Texas

Red Dog Logistics: A Texas Trucking Company

The instant freight rating engine is able to provide instant transportation rates for the state of Texas for flatbed, dry van, LTL, and certain intermodal shipments. Texas being the largest state in the contiguous US, it is made up of several transportation markets. Each one of these markets has different access to intermodal, dry van and flatbed capacity.

map of Texas with red pin in San Antonio

Understanding the diverse transportation market of Texas is very important when deciding on pricing for transportation shipments. Different modes will provide efficiency and cost reduction whether inbound, outbound, or intrastate depending on their origin or destination. Red Dog Logistics services the entire state of Texas with customers in each region of the state. We understand the seasonality, availability and pricing of the Texas transportation modes and apply the knowledge to create the best logistical solution for our customers. Texas has access to interstate highways, rivers, seaports and rail ports all over the state. Texas is a logistical hub and is situated to ship to the United States, Mexico and the world.

Dry Van Transportation Services

Red Dog Logistics provide dry van logistical services in each of the four regions that make up the transportation network of Texas. Red Dog’s rating engine computes instant dry van rate quotes for Texas dry van shipments for inbound, intrastate, and out bound shipments. The Texas carrier network that Red Dog uses has access to several types of dry van carriers to handle any specific cargo needs. The Texas carriers are located in the large cities including Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and El Paso Texas. Other network carriers are located in smaller Texas cities throughout the state. Dry van carriers in the Red Dog network also are in need of back hauls on a regular basis out Texas and Red Dog routinely taps in this network to provide valued pricing for outbound Texas dry van loads when possible.

Red Dog has Texas dry van capacity to handle spot market loads through the freight rating engine and our logistics team is able to put together long term contracted lanes, and RFP opportunities.

Flatbed Transportations Services

Red Dog Logistics provides flatbed capacity to and from the state of Texas. The Texas flatbed network handles several different commodities and has a variety of flatbed trailers to move regular and specialized shipments. For standard 48 ft. flatbed Texas shipments the freight rating engine will compute instant flatbed rate quotes and the availability of capacity for Texas Flatbed shipments. The Red Dog Logistics Texas flatbed team handles lane specific pricing, RFP Management, and inbound and outbound routings. Red Dog provides Texas flatbed services through the major metro areas including Dallas, Houston, Laredo and El Paso. Red Dog’s flatbed network currently services the building materials, steel and oil industries in Texas. We have the right equipment to get the details right no matter the flatbed commodity that is being shipped.

Texas Intermodal Transportation Services

Texas has several intermodal ramps located throughout the state, with major ramps located in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Laredo and El Paso. This intermodal network provides coverage/access to 90 percent of the state and limits drays for the majority of runs to fewer than 150 miles. The low mileage dray makes Texas intermodal shipping a competitive option for inbound and outbound intermodal shipments. Red Dog Logistics has established relationships with the major intermodal carriers and is able to provide instant Texas intermodal rates for a majority of Texas locations. If dray goes over 150 miles or if you are in need of a long term intermodal contract, you will need to contact our intermodal logistics group to get long-term pricing or capacity and pricing of long-dray movements. Red Dog Logistics has several sized containers available for Texas intermodal shipments, to see the container sizes available please reference intermodal services on the home page. Red Dog has the Texas intermodal network to get the job done.

Texas Intermodal Ramp Locations Services Offered Container Sizes Available

Mesquite (Dallas) Intermodal Ramp

Instant Intermodal Rates (53’)
Drayage Rates
Expedited Option
Long Term Contract Rates

53’ Container
45’ Container
40’ Container
20’ Container

Houston Intermodal Ramp

Instant Intermodal Rates (53’)
Drayage Rates
Expedited Option
Long Term Contract Rates

53’ Container
45’ Container
40’ Container
20’ Container

San Antonio Intermodal Ramp

Instant Intermodal Rates (53’)
Drayage Rates
Expedited Option
Long Term Contract Rates

53’ Container
45’ Container
40’ Container
20’ Container

Port Laredo Intermodal Ramp

Instant Intermodal Rates (53’)
Drayage Rates
Expedited Option
Long Term Contract Rates

53’ Container
45’ Container
40’ Container
20’ Container

El Paso Intermodal Ramp

Instant Intermodal Rates (53’)
Drayage Rates
Expedited Option
Long Term Contract Rates

53’ Container
45’ Container
40’ Container
20’ Container

Texas LTL Services

Red Dog Logistics has contracts with the local LTL trucking companies that service the regional and intrastate moves in Texas while also having contracts with the national LTL companies to service all LTL shipments throughout the United States and Canada that originate in Texas.

Red Dog’s freight rating engine allows our LTL customers in Texas and for those shipping into Texas to get great instant LTL quotes and rates. As a top LTL logistics company, Red Dog has the expertise, technology and relationships to bring instant rating information to our LTL customers allowing them to make quick shipping decisions regarding their LTL shipments.

Red Dog Logistics provides many LTL services, including: security dividers, access to government bases and secure facilities, lift gate, protection from freezing, residential deliveries, and next day guaranteed deliveries.

Red Dog Logistics can move nearly any commodity and is hazmat certified. Red Dog Logistics has experience shipping LTLs both nationally and internationally and can service the continental United States without a lapse in coverage.