Majority Owner: Larry C Lockhart
®Freight Monster is a software development company specializing in the transportation industry. Freightmonster.com focused primarily on the heavy haul full load sector. Freightmonster has been building applications since the early 2000’s and employs over 20 Development, IT & accounting personnel.
1999 – Initial customer API for freight quotes world wide web is developed.
2001 – API for load and truck in-house communication software is developed.
2002 – API for load connection to promote freight and trucks to multiple end source boards and applications is developed. This innovation eliminated the need for faxing.
2003 – Introduced a Customer Portal so that customers can see load description and track current freight location.
2004 – Freightmonster buys out majority shares of Streamline.
2005 – Created Freight Specs API for freight specifications and dimensions, especially heavy equipment.
2006 – Custom freight portal for third party logistics companies (3Pls) particularly Streamline LLC.
2006-Streamline’s revenue doubled due to time-savings and strong industry growth forecast.
2007- API for online freight payment and collection process API is developed and rolled out with Portal version 2.
2009 – Custom API for trucking companies which included location of load, status, and date range for pickup and delivery.
2010 – API for instant freight load quote based on Streamlines historical data.
2011 – Multiple patent applications submitted for Software API’s and transportation software tools.
2014 – Custom Portal for Streamline is developed.
2015 – API for connection to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to retrieve carrier FMCSA score and onboard credentials.
2016 – API for the first ever heavy haul instant quote tool.
First ever in-house API for a data tool showing employee production and freight sales.
2017 – API that matches freight to trailer options depending on freight dimensions.
2018 – API for data management and plugins for Dispatch Plus, a customer management portal, are developed.
2019 – Working on that one right now
2020 – It’s a secret. Stay tuned.
Majority Owners: Larry C Lockhart (Larry Jr) and Larry M Lockhart (Larry Sr)
Streamline is an asset based, third party logistics (3pl) company. Flatbed and heavy haul trucking are Streamline’s market. The company is based in Montana and has employees, contractors, and partners spanning the globe. Streamline has partnerships with some of the largest companies in the world. Hard work and long-lasting relationships are who we are. Streamline delivers freight on time and fear nothing. Family owned proud Americans that care about your cargo like we own it. We are truckers and appreciate the hard work and grit it takes from all our drivers to serve our customers.
1940 to 1980 – Grandpa Chuck is a truck driver
1970 to 2000 – Dad Larry Sr. is a truck driver
1989 to 1999 – Larry Jr is a roofer, college student, gold hunter, coach, entrepreneur
1999 – Larry Jr gets a $5,000 co-signed loan on his pickup from Larry Sr to start Streamline (which was originally a roofing business) and has a milk crate for a chair.
2000 – Our business grows by connecting trucks with the food and paper industry. We start to move some heavy loads here and there.
2001 – The business evolves into moving heavy haul freight, booking $600K in freight loads.
2002 – With four dispatchers bringing in $800K, we determine that heavy haul trucking is our lane.
2003 – Streamline- $250K non-payment. Lesson learned.
2004 – With five dispatchers now, we break the $1 million mark.
Technology from FreightMonster helps Streamline break $2 million.
2005 – Hired Steve Hill whose experience improved the company.
Technology and hiring good people moves the company to $3 million.
2006 – Known as the Bash Brothers, Steve and Larry Jr get to work booking trucks for customers.
2007 – Streamline boys get on board: Bruce, Dominic, Eldee, Tylor, Andy, and Jym
2009 – Father-in-law Tony comes on board and Stock Crashes $3.5 million.
2010 – Started hiring Owner Operators
2014 – Custom Portal helps make huge strides and revenue is $6 million with 15 dispatchers
2015 – Finally catching up with the cash-Quick paying trucks.
2016 – We are here for good. Partnered with millions of shippers/customers/carriers.
2017 to 2019 – Growth continues
2020 – It’s a secret
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