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Transport & Logistics Services

ReedTMS Logistics is dedicated to providing the highest level of service at all times. Each customer is assigned a highly-trained logistics professional to provide streamlined, proactive communication and ensure complete consistency from pickup to delivery. And we’re always open! We have an in-house dispatch team working all day, every day, so no matter the time, you’ll always be able to reach a live logistics specialist by phone.

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Reed Transport

Reed Transport is the non-asset-based operation of ReedTMS Logistics, offering brokerage, produce transportation and freight management services throughout North America leveraging a network of over 27,000 active motor carriers. More information on the services Reed Transport offers is outlined below:

Full Truck Load

Arranging truckload shipments both on a contracted and spot-market basis is a core competency of Reed Transport that includes long haul, regional short haul, and intrastate services.

Our vast carrier database enables us to find you the perfect match for almost any industry. We have experience arranging the transportation of grocery and food service dry goods, paper and packaging products, construction products and beverages.

We will provide you with seamless scheduling and tracking of truckload shipments, delivering the results you need to keep your business going. Each customer is assigned a highly trained logistics coordinator that will be available to you from pick up to delivery.

Produce Transportation

We are the cold-chain experts you need to arrange transportation for the most time-sensitive, perishable items. The produce team is comprised of professionals with expertise in all types of produce from all major growing regions across North America with familiarity hauling produce in the Midwest, Southeast, on the East Coast and West Coast. We have experience buying and selling perishables, managing brands, and servicing the export trade, so we understand your challenges and how to add value to your supply chain.

Produce shipments are not something to take lightly, and we only work with the best produce carriers to make sure you are getting the premium service you expect. We coordinate with carriers to ensure the equipment has been properly pre-cooled and the product count, description, and temperature are in accordance with customer specifications.

Refrigerated services include:

  • The arrangement of produce transportation
  • Just-in-time delivery
  • One-stop shop for all seasonal ordering patterns
  • Direct Store Delivery (DSD)
  • Surge, holiday and overflow coverage
  • Multi-pick and multi-drop orders
  • Long-term and short-term contracts

LTL & Freight Management

Currently searching for competitive LTL rates? Look no further. ReedTMS Logistics is able to provide the tools and resources for all your LTL shipping needs.

We will assist you in simplifying the LTL freight shipping process with our innovative and industry-leading logistics technology. We also maintain strong relationships with some of the nation’s leading LTL carriers, allowing us to pass our LTL rates to our customers.

Freight Management Services Include:

  • Carrier Procurement & Management: Technology will analyze data and provide awards to carriers per lane.
  • Contract Negotiations: Contracts, rates, and historical data are reviewed for savings opportunities. We negotiate effective rates with tailored service programs on the customer’s behalf.
  • Freight Bill Auditing: Bills are analyzed to ensure billing accuracy (i.e. service levels, weight, mileage, freight classification, freight rates, accessorial charges, etc.). When inaccuracies are identified, refund claims are filed on the customer’s behalf – savings are split with Reed.
  • Route and Mode Optimization: TMS can consolidate shipments and create the most effective multi-stop moves including the construction and utilization of pools and mode skipping.

Flatbed & Heavy Haul

We arrange full and partial service for flatbeds, step decks, double drops, and other specialized trailers. We have formed long-lasting relationships with flatbed carriers dating back to our first flatbed shipment in 1996.

Flatbed not big enough? We’ve got you covered.

Whether the material being transported is oversize or overweight, Reed Transport can satisfy the most complex needs. We have experience coordinating the movement of heavy machinery and equipment, transformers, silos and even entire manufacturing facilities with precision and accuracy.

Our team understands each state’s weight and size restrictions and we create a specialized plan to address your specific needs.

Rail & Intermodal Truckload

Interested in working with rail and/or intermodal? Reed Transport has you covered! We have established long-lasting relationships with multiple Class 1 rail and intermodal providers in order to provide service that meets your exact requirements. This service creates efficiencies in your supply chain by providing more equipment options, greener miles, and often, a lower priced alternative to over-the-road transportation.

Traditionally, rail has been the solution for long-hauls only, but with the industry’s recent growth, shorter lanes are now possible. Rail is becoming fast and more reliable than ever before! Even if your shipment only needs to go 500-600 miles, give us a call and we’ll save you money on the rail!

Warehousing

Our goal is to help make your business as efficient and profitable as possible. We will work with you to help solve your problems while working within each customers’ budget.

Our 34,000 square foot facility in Tampa has 10,000 square feet of warehouse space. Space is climate controlled and completely secure with surveillance. In addition, we have relationships with numerous warehouse providers throughout North America we work with to assist with any warehousing needs you may have.

Other Services

In addition to our core services, Reed Transport is not afraid to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions to all your transportation needs. Other services include:

Expedited Ground: The solution for your time-critical demands. Multiple trailer options are available with team drivers including dry van, temperature controlled, flatbed and step deck.

Power Only: Our nationwide power only service comes complete with tractor and driver to pull your equipment including flatbeds, chassis, containers and specialty trailers.

Trade Show Logistics: Trade shows are a critical marketing component for most businesses. Reed Transport arranges customized hauling to get your products to these shows. Full logistics support is included: 24/7 on-call dispatch, completely computerized operation and expert consulting.

Padded Van: A premium service designed to arrange the transportation of electronics, furniture, machinery and other fragile commodities. This service comes complete with blankets, straps, decking bars, and 53’ft air-ride trailers for extra secure transit.

TMS Logistics

TMS Logistics is the asset-based operation of ReedTMS Logistics, offering dry van, refrigerated, blanket wrap and dedicated/private fleet services delivering superior, on-time performance through a strong team, quality equipment and effective use of technology. More information on the services TMS Logistics offers is outlined below:

Dedicated & Private Fleets

TMS Logistics has a core competency around building cost-effective dedicated/private fleet programs. The end goal of these programs is to provide a win-win solution for our customers by providing committed capacity to support their business while driving improved service levels and cost savings over non-dedicated or internal private fleet programs. This is achieved through:

  • Volume purchasing driving savings on equipment, fuel, insurance and other costs
  • Technology and on-board tracking of tractors and trailers provides real time visibility to fleet and also helps effectively management the day to day activity of the fleet eliminating waste
  • Revenue sharing programs utilizing equipment outside of peak need time for our dedicated/private fleet customers
  • Full time driver recruiting resources to ensure we always have driver capacity
  • Trailer fleet with a trailer to tractor ratio of 5:1 to maximize efficiency of high volume route movements
  • Account managers committed to operate fleet efficiently on a daily basis
  • Transfer risk of rising insurance costs to TMS Logistics while ensuring the required coverages are maintained
  • Full time personnel focused on managing compliance with USDOT regulations taking the burden and cost of compliance away from your business

Dry Van Truckload

We provide dry van truckload services both on a contracted and spot-market basis throughout the continental US with terminals in Wisconsin and Florida. Our fleet of 53’ dry vans are all late-model and well maintained and our trailer to tractor ratio of 5:1 enables us to provide dropped trailer services anywhere in the country.

Give us a call and you’ll see that TMS Logistics consistently delivers superior, on-time service as a result of building a strong dispatch team, hiring quality drivers and fully utilizing technology.

Blanket Wrapped Services

TMS Logistics provides specialized equipment required for unconventional and high-value shipments that call for extra handling and care. Equipment includes: air-ride van equipment, blankets, decking, walk boards and a variety of cargo securing tools. We provide first and final mile arrangements as well as driver-assisted loading and unloading of goods.

Blanket wrap applications regularly include: retail store fixtures, furniture and accessories, laboratory equipment, medical systems, high-value telecommunication and electronics, exercise and fitness equipment and tradeshow exhibits.

Refrigerated Trucking

Transporting temperature and time-sensitive truckloads with specific requirements is a challenging task. TMS Logistics executes these requirements with ease. Currently running a fleet of refrigerated equipment to haul produce, floral and refrigerated and frozen product throughout the US. TMS Logistics can accommodate a range of requested temperatures, anything from below 0 to 70 degrees.

We Are Family!

At ReedTMS, we’re committed to providing a quality, professional transportation experience. Founded in 1996 by Mark R Reed, the company is headquartered in Tampa, Florida and employs a team of over 270 people.

The success of each company relies heavily on the quality of the people we attract and retain. Both Reed Transport and TMS Logistics promote an employee-centric culture that emphasizes teamwork, personal growth, and challenging work with rewards for success.