Who We Are?

Texas Transload & Logistics (TT&L) offers customers dynamic logistics solutions from the port of Houston, including:

  • strip imports & load export containers
  • flatbed moves
  • container drayage
  • transloading facilities for overweight/oversized containers
  • storage, long haul and local transportation

Formed in 2013, TT&L is a joint venture created by the owners of Pinch Flatbed, Frontier Logistics, Palletized Trucking and Shippers Stevedoring Company to meet the growing transportation and transloading needs created by the completion of the Panama Canal expansion.

TT&L is conveniently located in La Porte, Texas in its newly completed, state-of-the-art gated facility with 24 hour video surveillance.

Johnathon Merrill, General Manager

Johnathon Merrill is a 1999 graduate of the University of North Texas. He has worked in the logistics industry for the past eleven years in both sales and operations for leading companies including: Purolator International, Towne Air Freight, CEVA Logistics and the PINCH Group of Companies.


About the Partners

PINCH Flatbed

For over 35 years, PINCH Flatbed has been a leading provider of nationwide full-truck load, hot-shot, and a cost effective LTL system geared to meet the specialized requirements of our oilfield customers. For more information about PINCH Flatbed’s logistics and trucking services. Visit their website.

Palletized® Trucking

Palletized Trucking is a family owned and operated trucking company founded in 1969 with terminal locations in Houston, Texas. With a fleet of more than 300 trailers and with specialized heavy haul equipment accommodating loads in excess of 1,000,000 pounds, Palletized Trucking is a multi-service transportation company that handles domestic, export, and import cargoes throughout the contiguous 48 states and Canada. For more information about Palletized Trucking. Visit their website.

Frontier Logistics

Since 1997 Frontier Logistics has provided a multitude of logistics solutions using our diverse service capabilities. Frontier’s management team consists of industry executives with vast experience in warehousing, trucking, shipping, packaging, transloading, containerization and real estate. For more information about Frontier Logistics. Visit their website.

Shippers Stevedoring Company

Shippers Stevedoring Company was established over 44 years ago and is presently one of the largest stevedore and terminal operators in the Port of Houston, Texas. With a fleet of shore cranes with capacity of up to 300 tons and forklifts with capacity up to 66,000 lbs., Shippers Stevedoring Company handles containers, steel products, and project cargoes, wind energy components, container freight stations and FAK in general. For more information about Shippers Stevedoring Company. Visit their website.