April 2019

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusA Rising Star in the Automotive IndustryXfinity Freight Systems

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

A Rising Star in the Automotive Industry

Xfinity Freight Systems

Xfinity Freight Systems Inc. is a domestic and international automotive transportation and logistics company operating out of Warren, Michigan. The company serves clients across several countries, transporting automotive freight via ground to and from suppliers, manufacturers, and customers. Clientele includes automakers General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the ‘big three’ of the automotive industry.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusRaising the BarLavalle Transportation (LTI)

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

Raising the Bar

Lavalle Transportation (LTI)

The idea of the truck driver has reached a level of romanticism in modern culture: a hard-working fleet of men and women who drive through the night from one end of the country to the other, hauling the necessities of life along with them. While our culture and media tend to amplify the truth of those we admire there is no denying that the workforce behind Lavalle Transportation (LTI) strives to meet the expectations of a demanding public.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusFocusing on PeopleICAT Logistics

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

Focusing on People

ICAT Logistics

Now in its 26th year of business, ICAT Logistics has grown from a small outfit into a global player and top Baltimore-area workplace. ICAT Logistics has a total of 18 locations around the United States with several partners located in Asia. The global logistics solutions provider focuses on people: serving clients by turning their problems into solutions, while supporting and developing their teams internally.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusOn-Time Delivery with Safety Top of MindGemini Transport

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

On-Time Delivery with Safety Top of Mind

Gemini Transport

Professional truck drivers leave their egos at home and treat the road and those on it with respect, courtesy, and with safety in mind every time. This safety-mindedness and professionalism are the guiding principles that Gemini Transport has adopted for its drivers. The national freight trucking business, with headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, was founded by Goran Petkovich, who started out with two trucks as a general freight trucking company in 2002.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusThree Generations of Innovation and IntegrityFraley & Schilling

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

Three Generations of Innovation and Integrity

Fraley & Schilling

American trucking company Fraley & Schilling Inc. (F&S) has worked with its suppliers to create a combination of trucking and hauling equipment that allows the company to take full advantage of the amount of payload it can move, which usually amounts to “ten to fifteen percent more than the average trucking company can handle,” says Executive Vice President Ryan Schilling. He believes that the key to the company’s growth has been forming its identity as “the premier lightweight fleet in America.”

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusEmbracing Change

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

Embracing Change

Classic Freight Transport is based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia but operates across the U.S. and Canada. In an industry where time is of the essence and the stakes are high, this firm has carved out a place for itself as the preferred supplier of many of North America’s finest manufacturers.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusKeeping Our World MovingMuñoz Trucking

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

Keeping Our World Moving

Muñoz Trucking

In our fast-paced, next-day-delivery world, we rarely stop to think of the colossal logistical apparatus at work. Trucks carry the vast majority of this freight, hauling seventy-one percent of all U.S. domestic tonnage in 2016 according to the American Trucking Associations (ATA). In the border city of El Paso, Texas, Muñoz Trucking is working hard to ensure its trucks and drivers keep moving and keep our economy going.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusAerodynamic and Environmentally FriendlyEco Flaps

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

Aerodynamic and Environmentally Friendly

Eco Flaps

I had no idea going into this interview with CFO Darron Ming and National Accounts Sales Representative Asa Hazelwood that mudflaps were so relevant to safety on our highways. Eco Flaps, based in Brentwood, Tennessee, is on a mission to save lives and make Class A vehicles on the road more environmentally sound and cost-efficient for drivers and trucking companies.

2019 | April 2019 | In FocusA Tough Act to FollowCLN Worldwide

2019 | April 2019 | In Focus

A Tough Act to Follow

CLN Worldwide

Global operators in mid and emerging markets know that their very existence depends on effective supply chain management, and CLN Worldwide is an international authority in the field of freight forwarding, with an impressive list of loyal customers that stand testimony to its long-term commitment to excellence. This company gets multi-modal import and export right, underwritten by the global giant Lloyd’s of London.

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