Local, Regional & Long Distance Shipping in the U.S.
Rising Sun Express LLC has drivers that run within a 200-mile radius of the yard located in Jackson Center, Ohio. Some of the loads the local drivers haul are local runs – for example, picking up and delivering within the 200-mile radius the same day. Local drivers also pickup and deliver loads for the “Regional” and “Over the Road” drivers. The company does many relay loads, by either having the load ready in the yard for the road driver, or having the road driver drop the load in the yard and having a local driver deliver it. This depends on out of route miles to bring it to the yard, timing of appointment and driver availability. Regional and Over-The-Road drivers must be prepared to pick up and deliver loads locally when needed.
The majority of drivers at Rising Sun Express LLC make two or three runs a week within a 500 to 800-mile radius of the yard, located in Jackson Center, Ohio. These drivers average 2,800-3,000 miles a week. The majority of the loads go to the Mid-West, South and South-East. However, the truck takes the customers’ product wherever their customers need it to go.
Over the Road:
Drivers that prefer longer runs, 800 to 1,600-miles radius of the yard, are assigned these loads when the freight is available. As dispatch gets to know a drivers’ preferences, dispatch works to fit freight with the drivers. The best fit of freight and driver depends on timing of when a load is available, delivery requirements and driver availability.
Fast, Efficient, On-Time Deliveries
Rising Sun Express hauls driver-friendly, palletized, general commodities on dry van trailers. For example, automotive, building products, recreational, paper products, plastics and agricultural which includes finished goods and raw materials. Commodities are transported to and from the West-Central Ohio area enabling our customers to provide their customers with on-time dependable deliveries.
One of the keys to our success is having a diversified customer base, which allows for survival through the highs and lows of the economy.