Established in 1986, Reliable Transportation Specialists, Inc. has Contract Carrier authority to operate throughout the 48 continental United States as well as the Canadian Provinces of Ontario and Quebec. RTSI also maintains intrastate authority for Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and Michigan.

RTSI specializes in Intermodal Drayage to and from the Chicago, Detroit, Columbus, and Atlanta ramps , and also serves the port of Savannah. Reliable can handle both domestic and international intermodal, as well as door-to-door truckload needs throughout Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, western Pennsylvania, southern Wisconsin, northern Kentucky, eastern Iowa, Georgia, and more.

RTSI maintains active interchange agreements with all of the major rails, steamship lines, and equipment providers throughout our service areas. RTSI is an active UIIA participant and a member of IANA, TCA, ATA and an EPA SmartWay Transport Partner. This makes RTSI an ideal choice! 

There are over 300+ owner-operator trucks displaying Reliable Transportation Specialists, Inc. placards. Contact is maintained with drivers using PeopleNet in-truck communication systems, and smartphones. This allows for better load coordination, equipment utilization, and service monitoring.

With a commitment to customer service and an eye on the future, RTSI supports EDI 204's, 210's, 214's, 990's, and 997's; and provides optional automated faxed or e-mailed load status notifications to maintain thorough and timely communication. Web based load tracking, and a state of the art imaging system allow customers to retrieve status information, invoice status, accessorial information, POD's, BOL's, and other load related documentation from the convenience of their own Web browser.

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Chesterton, IN 46304

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F. (219) 926-5174

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