Towne Air Freight has become the first trucking company in the United States to join Cargo 2000 as an Industry Associate member.

Founded in 1963, Towne Holdings, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in South Bend, Indiana, that provides a wide range of freight services through three subsidiaries. Towne Air Freight offers airfreight trucking services to 37 facilities in the United States, as well as less-than-truckload transportation services in five Midwestern states. Towne Network Solutions manages airfreight trucking for airlines and air freight forwarders while Rocket Expedited Services provides on-demand shipping services to all points in the continental United States.

“Towne Air Freight is honored to be the first US trucking company to become a member of Cargo 2000,” said Tom Downey, President and CEO. “Towne is a leader in technology and advancement in our industry and we are eager to assist the industry in moving forward on many important topics.”

Ron Cesana, Project Director of Cargo 2000, added, “Road transport is a core element of the air cargo process so we are delighted that Towne Air Freight has made this commitment to support Cargo 2000. It is important that all parties that play a role in the transportation chain participate in our quality improvement initiative.”