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:
Factsheet: National Waterways Foundation “Advantages of Inland Barge Transportation”
Factsheet: Waterways Council, Inc. “A Clear Choice”
Map: The U.S. Inland Waterway Connection: Linking the Heartland to the Coasts
A core component to all of the services FML offers is logistics management.
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:
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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.