Colonial Freight System Inc.


Colonial Freight System Inc was established in 1943. Their main operation was located in Alabama where they control their transportation to the entire nation.


Colonial Freight Systems have LTL points available from the following locations: New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, New York City, Baltimore, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Texas.


The corporate office is located in Knoxville, Tennessee.  This office coordinates the overall system while giving independences to the terminal offices to handle the local scheduling. Those terminals are strategically located to service tractors and trailers, putting out the delay of their owner-operation.


CFS is a 100% owner-operator company, which has to meet stringent driver requirements and a training of 3-days house, giving it an advantage in the safety department.


Colonial Freight System Inc. has a program that covers liability for cargo and property damage as well as personal injury and workmans compensations.  They also use a full online computer system that provides instant traffic information, reporting tracing, pick-up and delivery, OS&D, and freight payment information; and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Major companies remain with Colonial because of their quality, efficient and dependable service.  Colonial Freight System has some great values like: superior service, which is the cornerstone of being an effective partner to our customer; respect for each individual, they treat customers and employees as human beings; continuous quest for excellent, they are never satisfied with the current performance so they always tried to improve it and uncompromising integrity, Colonial not support or engage in any marginally act.


Their divisions and operations are divided in: reefer division, transport commodities that require protective service; western van division, transport general commodities with van equipment from coast to coast; regional dry van division, haul general commodities in dry van equipment in the eastern half of U.S. and features both short and medium length oh haul freight.