History of Flash Freight Systems

The Road to Our Success

  • 1998 Flash Freight Systems moves its first shipment

    A load of molten aluminum, shipped as a dedicated private fleet carrier

  • 2000 Our first crossborder shipment to the USA

    We keep an automotive plant running against all odds

  • 2004 Flash Freight joins the Spruce Brook family

    Gerber family takes over operations. Service area expands, and the “big yellow logo” is born

  • 2005 Flash Freight achieves CTPAT/PIP and FAST registration

    Registration with CBSA and CBP establishes the company's position as a trusted trader

  • 2007 Brantford location opens

    Temperature control and direct store delivery services begin

  • 2009 Fleet reaches an equipment milestone

    More than 70 power units on the road

  • 2012 The US / Canada border thins

    Integrated electronic communications with US and Canadian customs services streamlines service to our clients

  • 2016 Onboad technology rolls out across our fleet

    We provide automated shipment updates to our clients

  • 2017 UFSTP certification

    Flash Freight solidifies its commitment to safe and secure food transport, becoming UFSTP (Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol) certified