LTL - Global Trade Magazine
  February 20th, 2015 | Written by

LTL

IF YOU CAN’T FILL A TRAILER, YOU’RE IN GOOD COMPANY WITH THESE LESS-THAN-TRUCKLOAD CARRIERS.

• ALLEN LUND CO.
Innovative TMS software allows customers to manage their carrier base while taking advantage of the Allen Lund office team’s 150-plus years of LTL freight-management experience.

• CENTRAL FREIGHT LINES
Central long ago put its green into its Green, investing and integrating CNG tractors into its fleet operation of more than 5,000 tractors, trailers and delivery trucks.

• CON-WAY
Whether moving your LTL regionally or long haul, domestic or global, Con-way’s reach is exceptional, including 425 operating locations and delivery to more than 99 percent of U.S. zip codes.

• DAYTON FREIGHT
Business and service grows for the Midwest-based Dayton, which operates in 11 states through a network of 40 terminals across the U.S. and Canada, through alliances with other carriers.

• the ERB group
More than 1,800 companies throughout the U.S. and Canada rely on Erb’s fleet of 1,000 refrigerated trailers and extensive terminal network to handle their LTL needs.

• JOHANSON TRANSPORTATION SERVICE
JTS is able to customize shipments using its rating software for temp-controlled LTL as well as consolidation of direct door-to-door, cross-docking and pool distribution, simplifying an often complex process.

• MODE TRANSPORTATION
Focusing on customer service, Mode specialists can customize a shipping and comprehensive routing guide specific to their lanes by analyzing a client’s shipment needs and freight flows.

• NATIONAL RETAIL SYSTEMS
NRS handles more than 2 billion pounds of freight annually at consolidation centers strategically placed throughout the nation and at hubs in New York/New Jersey; L.A./Long Beach; and Savannah, Georgia.

• RWI TRANSPORTATION
Using a blend of asset- and non-asset based resources, RWI’s team has achieved a high safety rating and 99 percent on-time delivery for its refrigerated, temp-controlled and dry-freight LTL shipments.

• SAIA
Utilizing its network of 147 terminals, this industry giant handles more than 25,000 shipments per day, delivering more than 85 percent of them in 48 hours or less.

• SOUTHEASTERN FREIGHT LINES
Service centers in 12 states and service partners in the other 38, Canada and Mexico allow Southeastern to maintain a 99.35 on-time rate, garnering it 390 quality awards.

• STANDARD FORWARDING
Providing overnight services throughout the Midwest, Standard has made a name by offering custom-tailored solutions to such diverse sectors as automotive, healthcare, engineering and energy.

• U.S. XPRESS ENTERPRISES
The company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Xpress Global Systems, provides a non-traditional approach to LTL using a diverse asset base that includes more than 8,000 state-of-the-art tractors, 22,000 air-ride trailers and 30 company-owned service centers.

• WARD TRANSPORT
Ward is so obsessive about customer service they trademarked the term Obsessive Customer Service, distinguished by a responsive family culture that turns occasional customers into full-time clients.

• WILSON TRUCKING
Wilson specializes in delivering time-critical and high-demand less-than-truckload services throughout the Southern Atlantic U.S. by utilizing its 30 strategically placed terminals.

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