If you can build with it, we can haul it.
CT offers flatbed regional freight transportation in the eastern third of the United States. Focused on the Atlantic Coast and Southeastern region, we utilize regionally based drivers operating out of eight terminals located in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland. This territorial knowledge is one reason we continue to convert first-time customers into long-term partners.
We strive to become an extension of your business. We stay in tune with your needs and adapt to meet any distribution changes that arise. It’s this flexibility that sets us apart from the standard for-hire flatbed carriers.
Consistency Of Capacity
Most businesses experience seasonal peaks, so we ensure you get a consistent number of trucks from us year round. For our long-term partners, we surge with them providing more trucks for those who use our capacity 12 months out of the year.
High Levels Of Service
CT Transportation offers daily capacity guarantees and vigorous strategies to considerably increase loaded miles. We operate trucks on regularly scheduled line-hauls, across common transport lanes, throughout the southeast. Utilizing our strategically placed terminal locations, we can offer more efficient rates while simultaneously creating multiple opportunities to make every mile be a loaded mile.
Specific Customer Equipment
Flatbed trailers are extremely versatile and well suited to construction sites or shipping points that require fast loading or unloading in areas with no dock. Examples of our common freight include wallboard, shingles, lumber, OSB fiberboard, steel and pipe. We can also transport construction equipment, structural steel, heavy machinery and precast concrete. If you’re looking to transport a load that is oversized or overweight, we can help.
CT Transportation is subsidiary of Comcar Industries, a leader in the transportation and logistics industries. CT leverages this collective 280 years of trucking experience to forge lasting partnerships. We are continually evolving to handle changes in trucking regulations, commodity mix, shipping lanes, and market or industry.
We invite you to contact our CT professional team to learn more about our regional offerings.
Wherever our customers need us to be.
With eight strategically located terminals in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Maryland, we’re well-equipped to meet all of your short-haul flatbed needs.
If you’re in need of drayage for products shipped to ports in Tampa, Jacksonville or Savannah, our TWIC-certified drivers will get your freight off the dock and into the distribution center safely and efficiently.
Worried about weight? Our day cabs can handle loads up to 53,000 lbs. And we offer 24/7 guaranteed capacity for any local moves within a 150 mile radius of our fleet.
To learn more about our port drayage and local shuttle services, please contact the CT professional team today.
Let us carry the weight.
With the ever-rising costs of maintaining a private fleet, there has never been a better time to outsource your trucking operations and let someone else take care of your transportation needs.
Our dedicated services give you all of the advantages of a private fleet without the added capital investment or increased liability. You’ll enjoy exclusive use of a custom-designed fleet, tailored to your exact needs and managed on-site by one our qualified customer service personnel.
We invite you to contact us with your unique transportation requirements to learn how CT’s dedicated services can move your business forward.
Superior service from a single point of contact.
With over 300 carriers under contract, our outsourcing department provides additional capacity to help with large volume fluctuations and handle any difficult-to-cover destinations.
Van, flatbed and specialized equipment are available.
To guarantee safe, quality service, each carrier must meet our strict safety requirements as well as any that are specific to the customer. All loads are tendered through Coastal Transport, ensuring a seamless transaction.
Our customer fulfillment department takes a proactive stance against any problems that arise, however unlikely. If a driver believes that a delivery won’t arrive on time, we’ll let you know immediately. Our goal is to head off small problems before they become big problems, communicating issues as quickly as possible so our customers can react accordingly.
Being a great transportation partner goes beyond pick-up and delivery. At CT, we place a premium on the fast-turnaround of information as well as goods. We promise:
- Proof of delivery within 24 hours of a customer request
- Claims resolved within 60 days (from receipt to resolution)
- Complete maintenance of your insurance coverage
READY TO PARTNER WITH US?
WE ARE CT
For more than 70 years, builders, retailers and contractors have counted on our flexible, consistent and safe trucking company to get the materials they need, when they need them. In addition to our dedicated fleet, regional and short-haul operations, we offer premium logistics and brokerage services to further streamline your supply chain. We won’t just be your flatbed carrier. We’ll be an extension of your business, dedicated to working towards your success with an unparalleled degree of service and support.
Apollo Beach, FL
West Point, VA
12949 U.S. Hwy 41 S.
Gibsonton, FL 33534
2150 South Newkirk St
Baltimore, MD 21224
52680 Alabama Hwy 277
Bridgeport, AL 35740-9998
5310 New Kings Road
Jacksonville, FL 32209-2733
2326 Hwy. 51 South
Louisville, AL 36048
513 Madison Road
Mocksville, NC 27028-4250
322 Grange Road
Port Wentworth, GA 31407-2504
7450 Ready Mix Drive
West Point, VA 23181
Always First And Foremost
At CT Transportation, we pride ourselves on being an industry leader in safety. Like our parent company, Comcar, we feel a moral obligation to be safe in everything we do. With technology in our corner, we’re able to stay in constant contact with our drivers, improve safety and ensure compliance. All of our flatbed trucks are equipped with the Bendix Wingman system, VORAD, Qualcomm tracking and adaptive cruise control.
We reward outstanding safety practices with our Annual Safety recognition program and consistently receive Satisfactory ratings from the DOT. We invite you to review our ratings and compare how we stack up to our competition on CSA metrics.
Meet Our Leadership Team
Steve Reid – President. Joined us in 2004
Kevin Smith – VP of Operations. Joined us in 2014
CT Transportation’s Company Timeline
1939 – Coastal Transport & Trading Company was founded by Boise Federwitch and Morris Rushing.
1968 – Jerry Wilson, B. J. Herrin and R. L. (Bob) Bryant purchase the company. They add 25 tractors and 50 trailers to its fleet.
1975 – Coastal Transport & Trading becomes the first carrier to haul imported steel out of the Port of Savannah.
1978 – Coastal Transport & Trading acquires authorization to transport jute burlap.
1980 – Coastal Transport & Trading begins transporting building materials.
1982 – Coastal Transport & Trading begins service to California oil fields and trip-leasing back to the Southeast.
1986 – Coastal Transport & Trading becomes a part of Comcar Industries, Inc. They now operate 70 tractors and 120 flatbed trailers as Coastal Transport (CT).
1988 – Comcar acquires Specialized Transport and merges it into Coastal Transport.
1991 – Comcar acquires Kennedy Trucking, merging it along with Specialized Transport and Coastal Transport to form one operating company under the Coastal Transport name.
1997 – CT adds the 500th truck to its fleet, making it one of the largest privately-held flatbed carriers in the nation.
2006 – Coastal Transport, Inc. officially becomes CT Transportation, LLC.
Most recently, in November of 2016 a private equity firm purchased the majority ownership of Comcar Industries Inc keeping CT Transportation, LLC part of one of the largest privately-owned companies in the transportation industry.
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