• Our History

  • Gateway Transport Inc. Westlake Village California USA

    Gateway Transport Inc. is a privately owned company established in California in 1993 as a freight sales transportation agency. We represent exceptional freight transportation companies matching their truck, intermodal, air, ocean, warehousing and distribution freight services with the pickup, delivery and pricing needs of our customers.

    Our customers represent a broad range of manufacturers, retailers and distributors throughout the United States.  They utilize our services with the confidence that their shipments will be picked up / delivered in a timely and intact manner at a competitive price.

    • 1987 - Gateway Transport Inc. is incorporated as a corporation in the state of California in USA
    • 1993 - Gateway Transport receives its United States Interstate Commerce Commission license allowing it to work with shippers and transportation companies arranging freight shipments in the United States
    • 2003 - ten years in business completed - working with hundreds of companies on their shipments primarily from Southern California - representing four LTL carriers, three FTL / FCL carriers, one air carrier and one warehousing distribution company. 
    • 2009 - awarded a sales agent office for 1st Priority Services now known as RRD DLS Worldwide selling their freight logistics offerings.  Service area now was expanded to anywhere in the United States and Canada as well as some services internationally. 
    • 2013 - twenty years in business completed.  Expansion of services now working with small to midsize to large Fortune 150 companies 
    • 2014 - expansion of outside sales representation. Online services for rates, scheduling of shipments, tracing and reports now available via computer, mobile and tablet
    • 2015 - upgrade of www.gatewaytransport.com web site completed
  • Management

    Jim Hession started Gateway Transport Inc. in 1993 and is involved in its day to day operations.  He has been in the freight transportation business since 1988. Prior to that he owned a computer consultant company, worked in the aviation business and had positions with the federal and state government.

    For further background, visit his Linkedin page by clicking on Linkedin for Jim Hession