La Porte Transit Co., Inc.


La Porte Transit Co., Inc. has started their business in 1952 by Walter Gesse and his wife Charlotte. As the business has grown, La Porte Transit has incorporated those original values and attitudes into today's business such as firm management, bright employees and a customer first attitude. 
La Porte Transit Company, Inc. is a Class 2 carrier based in La Porte, Indiana. La Porte, Indiana is ideally situated for distributing your freight between major mid west cities like Grand Rapids, Chicago, Detroit, Milwaukee and Indianapolis. Local customers as well as national firms have found that La Porte Transit is the solution to freight distribution troubles in this four state area. A 99.7 percent on time delivery record assures you that dangerous items will arrive when needed. 
Customer service is information available throughout the day. From the start of the business day, until well after midnight, customer service representatives are on hand to provide immediate answers to most of your questions. In emergencies your driver can be reached via radio or cellular phone equipment installed in every truck. Shipment information is available down to the approximate time of delivery. In addition eliminating bureaucratic hassles and delays, this change has enabled LPT to work directly with customers in setting rates that are fair for their businesses. LPT drivers do more than drive. They help load and unload your freight. Training starts with work in the terminal where experienced drivers demonstrate LPT handling and efficiency procedures.
LPT handles a wide variety of freight to include the following: pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, books and other publications, control and switching equipment, electrical and electronic components, paper products, wire and cable, business forms, plastics and laminate.
When they looked at deregulation they decided that the way to remain viable was to become the very best carrier in a more focused business. They made the changes that allowed them to control their own fate, civilizing procedures while uphold the personal service that has been their standard for over 45 years. The fact that they're thriving 20 years later tells them that out customers feel they made the right decisions. In fact they vote every day on how they're doing.