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TRUCKING& FREIGHTING “We pay a lot of attention to detail on a day-today operational basis.” -Scott Blevins, president Reaching Out FROM ITS MODEST START, MOUNTAIN VALLEY EXPRESS HAS GROWN TO SERVE CLIENTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA. > M O U N TA I N VA L L E Y E X P R E S S C O . I N C . // Mountain Valley Express specializes in overnight and second-day freight services, which it provides to customers with a personal touch. BY A L A N D O R I C H izes in overnight and second-day freight ties, as opposed to retailers or providing Some might think the business of services. Blevins’ stepfather, Charlie home delivery services. “It’s more the logistics would not require a firm to bring Giles, founded Mountain Valley in 1976 door-to-door, non-appointment type of a personal touch to its work, but Moun- with two trucks and the vision of being customer,” he says. “We get on the truck tain Valley Express Co. Inc. does not California’s best freight delivery service. and get it off the next day.” share that belief. Instead, President Scott Since then, the firm has grown to em- Blevins says, the firm has prospered by ploy a staff of more than 430 and enjoy -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] focusing on its customers and making more than $40 million in annual rev- Mountain Valley Express Co. Inc. sure deliveries are made on time. enues. Additionally, Mountain Valley has www.mtnvly.com 10 locations in California, Arizona and Annual revenues: $40 million+ day-to-day operational basis,” he says. Nevada. “We serve the entire United Headquarters: Manteca, Calif. “When there is an issue, we attack it States and into Canada through The Re- Employees: 430+ promptly and communicate it back to the liance Network,” Blevins says. Specialty: Overnight and second-day freight “We pay a lot of attention to detail on a customer when we know [about it].” The Manteca, Calif.-based firm special- 38 TLIMAGAZINE.COM WINTER 2013 Primarily, Mountain Valley serves manufacturers of industrial commodi- services -------------------------------------------------------------- http://www.TLIMAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013

Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013
Contents
Hurricane Sandy
Intermodal Rail
Near Shoring
Steel Bridges
Porsche Cars North America Inc.
TDS Transport
Aspen Equipment Co.
Consumers Energy
Mountain Valley Express Co. Inc.
Supreme Group
Miller Felpax Corp.
AMECO
Rio Grande Pacific Corp.
TNT Sales
Usher Transport Inc.
Triad Transport Inc.
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Fusion Logistics
GulfMark Energy Inc.
Mode Transportation
Oregon International Port of Coos Bay
Trailways Inc.
Time Logistics Inc.
Alagasco
Verizon Communications Inc.
Sears Holding Corp.
Perry Ellis International Inc.
Tennessee Commercial Warehouse
J&P Hall Express
Pacific Air Cargo
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