Who We Are

WHO WE ARE

Carter PRIDE Means...

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Carter PRIDE means putting SAFETY FIRST every time.  It means that each member of our team, including support staff, affirms driver choices to put safety first, even if schedule or fuel efficiency is temporarily sacrificed.

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We treat every team member with RESPECT and value the families of each team member as the extended Carter family. We also help to create safe roadways for members of our broader community.

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We have policies to help keep drivers safe and trucks on the road.  It means we follow-through on time and QUALITY commitments to our customers, and we live up to our reputation for exceptional skill and service.

Personal Responsibility In Driving Excellence

Carter PRIDE is why the best drivers drive for Carter Express.

THE HISTORY OF CARTER EXPRESS

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1957

Myron “Duke” Paugh buys Quickway GMC in Anderson and changes the name to Duke’s GMC Trucks

1982

Carter Express founded with three trucks moving parts from suppliers to GM assembly plants

1984

John Paugh, current President & CEO, partners with Carter Express owner Will Carter

1992

John Paugh becomes sole owner and President
of Carter Express

1998

Carter develops the Shared Milkrun System with customers Arvin Meritor & Tenneco Exhaust Systems

2000

Carter Logistics founded

Carter moves operations into new Anderson headquarters & crossdock

2006

Carter opens operations in Laredo, TX in leased crossdock

Carter opens warehouse facility in Anderson, IN

2009

Hitachi Transport Systems, Ltd. purchases majority share of Carter Express & Carter Logistics

Carter opens three new crossdock facilities in Romulus, MI, Dayton, OH and Knoxville, TN

2012

Carter opens brand new 140,000 sq. ft. facility
in Dayton, OH

2013

Carter purchases Hitachi Sistema de Transporte (TSX) in Mexico to support Mexico operations

2014

Carter establishes the first Shared Milkrun route
with two OEMs

2015

Carter opens brand new 100,000 sq. ft. facility
in Laredo, TX

2016

Carter starts yard management operations for OEM in Canton, MS

Carter starts new fleet operations for OEM in Hebron, KY

2017

Carter expands Canton, MS yard management service

THE HISTORY OF CARTER EXPRESS

Image
1957

Myron “Duke” Paugh buys Quickway GMC in Anderson and changes the name to Duke’s GMC Trucks

1982

Carter Express founded with three trucks moving parts from suppliers to GM assembly plants

1984

John Paugh, current President & CEO, partners with Carter Express owner Will Carter

1992

John Paugh becomes sole owner and President
of Carter Express

1998

Carter develops the Shared Milkrun System with customers Arvin Meritor & Tenneco Exhaust Systems

2000

Carter Logistics founded

Carter moves operations into new Anderson headquarters & crossdock

2006

Carter opens operations in Laredo, TX in leased crossdock

Carter opens warehouse facility in Anderson, IN

2009

Hitachi Transport Systems, Ltd. purchases majority share of Carter Express & Carter Logistics

Carter opens three new crossdock facilities in Romulus, MI, Dayton, OH and Knoxville, TN

2012

Carter opens brand new 140,000 sq. ft. facility
in Dayton, OH

2013

Carter purchases Hitachi Sistema de Transporte (TSX) in Mexico to support Mexico operations

2014

Carter establishes the first Shared Milkrun route
with two OEMs

2015

Carter opens brand new 100,000 sq. ft. facility
in Laredo, TX

2016

Carter starts yard management operations for OEM in Canton, MS

Carter starts new fleet operations for OEM in Hebron, KY

2017

Carter expands Canton, MS yard management service

RELIABLE MILES & NO-TOUCH FREIGHT

RELIABLE MILES & NO-TOUCH FREIGHT

With a huge network of North American Milkrun clients, Carter Logistics offers our clients whole supply chain solutions that are truly unique in the logistics industry.  This competitive advantage gives our clients stability and longevity in any economic environment.  This means, in turn, that Carter Express drivers have more dependable routes, miles and income than other independent or company drivers.

You may have noticed the name “Carter Logistics” in a few places on our website.  Carter Logistics is the sister company of Carter Express that offers exceptional supply chain management to companies across North America and abroad.  Carter Logistics specializes in the Shared Milk Run. Ninety percent of their customers are automotive with no-touch freight.

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