North American Services
Gulf States provides a wide range of time definite services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. As a premier provider of air, land (surface) and rail service, Gulf States is uniquely qualified to deliver the highest quality of service while maximizing every transportation dollar invested. Whether expedited or deferred, Gulf States offers a wide and varied inventory of service options to you and your customer. Gulf States’ extensive and highly qualified service center network is second to none and staffed with highly qualified personnel with local, national and global knowledge. At Gulf States we find ways to say “yes”.
- Same Day
Designed for shipments with the highest level of priority and urgency. Service may be provided by air or surface. Selection of this Gulf States’ service assures the fastest delivery of product to virtually any North American location.
- Express (Next Day)
This time specific priority service assures next day delivery to most North American cities.
- Standard Service (2 Days)
Selection of Gulf States’ ‘Second Day Air Service’ assures delivery on, or before, the second business day (excluding weekends and holidays) and prior to 5PM (local destination time). This service is available to most North American cities.
- 3-Day Air Service
This deferred service assures that delivery of product will be made within three business days (excluding weekends and holidays) to essentially every city in North America.
- Economy Service
Gulf States’ economy air service provides exceptional value with delivery of all shipments within five business days (excluding weekends and holiday) to virtually every North American city.
- Full Service Air Charter (Domestic and Worldwide)
Gulf States’ Charter arranges and coordinates aircraft charter services for shipments with unique time, dimensional shape, handling, weight, security and destination considerations. The Gulf States Charter team will arrange exclusive use of charter aircraft of any size or configuration (Cessna, Lear, Convair, Boeing, Douglas among others).
- Express LTL, FTL, and LCL Trucking Services
Gulf States provides our customer with individually tailored and customized service options based on a clear understanding of the customer’s business model and product flow requirements. Gulf States aggressively assembles both surface and air partners to provide unlimited capacity, consistent and predictable transit schedules and the greatest flexibility in pricing and value. These less-than-truckload, full truckload and less-than-container load express trucking services are absent of any weight, dimensional or transit restrictions.
- Door to Door
Gulf States offers competitively priced ground and air service from point of assembly, or manufacturer, to final end user.
- Door to Airport
This time-specific priority service is assured next day delivery to most North American cities.
- Airport to door
Gulf States provides inter-port transportation and transfer services for air shipments regardless of size, weight, dimension or product description.
- Airport to Airport
This time specific priority service is assured next day delivery to most North American cities.
- Gulf States’ Specialized Truck Services
Gulf States provides surface transportation solutions with the largest capacity and lift options available. Gulf States’ Specialized Services assures the greatest flexibility in pricing, transit, tracking and overall value.
Perishable, temperature controlled, environmentally sensitive, Gulf States has a solution.
Aircraft containers, GOH containers or pallets are efficiently coordinated by Gulf States’ Specialized Truck Services team.
A wide range of flat bed services is available, including, but not limited to, heavy load decks, wide load service (including
escort services), drop deck, tarped and covered and soft-side flatbeds.
- Air Ride
Specialized air ride trailer service is available for motion sensitive product to essentially any North American location.
Oversized and restricted service is available through Gulf States’ Specialized Services Group.
A full menu of road/rail, piggyback and intermodal service is available through the Gulf States’ Specialized team.
- Lift gate
Control, security, care and product sensitivity are efficiently managed through an expansive network of lift gate services to and from door or airport.
- Intermodal Services
Fully integrated intermodal and piggyback services are available with a tracing and tracking system and schedule
flexibility second to none.