Specialized Transportation: Delivering safety, service and quality.

Founded in 1965, CRST Specialized Transportation, Inc. has been leading the industry in customized supply chain solutions for products that require high touch, on-site services, special handling, specialized equipment and visibility. Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, we have an extensive network of agents and 55 distribution centers across the United States and Canada.

Specialty services

If you need something delivered to your business or home, we’ll take care of it—every step of the way. Whether you’re in technology, communications, financial services, electronics, healthcare, industrial, retail or furniture count on CRST Specialized Transportation for:

  • White glove services
  • Specialized padded van transportation
  • Trade show services
  • Transportation management
  • Warehousing
  • First and final mile logistics
  • Residential delivery
  • Inventory management
  • Supply chain management
  • Reverse logistics
  • Climatic services

Cutting-edge technology

CRST Specialized Transportation is committed to using cutting-edge technology to ensure shipment and product visibility to bring the power of information to you. Our dedicated staff of IT professionals has created proprietary systems specifically designed to maximize our services to you and provide unparalleled visibility and management capabilities. We offer:

  • Supply chain execution—we lead the industry by incorporating process technology, including:
    • Inventory management with serialized bar-coding
    • Order management
    • Document imaging
    • Online tracking and visibility
  • Onboard technology—we use real-time information to execute specialized solutions, equipping our trucks with GPS technology that allows two-way communication of your site requirements and updates.
  • Bar-coding—we capture detailed information about your product throughout its lifecycle, including the exact location of the product, when it was placed and by whom.
  • Electronic transactions—we can communicate directly with your business systems electronically, providing accurate information, and we can interface with a number of electronic formats required by your clients.
  • Shipment tracking—access real-time shipment data from your PC or Smart Device.
  • My Specialized—our online portal provides detailed shipment information and visibility capabilities.

Green packaging

CRST Specialized Transportation uses packing materials that are re-usable so that the wasteful use of disposable packing materials is no longer necessary. By providing low-carbon, Eco-friendly alternatives to our clients, we can help decrease the carbon footprint.