In May 2022, AsstrA Tampa celebrated its one-year anniversary of operations in the global road transport market. As part of AsstrA’s extensive network of offices around the world, the Tampa branch supports door-to-door import/export projects for clients doing business in America.
AsstrA Tampa is a National Motor Freight Traffic Association member and is licensed to organize road transportation for non-household goods. As such, the office may serve on the Classification Resource Committee (CRC) and use National Automobile Freight Classification (NMFC) standards to evaluate and classify goods for shipment based on vehicle suitability, loading characteristics, perishability, etc.
The Tampa office specializes in intra-American logistics and offers a comprehensive range of offierings including:
- FTL and LTL services,
- Temperature controlled services,
- Full-service brokerage,
- Cross-docking services,
- Last-mile deliveries,
- Load repacking, repair, and rework services,
- 24-hr dispatch and tracking services powered by MacroPoint and FourKites technology.
46% of the transported cargo was for the metallurgy industry, 16% for the food industry, 10% for the agricultural industry, 10% for the building materials industry, and 9% for the chemical industry.
Over 98% of the deliveries were made with partner carriers or AsstrA’s own fleet of 134 over-the-road vehicles and 200+ reefer and dry van trailers. During the year, the branch built a partner network of 5,000 contract carriers monitored through the Shipper Shield carrier management program for compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) safety standards.
Author: Anna Kom.