Transportation Management

TRANSPORTATION SOLUTIONS TO BUILD AGILITY INTO YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

 

DELIVERING YOUR SHIPMENT WITH PEACE OF MIND

Cardinal is not just another transportation management company. Our people, processes, and partnerships set us apart. We provide customized coast-to-coast solutions matching your shipment to the right carrier, delivering excellent service and peace of mind.

 

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Truckload

Cardinal’s experienced logistics professionals make handling truckload shipments seem easy. We leverage our expansive carrier network. Our unique relationships with the highest quality national carriers to the smaller owner-operators allow us to provide flexible solutions that meet your truckload capacity needs. Trust the Cardinal team to handle your truckload shipments with high levels of detail and integrity.

 

  • Superior capacity – van, flatbed and temperature control
  • A dedicated team of logistics professionals handling each step of the process from booking to delivery
  • Flex capacity solutions
  • The ability to react quickly to your ever-changing business needs
  • Expedited ground freight – cargo vans to 53’ trailers
Less-than-truckload (LTL)

Cardinal offers a comprehensive solution to your LTL needs. We have the ability to integrate our network of reputable and experienced carriers with your business, which puts our tools at your fingertips. Cardinal will partner with you on a plan to handle your LTL shipments.

 

  • Online or live rate quotes from all available carriers
  • Managing your own carrier selection
  • Entering LTL shipments and schedule pickups
  • BOL creation
  • Shipment track and trace using secure web portal
  • Freight spend analysis and other customized reporting tools
  • Managed RFP process
  • EDI transmission capabilities
Intermodal

Cardinal’s intermodal program was designed to save clients money by being the smart alternative to over-the-road options. By using our intermodal services we can provide you with substantial economic and environmental advantages while addressing freight density goals in your supply chain.

Expedited Solutions

Timing is everything. Time-sensitive shipments can be scheduled same-day or as expectations dictate. Trust a Cardinal representative to put a solution in place to meet your expedited over-the-road needs. Equipment options include cargo vans, straight trucks, tractor-trailers and sprinters.

Managed Transportation

Cardinal’s professionals work in conjunction with you to analyze your supply chain and network needs. We identify opportunities to improve overall efficiencies in your business, and we will tailor a program that fit your individual needs.

 

  • Analyze current business trends and practices
  • Identify opportunities and handle process planning
  • Handle carrier negotiations and sourcing
  • Execute the plan to improve overall business process
  • Deliver consistent reporting and reviews

The Cardinal Advantage

People | Processes | Partnerships

People

Dedicated logistics professionals develop a deep understanding of your transportation needs.

 

  • Extensive industry knowledge and experience.
  • Exceptional and real-time communication.
  • Partnering with you to increase supply chain efficiency.
  • Value through professionalism with a commitment to continuous improvement.
Processes
Comprehensive processes and tools automate the entire delivery process, saving you time and effort whether you are a high-volume or occasional shipper.

 

  • Stringent vetting procedures ensure cost-competitive, service-oriented freight carriage.
  • Comprehensive IT platform includes API, EDI, BOL generation, track and trace options, and customized reporting.
  • Customized solutions tailored to fit your business.

Partnerships

Leveraging long-term partnerships with our network of preferred carriers to meet your precise shipping requirements.

 

  • Dedicated logistics professionals are a direct extension of your transportation team.
  • Complete coverage to continental US, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Comprehensive single-source solutions across all modes of service.

INDUSTRIES WE SERVE

Cardinal helps industry leaders with their most difficult transportation challenges. See how our service-oriented people, proven processes, and flexible transportation technology can help yours.

Agriculture

Chemical

Food & Beverage

Automotive

Consumer Goods

Healthcare

Recycling & waste

Construction

Distribution

Manufacturing

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