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Tri Star Freight System Inc

Interstate
(2 reviews) 5.0 out of 5
Houston, TX 77028
USDOT
325836
Docket
MC203287, FF012054

Carrier Ratings

Cleanliness
10.0
Communication
10.0
Timeliness
10.0

Positive Flags

On Time Pickup
1
On Time Delivery
1
Consistent Tracking
1
Strong Dispatcher Communication
1
Strong Driver Communication
1
Friendly
1
Easy to Work With
1
Easy to Onboard
1
Clean Equipment
1

Overview

Tri Star Freight System, Inc., is your trusted partner for secure transportation of your cargo. We have over 30 years’ experience of exceptional service in the trucking and shipping industry and the knowledge to safely transport your goods.

We have diverse trucking services so that we can find the best solution for shipping your cargo with our safe and reliable owner operators. We offer services in intermodal, van, flatbed, freight forwarding and customized warehousing, including container stripping and stuffing, crating, cross docking and inventory management in our warehouses.

Fleet Details

Type Tractors Trailers Trucks
Owned 32 49 3
Leased 105 65 0

Freight

  • General Freight
  • Household Goods
  • Intermodal Containers
  • Oilfield Equipment
  • Chemicals
  • Beverages

Truck Types

  • Box Truck
  • Container
  • Dry Van
  • Reefer
  • Deck
  • Oversized
  • Flatbed
  • Power Only

Shipment Types

  • Less than Truckload
  • Full Truckload
MCS-150 Mileage
6,789,348 (2023)
Electronic Tracking
100% of reviewers say the carrier uses electronic tracking

Lanes

This information was provided by Tri Star Freight System Inc

Primary Operating Area Headquarters Terminal

Compliance

Authorizations

FMCSA authority status
Common Active — 12/14/2005 (18 years, 5 months)
Contract Active — 12/14/2005 (18 years, 5 months)
Contract Active — 10/05/2017 (6 years, 7 months)
Carrier operation
Interstate
Hazmat
Cargo authorization
Property
Household

Safety Violations

Type Total Severe Out of Service Measure Percentile
Vehicle Maintenance 289 28 66 8.31 67.5%
Unsafe Driving 25 15 0 2.1 30.2%
Hours of Service Compliance 42 9 1 0.63 30.3%
Driver Fitness 3 3 3 0.12 14.5%
Controlled Substances 0 0 0 0 0%

Accident Report

Type Last 6 Months 6-12 Months ago 12-24 Months ago Total
Fatalities 0 0 0 0
Injuries 0 0 2 2
Tow-away 0 4 2 6
Crash Reports 0 4 4 8

Inspections

Type Inspections OOS Inspections OOS Percentage National Average
Driver 225 4 1.78% 6.67%
Vehicle 143 55 38.46% 22.26%

Insurance Coverage

Insurance type
BIPD (Primary)
Company name
Wesco Insurance Company
Policy limit
$1,000,000
Policy number
WMC1919596
Effective date
08/01/2021

Insurance type
Cargo
Company name
Travelers Property Casualty Co. Of America
Policy limit
$0
Policy number
6J775974
Effective date
09/25/2017

Insurance type
Surety Bond
Company name
American Alternative Insurance Corporation
Policy limit
$0
Policy number
MC203287
Effective date
01/17/2014

Insurance type
Surety Bond
Company name
American Alternative Insurance Corporation
Policy limit
$0
Policy number
MC203287
Effective date
10/01/2013

Showing 2 of 2 Reviews Clear Filters
CA

Verified Broker from California

November 30, 2022

“Very good company to work ”

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

What went well?
  • On Time Pickup
  • On Time Delivery
  • Consistent Tracking
  • Strong Dispatcher Communication
  • Strong Driver Communication
  • Friendly
  • Easy to Work With
  • Easy to Onboard
  • Clean Equipment

They are very easy to work , always on time , Providing the best rates to me with full detail


Lanes
Baltimore, MD to Hagerstown, MD
Freight Details
General Freight
Household Goods
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional

helped me find this carrier
IN

Verified Broker from Indiana

September 16, 2022

“Full Truckload from Mount Pleasant, SC to Mount Pleasant, SC”

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

Likes

Great Five star Drayage carrier. they are always on time and great to work with

Dislikes

tracking can be hit or miss with them but over all a great group to work with


Lanes
Mount Pleasant, SC to Mount Pleasant, SC
Freight Details
General Freight
Tracking
Offers electronic tracking
Tracking functional