Cox Transfer Inc


Cox Transit Company was incorporated in 1972 as Cox Transfer inc., after being taken over from Billie Cox of Springfield, IL. The Company also acquired 40% operating authority 5147MC, along with two tractors and five trailers. Billie Cox had 60% stock control and William Honeg had 40% stock control. Their first customers were Milnot Foods in Litchfield, IL, Fiat Allis of Springfield, IL and Nabisco Foods in Chicago, IL. In a short while to increase their service base, three Fords, two International tractors and 20 1972 Strick trailers were added to the fleet.

Honeg acquired operating rights in 1973 and leased equipment including drivers of Hinkle Transfer of Fowler, IN and at the same time acquired contracts with Owens-Illinois Glass, Ober Nester Glass, Thatcher Glass and Hillsboro Glass to supplying Hiram Walker and Pabst Brewery of Peoria, IL with inbound glass.  Cox Transfer expanded its operation by opening a flatbed division in March 2002, and a brokerage division quickly followed.

The services that the company offers include; truckload/flatbed common and contract carrier operating in the Midwest providing just-in-time and on time services. The Company operates under 48 State General Commodities common and contract authority MC 142888. Cox Transfer provides services in areas like Truckload, Flatbed, Brokerage, General Commodities, J.I.T. Service, Irregular Route Carrier, and Dedicated Service provided in their prime traffic lanes of Illinois, Indiana, Eastern Missouri, Eastern Iowa, and Southern Wisconsin.

Cox Transfer IncÂâ€Ã¢„¢s equipment and fleet include late-model fleet of conventional tractors and a fleet of 48' and 53' 102" high cube dry vans along with step decks, flatbeds, and curtain-sides. Their tractors are equipped with Peoplenet tracking devices. The fleet is driven by courteous, dedicated and hardworking drivers who are all are all DOT- and Hazmat-certified and are continuously undergoing training to improve their skills. Cox maintains a very rigid accident and safety program to reinsure the security of our customers' cargo.