Services Offered:

Container Drayage in 48 States

Transloading

Container Storage

Overweight Permits

Export Loading

Alcohol Permits

Palletize and Shrink Wrap

A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

In 1890, Cornelius William Owens and Julia Owens founded C.W. Owens Truckmen with offices at Houston Street, Manhattan, right in the heart of the teaming lower east side.  Back then, the company was in the grocery business and of necessity, had to use horse and wagon.  When the "truck" was not hauling groceries, it was used to pick up general merchandise in the local area. As the enterprise grew, heavier and more diversified commodities were hauled in the 15 wagons drawn by 30 horses which were kept in the company's livery stables.  Dry goods became a large part of the business and led to the company's direct involvement with some of New York's finest department stores; a tradition that was carried... CONTINUE READING...

IN BUSINESS OVER 100 YEARS


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