Our Capabilities

Multimodal Transportation

FML’s management team has over 100 years of collective experience in truck services with a proven expertise in moving steel, breakbulk, project, and bulk cargo.

FML is an asset-based common carrier operating and offering flatbed truck services throughout the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. In addition to our asset based fleet, our Truck Brokerage Division has a vast network of over 200 supplier partners available to satisfy any of your truck freight requirements. FML moves freight via van, flatbed, bulk, truck-rail-truck, and container.

FML truck services are offered both as a part of our multi-mode services, as well as independently. We provide flatbed and bulk trucking services including national long haul, international long haul, between Mexico and Canada, regional short haul; and dedicated-tailored deliveries to fit our customers’ individual needs, and intermodal rail service, including truck to rail or rail to truck.

The delivery of oversize and overweight shipments, which require special permits or special equipment, are a part of our menu of services and are available as needed by our shippers.

Our team has an extensive background in shipping, barging, rail, trucking and is well-versed in getting your product to its destination on time and on budget. Whether you need to ship steel, nonferrous, breakbulk, project, and/or bulk cargo, FML can meet your transportation needs.

We provide the following multimodal transportation services to ensure your products are expertly handled from port of origin to final destination:

  • Vessel chartering
  • Barge Operations throughout the entire Inland Waterway System
  • Container drayage at all major US ports and inland rail heads
  • Established rail contacts with all class 1 US rail carriers
  • Terminal Services
  • Full-service stevedoring throughout the US Inland Waterway System
  • Deep water port services
  • Trans-loading
  • Heavy machinery over-size
  • Vessel surveying
  • Cargo handling supervision
  • Import/export shipping management
  • Break-bulk services

A core component to all of the services FML offers is logistics management.

The freight business operates 24/7, is fast-paced, and is continually evolving. Our staff is equipped with market-leading logistics planning and management tools to ensure that your shipping and budget needs are met and that your freight makes it successfully from production to market. Whether you are in need of origin to destination planning, procurement execution and management, project management, surveying, inventory control, and/or cost auditing, the FML’s experienced logistics staff are ready to help meet your needs in a timely and budget-conscious manner.

With four offices in the United States, we work with all major ocean and inland waterway ports across North America, as well as with barge, truck, and rail terminals across the United States.

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FML’s subsidiary company FML Warehousing Logistics Services, LLC, operates a state-of-the-art warehousing facility with 140,000 square feet of warehouse and 10 acres of open laydown area. The FML warehouse is centrally located in Houston, Texas off HWY 225 between I-610 and Beltway 8 and serves the Port of Houston and surrounding areas. We are equipped to handle steel, metals, lumber, project cargo, paper, cotton, general cargo, and free-flowing bulk.

The FML Warehouse is rail-served by the PTRA Railroad, which does the switching for both Union Pacific and the BNSF railroads, and provides service to the Kansas City Southern Railroad for any freight that originates in or is going to Mexico. Our warehouse is able to receive bulk material by rail and has a dual line bagging plant for super bags. In addition, we have a fleet of trucks that can provide local and regional deliveries and provide inhouse container drayage.

FML’s Warehousing services include:
  • General commodities warehousing
  • Container Freight Station (CFS)
  • Rail transloading
  • Bulk transfer and bagging (super bags only)
  • Local and regional trucking
  • Container drayage
  • Freight consolidation

Our Domestic and International Services

  • Logistics Services
  • Barging Services
  • Terminal – Stevedor Services
  • Expedited Services
  • Customs/Bonded Services
  • Container/Rail Services
  • Trailer/Truck/Container Services
  • Ocean Vessels
  • Intermodal Trucking (48 State Motor Carrier Authority/Mexico/Canada)
  • Warehousing

Let Us Help You

With broad experience in all areas of freight movement and warehousing, we provide services to a variety of corporations both large and small. FML will negotiate competitive freight rates, establish supplier contracts, select the most cost-effective suppliers, and manage both your inbound and outbound business. In addition, FML offers cost-effective “bulk” rates for all modes of transportation and related services. We are your turnkey solution to transportation management.