Kirsch FAQ

Dive into Kirsch Transportation Services, Inc.’s FAQ to demystify common queries about our trucking logistics services. From route planning to shipment tracking, our guide is crafted based on client feedback, ensuring you get the most relevant and clear answers for your needs.
How do I get started with Kirsch?

To get started with Kirsch Transportation, simply call us at 877-341-9611 and speak with a Kirsch Sales Representative, or you can email us at Our dedicated representative will guide you through the setup process and provide you with all the necessary information to begin shipping with us.

What is a Freight Broker?

A Freight Broker acts as an intermediary, connecting shippers with authorized motor carriers who can provide capacity and service. As a Third Party Logistics provider (3PL), we match shippers with carriers and handle the coordination of pickup and delivery. While we don’t own the physical transportation assets, we ensure seamless transportation solutions.

Why use a Freight Broker?

Using a Freight Broker like Kirsch Transportation offers several advantages. We provide shippers with access to a wide network of reliable motor carriers that they may not have been able to reach directly. We handle the vetting, setup, and monitoring of carriers, allowing shippers to focus on their core business. Carriers also benefit from our services by gaining access to a larger customer base and administrative support.

How does Kirsch Transportation screen and vet their carriers?

At Kirsch Transportation, we have a stringent carrier vetting process. Carriers must meet specific criteria, including being in business for a minimum of 6 months, having current insurance and operating authority. We continuously monitor carriers using industry-leading tools and take immediate action if any parameters fall below acceptable levels.

How do I know what equipment I need for my shipment?

Our experienced Sales Team, Account Managers, and Brokers possess extensive knowledge of the trucking and intermodal industries. Simply provide us with details about your shipment, including weight and dimensions, and we will work with you to determine the right equipment needed to transport your freight efficiently.

Does Kirsch Transportation provide drop trailer service?

Yes, Kirsch Transportation collaborates with our extensive carrier network to find innovative solutions for your freight needs, including drop trailer service when required. We strive to provide flexible options tailored to your specific requirements.

Does Kirsch Transportation offer after-hours support?

Absolutely! At Kirsch Transportation, we understand the importance of being available when you need us. We offer customizable services to meet your requirements, including 24/7 support. Our team is here to assist you at any time, ensuring a smooth and efficient shipping experience.

Does Kirsch Transportation provide real-time tracking and tracing of my shipment?

Yes, we leverage various real-time tracking platforms and programs, such as MacroPoint, Project44, and TruckerTools, in collaboration with our carrier partners and drivers. This allows us to provide you with accurate updates on the location of your shipment, ensuring transparency and peace of mind throughout the transportation process.

How does a Freight Broker offer intermodal service?

Kirsch Transportation has established partnerships with Class I railroad providers, granting us access to a vast fleet of 53′ dry domestic intermodal containers. Through these arrangements, we coordinate the pickup and delivery of containers, offering seamless door-to-door service for shippers seeking intermodal solutions.

Why should I consider Kirsch Transportation's intermodal service?

As a non-asset provider, Kirsch Transportation remains unbiased and offers shippers the most cost-effective options to move their freight. Additionally, Kirsch will monitor and audit all accessorial bills, including storage and detention charges, so our customers can rest assured they are getting their money’s worth.

Kirsch’s Intermodal Team is staffed with industry veterans who know the business from the shipper, trucking company, and railroad’s perspective. Our team understands intermodal service and operations, and can seamlessly provide access to the potential savings intermodal service can provide. Experience the benefits of intermodal transportation with Kirsch and optimize your shipping strategy.