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VHI’s Value Added Services
- HOLDS SHIPPER HARMLESS through specific contract and insurance.
- $100,000 SURETY BOND, 10 times requirement.
- $250,000 OF CONTINGENT CARGO INSURANCE
- AUTOMATED TRACKING SOFTWARE
- ASSET DEPLOYMENT WITH COMPANY OWNED TRAILERS
- EXPERIENCE IN CONTAINER MANGEMENT AND MOVEMENT.
- BARGE SERVICE OFFERED
- UNIQUE REFRIGERATED RAIL SERVICE
- VHI’S CUSTOMIZED SOFTWARE SYSTEM FOR INVENTORY CONTROL AND FREIGHT MANAGEMENT
- TRAINED AND DEDICATED CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
- INTEGRATED EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL TRUCK FINDING SOFTWARE
- OVER 10,000 MOTOR CARRIERS UNDER CONTRACT, and a core dedicated group, including our own family carrier.
- EXPEDITED SERVICE PROVISIONS
- FULL EDI INTERFACES
- FULL LOGISTICS SERVICES
- DISABLED VETERAN OWNED (“SDVO”)CERTIFICATION
- WOMEN’S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (WBE) This certification enables VHI to meet the requirements from those companies and government agencies pledged to do business with minority owned small business.
- Mead Westvaco Christian McCall“We pride ourselves in partnering with vendors to maintain a balanced workforce driving results to benefit each other. Partnering with VHI Transport was a key benefit for our dray capacity for our largest division, the Packaging Resources Group. From the technology, reporting, KPI’s and results, VHI Transport has proven to be a huge factor in meeting MWV’s goals. Day to day we work closely to manage the business and collaboratively find solutions to drive those results. They are attentive to our needs, understand our operations as if they worked for our company and are always looking for ways to help us improve our business. VHI Transport is a great fit for the way we do business and helping us to be a global leader in our industry.
Rob Bickham Printpack, Inc. VHI Transport’s strong financial background and trained logistic specialists give me peace of mind every time I book a shipment with them. In today’s economy most companies expect their employees to wear many hats. Being able to depend on VHI to make sure my shipments are taken care of is invaluable. This affords me time to work on other projects without the worries or hassles of calling multiple carriers to cover my freight. VHI goes beyond most and their reputation and commitment to our company is one of the best in the industry. I highly recommend them to anyone in the manufacturing sector.
Paul Brown Traffic Manager ACF Environmental When I hear the name VHI I think of quality, effectiveness, reliability and great customer service. This is based on 14 years of an on going partnership relationship that has existed between ACF Environmental and VHI. I have complete confidence in Connie Whitley and the operation staff in handling my challenges and expectations that arise in the daily course of business. In the current economy VHI has been my secret weapon in providing my customers excellent service and attention .
Manager of Transportation Philip Morris “In regards to our recent evaluation of Virginia Hiway (now VHI Transport), let it be known that in our business dealings we have found that this company offers a dependable, professional and personalized level of service and competes with our top line of carriers in these categories. We feel that this company is an asset to the commerce industry, and we anticipate a long, continued and sustained relationship.”
Don Rupard, Du Bard Florence, SC “Since 1984, Virginia Hiway (now VHI Transport) has consistently demonstrated a commitment to quality service. You set a standard that is rare in the trucking industry. After scheduling loads, you have proven that you will get them to us on time and in good order. I can’t over-emphasize how important that is in allowing us to plan and execute our business in selling beer.”
J.R. Ratkovsky, H&S Wholesalers Sumter, SC “We would like to commend the employees and drivers of Virginia Hiway (now VHI Transport) for their honesty and integrity. Virginia Hiway’s (now VHI Transport) excellent service record has made for a sound business relationship that we look forward to continuing for years.”
Bob Smith, Shipping Supervisor Sonoco Products Company “Virginia Hiway, Inc. (now VHI Transport) has had a close relationship with the Sonoco paper mill at Richmond, Virginia for the past decade. I have found the entire staff committed to providing transportation services to meet the stringent demands of our customers. They are very responsive to our equipment needs and are capable of responding with a short lead time. In fact, this is the carrier to call when another carrier has problems and drops off a load.”
LaDonna C. Webber Director Sales and Marketing
Regional Enterprises, Inc. 410 Water Street Hopewell, VA 23860 804-458-0926 x 22
Lwebber@regionallogistics.com Regional Enterprises, Inc. and Virginia Hiway (now VHI Transport) have worked together since 2004. It isrefreshing to work with a Freight Broker that takes the, “partnership” approach when dealing with its carriers. Prompt payment, pleasant employees and a “can do” attitude, that mirrors our own, creates an environment in which both companies benefit and flourish. Connie Whitley and the entire VHI staff exhibit the kind of professionalism that is seldom seen nowadays and strive to give everyone; whether they are a revenue-producing customer or service-providing carrier the attention they need and deserve.
Leonard Small, Jr. Virginia Fork Produce “Fun to work with. Quick pay. Honest
Jack Crump, Operations Bryant Transportation Co. “Virginia Hiway (now VHI Transport) has been doing business with Bryant Transportation Company since May of 1998. During this time, they have always been eager to cooperate with us to quickly resolve any matter that has arisen. Friendly, resourceful associates make Virginia Hiway (now VHI Transport) a good customer for any business to deal with. We are able to recommend Virginia Hiway (now VHI Transport) as a good credit customer.”
DeWayne O’Bannon, Operations Manager Morris Transportation, Inc. “Morris Transportation has worked with Virginia Hiway, Inc.(now VHI Transport) for the past four years. I find the staff members to be friendly and up-beat every time I call. Their payment schedule provides quick reimbursement for loads moved. Working with them is just like working with any of our regular customers, nothing like working with some other Freight Brokers.”
As a purchaser of transportation services, you have many choices. I’d like to tell you about our business philosophy here at VHI so you can see if we are a good fit. We’ve all experienced many changes through technology, information and the new age. They give us valuable tools. VHI uses technology to maximum efficiency for our shipper clients.
Yet we believe that behind it all, there must be core ethical and practical business applications. We have held fast to our values of integrity and honesty over a business history that touches four decades.
Our philosophies are not going to match everyone’s. The intent of our conduct is based upon Biblical principles, which demand access, disclosure and accountability.
We will not put up with deception and augmented reality. We will always tell you the truth – good or bad. Then we will be on the vanguard of immediate as well as long-term solutions.
As our owner, Tonya Gee, stated – We are one of the most progressive and knowledgeable truck transport brokerages in the country. We are entering our 35th year in business and are now managed by a second generation of entrepreneurial transportation professionals.
Over the years, we have developed an extensive and excellent following of both clients and carriers, due to our strong financial condition and expertise in freight management.
Our Interstate Commerce Commission authority allows us to arrange transportation through any mode, anywhere in the continental United States. We also arrange international freight transport.
I cordially invite you to review the extensive information provided here on our website; especially Who We Are, Freight Transport Services, Logistics Management & Consultation and Problems We Solved. If you find we are a good fit, click on Contact Us for access to just the right person who will begin our successful business relationship.