Dalton Trucking started dependable service in 1963, and was incorporated in 1970. Terry Klenske bought this four truck operation as a hobby in 1977 while working at Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. It has since grown into an over 200 employee, 100 truck operation. Dalton Trucking Inc. offers specialized services in open top bulk transportation, lowbed, general freight on flatbeds and vans, as well as rail service, intermodal and 3PL services.
In addition, the company provides off-loading services for everything from lumber to steel. Dalton Trucking’s off-road division operates loaders, dozers, blades and water trucks; offering customized services to cement plant customers, contractors and municipalities.
Dalton Trucking Inc.’s principal place of business is a 26-acre campus located in Fontana, CA, near the California Speedway. At this site, trucks are maintained and repaired, fueled, washed and parked. Commodities as diverse as lumber, pipe and steel beams are also stored here.
The company operates a second facility, Dalton Logistical Services (DLS), which is located in Bloomington, CA. DLS is the only public warehouse to service Union Pacific’s West Colton yard. This facility represents a joint effort by the Union Pacific Railroad and Dalton Trucking to service mutual customers. DLS provides transloading, third-party indoor/outdoor warehousing, inventory control, and transportation by rail or truck. Some of the commodities currently being handled at this location are steel, paper goods, lumber, canned goods, machinery, coils, steel structurals, and rebar.
The company also operates a third integrated facility located on 10 acres in Adelanto, CA, consisting of a 10,000 square foot shop, dispatch office, fuel island, wash rack and ample parking for 50 trucks. This terminal has various types of flatbeds and an extensive fleet of dump trucks to service the High Desert, Central and Northern California, with many hauls into and out of Nevada and Arizona.