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Our Services

Sharkey Transportation, Inc. is far from your ordinary trucking company. We are equipped to provide our customers with a wide variety of services to meet their shipping and logistics needs. With strategic terminals, warehousing, and 24-hour service, we continue to be an industry leader in providing our customers with the best services and logistic solutions possible. See below for a full list of what we can provide you and your business.


Sharkey Transportation, Inc. takes pride in being one of the top transportation companies in the industry. Our transportation services include short haul and long haul markets with the intent of giving our customers optimum coverage from a single carrier. We operate in all contiguous 48 states.

Freight Brokerage

We don’t just pull freight at Sharkey Transportation, Inc. We also will arrange the transportation. Sharkey’s reputable and reliable freight brokerage services will ensure your customers’ satisfaction by cutting transportation costs and reducing shipping risks.


Time and miles equal money in the transportation industry. That’s why Sharkey Transportation, Inc. operates 14 terminals strategically located throughout our service area. Ten of these include full service shop facilities. What does this mean for our customers? These terminals allow for flexible drop and hook for our drivers, creating more efficient handling of your cargo while reducing risk and expediting your shipment. These terminals help make our company highly efficient and allow us to provide you with the best pricing possible for your transportation needs.

Terminal Locations
(* with shop facilities)

Serving Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa

Equipment Leasing

Sometimes buying isn’t the best option. Sharkey Transportation, Inc. makes it easy to lease quality equipment tailored to fit a variety of needs at affordable prices. We offer an extensive selection of late model Mack equipment, air-ride vans, dry vans, refrigerated trailers, and flatbeds which are all serviced and maintained by our in-house ASE certified mechanics. Both long and short-term leasing options are available for trucks/trailers. Contact us today for flexible leasing options to meet your needs.

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Sharkey Transportation, Inc. operates over one million square feet of warehouse space for our customers to utilize, which is easily accessible for your convenience. We provide both full-service and space-only warehousing—just another great reason to work with us!


Our spotting services provide more efficiency and organization to our drivers and customers. Spotters move a trailer once it is loaded to another location in the yard in order to free up dock space for an unloaded trailer. This ensures that the trailer is ready for the driver to pick up which reduces down time.

Lot Management

Sharkey Transportation, Inc. has numerous drop lots maintained throughout our service area in order to allow drivers greater freight flexibility and to ensure on-time delivery.


Sharkey Transportation, Inc. makes safety a priority and we take it very seriously. Excellent service demands our drivers and the people supporting our drivers follow proper safe driving practices and cargo security measures. We continuously work to make the trucks at Sharkey Transportation, Inc. the standard for driver comfort and safety. The technology aboard our trucks has been placed there because we want our drivers to focus on the job at hand—keeping themselves and our customers’ cargo safe. Without the proper respect for safety, it is impossible to achieve the levels of service excellence that our drivers have established. Safety is continuous, so Sharkey Transportation, Inc. continues to develop and enhance our safety procedures to ensure that our drivers arrive safely to their destination with your cargo.

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