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“We treat our carriers the same way we treat our customers.” -Todd Thompson, senior vice president SHIPPING& PORTS // Mode Transportation serves more than 4,000 customers nationwide, ranging from small firms to Fortune 500 companies. > M O D E T R A N S P O RTAT I O N The Mode of Choice MODE TRANSPORTATION’S ABILITY TO SERVE MULTIPLE MARKETS MAKES IT AN ATTRACTIVE ADDITION TO A NATIONAL INTERMODAL LEADER. companies that may ship one to two loads a month and have only 10 to 20 employees,” Thompson adds. Mode Transportation adapts its offerings to the needs of each individual customer regardless of their size. “We really try to listen to what our customer’s true need is and match transportation services to fit that need,” Thompson says. Many of the company’s customers ask BY J I M H A R R I S The third-party logistics (3PL) Mode Transportation to help them find For Mode Transportation, variety provider offers truckload, less than truck- efficiency in their shipping operations as truly is the spice of life – and the key to its load (LTL), intermodal shipping and in- a result of rising fuel prices and other growth. “A lot of freight companies might ternational services to retail, foodservice, be typecast into just one type of service consumer goods and other industries na- -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] or customer base,” says Todd Thompson, tionwide. The company has operations Mode Transportation senior vice president of the Dallas-based across the United States through a large company. “We don’t serve just one mar- network of agents and works with more Headquarters: Dallas ket vertical. We have a wide variety of than 14,000 carriers. Employees and associates: 700 customers for whom we provide more than one transportation service.” 68 TLIMAGAZINE.COM WINTER 2013 “We have close to 4,000 customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to Specialty: Third-party logistics -------------------------------------------------------------- http://www.TLIMAGAZINE.COM

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Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013
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.
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.
Verizon Communications Inc.
Sears Holding Corp.
Perry Ellis International Inc.
Tennessee Commercial Warehouse
J&P Hall Express
Pacific Air Cargo
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Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013