Founded in the 1960s, Admiral Merchants Motor Freight, Inc., was created out of three trucking firms, one of which was launched in 1929. The founder merged his company Admiral Transit with Merchants Motor Freight to create Admiral Merchants Motor Freight and added the third company shortly after. The Minneapolis, Minnesota-based brokerage employs more than 300 sales agents. The founder/owner is also a major sports fan who has owned sports teams including the Minneapolis Lakers (Los Angeles Lakers) and Washington Senators and Texas Rangers. Admiral Merchants Motor Freight focuses on truckload special commodities, starting first with transporting steel.
ADMIRAL-MERCHANTS MOTOR FREIGHT, INC. DBA ADMIRAL MERCHANTS
Admiral Merchants Motor Freight uses a system of more than 1200 pieces of equipment to deliver freight across North America and also provides brokerage services when an Admiral Merchants truck is not available to pick up a load. The company employs owner-operators and agents that take a “We’re All in This Together” approach to the work. The company’s flexible business model has been successful with double-digit revenue growth. Admiral Merchants Motor Freight has received high ratings from customers for its service and dedication. The company’s care values of honesty and integrity, safety and operational excellence contribute to its long-term success.