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R+L Carriers Opens Two New Service Centers

11/22/2021 Wilmington, OH – R+L Carriers continues rapid expansion with the addition of the Omaha, Nebraska, and Melrose Park, Illinois service centers. The new Omaha location is located north of the previous La Vista site, outfitted with newly built facilities to increase operational effectiveness. The new Melrose Park location will service the O’Hare area, providing easier freight access to the service center and faster linehaul transit.
These new facilities increase the R+L Carriers footprint while providing the operational infrastructure needed to enhance transit times and accommodate industry demand.
"R+L Carriers remains committed to providing customers with the operative advantages and business solutions required to be competitive in today’s marketplace,” said Bob Zimmerman, President of R+L Carriers. Despite unprecedented times, R+L continues to invest in our network while identifying ways to enhance operations to best support our customers evolving and long-term business plans.”

Omaha, NE - Service Center
8601 N 117th Street
Omaha, NE 68142
National 800.654.6931 | Local 402.339.3960 | Fax 402.331.3753

Omaha Facility Highlights:  

  • 80 dock doors
  • 3,600 square feet of office space
  • 5 drive thru shop bays
  • 1 fuel island

Melrose Park, IL - Service Center
4000 W Lake Street
Melrose Park, IL 60160
National 877.406.6503 | Local 708.566.9075 | Fax 708.343.4883

Melrose Park Facility Highlights:  

  • 61 dock doors and 1 ramp
  • 4,500 square feet of office space
  • 1.5 shop bays
  • 1 fuel island with 2 fuel bays

About R+L Carriers
Based in the United States, R+L Carriers is a Global Freight Transportation and Logistics company that has remained family-owned and operated since 1965. R+L Carriers offers one of the most comprehensive networks of nationwide service centers for LTL, Truckload, Expedited and Cross-Border Shipping. In addition to its core value-added shipping solutions, R+L Carriers has a portfolio of services that extends to International Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and Customs Brokerage.
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