Transportaion, Logistics, Trucking, Lean Initiatives
Carter Logistics was founded by John Paugh in 1982 to fill a need for economical and efficient transportation. Through strategic partnerships and locations, they help their customers develop effective supply chain management. Carter Logistics is committed helping their customers save money and support lean processes.
Carter Logistics enables their customers to fit together the pieces of their supply chain so that it is as efficient as possible. With the help of Carter Express, their partner carrier, they have become industry leaders through their outstanding customers service and safety record. Carter offers advantages to their customers such as turning inventory into just in time deliveries, warehousing space, schedule management, transportation expense reduction and more.
Carter Logistics’ shared milk run network was inspired by the dairy industry, where milk is collected from multiple farms and brought to one place for processing. By applying this concept to other industries, Carter creates a sophisticated supply chain for its clients.
Because Carter knows that their customers have a variety of needs, they offer specialized transportation services. They have a variety of transportation offerings for their customers including covered trailers, flatbed trailers, refrigerated trailers, and more.
In addition to transportation, Carter also provides warehouse space for their customers along the NAFTA Highway near interstate, rail, and air transportation. Carter knows that each of its customers has varying warehousing needs and is committed to providing “out of the box” services for their demands. These warehouses are located in the following locations:
- Anderson, IN
- Dayton, OH
- Laredo, TX
- Pargould, AR
Finally, Carter Logistics also offers an array of additional tools and resources for their customers. Six cross-dock locations, performance monitoring, transportation management software and more. Access to these resources help their customers implement their logistics plan effectively and efficiently, which adds to the overall success of the Carter Logistics program.