The company began in 1996 with a single client in one location. Since then, Gulf Winds International has grown to a client base of over 400 in four Houston area locations and over 1,000,000 square feet of food grade and U.S. Customs Bonded facilities supported by a fleet of over 200 power units. Little wonder that customers look to Gulf Winds to meet needs as diverse as warehousing, transportation, distribution and consolidation.
Integrated logistics services are also provided by Gulf Winds as well as transportation, distribution as well as consolidation to the international shipping industry. That the company has a finger in many pies is also evident from the knowledge that it specializes in other interests like the handling and storage of green coffee, tea, food and food grade items.
Gulf Winds is a company that strives to meet all short and long term storage needs of the customer on a local, regional or national level. Additional services include trans loading, export packaging, specialized cargo handling such as drums, cotton, paper, steel, food grade products, sampling, and other related services. The special features of these services include the inclusion and extension to customers of assured quality levels of service as they are supported by U.S. Customs Bonded / CES, TABC Permitted, Licensed Delivery Point for NY Cotton Exchange, NYBOT Certified for Storage of Exchange Coffee, Food Grade Certified Including USDA and AIB, Monitored Security System, Certified for Public Weighing, Certified Pest Control Program, Concrete Paved Yards, Several Convenient Locations, 30' Clear Height, Served by UP, BNSF, & PTRA Railsiding, Fully Sprinklered. Gulf Winds facilities are ideally located near major Interstates, the Port of Houston City Docks, BarbourÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s Cut, rail ramps and container yards.
Gulf Winds also provides informed analysis of the chosen shipping program including the coordination and supervision of all transportation related activities involved in the movement of the product. A commitment to safety of both drivers and the cargo is the companyÃƒ‚Ã¢€Ã¢„Ãƒ‚¢s foundation and this can be gleaned from it having achieved the Department of Transportation's safety rating of SATISFACTORY, the highest rating possible and the large number of functionaries it has: currently 200 power units and 200 drivers.
In their goal of providing cost-effective and efficient supply-chain-management solutions that can be used individually or in various combinations tailored to our customers individual requirements, Gulf Winds is the leading the way.
Gulf Winds International IncPosted on Mar 11, 2006