Why work with KDL?

KDL helps companies better manage freight by simplifying the complexities and inefficiencies of shipping leveraging proprietary technologies, our carrier network and team of logistics professionals.  Our transportation programs provide businesses improved supply chain practices, freight savings, visibility and ultimately a significant and ongoing Return-On-Investment.


Our Mission

  • Excellence in freight transportation and logistics management
  • Attractive working environment and career opportunities for team members
  • Develop innovative technologies
  • Grow our carrier network
  • Build strategic partnerships
  • Have high ethical standards in everything we do
  • Be an active community partner

Our Experience

Founded in 1999, KDL is chaired by Bob Hammel who previously started Pitt-Ohio Express with his two brothers in 1979 and operated through 2003.  Our lineage in transportation spans back to 1919 when Hammel’s Express was started by Charles Hammel.  KDL has since amassed a team of highly talented and committed individuals that provide our customers excellence in freight transportation services and logistics management.

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