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CAI Logistics.
Around the corner and around the globe.

The best route from A to Z is not always a straight line, and the best route today might not be the best route tomorrow. At CAI, we will find you the best route whether you're shipping around the city or around the globe. Our logistics capabilities increase efficiency, provide current status, and complete visibility. 

CAI Logistics Services

Logistics
Our logistics experts work with you to analyze shipping requirements, optimize cost-saving opportunities, and create streamlined solutions to best suit your needs. We use industry-leading technology and our close partnerships to manage shipments and provide timely information on all aspects of your supply chain. Experience for yourself why we have one of the best dwell-time management and equipment utilization records in the industry.

We keep you informed every step of the way.

•    Development and management of supply chain solutions (domestic and international)
•    Cross-dock and transloading services
•    Consolidation and distribution services coordination
•    Expedited transportation for delayed shipments
•    Management of multiple transportation providers (truck and/or rail) to maximize capacity

Intermodal
Ship your products anywhere in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada using our comprehensive network of Class I North American railroads. With our non-asset based model, you have access to over 100,000 pieces of railroad equipment. Let us leverage our strong relationships with the railroads and asset-based owners to your advantage – we’ll maximize capacity and mindfully manage dwell-time.

•    Damage prevention service
•    Wide range of quality trailers – from 20’ to 53’
•    Minute-by-minute shipment coordination

Highway
When it comes to highway brokerage, there is no job too big or too small for us. With our ever-expanding carrier base, we offer trans-continental, local, and regional services. We take the time to understand and meet all of your specific demands.

•    FMCSA carrier compliance checks and guaranteed carrier safety rating verification
•    Extensive carrier base throughout the U.S., Mexico, and Canada
•    Maxis, double drops, step decks, lift gates, flatbeds, and refrigerated equipment

Drayage
Take advantage of our quickly-growing drayage service. We’ve tapped into our intermodal drayage base to offer you ease and efficiency when moving your product from one local area to another. Whether multi-stop from distribution centers to receivers, or power only – we fulfill all of your drayage needs.

Port Drayage
Through our affiliation with our parent company CAI International – a leading container leasing company to steamship lines – we have gained access to hundreds of port draymen throughout the U.S. and Canada. With the rise in the import and export business, we handle hundreds of your shipments – to and from the ports.  Whether local or 300 miles away, let us find the perfect fit to meet your schedules and demands.

Over-Dimensional
We are a full-service broker for all over-dimensional shipments. We ensure that permits, pilot cars, proper and efficient trailer selections, and route coordination are seamlessly executed. From a single over-dimensional load of lumber to a massive piece of million-dollar machinery, we make sure your OD project is safely, legally, and efficiently delivered.

•    Guaranteed $100,000 minimum cargo insurance
•    Full access to multi-axle equipment, overweight permits, and specialized routing
•    Complete North America coverage
•    Guaranteed carrier safety rating verification

 

    The intermodal container and the railcar are fundamental components of shipping – physical assets that carry goods from origin to destination. There is another critical component in transportation: logistics.

    CAI Logistics Advantages

    Our Story
    We began in 2003 when a team of like-minded industry veterans put their heads together to achieve one goal – creating a customer-centric logistics company called ClearPointt Logistics. Today, we’re CAI Logistics and our dedication to crafting custom supply chain solutions for you – the cornerstone of our business – remains constant. Our industry knowledge and multitude of qualified carrier contacts provides us with the flexibility to meet your business’s needs. We think you’ll enjoy the convenience, visibility, and peace of mind that accompanies our logistics services, whether you ship your goods across the city or across North America.

    Our Benefits
    When you work with CAI Logistics, you're partnered with a well-established industry presence. That means you're tapping into a wealth of benefits – including legacy railroad contracts and priority equipment and gate reservations. And here are more specifics:

    Peace of Mind: At CAI Logistics, we share a common goal with you – ensuring your shipment is delivered safely and on time. No stressing over choosing a safe and reliable carrier. Let us  do the legwork using our extensive carrier network. You can rest assured that your goods are in qualified, compliant, and licensed hands. Your successful shipment is our successful shipment – and our top priority.

    Convenience: Count on us to carry the weight of managing your supply chain for you. Our logistics expertise gives you the freedom to spend your time and attention on the core elements of your business. We figure out the most cost-efficient and reliable way to execute your freight,  yielding bottom-line savings.  We also manage time-intensive tasks like paperwork, billing, and communicating with individual carriers – streamlining your entire process.
    You won’t waste your time explaining your needs to person after person, trying to find someone who can help you. Your logistics specialist is just that – yours. As your single point of contact, they know you, your story, and your best solution.

    Transparency and Technology: Our TMS communicates in real-time with our transportation providers – so you get accurate monitoring and timely tracking updates. Use our customer portal to access customized reports, billing, and other essential documents to analyze and streamline your workflow. Combined with our robust pricing engine, which quickly turns rate requests, our technology gives you the transparency you need to control your supply chain.

    •    Real-time tracking / tracing technology
    •    Customer portal – access to billing, reports, etc.
    •    Access to historical documents – never worry about losing a document

    Commitment: CAI Logistics is a dedicated member of the SmartWay program, a green-initiative partnership between the U.S. EPA and shippers, carriers, and logistics specialists in the transportation industry. Through this partnership, we’re well-equipped to connect you with a sustainable carrier that will lower your carbon footprint and reduce fuel costs. With our green alternatives, you can take pride in knowing that your business is doing its part for the environment.
     

     

    Our logistics services include a fully featured truck brokerage servicing oversized loads, door to door service, and white glove deliveries.