Purpose over Profits
Chariot Logistics was founded in 2012 by Joe DiLeo, who after working in and seeing the true nature of Third -Party Logistics set out to change the industry. Through his previous experiences in the third-party world, Joe quickly realized that the nature of a 3PL often lead to putting oneself benefit above the customers we serve and this went against everything he stood for. Chariot was founded with purpose of Carrying people to a better place and putting that purpose over profits.
At Chariot, we realize that we exist as a company to handle our customers’ problems and that in an era of increasing competition the only thing that sets apart the good from the bad is service. Chariot Logistics has experience tremendous organic growth doubling revenues every year since its foundation, this is a result of our company purpose and our core values: Trust, Growth, Dedication, Humility, and Transparency.
At Chariot, we live our Core Values every day, come see the difference. Your Chariot awaits.
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Meet the executive team
President & Founder
Joe DiLeo is a highly self-motivated, energetic, and charismatic Transportation Executive, who in 2012 with one purpose in mind, founded Chariot Logistics. That purpose was to establish a Transportation company that put the interest of its customers and employees before the bottom line. After seeing the cutthroat nature of a traditional 3PL; Joe, motivated by a personal dedication to help “Carry people to a better place”, set out on his own to start Chariot Logistics. Joe founded Chariot based on 5 core values: Trust, Growth, Dedication, Humility, and Transparency; core values that he makes a priority to live out every day. Joe’s dedication to live out these core values is the foundation of Chariots success and the reason Chariot has experienced annual growth of over 100% every year since 2012. What started as a one-man shop has grown into a thriving international 3PL, serving a diverse customer range from mom and pop shippers to Fortune 500 companies.
A progressive thinker who expects greatness, driven by a desire to innovate the transportation industry, backed with a dedication to hard work, Joe has created a company whose immense growth is a direct result of his dedication to put “Purpose over Profits” and create lasting sustainable relationships. Joe is a native to Nashville, TN and a Graduate from the University of Tennessee Haslam College of Business where he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. Joe is an avid Volunteer Football fan and when he is not working to “Carry people to a better place”, Joe can be found on the golf course or in the duck blind.
Senior Vice President
Brad Perling is a highly dynamic transportation executive with an extreme passion for Logistics. Joining the Chariot team as Senior Vice President in 2015, Brad has aimed to push everyone around him to challenge their limits every day. Brad believes in an ethical approach to Logistics with a strong passion for Chariot’s motto of putting “Purpose over Profits” and knows that this mindset always starts with doing what’s in the best interest of Chariot’s customers on each and every load.
Brad has been instrumental in Chariots growth since joining the Chariot team, and has lead the initiative to streamline Chariots systems and procedures. Being a process oriented individual Brad is always looking to provide efficiency and create value to the sales and operations team. Brad’s dedication to innovation and a vision that focuses on end results provide completive advantages, leading to continual growth in Chariots technological platforms and market presence.
Brad is a Nashville Native and a Graduate of Middle Tennessee State Universities College of Aerospace Administration where he was the Vice President of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Brad is an Eagle Scout and graduate of the National Outdoor Leadership School. In his spare time, Brad can be found walking his German Shepherd or on the hockey rink or golf course.
How We Serve You
We offer Refrigerated Capacity Nationwide, our extensive carrier qualification process and emphasis on quality control allow us to provide safe, reliable transportation for all your Refrigerated needs.
From single pallet moves to Volume LTL and partials, we offer full service LTL Capacity nationwide. Chariot has relationships with the largest LTL providers and can customize logistics solutions to meet any customer need.
Complete freight management that gives you complete transparency of your loads. Knowing what carriers are moving your loads and fixed markup allow for Chariot to drive down bottom line Logistics Costs for your company. Market driven pricing with fixed markup let you reap the benefits of seasonality with your freight moves.
We are a company with strong financial backing and the resources needed to accommodate any shipper.
Our cutting edge technology gives us the ability to integrate with any customer platform.
Single Point of Contact
We are about building relationships and each customer at Chariot has a dedicated contact committed to serving them.
Meet our Manager
Alex Schnitzer, an intense and highly motivated leader with a dedication to helping everyone around him succeed, joined Chariot Logistics in 2016. Alex is a manger who pushes for positivity and bringing energy to every aspect of the day, truly living out Chariots core values and “carrying people to a better place”. Transparency is key for Alex in everything he does, and he believes Integrity and Character are things you earn daily. Alex strives to lead by example every day through his dedication to expect greatness from his team.
Alex brings to the Chariot team a strong work ethic and leadership that were ingrained in him as a result of coaching NCAA football for nine years at his alma mater, the University of Tennessee Chattanooga. Throughout his coaching career, Alex learned the ultimate importance of team building and management and what a winning environment looks like, all of which are skills he uses every day at Chariot to be successful.
Alex is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Chattanooga and a Nashville Native. He is a football fanatic, a die-hard Tennessee Titans fan, an avid golfer, and an Eagle Scout.
Chariot took off with one goal in mind to provide solutions oriented logistics. The logistics industry can be difficult at times and it is hard to find the right people with the same urgency and delicate nature that your supply chain needs. We understand that to us, the word partnership really means being an extension of our customer logistics team. This idea is at the core of what makes Chariot great and is why we continually put our “purpose over profits” to carry our customers to a better place.
Onboarding + Technology
Chariot knows that making sure we select the right carriers and doing extensive due diligence to make sure those carriers meet and maintain our strict carrier requirements is at the core of our business. At Chariot, we utilize cutting edge technology that employs robots and artificial intelligence to onboard and monitor carriers 24/7 protecting your freight around the clock.
Insurance + Protection
We carry all the insurance needed to make sure your freight is protected from pickup to delivery. We have AA Rated General Liability, Auto Liability, Cargo, and Errors and Omissions Insurance, so when it comes to your freight don’t worry Chariot has you covered.
We have seen it all when it comes to risk in transportation and we know how to prevent and manage it. Our executive team has the industry insight and experience to handle any issue when it come to your freight and we take pride in doing it. At Chariot, we are an extension of your Supply Chain and we are dedicated to protecting it.
Internal Load Matching
Our load matching technology allows our operations team to automatically match your loads with the click of a button to our available internal trucks. Creating effective and reliable capacity through our vast contracted carrier network.
We know that visibility in a supply chain is critical to success and we offer GPS tracking to create visibility in your supply chain.
Customizable Analytics and Reporting
We can customize your transportation data into any format needed for you to effectively manage your supply chain and make data driven decisions.
24/7 carrier monitoring
Through the use of artificial intelligence and robots we monitor our carrier base and your freight 24/7.
We are 100% EDI capable with the platforms necessary to integrate with any supply chain.
Our customers have access to an online web portal that gives you immediate unfiltered access to your freight during transit, 24 hours a day.
At Chariot, we know that our carrier relations are a direct representation of our business. At Chariot we place an emphasis on building long term relationships with carriers and providing them with the highest levels of service and information possible.
Chariot Logistics has a 24/7 dispatch team to ensure that every issue gets resolved effectively and as soon as possible, we are here to serve our carriers so they can do what they do best, regardless of the hour in the day. At Chariot our carriers are the backbone of our business and if it wasn’t for you we wouldn’t be able to do what we do.
Single Point of Contact
Automated Load Offerings
Chariot Logistics’ identity is it’s people. We are always looking for people to add to our team that embody our core values of Trust, Growth, Dedication, Humility, and Transparency. If you are looking for a rewarding career and want to be carrier to a better place, apply now!