Company History


Founded by Jack Cooper as a carrier for General Motors from the Leeds Assembly Plant in Kansas City, Missouri.


We established Auto Handling which provides yard management services at 6 Jack Cooper terminals, including rail loading and unloading, receiving vehicles at manufacturing plants, shuttling and baying of vehicles, and scanning and dispatching vehicles.


We combined with Active Transportation LLC of Joplin, Missouri making us one of the largest auto and truck transport carriers in the nation.


We established Jack Cooper Logistics to engage in the global non-asset based automotive supply chain for new and used finished vehicles.


We acquired DMT Trucking, Inc. the fourth largest union carhaul trucking company in the United States.


We acquired substantially all of the operating assets of Allied Systems Holdings, Inc. and certain of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, including AXIS, CT Services, and AXIS Mexico.


We are the largest over-the-road transporter of light-vehicles in both the US and Canada. We service most of the major domestic and foreign automotive manufacturers' with 34 terminals primarily in the midwestern and eastern regions of the U.S. and Canada. We are one of the largest inspectors and shippers of pre-owned vehicles with 21 inspection sites across the United States. We have a decade-long track record of operating in Mexico, managing plants, yards, and rail operations.