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Cowan Systems LLC

(4 reviews) 4.8 out of 5
Halethorpe, MD 21227
USDOT
548880
Docket
MC271882

Overview

Cowan Logistics, LLC offers our customers the dependability and expertise necessary to handle the most complicated shipment requirements. Whether it’s one shipment or one million, we can provide on-time service and competitive rates. We specialize in Dry Van, Flatbed, Intermodal and Expedited service.

Fleet Details

Type Tractors Trailers Trucks
Owned 1869 7244 0
Leased 295 98 0

Freight types

  • General Freight
  • Intermodal Containers
  • Beverages
  • Paper Products

Truck types

  • Van
  • Flatbed

Shipment types

  • Full Truckload
MCS-150 Mileage
168,000,000 (2021)
Electronic Tracking
25% of reviewers say the carrier uses electronic tracking

Lanes

This information was provided by Cowan Systems LLC

Primary Operating Area Headquarters Terminal

Safety and Insurance

Authorizations

FMCSA authority status
Common Active — 05/30/2000 (22 years, 5 months)
Contract Active — 05/30/2000 (22 years, 5 months)
Carrier operation
Interstate
Hazmat
Cargo authorization
Property

Safety Violations

Type Total Severe Out of Service Measure Percentile
Vehicle Maintenance 839 98 257 2.98 25.2%
Unsafe Driving 240 103 0 1.17 15.6%
Hours of Service Compliance 99 22 4 0.12 5.9%
Driver Fitness 19 9 16 0.05 5.4%
Controlled Substances 3 0 3 0 0%

Accident Report

Type Last 6 Months 6-12 Months ago 12-24 Months ago Total
Crashes 26 48 79 153
Fatalities 0 0 3 3
Injuries 6 18 43 67
Tow-away 25 46 76 147

Inspections

Type Inspections OOS Inspections OOS Percentage National Average
Driver 2125 19 0.89% 6.42%
Vehicle 1276 227 17.79% 21.85%

Insurance Coverage

Insurance type
BIPD (Excess)
Company name
United States Fire Insurance Co.
Policy limit
$250,000
Policy number
133-753312-8
Effective date
11/01/2022
Address
305 Madison Ave., Morristown, NJ, US, 07962
Phone
+1-973-490-6000

Insurance type
Cargo
Company name
Lexington Insurance Company
Policy limit
$0
Policy number
026159801
Effective date
09/01/2010
Address
Po Box 25967, Shawnee Mission, KS, US, 66225
Phone
+1-877-802-5246

Insurance type
Surety Bond
Company name
Great American Insurance Co.
Policy limit
$0
Policy number
E705625
Effective date
03/28/2022
Address
301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH, US, 45202
Phone
+1-844-424-4669

OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

November 21, 2022

Cowan Systems tracked through out the entire...

Timeliness
10/10
Cleanliness
10/10
Communication
6/10

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Consistent Tracking

Cowan Systems tracked through out the entire load and was on time for pick up an delivery .


Lanes
Kalamazoo, MI to Randleman, NC
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

November 08, 2021

Driver made all appoinment times kept great...

Timeliness
10/10
Cleanliness
10/10
Communication
10/10

Likes

Driver made all appoinment times kept great communication and gave great ETA highly recommend

Dislikes

Dispatcher was slow about getting Rmis package back and getting over the Pod in a timely manner


Lanes
Baltimore, MD to Cincinnati, OH
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
OH

Verified Broker from Ohio

September 23, 2021

The dispatcher and driver always nice to work...

Timeliness
9/10
Cleanliness
9/10
Communication
9/10

Likes

The dispatcher and driver always nice to work with, they respond back to emails and calls quickly, clean BOL’s.

Dislikes

This carrier does a good job they handle our freight with care. Never have an issue


Lanes
West Chester, IA to Chicago, IL
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
IL

Verified Broker from Illinois

May 13, 2021

The driver Mark was very patient as production...

Timeliness
9/10
Cleanliness
10/10
Communication
10/10

Likes

The driver Mark was very patient as production was delayed for the shipment.

Dislikes

Load delivered slightly late but was partially due to loading delays.


Lanes
Williamsburg, VA to Fort Worth, TX
Freight Details
Beverages
Tracking
Did not use electronic tracking
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