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We really mean it when we say “If you can think of it, we can ship it”. Over the years we’ve shipped so many different types of products it would be impossible to list them all. We utilize different types of equipment (Dry Van, Refrigerated Vans, Flatbeds) to cover the whole gamut of transportation needs.
(TMS)Transportation Management System
Our custom designed TMS allows us total control over your freight from the minute it picks up to the moment it gets delivered. By utilizing our EDI capabilities, we can integrate with your company's TMS or operating system so updates are in real time and seamless. Our TMS gives us the ability to accept shipments, build work orders, assign drivers, track shipments, provide updates, and finally invoice shipments all on a single platform.
(EDI) Electronic Data Interchange
Our IT experts here have the ability to integrate our TMS system with your TMS/operating system via EDI. By doing so we can make the two systems compatible so we can seamlessly accept, update, and invoice shipment. It really does allow us to operate as an extension of your own, in house operating system.
With MacroPoint we have the ability to GPS track your shipments from start to finish. MacroPoint is integrated with our TMS system to provide real time, automatic updates. We can even set it up to send you email updates if you prefer so you know where your freight is every step of the way. Here are examples of the types of updates Macropoint automatically provides our TMS:
Truckload Shipments are the core of our business. If you can think of it, we can ship it. We cover the entire continental USA and have Dry Van, Refrigerated Van, and Flatbed capacity all over the country. We utilize the latest technology in transportation management, customer integration, and load tracking to ensure you freight gets to its destination on time, every time. Our 24/hour dispatch team is always on call so you can get an update or an answer, whenever you need one. Our expertise and attention to detail are what sets us apart from other transportation providers. Give us a call or request a quote so we can show you what makes James Transportation North America’s Number 1 Transportation Provider.
Only have a few pallets to ship and don’t need the use of a full trailer? No problem, we have you covered! We offer LTL services as well. We coordinate the pickup and delivery of your product and utilize our own company assets or transportation partners to ensure you are getting the best combination of unmatched service and the lowest price to move your product. Please give us a call or request a quote and we will be happy to handle all of your LTL needs.
Our ever growing fleet of trucks is comprised of only the most reliable and safe equipment on the road today. The same is true for our drivers. All of our equipment is less than 10 years old and more than exceeds government and industry regulated safety standards. Every James Transportation driver uses state-of-the-art electronic log books to ensure safety and each of our trucks utilize up to the minute GPS tracking via Macropoint. We know where your freight is every step of the way and when it will be delivered. In addition to service and safety, we’re also proactive concerning environmental issues and have gone green! James Transportation is proud to be an EPA certified Smartway certified transportation partner. SmartWay reduces transportation-related emissions that affect climate change, reduce environmental risk for companies and increase global energy security.
Find more about Smartway here.
Are you in need of a company to handle all of your transportation needs from start to finish? Great! That’s what we do best. In addition to operating and maintaining our own impressive fleet of trucks, we have teamed up with thousands of partner carriers that meet our strict standards of service and safety. These transportation providers are researched and reference checked in order to make sure they are up to the task of working alongside us in handling your freight. Our 3PL operations have an unrivaled reputation in the transportation industry. The quality relationships we’ve built with our partner carriers ensures that the service levels we require are met without question and your freight is delivered on time. The majority of our transportation partners are companies we’ve worked to develop outstanding business relationships with over a number of years. As an extra measure to ensure uniformity in standards we also offer GPS tracking on all our partner carriers via Macropoint. They really are an extension of our own company equipment. By combining our own company assets along with our vast number of qualified partner carriers, we always have the capacity to get the job done.
Need it there fast? We also offer expedited/team services to get your hot freight delivered ASAP. When a driver’s hours of service are up, he/she can take their break while their teammate takes over. We’re rightly proud to be recognized as having some of the best teams in the country. They specialize in delivering your freight in the shortest amount of time possible without compromising safety.
Have a question about your freight or need an up to the minute tracking update? It doesn’t matter what time of day or night it is; you can always call us! We respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Just leave a message in our after hours voicemail and that message is automatically sent to the on-call dispatchers who will return your call promptly. If you prefer, we can also provide automatic email updates via Macropoint with GPS location of your freight (as often as 1 an hour). Communication and keeping our customer’s updated are just a couple of key features allowing James Transportation to consistently set the standard for customer service.