BR Williams Logistics Services

Third Party Logistics Services (3PL) in Alabama & Beyond!

Freight Logistics Company Serving the USA & Canada

BR Williams’ logistics services are unique because of our scalable technology and our commitment to stay on the cutting edge. We have all the tools of larger 3PL service providers, but also the customer service passion of a family-owned company.

We do not operate with a traditional brokerage business model: Most logistics companies advertise loads to as many carriers as possible, and then take the cheapest truck on any given day. We never oversell. We do keep our promises. We build relationships with like-minded carriers to give you the best experience.

Our approach is to target consistent lanes and find 2-4 partner carriers to work with on those lanes. We do this because it encourages consistency in our ability to move loads for our customers, and the rates needed to do it effectively.

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“We choose logistics companies like BR Williams because you are large enough to be sufficiently resourceful, and have the tools that we require (EDI Capable, GPS Tracking, etc.) but not so large that we get lost in the shuffle or reprioritized when capacity tightens.”

– Fortune 300 Shipper

Transportation Logistics Services by BR Williams
Freight Logistics Company

Key Features of Our 3PL Logistics Services

As an extension of BR Williams, our Logistics division offers flexible capacity as a 3PL.

What Makes the Difference?

  • Load Portal
  • GPS Tracking
  • Access to all of BR Williams transportation, trucking, and¬†warehousing services
  • Obtain instant reliable rate quotes
  • Schedule pick-up effectively
  • Quickly print or email your bill of landing (BOL)
  • Status notifications and exception reporting
  • Drop trailers
  • Personalized Customer Service

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Web/Load Portal to track ALL shipments and access documents at ANY hour.

TIA Logo - Updated    American Trucking Association logo    Truckload Carriers Association    Alabama Trucking Association (ATA) logo    Registered ISO 9001 NSF-ISR logo

Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA) logoSmartWay Transport Partner   International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) Zethcon WMS logo

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“I‚Äôve been associated with BR Williams the last 3 years since I have come back to shipping. Company is very reliable even though I‚Äôve never met any of the associates they make you feel as if you have known them all your life. They go out of their way to accommodate your needs. Updates you on any issues that may cause any delays or problems. Very professional in their interactions. Just a pleasure to work with. I would recommend highly to anyone in the shipping business. Thanks for all your help in my needs. Look forward to many continuous years together.”

Valerie Garrett

Freudenberg Performance Materials Shipping Supervisor

Flatbed Carriers

We work with over 500 flatbed freight carriers, allowing us to offer nationwide coverage and a full range of services, including step decks, double drops, RGN, etc. Our flatbed carrier representatives have the expertise to execute your shipment with the highest level of service that our customers have come to expect from BR Williams.

About BR Williams

BR Williams is a complete supply chain service provider. We began our trucking division in 1958 and expanded into warehousing/distribution in 1992. We now have six distribution centers located across Southeast United States. We provide top notch truckload service, transportation, distribution, warehousing, and logistics services.

With locations in Mobile, AL; Anniston, AL; Oxford, AL; Piedmont, AL; Eastaboga, AL; and Tallahassee, FL, B.R. Williams’ distribution network supports over 50 customers and another 2,500 in the Trucking and Logistics divisions.

Industries we serve include: automotive, defense, home improvement, education, food raw materials, textiles, chemical, industrial packaging, metals (finished goods), highway safety, and more. We are held to highest level of standard under the 9001:2015 Quality System Registration and are constantly improving and streamlining our policies and procedures. Learn more by contacting us today or by requesting a free quote.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is BR Williams asset based or non-asset?

We are asset-based with our own trucks and warehouse space.

How much cargo liability insurance do you have?

BR Williams carries up to $500,000 in liability insurance.

What kind of equipment do you have?

BR Williams is a dry van only fleet, but we do move flatbeds everyday with our contract partner carriers (Logistics Division).

Do you have cold storage in warehousing?

No. However, we do broker cold storage trucks through our Logistics Services.

Do you have load tracking?

Yes. Our customers can easily track their shipments on our website: Here's load tracking and inventory tracking.

Are you a bonded warehouse?

No. BR Williams is not a bonded warehouse.

Can I view my warehouse inventory online?

Yes. Our customers can access their inventory by logging into our WMS Portal on our website.

Is BR Williams Trucking, Inc. ISO 9001:2015 Certified?

YES! ISO 9000 is a series of quality standards that outline the requirements for quality management systems. They were developed to promote worldwide standards for management of quality. We received our initial certification April 10, 2002 by our registrar NSF International Strategic Registrations, LTD. and are currently in good standing. An auditor from NSF-ISR conducts surveillance audits and Re-assessment audits periodically to examine our quality system for compliance. The certification is utilized within BR Williams to develop, implement, and improve the effectiveness of the processes and procedures to assure consistent quality service to our customers.

Mobile Alabama Distribution Center

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Anniston West Distribution Center

Piedmont Distribution Center

Anniston East Distribution Center

Eastaboga Distribution Center

BR Williams Corporate Office

Tallahassee Distribution Center

“Every time I have ever used your services it has been solid.”

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Blog Posts About 3PL Logistics:

Logistics Industry Report – 2018-2019

Preface (from our CEO) In mid-2017, we observed an impending confluence of market factors that caused us to have some concern. TK Bardwell (VP of Logistics) and I felt that it was our responsibility to share our concerns and how they might impact our industry with our...

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7 Tips to Help You Cut Logistics and Supply Chain Costs

Controlling costs is one of your primary objectives ‚Äď but how can you do that without cutting quality, too? These seven tips can help you cut logistics and supply chain costs to keep your profit margins healthy. 7 Tips to Help You Cut Logistics and Supply Chain Costs...

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3PL in 2018: Do Freight Brokers Get a Bad Rep?

As in any industry, freight brokers come in differing levels of competency and professionalism. Successful and long-standing brokers have succeeded in delivering value, expertise, and timely service while regularly satisfying their clients with an efficient means...

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How to Identify Gaps in Your Logistics Process

While many supply chains can benefit from improved processes, logistics managers should be careful to identify the real causes and effects that impact the effectiveness of their product movement. Warehouse operations, order management, technology utilization,...

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8 Reasons to Find a New Logistics Provider

Logistics components are a significant contributor to any product’s final cost and, as such, those factors play an essential part in any company’s competitiveness and profitability. While supply chain managers work diligently to identify and eliminate all wasteful...

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Freight Management Tips to Ensure Smooth Operations

For any shipper, having products delivered to their customers on time and in perfect condition, no matter what the weather or other external factors may be, is the ultimate mission of freight management. Additionally, competent freight managers must be continually...

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The Secret to Cutting Your 3PL Costs 

3PL supply chain management is all about optimizing information, orders, and demand while moving goods from the source to the destination in the most efficient manner. Every suppliers' ‚ÄĮobjective is to have the products arrive at the destination in excellent...

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