First Call Logistics

First Call Logistics began specializing in produce distribution and now offers a wide range of transportation services, including dry and refrigerated truckloads, LTL, and much more. We currently have offices located in Indianapolis, IN, and Louisville, KY, and Sandy Springs, GA, with the vision of future expansions across the United States.

FCL’s parent company, The Horton Fruit Company, is a family-owned business that offers all aspects of the produce supply chain from source to store.¬† This includes growing, repacking, processing and full-line distribution.¬†Centrally located in Louisville, KY, Horton has over 80 years of expertise as an industry leader in produce.

FCL’s sister company, Flagship Transportation, owns and operates a large fleet of refrigerated and dry van equipment. FCL is a non-asset-based company but leverages this partnership with Flagship to better serve our customers. Flagship Transportation is centrally located in Louisville, KY and has decades of experience in the transportation industry as a best-in-class carrier.


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