Charlotte-Based FSI and Middle Bay Transportation Join Forces

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FSI, Inc. and Middle Bay Transportation Form Strategic Partnerships

Tim and T.J. Frye of FSI, Inc.

Tim and T.J. Frye of FSI, Inc.

"We are extremely pleased to become an agent of Middle Bay Transportation and view the relationship as a mutually beneficial strategic partnership."

ASF Transportation Group today announced that subsidiary operation Middle Bay Transportation, LLC has entered into a strategic partnership with FSI, Inc., one of the largest privately-owned full-service intermodal drayage provider and container yard operators in North Carolina. FSI, Inc. also operates the Charlotte Intermodal Terminal (CIT), which is owned by the North Carolina State Port Authority.

FSI, Inc. has been in business since 1989 and has 35 employees. In addition to 85 trucks, the company’s assets include 70 acres and two full-service maintenance facilities. The firm’s trucking portion will now operate as an agent of Middle Bay Transportation, a full-service agent-based intermodal drayage carrier and full transportation broker providing port and inland drayage for all types of cargo.

Tim Frye, owner of FSI, Inc. states, “We are extremely pleased to become an agent of Middle Bay Transportation and view the relationship as a mutually beneficial strategic partnership.” Company Vice President T.J. Frye continues, “Middle Bay Transportation’s expertise with regards to technology, driver recruitment and safety will allow us to focus our efforts on growing our business in Charlotte, Charleston and throughout the East Coast.”

ASF Transportation Group president Michael Smith states, “The partnership between FSI, Inc. and Middle Bay Transportation strategically positions both companies to maximize potential in the growing Charleston and Charlotte markets. These locations will play a critical role in further expansion as the inland and port locations continue to expand. Middle Bay Transportation’s partnership with FSI, Inc. represents a strategic stepping stone for continued growth in the Carolinas and throughout the East Coast and inland areas.”

Middle Bay Transportation began operations in January of 2017, and – with this new partnership – has expanded to more than 125 trucks in its first four months of operations. The firm is actively looking for additional agents across the United States. For additional information on partnering with the company, contact Middle Bay Transportation Vice President Wade Glenn at wglenn(at)middlebaytransportation(dot)com or 901-828-6108.

About Middle Bay Transportation
Middle Bay Transportation is headquartered in Mobile, Alabama with locations in Memphis, Tennessee; Norfolk, Virginia, Charlotte, North Carolina; and Charleston, South Carolina. The firm is a company of ASF Transportation Group, which also includes ASF Intermodal and ASF Brokerage. For more information, see http://middlebaytransportation.com/.

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