Compton Transfer & Storage


Compton Transfer & storage founded in 1902, Mr. James R. Compton brought his team of horses and dray wagon to Boise and began hauling freight, coal and personal effects from the railroad to downtown customers. James extended his drayage firm over the next several years by merging with other small operators. The fourth generation of Compton's grandchildren joined the company in 1976.

 The company has Commercial Moving and they serve rail, government and private business customers and work quickly, efficiently and safely. The company has experience interstate and intrastate work and save money and customer understanding while letting them to meet customer needs. The company Commercial Warehousing has two large modern, well-equipped warehouses for commercial storage (24,000 ft2 & 34,000 ft2).   

The company provides services like, rail site services, loading/unloading trucks, cross dock and transloading, product delivery, monthly storage, international services, computerized inventory control, just in time (JIT)  inventory needs, office space and record storage.  

Trailer Rentals and Sales: Company has used dry vans for storage or over-the-road use and purchase or rent vans for customer transportation or storage needs. Rail Car Loading & Unloading Compton Transfer & Storage has been loading and unloading railroad cars from 1902. If it moves by rail, company can get it aboard or get it to customer and their rail site access and equipment can handle anything shipped by rail.  Rail car loads can be moved locally by their own fleet of trucks, placed in storage at their warehouses, or shipped to points beyond.  

Overseas Container Rental and Sales: the company offer 20 ft. and 40 ft. retired overseas containers for off site commercial storage and deliver to construction sites or businesses needing additional storage. Compton delivers short term or long term secure storage containers and it placed directly on the ground or a pad. There are no stairs or ladders required for entry or use.
Customers needing instant permanent storage may buy a container.   For customers requiring dock height storage, company also offer highway trailers for rent or for sale.