Everything starts with a dream and a vision in Romania
In his home country, Chris is enjoying his own “transportation” while envisioning big about the future.
Chris and his family move to the USA
After moving to United States in July of 1986, Chris’s father, Constantin purchases the first White Arrow truck.
It is a used blue Freightliner with a white stripe painted on the side resembling an arrow, the White Arrow name is born.
WITH JUST ONE TRUCK, THE STORY BEGINS
Chris’s father is the sole driver with just one truck.
Two newer Freightliner trucks are added to the fleet
Paving the way for further growth, focusing on coast to coast truckload operations.
White Arrow expands its operations into the Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) market.
The fleet grows to 4 trucks
The first terminal is open in Southern California
White Arrow’s growth continues, expanding into LTL consolidation operations. The fleet evolves to 10 trucks.
A SMALL BUSINESS WITH BIG DREAMS
With just 10 trucks, White Arrow is geared towards expansion.
White Arrow opens second terminal in NJ
This new opening supports freight operations between California and the Northeast.
Third terminal in Stockton CA
At which point, the fleet grows to 20 trucks and approximately 50 trailers.
The fleet grows to 40 trucks and nearly 100 trailers
White Arrow enters into the temperature controlled market.
ON THE ROAD TO SUCCESS
White Arrow continues it’s rapid growth.
New terminals are open in Portland, OR ; Mechanicsburg, PA and Chicago, IL
White Arrow undergo a reorganization to support its rapid growth. The fleet grows to approximately 100 trucks and 300 trailers with almost 115 employees supporting its operations.
EPA’s SmartWay Excellence Award
For the first time, White Arrow is recognized by Smartway for its leadership in the environmental efforts within the transportation industry.
It receives the Excellence Award for calendar 2012.
2014 – 2015
Joins the fastest growing private companies in LA and in the US
Two years in a row, White Arrow achieves the Top Inc 5000 list of the fastest growing companies in United States. And the Los Angeles Business Journal Top 100 fast growing private companies in Los Angeles.
ONE OF AMERICA’S FASTEST GROWING PRIVATE COMPANY!
White Arrow continues to create jobs and to invests in its future.
A new terminal is open in Springfield, MA
This offers an improved coverage in New England.
We release a cutting-edge Transportation Management System developed internaly – the name is Archer.
This new TMS is connected to all of our trucks and is accessible to our customers via our website.
Archer surpasses even our biggest competitors’ tools in performance and capabilities
Our solution is capable of real-time tracking and temperature monitoring. It gives our customers full visibility throughout the lifecycle of the load with notifications and alerts.
Again in 2016 for the second time, White Arrow receives EPA / Smartway Excellence Award for environmental leadership.
This award confirms White Arrow’s commitment to reduce carbon footprints.
We are well on the way to reconcile transportation and environment.
BETTER, FASTER, GREENER!
Transparency, efficiency and environment-friendly are White Arrow’s core values.
Improved customer tools – web portal and mobile apps
We’re always committed to show transparency to our customers. Consequently, we’re releasing a fully redesign customer portal and mobile apps with enhanced features.
The customer has access to the tracking and temperature history of each shipment. The power of Archer, our TMS, is accessible via an elegant and efficient user interface.
The mobile apps are notification ready, you are alerted as soon as an important event occurs.