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What's New at Lightning

Liberty Mutual Gold Award - Liberty's highest safety award

Evergreen Baltimore Region - Carrier of the Year Award

Lightning Rules Tariff: PDF | Microsoft Word

With Lightning Transportation you get personalized, reliable Intermodal Drayage and Domestic Truckload services. Committed to highly flexible and efficient operations, Lightning will help reduce shipping costs and give you peace of mind with safe and "on time" delivery. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a long term partnership with our customers.

Lightning's "Service Excellence"
Getting the Most for your Transportation Dollars

  • Interchange agreements with all the steamship lines
  • Excellent safety record
  • Providing trustworthy Intermodal Service since the early 70’s
  • Experienced staff of professionals – Qualified individuals to respond to your needs
  • Efficiency through technology
    • Computer Dispatch Control System (CDCS)
      Drop and pick arrangements with state of the art container control - Intermodal equipment owners have increased their access charges (ie Per Diem and Demurrage) dramatically over the past 3 years. Lightning’s computerized container control can reduce the extra cost potential for the customer.
    • EDI capability
    • Imaging capability
    • Formatted reports
    • Online rate requests



Lightning's "Driver Partnership"
100% Owner Operator

Provides Business Owner Support

Our operators are the best in the industry - and we treat them that way!

Tel: (800) 233-0624 Fax: (301) 582-5898