GRANE offers comprehensive supply chain support solutions in the areas of Dedicated Contract Carriage, Local and Regional Truckload, Less than Truckload expertise, and Air Cargo services. So when you think Chicago Trucking, think Grane.


Dedicated Contract Carriage is a core competency of GRANE that we have offered since the 1960’s. Outsource your fleet operations to us so you can concentrate on your business. If you are looking for a professional, flexible, results driven company that cares about your business and cares about getting it right – that’s GRANE! As your supply chain support partner, we have the infrastructure to support any of your needs on any day. Our large LTL and Truckload Operation give GRANE the critical mass to flex up and down to any Dedicated Customer no matter the requirement.

  • Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Yearly Contracts
  • Freedom from DOT rules & regulations hassles
  • Alleviate personnel hassles and hiring headaches
  • Administrative freedom
  • No capital expenditures
  • Customized dedicated programs
  • GRANE’S transportation fleet will supplement your transportation needs during peak times

Seven-day a week operations are our specialty. GRANE’S 175 drivers, 275 power units, a dozen spotting tractors, and over 450 trailers in its fleet operation makes us large enough to support your peak business cycles. And we are small enough to care about your daily business needs.

If you want freedom from DOT regulations, headaches, reduced insurance liabilities, workers compensation issues, replacement driver hassles, equipment problems, capital expenditures, please consider GRANE as your Dedicated Transportation Partner for Chicago and the Midwest.


GRANE is an Asset-Based interstate carrier. GRANE’S fleet consists of over 750 pieces of equipment, in all shapes and sizes, including lift gate, 53’ trailers, flatbeds, and specialty vehicles.

We currently track and communicate with our fleet via XATA GPS and cellular communications.

  • 600 Mile Truckload Services
  • Expedited services
  • Peddle Runs
  • Lift-gate deliveries
  • 8 acres of secured trailer parking
  • GPS
  • Air Cargo Recovery and Roller bed services


Our LTL service offerings round out the breadth of services GRANE offers our customer/partners. Focused, nimble and flexible, GRANE has three locations in Chicago, one in Lafayette and Atlanta to handle your transportation needs.

  • Pool Distribution
  • Consolidation
  • Cross Dock Specialists
  • Roller Deck Mats

A professional, safe organization is GRANE’S top priority. GRANE is SMARTWAY Certified, Licensed insured Hazardous Material carrier, CTPAT Compliant, US customs bonded, module level 5 TSA certified, STA certified, IATA compliant and TWIC certified.

In placing your product in a Grane trailer, you have the peace of mind of over 87 years of transportation experience. The Grane management team has a rigorous driver screening and continued training process. Grane drivers are customs bonded, C.D.L. licensed, and haz-mat trained.

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