It shouldn’t be surprising that Prime Inc. has always been a driver-focused trucking company. Robert Low started the operation in 1970 with a single truck, with the then-19-year old behind the wheel as the company’s first driver. Today, he’s still at the helm as the carrier‘s president.
At Eagle Transportation Co., it’s all about productivity and uptime. “In the past, a down truck could cause missed pickups and deliveries, and driver overtime,” says Mike Brady, the company’s president. “That was a costly problem, especially during the fall harvest period, so uptime is everything in our business.”
While many fleets guard their fleet’s data and information closely, Aaron Witmer, operations manager of GCI Slingers and Gravel Conveyors, is beyond excited to share it.
“There’s everything to gain by listening.” In one sense, it’s just that simple for Don Digby, Jr., president of Navajo Express. And Digby, who now heads up the third generation, family-owned business, means it.
While delivering on time is a key to success for Contract Transport Services (CTS), operating safely is equally essential for the company.
To say that The Mennel Milling Co. is dynamic would be an understatement. The Fostoria, Ohio-based private fleet hauls raw materials and over 2,000 bulk and packaged finished products to and from the company’s five mills in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Virginia, which produce more than 200 different types of flour each day. Routes primarily
For Dillon Varanay, vice president and co-founder of CoVar Transportation, ongoing success stems from focusing on what you do best and effectively serving customers. “In our case, we have made some decisions that have paid off,” he says. “Now we’re a smaller but more profitable operation because of those choices.” Founded in November of 2014,
For 45 years, Centurion Auto Logistics and its transportation entity, Centurion Auto Transport, have been focused on providing on-time, damage-free service to customers. Recently, the Jacksonville, Fla.-based company took a big forward-looking step to ensure it can continue to meet that goal by investing $6.8 million in its fleet and in management technology. “We added
How Dearco Distributing is effectively streamlining glass deliveries for customers across two states
Jeff Knope is quick to say that his company isn’t in the trucking business. He’s just as fast to add, however, that trucks play a key role in the ability of the glass products wholesaler to serve its customers effectively and efficiently. Knope is president of Dearco Distributing Inc., based in Shawano, Wisc., which operates a
Having been in business for 68 years, Southeastern Freight Lines (SEFL) has prospered by continually finding new solutions for serving its diverse range of customers. Today, the privately-owned, regional less-than-truckload (LTL) fleet, based in Lexington, S.C., specializes in next-day service in the southern U.S. Recently, SEFL has experienced significant growth in its final mile delivery
One of the country’s best known trucking companies, C.R. England is also one of North America’s largest refrigerated service providers. Today, the 98-year old carrier provides national and regional refrigerated transportation in the continental U.S., dedicated fleet and intermodal services, as well as transportation into and out of Mexico. “Across our operations, total cost of ownership
There are two things that are never lacking at Valley Farm Transport. First are the challenges that the Dixon, Calif.-based agricultural products hauler faces every day. Second is the determination to address those issues effectively and professionally. “We embrace a no-compromise philosophy when it comes to customer satisfaction,” says David Nickum, president and chief executive