All Modes of Transportation Management
Less than Truckload, Truckload, Air, Ocean, Small Parcel. Expedited Freight, Rail, Drayage, Final Mile, White Glove
TOP GLOBAL & NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS PROVIDERS
LDK Global represents top global, national & regional transport & delivery providers of all modes of Freight and Small Package services. Enabling our company to choose the strongest carriers in the markets you serve, and providing the optimal cost & delivery experience for your customers .
From obtaining low-cost LTL quotes to managing freight transport through delivery, our dedicated LTL support team is available 24-hours a day to assist your team with every shipment. As a valued customer, you’ll gain access to our extensive local, regional, and national LTL network of carriers to capitalize on market competitive rates while maintaining the highest level of service. Shop rates from top carriers and manage all your shipments with GTZshipTM, our online LTL management tool. Enter zip codes, weight and freight class to get instant rates and book your shipment same day. No lengthy setup. No complex training needed. It’s that easy. Best-in-Class Carrier Network Easily Quote, Book and Manage Shipments with GTZshipTM Quote: Choose your carrier based on cost, transit time, and preference. Book: Choose from industry leading carriers for your specific shipment. Schedule pickups with one click. Manage: Track your shipments online. Eliminate inefficiencies and accelerate safe, on-time delivery. Compare rates from a our 120+ national, regional and local LTL carrier network without the hassle of managing each one individually. We vet all carriers for valid DOT number, MC authority, insurance, and safety ratings.
LDK represents thousands of North America Truckload Carriers, including Award winning companies like Challenger Motor Freight, one of the largest Dry and Climate Controlled Truckload Carriers in North America, crossing the US & Canadian border 500-700 times per day since 1975. Our Truckload team will help you to select the right carrier and solution for your company, and at the right price.
Cross Border Expertise
With over USD $1.3 trillion in annual trade between the US, Canada & Mexico, the North American trade relationship ranks as the largest export and import market for most US companies. While all three countries have worked hard to develop harmonized customs and other regulatory standards, they are large and diverse countries and navigating the complexity of dealing with logistics, customs clearance, returns management, tax and other regulatory matters can make or break a company's success. LDK's Principal has led three successful North American Logistics companies, helping companies to fulfill and deliver orders to their customers throughout the North American market.
Everyday, the US trade with the rest of the world amounts to over US $15 billion. LDK helps to design and establish the most efficient international order fulfillment and delivery system for your company, to optimize your international customer order fulfillment process and avoid the pitfalls associated with international customs and regulations.
At LDK Global our mission is to help you get the most from your logistics operations — whether that means lowering cost, improving efficiencies, or a managed approach that drives results and continuous improvement into your supply chain. As a full-service agent of transportation and logistics sproviders, LDK understands that a trusted partnership goes beyond moving freight, it requires dependable relationships with carriers, diverse industry expertise, and market-leading technology to deliver the logistics you need for today and the solutions you need for what’s next. We represent carriers that have emerged as a fast-growing market leaders with a customer base of over 25,000 shippers throughout North America. For instance, in 2017, Transport Topics ranked GlobalTranz as the 13th largest freight brokerage firm in the U.S and Inbound Logistics’ Top 10 3PL to Watch. and in 2020, Challenger was named as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies (Platinum Level).
Managed Logistics Solutions
Managed Logistics Solutions provides a partnership-approach to transportation and supply chain management that enables you to focus on growing your business. Whether you want total management all of your logistics operations or just a specific segment of your transportation needs, we’ll work as an extension of your team to provide supply chain planning, day-to-day execution and strategic solutions to drive your business forward.
We offer the following Managed Services:
Our Project Logistics Team specializes in complex projects that require the movement of oversize and heavyweight shipments. With more than 150 years of combined transportation experience in the global heavy haul arena, our staff is well-equipped to meet your transportation needs, and to develop turnkey solutions for every client to safely and efficiently transport project cargo of any size to anywhere in the world.
Our Capabilities include Specialized Rail Transport, and our Logistics Team has extensive rail transportation experience and understands the unique challenges and requirements of rail cargo:
• Rate & Pricing Solutions • Rail Routing Optimization • Railway Clearance Planning • Rail Equipment • Engineered Load Layout & Lashing Plans • Rail Riders & Expeditors • GPS/Impact Recorders to Monitor Shipment in Real-Time Crane & Rigging
We combine our expertise with the best super lift, heavy rigging, and specialized transportation companies in the world: • Heavy Lift Crane & Rigging • Hydraulic Jack-and-Slide Operations • Gantry Crane & Gantry Slide Systems • Engineered Lift Plans • Full Cargo Liability Insurance • On-Site Project Managers • Barge Transportation
Carrier Contract Negotiations
Like your company, Parcel and Freight carriers are in business to earn a profit. While they deserve a fair return for the services they provide, it's also your teams role to ensure your company is paying the appropriate market price for their services, which if you are unware of recent incentives offered by the carrier its often is not the case. When you choose LDK Global as your Logistics partner, you gain access to our database of carrier rates built over several decades that can help you to benchmark your rates the market and negotiate discounts for your company, often saving as much as 20% - 40% from what you're paying today.