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Texas Weather Delays

Please be advised there may be delays with  the arrival of your cargo due to severe weather conditions across Texas.

We will continue to monitor and keep you updated.


Happy New Year!


Holiday Schedule

Sterling offices and agents will all be closed on Monday, December 25th and Monday, January 1st.

Cargo shipped on Friday will arrive and deliver on Tuesday for LAX, MIA, ORD, ATL, MCO, TPA, JAX.

Cargo will deliver on Wednesday for 4 day points to transfers out of ORD and ATL.

For questions (310) 338-9333 or


Capacity Shortage Surcharge 7.5%

For several months our industry has been affected by a severe capacity shortage which has considerably increased the cost of providing our services. Unfortunately, the situation has persisted, and we anticipate space to get even tighter and costs to grow. For this reason, we have no choice but to implement a surcharge.
Capacity shortage surcharge will be 7.5 percent
Effective Friday December 01, 2017
At Sterling we continue to work as hard as possible to give you... [more]

Sterling announces new Southeast lanes

Sterling Transportation is adding 3 Day Service to Atlanta connecting to Albany, Birmingham, Charleston, Charlotte, Chattanooga, Columbia, Huntsville, Knoxville, Memphis, Mobile, Montgomery, Nashville, Pensacola, Raleigh, and Savannah. Service begins November 10th.

"Atlanta's airport has become a major hub for the airlines and the city has emerged as the primary transportation hub in the Southeast. Strategically, it made sense for us to add Atlanta to our 3 day service out of Los Angeles," said Keith Davis,  CEO... [more]

Sterling announces new Midwest lanes!

We are excited to announce that we have added service to Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Louisville, Omaha and St. Louis from the West Coast.

Sterling Transportation brings our unique combination of amazing customer relations and impeccable service to everything we do. Over the next few months we will be announcing some exciting changes. We plan to bring our 3 Day Service to new markets and expand services in some of... [more]


The Storm Has Passed

In the immediate wake of Hurricane Irma there was a massive shortage of trucking capacity to Florida. While we felt that shortage, we have worked hard to procure equipment and resume regular service. We are now back to running our regular schedule and at full capacity.


Call Sterling Transportation and let us know how we can help you! (310) 338-9333


Sterling Transportation Service to Florida post Hurricane

Due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma there is a shortage of trucking capacity to Florida. Organizations, like FEMA, are buying trucks to get help to those in need.

Our thoughts are with our employees, their families and those who have been impacted by the storm and we are working hard to service our clients who have to move cargo to that area.

Unfortunately, the lack of available equipment as well as the high premiums being... [more]


Hurricane Irma Update

UPDATE: Our Miami office will remain closed today and is scheduled to re-open tomorrow, Tuesday September 12th.

We will continue to run normal outbound schedule from LAX and will be accepting cargo to all Florida points.


Hurricane Irma Advisory

Due to Hurricane Irma, please be aware of the following schedule:

 Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday in Miami we will be closed, no outbound planned at this time.


Monday we are hoping to re-open in Miami, but that is going to be based on how hard we get hit in south Florida.



Labor Day

In observance of the Labor Day holiday please be advised of the following:

LAX and MIA locations will be closed on Monday, September 4th.

LAX will resume normal outbound operations on Tuesday, September 5th.

MIA will not run outbound operations on Tuesday, September 5th and will resume normal operations on Friday, September 8th. 

If you have any questions please reach out... [more]


4th of July Schedule


on Monday July 3, 2017:

  • LAX will be operating normal business hours and schedule
  • ORD will be closing at 1200 Noon CST
  • Tampa will be operating normal business hours
  • Jacksonville will be operating normal business hours
  • Orlando will be closing at 1200 Noon EST
  • Miami will be operating normal business hours

Memorial Day

As America celebrates Memorial Day, we pay tribute to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, Sterling Transportation will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.


Los Angeles Air Cargo Day 2017

Sterling Transportation looks forward to meeting with our customers and strategic partners at this local air cargo event.

Manhattan Beach Marriott
Wednesday May 10, 2017


Air Cargo 2017

Sterling Transportation will be participating as exhibitor and supporter of Air Forwarders Association. We look forward to meeting with and learning from, this gathering of industry experts at this conference.

Renaissance Orlando SeaWorld
June 4 - 6, 2017


Happy Holidays from Sterling Transportation!

We will be closed on Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd.


Labor Day

In honor, recognition and celebration of the collective individual work performed day to day that provides immediate, short term or long term benefits to others, the offices of Sterling Transportation and Sterling Brokerage Services will closed on Monday September 5, 2016.

"He who works with his hands is a laborer.
He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands and his head and his heart... [more]


Patricia De La Torre - Promotion

We are pleased to announce that Patricia is promoted to the position of Customer Relations Manager. Patty has been a member of the Sterling team for over five years and has the proven abilities, skills and the desire to ensure our customer's success. We welcome her to the management team and are confident our customers will feel the impact of her commitment and dedication.


Sterling introduces Direct Service from Los Angeles to Chicago.


Seeking A Rewarding Position With A Leader In Transportation? Apply now!

Career Opportunities


CEO, Keith Davis of Sterling Transportation and Air Forwarders Association Board Member Helps Build a Better Community!


FSC Policy

Sterling has re-instated the FSC Policy effective 10/21/13 that is based on the Department of Energy index.


Sterling Transportation CEO and Founder, Keith Davis, has been voted onto the Board of the Air Forwarders Association.

The AFA advances the Forwarder and Transportation community.


Sterling Exhibits at the FIATA 2012 in Century City - Booth # 33

Come and join us in Century City at the FIATA 2012 taking place October 8-12. For the first time in 30 years the FIATA will be held in the United States, the FIATA World Congress is the premier event for the international freight forwarding community with 3pl Leaders in Attendance. Don't miss out and come support Sterling at booth # 33!


Sterling Exhibits at the WCA - Americas Regional Conference

After a long absence in North America, the WCA brought its annual conference to the US and Sterling was there to introduce its new services such as Sterling Brokerage Services along with our trademark expedited 3 day service. We hope that our services can be of help to everyone we met at the conference.


Sterling Exhibits at the CNS Partnership Conference 2012 on May 6th

Come and visit Sterling at the CNS Conference as we introduce Sterling Brokerage Services!


Sterling Transportation Upgrades MIA Facility

Sterling Transportation has relocated it's MIA operation to a larger and more secure facility. The new building has a total of 21 dock doors to facilitate quicker and more efficient tender and receipt of cargo for our customers and cartage agents. The new location is 8201 NW 56th St., Miami, FL 33166.


Sterling Transportation launches branding campaign

Sterling Transportation is launching our new logo and defining the Sterling brand of Passion, Personality and Professionalism at Air Americas 2011 in Miami, FL., November 1, 2011.