About our transportation services
Davis Cartage Co. provides transportation services within Michigan & the Great Lakes Region. Established in 1941, Davis Cartage Co. is one of the oldest privately owned trucking companies still operating in Michigan. Our Service Centers are strategically located in lower Michigan to provide quick access to the Midwest and Canada. Our professional drivers are often recognized for their commitment to safety, and we are proud to boast that we are home to the 2020 MTA Truck Driver of the Year. Our valued customers recognize the Davis Team as a consistent and reliable partner to move their shipments on-time and intact. We are your one-stop multi modal solution provider! We will move your small cartons across the globe, or your large 100,000 lb. shipment across the state.
Davis Cartage Co. truckload division operates 53×102 Dry Van trailers within Michigan and the Midwest. We can accommodate dedicated truckload lanes, as well as your Spot Market needs. Davis Cartage Co. maintains a large fleet of trailers and we can accommodate your drop and hook requirements, as needed.
heavy haul dry van service
Davis Cartage Co. operates a fleet of 8 Axle Heavy Haul Trailers that are designed to allow shippers the advantage of putting 2 plus loads on one trailer. Our specialized trailers can handle payloads of up to 100,000 lbs., while allowing Shippers the advantage of minimizing the number of drivers entering their facilities. Fewer touch points and better dock scheduling efficiencies!
less than truckload (LTL)
With a focus on shipments originating or terminating in Michigan, Davis Cartage provides Asset Based LTL Services within Michigan. We also provide Extended LTL Coverage throughout the US & Canada via our strategic partner network. Our LTL Fleet consists of 53×102 Dry Vans and Straight Trucks with Liftgates. We can accommodate most Dock to Dock shipments, as well Retail & Residential shipments.