Building North America’s Premier Open-Deck/Specialty Transportation Company
Smokey Point, E.W. Wylie, J. Grady Randolph, Central Oregon Truck Company, Lone Star Transportation and the Boyd Companies — including Boyd Bros. Transportation, WTI Transport and Mid Seven Transportation — make up the Daseke family of trucking companies, now the second largest open-deck/specialty trucking company in North America.
We offer daily transportation services in 49 U.S. States, Canada and Mexico. Our experienced people and diverse trailers allow us to offer truckload, partial, team partial/truckload, over dimensional, large project moves and full service logistics.
Daseke helps some of the world’s most respected companies move heavy, cumbersome and time-sensitive loads, transporting some of the most visually interesting freight anywhere. On open-deck trailers across North America, our drivers can be seen moving wind turbine blades, aviation parts, the latest construction and agricultural heavy equipment, structural steel, pressure tanks, oil field equipment and construction materials.
Our family of companies comprises some of the most talented truckers, staff and leadership across the U.S.A. All of our companies share a commitment to serve, but remain true to the original spirit and missions of our individual operating companies.
Through best practices and collaboration, the Daseke of companies have come together to bring more value to everyone involved. Whether you are a customer, a partner or a member of our team—we know we’re all in this together.
Smokey Point Distributing
“Transporting your precious cargo”
Smokey Point Distributing, a leader in aerospace related transportation, was founded over 30 years ago. They offer one of North America’s most diverse trailer fleets – featuring retractable curtain trailers in flat bed, step deck and low profile step deck.
Founded in 1938, and operating terminals in West Fargo, N.D.; Denver, Colo.; Sanford, N.C.; and Houston, Texas, E.W. Wylie runs flatbed and step-deck trailers. In addition to flatbed deliveries, the company handles specialized, high-value hauls and provides oil field cargo services.
J. Grady Randolph
Based in Gaffney, SC. Starting with a single truck in 1935, J. Grady Randolph is a third-generation family business, and is now one of the largest over-dimensional carriers in the Southeast.
Based in Redmond, OR, Central Oregon Truck Company was formed in 1992 by a group of friends who were over-the-road drivers. They offer comprehensive logistical services as well as long haul, regional, and dedicated services throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Boyd Bros. Companies
In 1956, Dempsey Boyd and his brothers founded Boyd Bros. Transportation in Clayton, Ala. Boyd Bros. began to grow rapidly, particularly after 1997 with the acquisition of Tuscaloosa-based WTI Transport. The Boyd Bros. companies now also include Mid Seven Transportation, Boyd Logistics and Boyd Intermodal.
Lone Star Transportation
Founded in 1988 as a small oilfield carrier in Abilene, Texas, Lone Star Transportation has grown to become one of North America’s premier specialized over-dimensional carriers. Their specialized expertise, trailer diversity and daily presence in Mexico have made Lone Star the go-to partner for customers with complex transportation needs.