Kings Express commenced operations in 1983 as a pickup and delivery company servicing the Buffalo, NY market. The company was founded by Michael King, who today remains as company President. As of 2014 Kings Express has terminals in Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Elmira, , Erie, PA and Cleveland, OH with agents in Toronto, Chicago, New York, Newark, Boston and Philadelphia. We run daily scheduled LTL line hauls between all cities and do P&D work in most.
Kings is your Canadian specialist, with deliveries to very door in Ontario.
The types of freight we handle are: Airfreight, Retail distribution, USPS DDU's, Commercial freight, Hot shots, Exclusives, Multi-man deliveries, Residentials, anything from a 1 lb. box to a full 53' trailer load.
With over 100,000 square feet of space Kings Express can provide long or short term warehousing. Additional capabilities consist of sorting, scanning and pallet build up at our fully automated sortation facility in Buffalo, NY.
We employ company drivers and own our own vehicles, which consists of a modern fleet in excess of 150 pieces of equipment containing, cargo vans, 24' straight trucks, tractors, and 48'/53' trailers. All straight trucks have pull out ramps or lift gates. We have rollup and swing door trailers, lift gates, and roller beds. Drivers wear company attire, receive company training, undergo a background check and are subject to random drug testing.
Additionally, we are a technology driven company. Drivers carry Sprint 2-way, GPS and data enable phones. We upload and download information directly into our trucking software provided by Crown Data Systems, a sister company. This enables our customers to receive virtual real time POD information as well as access scanned copies of their paperwork within 24 hours. We have full EDI capabilities to receive inbound alerts, provide status updates on shipments and invoice our customers.
If you have a need in any of our markets please feel free to contact us to find out what specific capabilities we have available to handle your business successfully.
Air Freight, Break Bulk Distribution, Dedicated TruckVan, Expedited Freight, Ground Parcel, Hot Shot, Line Haul, Local Pickup, LTL, Messenger, Next Flight, Route Work, Scheduled, Temperature Controlled, TL, 24 Hour Turn-around, Warehousing, Automated Sortation & Distribution
Fully automated sortation system for retail distribution, Airport Pickup/Delivery, E-mail PODs, HazMat, Medical, Office Products, Online Order Entry & Tracking, Parts Storage & Distribution, Pharmaceutical, 24/7 Onsite Dispatch, White Glove, Long and short term warehousing projects,
Pagers ,Cell Phones
6 - Cargo Vans,
80+ - 24' Straight Trucks with pull out ramps or liftgates,
30+ - Tractors, single and double axles, day cabs and sleeper cabs
50+ - 48' and 53' Trailers - Air Rides, Lift Gates, Rollerbeds, Swing Doors, Roll up Doors.
Michael E. King - President
Scott Klever - Vice President of Sales
Terminal Managers - Brett Bauer, Bob Edmonson, Dave Erickson
Operations Manager - Mike Kaminski
Customer Service - Mike Kaminski, Kim Delaney
Inside Sales - Gail Novo
Greater than 100,000 square feet
Online Track & Trace Two Way Data E-mail Access Bar Code Scanning Signature Capture