Custom Companies, with headquarters located near Chicago, Illinois, in Northlake, was founded in 1986. It is a “Full Service Transportation Company” that aims to provide transportation services to every customer, no matter how big or small, routine or last minute, and no matter what time of year, even on Christmas Eve! They started as a two-truck company, and grew very quickly. Today, they possess two thousand trucks and equipment in the United States. They are one of the largest transportation companies and are known as being a leader in the business.

 

Custom Companies equipment includes temperature controlled equipment, flatbeds and dry vans, the big rectangular trailers connected to trucks, seen on of the U. S. highways. The many transportation services they offer are:

 

  1. Transporting Goods Locally
  2. Direct Mail Distribution
  3. Domestic and International Air Freight
  4. Coordination and Management of all Facilities, Supplies and Customers
  5. Pick and Pack
  6. Quick Ground Transportation
  7. Hot Shot Services (a truck can be at a customer’s door for quick delivery)
  8. Use of Inter-model Containers for Various Types of Transportation
  9. Full and Partial Truckload Services in North America

 

Custom Companies also has state of the art technology that was created by using customers’ feedback and knowing about their wants and needs in the world of technology. Many features are used to provide what customers need to know before or after an item is picked up and/or delivered. They are as follows:

 

  1. Quotes on Services
  2. Tracking Items
  3. Pickup Request
  4. Detailed Receipt with Shipment of Pro
  5. Efficient Accounting System
  6. Detailed On-line Reports
  7. Extensive Details of Shipments (according to destination and the exact time

period needed)

 

Custom Companies’ philosophy is “Make It Happen” and “Do It Right The First Time.” They actually write these sayings, as well as other quotes, on the inside walls of their buildings, so the “team spirit attitude” will be ingrained in each employee’s heart and mind. Custom Companies aims to please, and wants any transportation service their customers need, to be the best experience it can be.