Arctic Express Inc.


Dick Durst originally formed Arctic Express in 1981 under the name G&D Transport. The name was changed to Arctic Express in 1992. Dick is the single owner of the company and he is the President and C.E.O.

The companyÂâ€Ã¢„¢s primary facility is in Hilliard, Ohio. Their major customers include such respected companies as Bayer, Colgate Palmolive, Kraft, Coca-Cola, and Nestle. The company annual revenues are about $50 million.  

Arctic express is one of America's largest and most respected refrigerated transportation services because they have been able to expect and meet the needs of their customers. The company has been able to deliver the kind of service that their customers can carry to their bottom line. The company currently services the lower 48 states, while their growth has been steady and impressive; it has never come at the expense of their customers or their commitment and dedicated to meeting their needs.  

The company headquarters is located in Hilliard, Ohio, is staffed with some of the most skilled fleet managers in the industry. They have at their disposal a tracking system that gives them instantaneous access to a specific unit's location and communication with the driver. The customer is always kept at the height of fashion regarding the location and delivery of customer merchandise. Arctic express also has EDI interface capabilities for their customers who wish to utilize this service.  

The company is very proud of the fine equipment they provide. The company offers tractors and trailers with modern technology to improve the jobs of their employees and the service to their customers. Whether their customers are growers, warehouses, food processors, or manufacturers, they are the final, critical link in their products reaching the nation's marketplaces. Arctic express is the core carrier of choice.  

Their corporate mission is to become the number one choice of their customers when selecting a carrier to meet their transportation needs. Their mission dictates that they recognize the equal importance of their customers, employees and independent contractors in the process of building a prosperous company. Their ability to hire, trains, promotes and provides solid, long-term employment and growth opportunities for their employees and independent contractors are paramount if they expect to build long term relationships with their customers.