History


Universal’s Validated Refrigerated Division was started over 20 years ago, and specializes in handling temperature sensitive products while providing extreme security.  We currently run 150, three years and newer top of the line Peterbilts.  Matched up with each Peterbilt, are four years and newer refrigerated trailers. Every trailer has our Cargo Defender Security System installed, which includes two web based tracking systems.  The reefer divisions based in Murrysville, Pa and Memphis, Tn.  We also have a network of contract carriers to handle the freight which can’t go on Universal Truckload’s Equipment.  Universal Truckload runs all 48 states and Canada, and is ISO Certified and C-TPAT Certified. 

The name "Universal Truckload"

Our Promise


We know a truck is only as good as the person behind the wheel, and a transportation company is only as good as the employees, its managers, its drivers, the maintenance team, and its staff of support professionals.  At Universal Truckload we are proud to say we have them all - experienced, qualified, highly trained professionals who know how to get the job done.  24 hours a day, 365 days a year, we are on call to handle your needs.

State of the art technology


With our state of the art temperature monitoring system, we are able to provide the exact inside temperature every 15 minutes via the web with an audit trail that goes back 5 years. It also gives you the exact location of your freight every 15 minutes. ReeferTrak Sentry will provide you an audit trail of the temperature ensuring your product is shipped correctly every time. In addition, if there is a temperature deviation, an email and a text message is automatically sent to each cell phone in operations notifying them of the problem. 

The majority of the freight we handle are Health Products, Produce, Major Fast food chains, Nutritional supplements and Juice.  We are very service oriented and specialize in temperature sensitive freight with 100% on time pick up and delivery. 

Our staff is highly qualified logistics personnel with the majority having a bachelor degree from Penn State in Business Logistics. 

Universal will always be here for your custom transportation needs and you will be very satisfied with our services and becoming a part of the Universal Truckload family of customers. ​​

Stands for performance, dependability, a commitment to excellence and for the best maintained trucks on the road, the best people and the best state of the art support system. We are ranked in the top 30 for Logistics companies in the USA .  When you see all that we have to offer, you'll know why we've been making a name in the transportation industry. Our vision is to be recognized as a world class validated refrigerated logistics company by which others are measured.

"The intelligent solution to securing the supply chain"

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