Bennett Motor Express - What's New?
Agent Advisory Board Meets At Annual Symposium
Bennett Agents from across the country will come together for insightful workshops, networking opportunities and engaging entertainment during Bennett’s Annual Symposium for agents and employees in Atlanta, GA Feb. 9-12, 2012.
The Agent Advisory board will kick-off the weekend of events with a full day of meetings at the Hyatt Regency of Atlanta on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012. Advisory board members will meet with BME’s managers to discuss key strategies, programs and compliance concerns for 2012.
This year’s event will also include several unique entertainment venues, including Friday night’s reception at the World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, and an exceptional awards recognition banquet at the Georgia Aquarium on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012.
BME Acquires Best Ways Brokerage
Bennett Motor Express recently acquired Best Ways Brokerage, a logistics and brokerage company based in Spanaway, Washington. Founded in 1981, Best Ways operates as a licensed brokerage company delivering flat bed, step deck, specialized, van, rail, and ocean transport.
Best Ways has an established network of clients in the West and Midwest, and with the acquisition, will now offer an expanded capacity of equipment options for domestic and international transportation. Click here for additional information.
Bennett Motor Express Expands Presence in Rancho Dominguez
Bennett Motor Express recently opened a new terminal office in Rancho Dominguez, California. Located at 18111 Santa Fe Avenue, the 70,000 sq ft Rancho Dominguez (RDC - Terminal) warehouse location is one of nine included terminal offices in the company’s existing network of operations in California.
This facility specializes in the storage and transportation/consolidation of machinery. Along with trans-loading standard containers, Bennett has many over-sized dock doors and lift capabilities reaching 60,000 lbs.
BME’s RDC warehouse is close to the port of Long Beach and is equipped with model year 2012 green clean air trucks. This company location also has an extendable double drop to handle customer's tall 40' flat racks. Bennett owner operators will also appreciate the new facilitie’s shower and the ability to drive through, load, and tarp within the new RDC terminal. Prior to moving in its new location, the RDC staff operated out of offices at 2930 East Maria Street.