CASE STUDY - L&L Freight Services Inc.

L&L Freight Services

July 2, 2012, at 6:00 AM Brian Evans unlocked the doors of his new company, L&L Freight Services. For12 years, Brian had served in uppermanagement of a freight brokeragecompany. Now he was taking a leap offaith with his own company. Clearly the risk paid off.

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Brian Evans, L&L Freight Services, Inc.

L&L (which stands for the names of he and his wife Melissa’s children, daughter Laina and son Landon) serves clients nationwide with traditional dry van, refrigerated, and flatbed truckload brokerage. The company also provides excellent LTL, intermodal, and Canadian cross-border service. L&L has a veteran staff, some of whom have worked with Brian for more than a decade. “We provide a professional environment, state of the art technology, an over the top compensation program, and excellent benefits,” Brian said. “But it’s more than that. We treat each and every employee like family. We make decisions based on what is best for the company as a whole, but always look at how a decision will affect employees and their families at home.”

Choosing technology for his company, Evans knew where to look. “I had checked out several options. But I always came back to Aljex — the most efficient, affordable, and complete package on the market today,” Brian said.

Poised for Growth

Brian said he discussed his growth plans with Aljex CEO, Tom Heine. “Tom’s answer was always the same,” Brian recalled. “‘We will do what you need. When you recruit national talent, they come to you with backgrounds in other systems. There are always things they liked about their previous TMS that made a difference for them and for their customers. You have to make those things work for them when you add them to your staff. Tom and his incredible team make those things happen,” Brian explained.

Recently, L&L added a Director of National Sales and a Carrier Relations department. Both had unique needs. Sales people want to sell, not be smothered by cumbersome technology. Technology has to be user friendly, easy to learn, quick in application, and dependable. “You get all of that with Aljex,” Brian said.

“Looking further into the future, we knew we had to have a system that would be able to handle all the steps of our growth plan and be around for a long time. We found it all in Aljex.”