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Direct Drive Logistics is your partner for shipping & transportation services, from freight brokerage all the way to full-service 3PL management. As your dedicated private independent logistics company, we are your single point of contact for all shipments coming to or from Pittsburgh.

  • We are independently insuredWe carry our own policies for Primary cargo/auto/errors and omissions. This gives you ONE point of contact for all cargo claims.
  • Real-time tracking We offer easily accessible real-time tracking on all shipments so you have complete assurance in the safety and timeliness of the delivery. 
  • One-on-one personal serviceThe biggest & largest logistics companies in the world will bounce you around to a handful of reps who have no relationship with you or your company. Our service is personal, respectful, and 100% accountable from delivery to destination.

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Direct Drive Logistics is a full-service logistics provider in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh logistics company for international & domestic shipping

Your Partner for US Domestic & International Freight Solutions

Located in the United States, Direct Drive Logistics boasts the reach of an international American logistics company with local personal service that can't be matched. We are a 100% independently insured logistics outsource solution for companies in many different industries; we are flexible to accommodate YOUR business’ needs – whether it’s brokering a single domestic shipment to or from Pittsburgh or forming a full-fledged 3PL partnership with diverse needs in trucking, air, ocean or rail freight. Direct Drive Logistics is the top choice for freight management, drayage service and logistics planning in the state of Pennsylvania including: Pittsburg to Baltimore, Pittsburg to PhoenixPittsburg to Seattle and Pittsburg to St. Louis.  

For the best service at the lowest cost; Direct Drive Logistics is the partner you want for all your shipping needs. Get a free freight logistics quote on shipments to and from Pittsburgh.


Over the Road (OTR) Trucking

Direct Drive Logistics is the ultimate partner for effective management of your ground freight and over-the-road (OTR) trucking operations. Our freight management services cover both full truckload (FTL) and less-than-truckload (LTL) options, designed to drive your business towards success. We offer a wide variety of shipping containers and trailer dimensions to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective shipping solutions. Our diverse fleet includes different types of trucks and trailers, such as Flatbed Trucks/Trailers, Dry Van Trailers, Conestoga Trailers, Curtainside Flatbed Trailers, Refrigerated Freight Carriers, Power-Only Trucking and more. Count on Direct Drive Logistics to provide comprehensive freight management services.

Full Truckload (FTL) Freight

Direct Drive Logistics is the solution to your search for reliable and affordable full truckload (FTL) freight shipping services in Pittsburgh. We specialize in handling FTL loads weighing between 15,000 to 45,000 pounds. Our team of experienced freight logistics consultants is dedicated to providing personalized attention and exceptional care to your shipment from beginning to end. Request a quote for our FTL freight shipping services to get started. Our rates are subject to variation based on the shipment's origin and destination.

Light Truckload (LTL) Freight

When it comes to dependable and reliable freight management in Pittsburgh, look no further than Direct Drive Logistics. We provide tailored solutions for your less than truckload (LTL) shipping requirements based on your specific volume needs. Our Volume LTL freight carriers are perfect for moving five or more pallets, delivering the same reliable service as our full truckload freight shipping options but at a more affordable rate. We also offer a variety of customizable truckload freight shipping solutions. Trust Direct Drive Logistics to handle your freight with the highest level of care and efficiency.

Expedited Freight

Direct Drive Logistics is a reliable and efficient freight broker specializing in expedited domestic and international shipments. Our team is dedicated to finding the optimal solutions for your freight needs, ensuring secure and timely delivery. We offer quick online quotes and 24/7 freight shipping options to streamline the process and reduce any stress. We understand the importance of meeting time-sensitive shipment requirements and offer 24/7 services to meet your needs.

Refrigerated Freight

Direct Drive Logistics provides customized freight solutions for shipping perishable items, pharmaceutical products and other temperature-sensitive goods. Our refrigerated transportation services are designed to meet your unique shipping requirements, whether you need full truckload (FTL) or less than truckload (LTL) services. With our expertise and reliable transportation options, you can trust Direct Drive Logistics to handle your temperature-controlled shipments with precision and efficiency.

Heavy Haul Shipments

Direct Drive Logistics is your dependable and cost-effective choice for heavy haul transportation solutions across the United States, including in Pittsburgh. With a remarkable 99.9% claim-free record for freight delivery, our team is committed to providing reliable and efficient service. Our fleet of expedited box trucks and cargo vans are equipped with heavy-duty hydraulic liftgates, making the loading and unloading of heavy freight easy for both our drivers and owner-operators. Trust Direct Drive Logistics to handle your heavy haul shipments with the highest level of care and efficiency.

Power-Only Freight

Direct Drive Logistics provides cost-effective and dependable power-only trucking services across the United States, including Pittsburgh. Our team of skilled freight brokers works alongside trusted owner-operators to guarantee the safe and timely delivery of your cargo. Thanks to our vast experience and network, we can benefit from volume discounts, allowing us to offer competitive pricing for our services. You can rely on Direct Drive Logistics to offer customized power-only trucking solutions that cater to your specific shipping requirements.

Produce Shipments

When it comes to transporting perishable goods like produce, specialized care is crucial. Unlike non-perishable items, the transportation of perishables requires state-of-the-art refrigeration and highly skilled drivers. At Direct Drive Logistics, we understand the importance of handling your high-risk commodities with the utmost care. Our trusted produce brokerage offers transportation services by experienced drivers and with state-of-the-art refrigeration systems, ensuring the safe and secure transportation of your produce.

Pittsburgh Trucking Laws and Regulations

Pittsburgh has laws & regulations regarding the size of loads and required permits needed when shipping freight through the state. Learn more about trucking laws and regulations in Pennsylvania.

Logistics Consulting

Hire Direct Drive Logistics as an outside consulting firm to determine your potential capability as a 1PL or consider an outsource solution. We're a US-based logistics company that reaches international shores, with personal service that can't be matched. We understand the needs of a variety of international and domestic businesses and industries and can help you thrive.

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Full-Service Freight Logistics Provider

Tell us what you need, and we'll handle it. DDL has more 3PL capabilities than any other in supply chain management. Capabilities including:

  • Fulfillment
  • Warehousing
  • Storage
  • Distribution
  • Comprehensive consulting

We are exactly who you need us to be, where you need us to be in. Let's discuss how we can help you accomplish the shipping needs of YOUR business.

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A Larger Network of Carriers Allows for More Shipping Capabilities

DDL is prepared to handle shipments of all shapes and sizes using a variety of shipping containers. From our connections across the nation, to top independently owned operators, to our own asset-based trucking fleet; DDL has the solutions for you.