InstiCo Express Receives Great West Casualty’s Platinum Safety Award

InstiCo Express, LLC was presented a Platinum award by Great West Casualty Company as part of its National Safety Awards Program. The National Safety Awards Program recognizes motor carriers in truckload and less than truckload with awards based on their year-end preventable crash results. Carriers are eligible to receive awards in Platinum, Gold, Silver, or […]

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Michaels Stores Presents Regional Carrier of the Year Award to InstiCo Express

InstiCo Express was recently named Regional Carrier of the Year, Southwest Region, for 2017 by The Michaels Companies Inc., the world’s largest arts and crafts specialty retailer at its Transportation Carrier Summit. Carriers that are typically honored with this award have been efficient and effective partners in bringing product to market via various transportation channels. […]

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InstiCo Freight Management Sponsors Local Family’s Santa Wishes

The holidays are the perfect time to spread joy and give to those who need help. InstiCo Freight Management, with assistance from InstiCo employees and our friends Mr. & Mrs. Claus, were able to surprise a local Dallas-Ft. Worth family and fulfill some Christmas holiday wishes. Santa and Mrs. Claus personally delivered the gifts to this family. […]

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InstiCo Express, LLC Acquires Assets to Continue Expansion of Dedicated Fleet Services

InstiCo Express, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of InstiCo Freight Management, Inc., has expanded its market presence with the acquisition of certain assets from Morrison Road Transportation, LLC. The acquisition, completed on June 4, 2016, continues the overall growth plan to increase equipment offered, lanes serviced and services provided. “The acquisition of drivers and customer contracts […]

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Less than Truckload Shipping

Less than truckload (LTL) shipping is a method for transporting freight that is too small to fill a semi-trailer but too substantial for a parcel carrier. Loads that are appropriate for LTL would be expensive with these other popular methods. HOW DOES IT WORK? Within a particular region, an LTL carrier has numerous vehicles designated […]

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InstiCo Sponsors 20 Children to Attend Grapevine Lions Club Festival

InstiCo Logistics has sponsored 20 underprivileged children to attend the Grapevine Lions Club Magic Festival in January 2016. The Magic Festival is a fundraiser to support the mission of the Grapevine Lions Club to offer low cost eye exams for local children, scholarships for children to attend the Texas Lions Summer Camp and other activities […]

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InstiCo Logistics Selected for 2015 Best of Grapevine Awards for Cargo & Freight

InstiCo Logistics has been selected for the 2015 Best of Grapevine Award in the Cargo & Freight category by the Grapevine Award Program. Each year, the Grapevine Award Program identifies companies they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of […]

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Hours of Service Laws

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was established within the U.S. Department of Transportation in 2000 to regulate the nationwide trucking industry. The primary mission of the FMCSA is to prevent commercial vehicle-related accidents, which is accomplished through the enforcement of safety regulations, research and data collection, the provision of commercial drivers’ licenses, and […]

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Supply Chain Security

In recent years, the trucking industry has been noticing an increase in criminal activity that has become a cause for concern. Trucking companies and freight forwarders have been faced with an increase in thefts and tampering, even armed robberies. Even the best carriers are now forced to confront these unpleasant issues in order to reduce […]

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Logistics is a Part of Everyday Life

For a moment, consider your favorite store or restaurant. Does the concept of logistics come to mind? Perhaps not at first, but now contemplate how that particular establishment obtains the products and materials needed to conduct business each day. From this broader view, the importance of logistics to our consumer lifestyle and the benefits it […]

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