Chief Carriers is an irregular-route common and contract motor carrier.

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Customers depend on Chief Carriers to transport goods to the 48 contiguous states because they know we provide quick response, accurate ETA’s, greater cargo security, logistics planning, and electronic data interchange support. Chief Carriers has authority to serve in the following capacities:

  • Closed-ended contract carriage
  • Irregular route common carrier
  • Contract carrier

Chief Logistics handles all shipment details including pickup, delivery, tracking, and scheduling. It specializes in flatbed freight and also handles Step and Van shipments.

This Brand’s General Manager:

Andrew Winkler

Intrigued with big trucks from an early age, Andrew Winkler drove his way into the transportation industry in 1995. The drive to succeed, combined with his regard for exemplary leadership, led him to the General Manager position at Chief Carriers in 2018. As a former professional driver, dispatcher, safety director, and Vice-President of Operations, he was well prepared to take on the new role.

Andrew’s business insight and passion for leadership, combined with 24 years of industry experience, has positioned him well to overcome the multi-faceted challenges that exist in the transportation industry. His ability to create high-performing work environments also followed him to Chief Carriers, where his team thrives on new ideas, continued learning, and professional development.

With a desire to generate positive outcomes for everyone involved, Andrew aims to conduct business with employees and customers the same way the Eihusen family has for 65 years. Moreover, he looks forward to addressing Chief Carriers’ operational, safety, recruiting, retention, and marketing challenges with fervor and commitment.

Andrew received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Leadership from Bellevue University.

Our Family of Brands

The strength and stability of Chief Industries, Inc. is due to the extraordinary diversity of our family of businesses, all working towards a shared mission.