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. 

North America Intermodal
Tier 1 logistics services

Our logistics experts work with you to analyze shipping requirements, optimize opportunities, and create streamlined solutions that best suit your needs. ClearPointt's and CAI's logistics teams use industry-leading technology to manage shipments and provide timely information on all aspects of the transportation supply-chain, keeping you informed every step of the way. 

Our job is to move your goods from where they are to where they need to be, fast and efficiently.  Our mission is to foster trust, inspire confidence, and lower costs.

We serve customers with smaller shipping needs, from single pallets and convenient less-than-truckload (LTL) services to large market shipments.  We use premium carriers throughout North America and offer highly competitive rates by using our volume leverage to negotiate discounts. Our LTL customers get the same caliber of service as larger-volume shippers.

Tier 1 Logistics Services

  • Every customer is assigned a logistics specialist who serves as a focal point
  • Your specialist will work with you to gain knowledge and detailed insight of your shipping requirements
  • We will thoroughly plan how we’ll get things done; you’ll never have to explain your requirements more than once 
  • Your specialist is an ongoing resource who can provide great service and quick answers, including same day responses to rate requests 
  • We focus on getting things right and keeping you in the loop
  • We work with our customers to analyze their shipping requirements to optimize opportunities and together, find ways to improve service and cut costs

 

Specialized Logistics Services

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

 

Technology

Trucks, containers, and railcars are the “raw materials” of logistics, but sophisticated technology is how we add value.

  • We use industry-leading technology to design, execute, and communicate with precision 
  • Technology and automation enables us to deliver precise and timely information on every aspect of the transportation challenge: pricing, billing, tracking, monitoring accessorials, and generating reports
  • We have the systems not only to get things done but to keep you well informed

 

Our Carrier Network

At CAI, we have access to an enormous base of assets. We have contracts with every North American railroad as well as hundreds of highway carriers. We can access more than 100,000 pieces of equipment through our expansive network of transportation partners including the intermodal containers and rail cars that we lease and sell. We have created a carrier qualification program to ensure that the companies we work with meet our own high standards for service and reliability.

We work especially hard at maintaining good relationships with our carriers so that together we can provide you with the best and most appropriate service.

    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.

    Over-The-Road Trucking
    Fully-featured truck brokerage

    At CAI and Hybrid Logistics, our job is to move your products, and our mission is to foster trust and inspire confidence. Many years of successful experience and a relentless dedication to personal service, contribute to our ability to bring focus, precision, and clarity to the complexities of OTR (Over-the-road) trucking and freight management. 

    OTR Services

    Our logistics experts create strong relationships with our carriers to provide you with the best and most appropriate service. Our carrier qualification program maintains our quality standards across vendors and partners.

    OTR Advantage

    • Extensive carrier base throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada
    • Strict carrier qualification process
    • Real-time communications with carriers
    • Load-matching to improve efficiency
    • LTL (Less-than-truckload) and truckload services
    • Full range of equipment including maxi’s, double drops, step decks, lift gates, flatbeds, and refrigerated
    • Over-dimensional cargo
    • Carrier safety rating verification
    • FMCSA carrier compliance checks

     

    LTL Services

    At CAI we partner with carriers throughout North America to offer LTL services that are convient to your location needs. We also serve customers with smaller shipping needs including single pallet while still offering competitive rates. We use volume leverage to negotiate discounts, and LTL customers get the same caliber of service as larger-volume shippers.

    LTL and Truckload Shipping:

    • Coverage throughout North America
    • Flatbed shipments
    • Over-dimensional cargo
    • Extensive carrier base throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada
    • Single-pallet to large-mark shipments
    • Real-time communications with carriers
    • Load-matching to improve efficiency
    • Full range of equipment including dry vans, maxi’s, double drops, step decks, lift gates, flatbeds, refrigerated

     

    Specialized Logistics

    LTL and Truckload Shipping:

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

     

    Over-Dimensional Shipments

    We are a full-service broker for all kinds of over-dimensional shipments, from a single load of lumber to a massive piece of multimillion-dollar machinery. We handle every aspect of the shipment so that high, wide, and heavy loads can be transported efficiently. Currently, we have a substantial over-dimensional carrier group that includes all types of specialized equipment such as drop decks, stretch trailers, and multi-axle vehicles.

    Safety is an absolute priority and our carriers must earn and maintain a satisfactory safety rating, and are equipped to secure each over-dimensional load for safe highway transportation. This protects your assets and mitigates your risks.

    Over-Dimensional Shipping: High, Wide & Heavy

    • Complete North American coverage, including the continental United States, Mexico, and Canada.
    • Specialized equipment including drop decks, stretch trailers, and more.

     

    Temperature-Controlled Shipping

    We offer temperature-controlled shipping logistics for anything that demands refrigeration as well as other specialized services including dry and hazardous materials (Haz-Mat) transportation:

    • Temperature-controlled
    • Temperature-protected
    • Chilled
    • Frozen
    • Time-sensitive shipments
    • Less-Than-Truckload
    • Intermodal
    • Highway

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

    International Freight
    Ocean and air freight services

    Our team of experts works with you every step of the way to find and manage the best solutions for all of your logistics needs. CAI's and Challenger Overseas' long-standing transportation experience comes with strong carrier, supplier, and haulier relationships in every marketplace. Whether shipping oversized loads by ocean or delivering urgent shipments by air, we can get your goods to where they need to be, fast and efficiently.

    Our international services:

    Import & Export

    CAI offers import and export ocean freight transportation. We provide door-to-door service for everything from the smallest LCL (Less Than Container) shipment to the largest oversized pieces, anywhere in the world.

    FCL (Full Container Loads)

    Due to our long-standing relationships in the market, CAI's customers get the best options for shipping FCL around the world. 

    LCL (Less Than Container Loads)

    We handle a large volume of LCL loads with weekly cut-offs in more than 25 domestic terminals that serve hundreds of ports around the world.

    Reefer/Perishable Goods 

    Transporting perishables demands specialized refrigerated equipment and expertise, and we provide both when it comes to managing and monitoring these shipments.

    Oversized Shipments

    To handle large loads – both oversized and unusually shaped – with efficiency and safety, demands a lot of expertise. CAI creates door-to-door solutions, including permitting, police escorts, and other specialized components or legal requirements.

    Air Freight Services

    CAI's partnerships with air freight suppliers allows us to offer full air service for dry and perishable cargo from airports throughout the United States and Canada. We can arrange for the collection and export packing of your urgent shipment and then offer a variety of service levels, including premium, first available departures, and biweekly deferred air services. 

    Our in-depth industry knowledge and experience of global shipping gives us a unique and powerful perspective in facilitating and managing cargo transportation.