About Gordon Trucking
Gordon Trucking is one of the most respected truckload carriers in the
trucking industry. With over 2000 trucks, GTI is considered to be one
of the safest and most reliable large truckload carriers in North America.
GTI offers local, regional and trans-continental truckload services within
the United States and to and from Canada including temperature control and
regional heavy haul service. With a reliable network of partner carriers,
GTI also has the ability to provide additional truck capacity to customers
without sacrificing service value. GTI also offers customized transportation
solutions like customer dedicated fleets and on-site transportation
management to some of North America's most successful companies.
Since its inception, Gordon Trucking has built its reputation on
providing innovative transportation solutions for customers. The
company has always focused on doing business with successful companies
and building meaningful relationships. These relationships have helped
enable GTI to deliver consistent and evolving transportation value. In
addition, GTI continues to adopt advanced technology to improve
efficiencies and relies on a driving force and supporting personnel
that is truly best in class.
Founded as Gordon Fast Freight in 1946 with just two trucks, Jay Gordon started
out hauling beer from Vancouver, WA to Tacoma, WA for his first customer, the
Lucky Lager Brewery. In 1984, Jay sold the company to his son Larry and his
wife Virginia. Larry and Virginia's children, Steve and Scott Gordon
became actively involved in the company in the early 90's. As third generation
leaders and Gordon Trucking shareholders, Steve and Scott helped build the
company into an industry leading, 2000 truck carrier. Gordon Trucking was
sold to Heartland Express in November of 2013. Today, Steve and Scott Gordon
are part of the leadership group and officers of Heartland Express. Additionally,
Larry Gordon was invited to become a member of the Heartland Board of Directors
and the Gordon Family collectively owns a significant amount of Heartland Express Stock (HTLD).
GTI operates one of the safest fleets on the road today which can be verified
by the Federal Motor
Carrier Safety Administration's Safety Measurement System. We
encourage customers to compare us against other transportation service providers.
GTI provides transportation services to some of the most successful companies in North America. Our people,
equipment and technology allow us to consistently deliver service that meets or exceeds the
expectations of our customers.
GTI is committed to economic, social and environmental sustainability. The company has been
in business since 1946 and actively supports communities today. GTI is also an industry
leader in environmental responsibility.