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Bolt Express Avoids Capacity Crunch with Forward Thinking

News Release August 15, 2011 Toledo, Ohio – As the transportation industry continues to deal with a shortage in drivers, shippers are starting to feel the pressure. Rates are starting to climb and it is taking more time to find carriers with available capacity. The key contributing factors behind the driver shortage are higher operating … Read More

Bolt Express Receives Gold Award in Safety

Toledo, Ohio– Bolt Express, one of the fastest growing transportation companies in the industry has been presented with the Gold Award by Great West Casualty Company as part of the 2010 National Safety Awards Program. The National Safety Awards program recognizes carriers in similar operations (truckload and less than truckload) with awards based on their … Read More

Bolt Express Acquires Freight Brokerage Company Strike Logistics

News Release January 5, 2011 Toledo, Ohio – Bolt Express, Ben Bauman (Owner/CEO of Bolt Express) has completed the acquisition of StrikeLogistics and the formation of Bolt Holdings. Bolt Holdings is a shared services model that will provide back office support to Bauman’s two operating groups; Bolt Express and the newly acquired Strike Logistics. With … Read More

Bolt Express Fleet Utilizing On Board Logging

News Release March 26, 2009 Toledo, Ohio Bolt Express-In these tough economic times, many carriers are cutting corners to save money, but not Bolt Express. Over the past several months Bolt Express has begun installing on board logging equipment in their trucks in an effort to keep their drivers safe and violation free. In the … Read More

Bolt Express Keeps on Growing

News Release August 1, 2008 Toledo, Ohio – Even if you can look past the yearly average growth rate of 55% over the past five years, or the repeated awards for the AlliancePro Company of the Year award for Highest Year-Over-Year Sales Growth, you surely won’t be able to overlook the 12,000.sq. ft. addition to … Read More

Bolt Express Named Carrier of the Year

News Release January 30, 2008 Toledo, Ohio – Bolt Express recently received the award for AlliancePro Company of the Year – Highest Year-Over- Year Sales Growth in 2007 over 2006. Bolt was recognized at the 5th Annual Expedite Alliance Conference held by GPSNet Technologies, Inc. in Orlando, Florida in January for their 55 percent growth … Read More