Services


"As a full service innovative logistics provider we have become our customer's number one choice.
You let us know what you need and we will do the rest to see that your shipment is delivered on time, safety and securely."

--Charles Giroux

Customers rely on Mid-States' dedicated equipment for the safe and on-time pickup, delivery, and warehousing of dry bulk goods, including plastic resins, compounds, and thermoplastics.

  • Over 85 tractor trailers, 100+ vacuum tanks, 5 tri-axle "Jumbo" tankers quickly moves goods across the country and to port for export
  • Long haul and local deliveries
  • Overweight capabilities, light weight chassis, bulk tankers and dry van fleet
  • 48 states and Canadian authority
  • Expedited deliveries of LTL (less than truckload), truckload, and large volume intermodal freight transport
  • Specialized tank wash at our Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas, and Maine facilities
  • Tractor trailers segregated to transport white plastic pellets, others dedicated to black, blue, and other colors
  • We handle polyethylene (PE), polystyrene (PS), polypropylene (PPE), ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, PVA plastic pellets, virgin resins, polymer resins, PVC resins and compounds, PVC powder, ash, PET, regrind plastics and blended resin, medical grade and FDA approved plastic, and more.

We offer trucking services to efficiently move standard or overweight containers from the loading location to the nearest rail ramp, between ocean ports, and inland shipping docks.

  • Convenient locations near the Port of New York and New Jersey, the North Charleston SPA Terminal in South Carolina, the Port of Worcester and Port of Boston, Massachusetts
  • Cargo is loaded into container and isn't touched until it reaches its destination
  • Reduced cargo handling improves security, reduces damage and loss, allows faster freight transport

Mid-States can move up to 286,000 lbs. of payload in rail cars with over 700 truck accessible rail spots. Our vacuum pneumatic tankers with hoppers are capable of loading over 60,000 lbs. per hour, allowing for quick and complete unloading of resins. Railyards are side accessible, fenced, paved, with lighting to provide additional security.

  • Locations on/in railyards, at Worcester and Fitchburg, Massachusetts; Hillsborough, New Jersey; South Portland, Maine; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; and North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Daily loading and unloading of containers and truck trailers at 286K capable intermodal railyards, ensuring our customer's products are moved safely and securely in each successive mode of transport
  • Utilizing over 4,000 railcars annually
  • Over 100 million lbs. of bulk material on-site storage, 718 rail spots with 140+ million lbs. outside railcar storage
  • Railyard terminals serviced by Class 1 railroads, one of the most efficient forms of transportation with the fastest railcar transit times
  • Rail lines served include GWRR (Genesee & Wyoming), PW (Providence and Worcester), NS (Norfolk Southern), PanAm (formerly Guilford Rail System), and LVR (Landisville Railroad)
  • Secured capacity, consistent transportation rates, and fast coast-to-coast service within days; transit times average two weeks faster (both in and out) over our competition, saving our customers thousands in inventory carrying costs

Mid-States provides efficient transfer of sea bulk containers to or from railcars and trucks. Bulk tankers quickly transload between railcars, bulk trucks, silos, ship, barge, and packaging containers.

  • Container unloading turbocharged transfer units, capable of loading over 60,000 lbs. per hour with 104,000 lbs. GVW, 2000 cu. ft. capacity, thereby reducing cargo handling, reducing damage and loss, and allowing faster freight transport
  • Sea bulk resin handling: super sacks, semi bulk bags, container to railcar, overweight containers
  • Mid-States' own self-unloading screw conveyor system at Port of Charleston SPA (State Ports Authority) Terminal, North Charleston, SC
  • Gravity feed system
  • Servicing the Port of Worcester with sea bulk services at the Port of Boston, MA, and the Port of New York and New Jersey in the NY-Newark Metropolitan area
  • Mid-States' warehouse is located 6 miles from the SPA terminal in North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Our drivers are security-cleared and TWIC® (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) authorized, allowing unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, OCS (outer continental shelf) offshore facilities, and vessels regulated under the MTSA (Maritime Transportation Security Act) and the U.S. Coast Guard
  • Mid-States actively participates in Operation Clean Sweep®, an international campaign designed to keep plastic litter materials out of the marine environment

Mid-States has more than 890,000 sq. ft. of secure industrial warehouse space available for long or short term storage, with product packaging and blending capabilities.

  • Modern facilities configured to efficiently handle freight, with sufficiently sized loading docks built to accommodate higher volumes and larger vehicles, freight elevators, security cameras, and secure off-hour holding areas
  • Warehouse support logistics services, including full pallet storage and cross-docking, case pick distribution operations, and load shift correction solutions
  • Inventory management with real time computerized EDI tracking
  • Packaging and handling of super sacks, bags, and seabulk at our Massachusetts, New Jersey, and South Carolina warehouses
  • Domestic container yard management
  • Certified truck scales on-site at our Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maine, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina facilities

Mid-States' own trucking assets, integrated with our long-term trusted national transportation partners (3PL, third-party logistics), provides for a best-in-class supply chain operation and innovative, transformational solutions that meet or exceed our customer's expectations.

  • Customized, well-managed logistics and supply chain solutions
  • Global intermodal transportation network of reliable and dependable drivers, fully screened and fully insured
  • Management of carrier relations to ensure safe storage, efficient transportation and delivery
  • Detailed freight data reporting and integrated systems provide supply chain visibility and logistics control