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About Us

  • Gardner Trucking, Inc. is one of the largest West-coast based transportation logistics corporations in North America servicing more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies. With an exceeding growth of customers in a number of diverse industries, we provide safe, reliable and customizable freight transportation and logistics services with the latest equipment, professional drivers and best in class customer service.
  • In an effort to streamline and supply our customers’ needs, we also offer nationwide freight transportation logistics through Gardner Global Logistics, Inc., container drayage offerings and warehousing services through Priority 1 Warehousing, Inc. Our full menu of services priced at competitive rates allows our customers to expand their services offered and increase profits and returns to their stockholders.
  • We believe our greatest attribute is the family atmosphere that has been essential in creating the trust and long-term commitments that exist between Gardner Trucking, Inc. its customers and its employees. With the revenue equipment, size and staffing of a public company, we still maintain the customer service and strict code of safety that only a family-owned business can offer. This is our competitive advantage. This is Gardner Trucking, Inc.

… this is our competitive advantage,
this is Gardner Trucking!

Gardner History

Since its roots more than 30 years ago Gardner Trucking, Inc. has grown through the Lanting family name.  With a safety-first mentality and a work ethic second to none, Ronald J. Lanting sought to build Gardner Trucking into the flourishing transportation enterprise it is today.  After he purchased the California corporation, Mr. Lanting shaped it as a catalyst to grow his then-owned Lanting Hay business into something much more than just a hay hauling business.  Now, Gardner Trucking boasts more than 1,500 tractor trucks and over 4,000 trailers with services including refrigerated, drayage, dedicated, and flat-bed hauling to go along with its dry-van hauling of its most common commodity – corrugated products.