousing with cross-docking services, and brokerage.
In 1998 we expanded our maintenance facility to accommodate our growing fleet of vehicles. Routine inspections and excellent maintenance allow us to continue to provide higher quality equipment.
Chapman Trucking uses an advanced form of GPS tracking to ensure on time deliveries which along with our experience and very strategic management team we have what it takes to move your business in the right direction.
Covering Parts of Massachusetts and Connecticut
Joplin, Mo.-based Con-way Truckload is a leading provider of time-definite dry-van full-truckload transportation services throughout the U.S., with extensive coverage of Mexico and service for Canada. With 3,350 employees, 2,900 of whom are company drivers and dedicated owner-operators piloting a fleet of 2,900 tractors and 8,000 trailers, Con-way Truckload provides solo, team and dedicated trucking operations, with a focus on superior performances built on Lean continuous improvement methodologies to drive efficiencies and consistent quality service. With a workplace culture built on respect for employees and recognition of their professional skill and expertise as our keys to success, Con-way Truckload strives every day to deliver value-added services that help Fortune 500 businesses achieve supply chain goals. Visit Con-way Truckload on the web at www.con-way.com/truckload or call (800) 641-4747.
Con-way Truckload is an operating unit of Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.5 billion diversified freight transportation and global logistics company (www.con-way.com).
COVENANT TRANSPORT, INC.
Covenant Transport is a premium service provider focusing on service offerings that are non-generic in nature. Communication, Attitude, Respect and Excellence (“CARE”) are the foundations to provide award-winning service to our customers, employees and vendors.
For more than 90 years, the name C.R. England has stood for high quality transportation services to a growing list of satisfied, prestigious customers. Experience, integrity and a solid track record have earned C.R. England a reputation as one of the nation\’s leading companies specializing in temperature-controlled transportation products.
Trusted partnerships with our customers and drivers develop exciting opportunities. Craig Transportation Co. believes that these close working relationships are essential in order to be successful as we move the goods of our great country. Our success revolves around this value. A family run business since 1927, CRAIG knows the market and is able to be sure you get the attention you deserve. Check out our website and then call Craig today to learn more about who we are and what we can do for you!
Founded in 1966, Crete Carrier Corporation has become one of the largest privately owned trucking companies in the country and offers a full range of transportation services. With help from two sister companies, Shaffer Trucking and Hunt Transportation, Crete Carrier Corporation is able to provide dry van trucking, temperature-sensitive services, and flatbed transportation, respectively. Collectively, the company operates over 5,000 power units and more than 12,000 trailers, serving customers throughout the continental United States.
In 2012, Crete Carrier founded the Patriot Fleet, a specialized fleet of trucks that aim to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. The Patriot Fleet originally debuted with five trucks, but Crete continues to honor Americas heroes with five more trucks added in 2013. Crete currently has 13 drivers in the Patriot Fleet trucks, including three sets of team drivers. These drivers collectively represent over 133 years of experience in the armed forces, more than 100 years with Crete Carrier, and over 21 million total miles driven with Crete.
Dart Transit Company has provided industry-leading expertise since 1934. Our family-owned and operated business is one of the largest truckload carriers in the United States. No matter where in the U.S. you are located, we can provide you with quality service. Professional drivers: The Dart Network has a variety of trucking jobs and opportunities for owner operators
Dutch Maid Logistics is a family-oriented truckload carrier. The company prides itself on courteous, experienced, and service-oriented drivers and staff. These employees, along with clean, reliable equipment, have been the most important factors in the company’s growth to its present level, and will continue to be instrumental in the future growth of Dutch Maid Logistics.
Since 1967 the Dysart family of businesses has been growing and serving the people of central Maine. Our list of services includes Dysart\’s Transportation, specializing in Dry Van trucking in the lower 48 states and Canada, warehousing, reload yards for mulch and lumber, and a brokerage offering loads for both independent and fleet carriers daily. Dysart\’s also operates a full service truckstop in Bangor Maine with a travel store, restaurant, full service diesel and gasoline fuel, a truck wash bay, and truck service center. The wholesale fuel department offers fuel, heating oil, and gasoline delivery throughout the state for convenience stores, contractors, and individuals alike.
Estes has provided top-quality transportation solutions since 1931. Throughout the years, high integrity and an unwavering commitment to our customers have guided our growth from a small, one-man operation to one of the top 25 carriers in the industry.
Our strategic vision at Frozen Food Express is to be the premier temperature controlled LTL carrier in North America. We will leverage our core competencies to provide the best service in all aspects of our offerings.
Our mission is to empower our team to embrace personal development, technology, and diversity to provide the very best service in the industry and a return on investment for our ownership. Proper handling of our customers products and safety to the motoring public will always be top priorities at Frozen Food Express.
Covering parts of Alabama and Louisiana Jeff Edmonson, a Fikes owner operator since June of 2006, loaded a trailer with wreaths in Harrington, Maine on December 1, 2010. Over the following week, he delivered wreaths to cemeteries in Alabama and Louisiana. Destinations included: Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Baton Rouge, and Fort Hudson. Edmonson was greeted at each stop by volunteers, ready to unload the fresh wreaths from Maine.
Our Mission is to be recognized as the premier truckload carrier in North America by customers, owner operators and fleet owners because of our responsiveness to their needs, our flexibility, our can-do attitude and the reliability of our service.
Freymiller is a leading trucking company specializing in the efficient and safe transportation of temperature controlled, time-sensitive products throughout the continental United States. Freymiller is committed to providing the best service and customer satisfaction in the trucking industry.
Our commitment to quality will be achieved through the cultivation of long-term customer relationships; the effective operation and maintenance of well-designed equipment; the use of appropriate technology to improve productivity; and the selection, development and retention of highly qualified, motivated employees.
G&P Trucking Company’s core competency is truckload freight. That is the backbone of our business, and it provides the strength upon which we founded our company 75 years ago. But we go beyond the basics. Additional services include intermodal shipping, expedited delivery, dedicated routes, warehousing, transloading, third party logistics and brokerage. Our strategy revolves around a focused approach to serve specific customers requiring exceptional service to target markets. This allows us to provide outstanding service to our customers and to be a preferred place to work for professional truck drivers.
Founded in 1960 by Vern Garner (1937-2007), Garner Transportation Group is under the leadership of Sherri Garner Brumbaugh, President & CEO. Garner provides Transportation, Logistics, 3rd Party Logistics, Warehousing and Contract Maintenance. Garner is a highly skilled network of professional drivers and staff who have made the commitment to exceed customer expectations.
Gordon Trucking is the 22nd largest truckload carrier in North America and the 64th largest for-hire carrier overall. With over 2500 employees and 1900 trucks, GTI is considered to be one of the safest and most reliable large truckload carriers in North America. GTI offers local, regional and trans-continental truckload services within the United States and to and from Canada including temperature control and regional heavy haul service. With an expansive network of partner carriers, GTI also has the ability to provide additional truck capacity to customers without sacrificing service value. GTI also offers customized transportation solutions like customer dedicated fleets and on-site transportation management to some of North America\’s most successful companies.
Halvor Lines was founded in 1968 by Bill Vinje and 4 partners. Though Bill passed away in 2001, Halvor Lines continues to be a family run business led by owner and President Jon Vinje. The company operates tractors and trailers equipped with CARB-compliant aerodynamically efficient enhancements, state of the art computer systems, and mobile communications. Halvor Lines has been awarded a place in the 50 Top Green Fleets and placed in the top 20 of the Best Fleets To Drive For 2013 and 2014.
Hannaford Supermarkets and Hannaford Trucking Company, based in Maine, operate 184 stores in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and Massachusetts, with more than 26,000 associates. Hannaford and its sister banners, including Food Lion and Bottom Dollar Food, are part of Delhaize America. Each banner has a distinct identity and well-established brand image within its respective markets, offering market-specific products and services to meet the unique needs of its customers. Based in Salisbury, N.C., Delhaize America operates stores along the East Coast.
Covering Parts of Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina and Arlington National Cemetery
Our offices are located approximately 10 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri in Caseyville, IL and 70 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri in the small town of Salem, Illinois. The company was founded in 1978 and incorporated in 1981. On March 1, 1990 The company operated 87 tractors and 145 temperature controlled trailers however with dedication to service and a good base of customers the company has increased its assets to over 400 tractors and over 550 temperature controlled trailers. All trailers are capable of handling weights up to 46,000 lbs. and temperatures ranging from +80 to -20 degrees F. The company currently replaces tractors every 36 months for an average age of 18 months and trailers are replaced every 48 months for an average age of 24 months. This trade cycle insures less breakdown potential and more on time deliveries. All company operated tractors have Qualcomm Communication Systems installed to expedite dispatch and load tracking.
Hoekstra Transportation’s traces its roots back to the Hoekstra family business that always had trucks to deliver their produce to market. With the idea of diversification and the timing of deregulation in the trucking industry, Wm. Hoekstra & Sons took steps to expand that portion of their business.The result was a rapidly unplanned growth of business. With our willingness to serve the challenging just-in-time customer base, it was common for us to have a “small opportunity” and grow that into becoming a core shipper. Our drivers and staff continue to provide excellent customer service. We serve the distribution network within a 500 mile radius of the Chicago Metropolitan area. With our high trailer to tractor ratio and a 200-300 mile average length of haul, we keep our most important assets (our customers and drivers) moving.
Don Hummer Trucking was started thirty years ago with a driver and one truck. The company has expanded over the years to become a nationwide carrier large enough to handle your freight to and from every state. In addition, we are one of the best paying trucking companies in the Midwest, offering cdl employment as well as non-driver careers. Experience the difference from other trucking companies.
Covering Parts of Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
Our goal is to strive to not only meet and exceed a customer’s needs, but to also give them lasting value. We recognize that we have both external customers (those that purchase our services), and internal support (fellow associates whose work depends on the work that precedes them). We are a workplace that fosters and thrives on communication and teamwork. We have an ongoing commitment to strive for excellence in our day to day work in order to provide the best quality service to all of our customers.
As a leader in the long haul trucking industry, we\’re dedicated to timely deliveries, operational safety, and protecting our environment while delivering outstanding customer service. Over the years, our team has been responsive to customer\’s needs and demands, delivering world class service while bringing glory and honor to God. This personal caring focus is but one reason we have enjoyed great customers and steady growth since 1981. We are proud to be a hands-on sponsor of Wreaths Across America for the 2012 ceremonies.
Koleaseco is a world class transportation company dedicated to serving God and country.
We strive to maintain the respect of our employees, our customers, our suppliers, and our community.
We are committed to using our abilities to provide the ultimate in service.
We will be innovative in our approach, serve with integrity, and lead with excellence.
Landstar provides supply chain solutions and complete global and domestic transportation services. Through our unique and vast network of independent transportation and warehouse capacity providers and independent sales agents, we have the flexibility and experience to meet any supply chain challenge.
Covering Parts of Wyoming, Kansas, Texas, Colorado, Nevada and California
Load One LLC is one of the 5 largest ground expedite providers in North America. Offering complete premium transportation solutions for our customers. We operate a diverse fleet including sprinter vans, straight trucks, tractor trailers, and curtainside trailers. As well we offer air charter, air freight and complete 3PL services. Load One has been named as one of the top 20 “Best Fleets to Drive For” by the Truckload Carriers Association for both 2013 and 2014.
To foster and promote the motor transportation industry in the State of Maine and elsewhere; To promote the welfare of its members by friendly association, cooperation, and education, to the end that valuable aid to the motor transportation industry and to the public at large may thereby be developed; To assist in and provide for education of those engaged in the motor transportation industry and their suppliers on matters affecting the operation of motor vehicles, including safety procedures, safety devices, and laws governing such operations; To improve motor transportation services by providing leadership and assistance to persons and firms engaged in the motor transportation industry and by cooperating with all public officials and interested parties; To foster and promote safety on the highways; To affiliate with or establish working relationships with other Associations, including the American Trucking Associations, Inc.; To act as the medium for expression of the collective views of its members on matters affecting the motor transportation industry; and To do such things as may be proper to create and stimulate a fair and intelligent attitude on the part of the public with respect to the transportation business of its members and to accomplish fair and intelligent legislation with respect thereto.
McGuire Moving and Storage is a fourth generation family business moving homes and offices in St. Louis and across the country since 1935. Personalized service and care on every job we touch.
At Motor Carrier Service we embrace the changing world of transportation. As a result we are dedicated to the continuous implementation of new technology and strategies to improve on-time performance deliverability for customers.
NEMF is proud of its COMPANY owned terminals and equipment. Our comprehensive facilities and maintenance programs allow us to provide the best in the industry to our valued accounts. In addition to our COMPANY owned terminals, tractors, trailers, and straight trucks, we also provide specialized equipment such as Temperature Controlled, Flat Beds and Garment-On-Hanger (GOH) units.
Throughout our history, Oakhurst Dairy has stood for “The Natural Goodness of Maine.” We are the third generation of the Bennett family to guide Oakhurst since 1921, maintaining an unwavering commitment to quality, integrity and freshness. We are the only truly local major dairy in Northern New England and Eastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Portland, ME, all of our employees live in the Portland area or near our other facilities in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. All of our milk is sourced from local farms in Maine and Northern New England. Our facilities meet the highest quality-control standards, ensuring the freshest, longest-lasting milk you can buy — and we guarantee your satisfaction 100%.
Perdue Farms is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for everyone we touch through innovative food and agricultural products. Since our beginning on Arthur Perdue’s farm in 1920, to our expansion into agribusiness and the introduction of the PERDUE® brand of chicken and turkey under Frank Perdue, and continuing with our third generation of leadership with Chairman Jim Perdue, we’ve remained family owned and family operated. We are the parent company of Perdue Foods and Perdue AgriBusiness. Through our PERDUE®, HARVESTLAND® and COLEMAN NATURAL® and COLEMAN ORGANIC® food brands; agricultural products and services; and stewardship and corporate responsibility programs, we are working to become the most-trusted name in food and agricultural products.
Maine people- and Maine values- are as much a part of our company as the natural spring water we have been bottling since 1845. Our respect for the environment, our stewardship of water sources and the land around them, and our commitment to being a good employer and a good neighbor, are all part of our heritage as a Maine company. Today, Poland Spring is one of the best-selling bottled spring water brands in America! Poland Spring is committed to doing our part to make Maine a better place to live and work through our community involvement, engagement, and environmental stewardship. Poland Spring is proud to turn a rapidly renewable natural resource into 800 good jobs for Maine people.
PAF started out in 1950 as a one man operation servicing the Portland Jetport. In the years since, we’ve been challenged by shifts in the economy that have changed the very nature of our business. We’ve risen to every one of those challenges and have come out a stronger company by holding steadfast to our core values-providing safe, reliable service with a customer focus. While we continue to provide service to and from the Boston, Portland, and Bangor airports, we’ve also established ourselves as a premier provider of LTL and truckload services operating primarily east of the Mississippi.
Since 1972, Pottle’s Transportation has continued to expand thus transforming us into a major motor carrier operation in the Northeast. We’re an efficient, quality driven company where customer service and integrity are top priorities. We welcome you to browse our website and discover how we can meet your needs and very likely give you a winning edge over the competition.
At Prime, we have built a strong and enviable reputation for providing superior transportation services throughout North America. Our commitment to providing unsurpassed world-class customer service continues as we seek new methods, technical advances and systems which enable us to meet the ever-increasing demands of the shipping industry.
Raider Express is a refrigerated truckload carrier specialized in hauling grocery and food products in the contiguous forty eight States. The main base of operations for Raider Express is located in Fort Worth, TX; however additional facilities are maintained in Houston, TX, and Sparta, NJ.
Raider Express had humble beginnings at the Houston Produce Market. The day that Michael Eggleton, Jr. graduated from Texas Tech University in 1998, Mike Eggleton, Sr. and Kaz Wrobel handed him a brief case with a key to a small office, an operating authority and an insurance certificate. He started out brokering loads, and then was given a few trucks. Within 6 months Mike Sr. had officially joined the company, and Kaz had moved his truck fleet to Raider Express. Raider Express expanded its fleet hauling paper, produce, and consumer goods. Gradually however, the company has shifted to almost entirely refrigerated and grocery products. Daniel Eggleton joined the company in 2001, immediately after college graduation from Texas Tech University.
As of March 1, 2014 Raider operated 200 company owned tractors and 470 53′ refrigerated trailers. We have grown over the last few years however we still maintain a high level of service and the attention to detail that is expected by our customers.
Everett Roehl, who was born and raised in the Marshfield, Wisconsin, area, began providing motor carrier service in 1962 with a single truck. Everett realized early on that this business really came down to one thing – delivering. That’s more than merely moving freight from point A to point B. Rather, it’s delivering on the promise he made to the customer, the promise to pick up and deliver the product on time in a way that demonstrates and promotes safety. According to Everett, “What we’re really delivering is confidence – that load is one less thing our customers need to worry about. And satisfaction – the good feeling customers have when we meet their needs and expectations. We’ve been providing truckload transportation and logistical services for over 45 years — Experience is the Power of Red.
Founded in 1947, Ross Express has been servicing the transportation needs of the Northeast for 67 years. This family owned and operated business offers direct overnight delivery without interline service to all 6 New England states with reliable second day service to Cape Cod and the Islands. With an on-time ratio over 99% and a claims ratio less than .001%, Ross Express is dedicated to providing the absolute best service in the Northeast. Ross Express also provides coast-to-coast service, as well as service to Canada and Puerto Rico through our Ross Logistics division.
Covering Parts of New Mexico, Arizona and California “On December 6th, 2009 Ryder Logistics donated the use of a tractor trailer and a driver team to deliver wreaths from the Worcester Wreath company in Maine to five national cemeteries located in Santa Fe New Mexico, Prescott and Phoenix Arizona, Riverside and Bakersfield California…”
At Saddle Creek Logistics Services, our integrated capabilities can help address today’s toughest supply chain challenges. Our custom solutions draw on warehousing, transportation, packaging and fulfillment services to give you a competitive edge. What makes our integrated logistics services stand out in the industry? The variety of capabilities we provide and how we customize those services to meet your specific business goals. While we offer the resources of a larger company, we deliver the responsiveness and personal attention of a more nimble organization. Our seamless integration can help to: increase speed to market, accommodate fluctuations, control supply chain costs, improve service to customers, and focus on core competency. We invite you to see how our integrated services can help you develop a stronger, more effective supply chain.
Sammons Trucking is a premier 49-state / Canada, open-deck/truckload carrier. With its 300+ power units, Sammons is equipped to handle all of your open-deck transportation and trucking needs. If your legal or over-dimension freight can be loaded onto a flatbed, step-deck or heavy-haul trailer, Sammons will haul and deliver it safely and on time to the port, job site or other destination of your choice. Sammons is the first choice for quality freight transportation service.
Providing supply chain logistics solutions: third-party (3PL), dedicated service with EDI dispatch and load tracking, asset based fleet of company equipment including vans, flatbeds with lightweight flatbed trailers for greater payload capacity, van trailers equipped with cranes, and dump trailers, warehousing and distribution, export packaging, transportation tractor and trailer sales, leasing and repair, household goods moving and storage. Schilli Transportation Services is the full service provider you need to move your products to your customer safely, efficiently, and economically.
One of the largest truckload carriers in North America, Schneider has been the top choice of safety-minded drivers for nearly 80 years. With over 75 percent of its drivers getting home weekly or better, Schneider provides professional opportunities that meet the work-life balance needs of today’s drivers and owner-operators.
Schneider is a $3.6 billion company and ranked a top-paying carrier by the National Transportation Institute while being nationally recognized for its support of current and former military personnel.
Scott and Lorna Harris – Gold Star parents of Dustin Harris and traveling along with the Wreath Escort to Arlington.
“Since 1954 Skyline Transportation Inc. has been serving the shipping public with its high quality service. We are a 100% assets company based in Knoxville, TN. We have expanded to provide truckload services, dedicated fleets, specialized hauling (Haz Mat) as well as expedited services. Please take a few minutes to explore our site to see how Skyline Transportation can serve you.”
Swift Transportation began operations in 1966 transporting imported steel through the ports of Los Angeles to Arizona and Arizona cotton for export back through to Southern California.
Tennant Truck Lines, Inc. (TTL) is an open deck carrier that services the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Midwest regions of the country. We have full terminals currently located in Moline, Illinois; Augusta, Georgia; and Baltimore, Maryland. We have drop yards in Grand Island, NE and Valley City, ND as well as drop trailers at many customer locations around the country. These operating centers allow TTL to effectively service our customers and traffic lanes with pride, safety and quality service. Since 1946, we have been an industry leader in transportation and will continue to lead the pack by meeting and exceeding customer requests.
Tennant Truck Lines is a transportation leader that other companies strive to imitate. Our leadership is demonstrated by of very well versed team of professionals. This management team is continuously improving and conquering the challenges our industry is dealt. Our service professionals participate in continued industry education, the latest technology and real world trucking experience. This is what enables us to drive transportation solutions over and above our competitors.
Providing efficient, honest, and reputable transportation solutions since December 2000, Titan Transfer, one of the nation’s premier mid-sized trucking firms, provides top notch over-the-road transportation throughout the United States and Canada. Titan is headquartered in Shelbyville, TN and has locations in Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Ohio, Florida, and Indiana. Titan Transfer is well equipped to meet the needs of all company sizes. Through Titan’s sister companies, Goggin Warehousing, Titan Transfer Logistics and S & M Warehousing customers are provided a full range of supply chain solutions such as logistics, warehousing, cross-docking and much more.
Much of the weight of North American commerce rides with trucks. That is why every effort is made to insure that every shipment will arrive on time, without issue, every time. In order to accomplish this TLD makes every effort to understand the unique needs of our valued customers and coordinate the operation of our manpower and equipment to transport their freight to their specifications in a safe and timely manner. By achieving this, TLD goes a step further to maintain flexibility in our transportation matrix to accommodate the short term, special needs of our customers that lie beyond the realm of normal daily requirements. TLD adheres to all rules and regulations of the transportation industry and strictly abides by all local, state and federal safety regulations regarding the safe operation of our assets.
Our goal is to deliver excellence in all that we do. At a time when others are moving to asset lite models, we are committed to running assets in networks, which gives you reliable capacity with an excellence of service unsurpassed in the industry. We are big enough to create meaningful solutions, but small enough to provide you the level of customer service you deserve. We believe in hiring the best people in the industry and empowering them to create solutions for our customers. Because of our asset intensity, we attract and retain the best drivers in the industry. The technology we employ is focused on enhancing your service experience.
We are a group who has decided to devote our lives to helping truckers and all that go with them who have fallen on hard times. This could include the mechanics, waitresses, dock workers and so on. We all make this world move. The mission of Trucker Charity, is to assist those in the trucking industry in need. We will do this financially, and with education. Our life coach and mentoring programs will work with those that need help one on one. We will raise money to help support people in the trucking industry who are in need and luck has passed them by. Including mechanics, truckers and their families and all jobs related to the trucking industry. We will be good stewards of people’s money and help our industry prosper with support and education.
The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) is the only national trade association whose sole focus is the truckload segment of the motor carrier industry. The association represents dry van, refrigerated, flatbed, intermodal container, and end-dump carriers operating in the 48 contiguous states, as well as Alaska, Mexico, and Canada. TCA has a long and rich history that includes several name changes throughout the years. The organization has its origins in two separate groups: the Contract Carrier Conference (founded 1938) and the Common Carrier Conference – Irregular Route (founded 1941). In 1983, these groups merged to become the Interstate Carriers Conference, which changed its name to Interstate Truckload Carriers Conference in June of 1988. In March of 1997, the Board of Directors voted to change the name to its present form: The Truckload Carriers Association.
Try Hours is the expediting expert. We have specialized in the movement of time sensitive and emergency freight since 1989, providing Ground Expedited service to the industrial manufacturing sector to and from all points East of The Mississippi. Try Hours is a family owned and operated transportation company specializing in Ground Expedited Premium service. Consistent annual growth for the past 20+ years ensures that we will be here to service your premium transportation needs well into the future. Try Hours dispatchers utilize the latest transportation software to match your shipment with the proper vehicle, from cargo-vans up to tractor trailers. We guarantee pick-up in 90 minutes and delivery within 15 minutes of the quoted schedule. The Try Hours professional staff is there to serve you 24/7.
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), founded in 1935 with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world\’s largest processors and marketers of chicken, beef and pork, as well as prepared foods. The company provides products and services to customers throughout the United States and more than 90 countries. Tyson employs 115,000 Team Members at more than 400 facilities and offices in the U.S. and around the world. More details about the company’s strategy, business segments, locations and history, are available in the latest Tyson Fact Book.
Customers have a single point of contact when they work with us. Critical information for your shipment is in one place, limiting the possibility of errors or omissions of information along the way. Your Logistics Account Executive finds quality carriers with the proper equipment to move your loads, as well as identifying quick solutions to challenges that come up en route.
TQL’s attention to detail, from pickup to delivery, is what allows us to minimize missed shipments, delays, and product shortages for our shippers.
Mission statement- “Exceed the customer’s expectations at all times and handle their transportation requirements from the moment of pickup until delivery. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. ”
Warren, MI.-based Universal Truckload Services, Inc. is a leading asset-light provider of customized transportation and logistics solutions. We provide our customers with supply chain solutions that can be scaled to meet your changing demands and volumes. We offer a comprehensive suite of services including transportation, value-added, intermodal and specialized services that can be utilized throughout your entire supply chain.
Covering Parts of New Hampshire and Vermont
What makes U.S. Xpress Enterprises a great place to work is our employees. Our mission is to provide our people with an enjoyable, safe and dignified work environment in which all employees are challenged to continuously improve their skills, and are rewarded for superior work.
At U.S. Xpress Enterprises, our mission is to provide our customers with superior service that enhances each customer’s strategic market position.
Strupp Trucking, Inc. was incorporated in 1970 by William E. Strupp and his wife Gloria Strupp. Strupp Trucking provides professional, safe and time sensitive construction and excavation work. Strupp Trucking is located in La Crosse, WI. Work site locations are typically within 100 miles of La Crosse. The company fleets consist of quad axle dump trucks, tractors, trailers, loaders, backhoes, skid-steers and specialized attachments. Strupp Trucking is a proud sponsor of many local youth sports associations, the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics and various other local charities.
Over the past few years, Walmart has contributed to Wreaths Across America $375,000 in cash; $103,000 through in-kind transportation services; and delivered over 160,000 wreaths. Walmart is proud to sponsor this effort to recognize and remember our veterans that have served our great nation. Covering Parts of Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Louisiana, Texas, Georgia, South Carolina as well as Ground Zero New York City, The Pentagon, Shanksville (Flight 93 Memorial) and Arlington National Cemetery.
Since 1976 Watkins & Shepard has been a pioneer in logistics planning, technology implementation and asset utilization that is the foundation of our business model today. From virtually anywhere in the world, our logistics team can bring you closer to your goals. Whether your needs include LTL freight management, distribution, consolidation or warehousing.
WEL Companies will change the way you look at logistics, trucking and warehousing.
As an asset-based company, we have the tools and resources at our finger tips to deliver forward-thinking solutions. In real time.
Being there for our customer when and how they need us is our mantra. We’re all about doing what it takes to get the job done right. It’s what drives us to deliver excellence every step of the way…one piece of the supply chain at a time.
At WEL, our commitment is our word.
Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Australia. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; expedited; temperature-controlled; and flatbed services. Werner\’s Value Added Services portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, and international services. International services are provided through Werner\’s domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage.
Witte Bros. Exchange was established over sixty years ago. Today, the service offerings are very different, but Witte remains a leader in the transportation of frozen and refrigerated products. Most recently, Witte expanded and built a 2,000,000 cubic feet warehouse in an effort to meet the growing needs of our nationwide customer base.
Witte Bros. Exchange, Inc. offers food manufacturing companies comprehensive logistic options to ensure the systematic flow of products from the manufacturing facility to the customers’ facilities. Various companies offer select food distribution services, but few offer Witte’s innovative and comprehensive approach including warehousing – all of which are backed by an asset-based fleet.