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One of the best things about my job is getting to introduce ACI Motor Freight to potential customers. I have the privilege of working with a team of folks with one goal in mind – the Customer. We strive daily to provide the best service, communication, and delivery presentation possible so that the Customer is able to present the best product or service available to their Customers.

ACI Motor Freight was founded in March 1980 by Robert Carriker. His freight background was from a national LTL carrier, then an intrastate LTL carrier in Kansas. With the dream of owning his own company Mr. Carriker purchased the equipment necessary and ventured out of the established lines to begin ACI. As of 2012, the second generation of the Carriker family is taking the lead, and we are proud to continue serving our employees and Customers. In 2015 the board of directors elected me to the position of President and we were able to become a Certified Woman Owned Business in June of 2016.

Over the years ACI has worn many hats: truckload, intermodal, flatbed, agent, and interline carrier; but we find what we are best at is on-time LTL service, in our direct service area. ACI currently services 6 of the Top 25 metropolitan areas in the United States.

In our top 10 accounts are 5 Fortune 500 companies in varied industries including – Aerospace, Steel & Aluminum, and Oil and Gas. ACI’s business plan is to keep our Customer base in many industries, therefore we also serve turf care manufacturing, HVAC, fasteners, plastics and molding, and construction equipment.

We are currently providing the following services:

  • Dry-van LTL and Volume LTL service
  • Drop/spot trailers
  • After regular hours service
  • Weekend & Holiday service
  • Hazmat certified, 100% of driver force
  • Hot Shot / Expedited service
  • Premium Upgrade Services by 9am or Noon
  • Consolidating deliveries/stops to meet customer appointments
  • Milk-Run or other volume consolidates for volume LTL
  • USCBP Bonded, Customs bonded warehouse, Wichita CFS Station
  • TSA compliant, 100% of staff STA numbered
  • Drivers in required locations TWIC certified
  • EDI Capable
  • GPS Tracking
  • IM Capable
  • Website Services

After 36 years of business ACI is still a privately owned corporation with a strong financial base. We continue to evolve with, and for, our employees and Customers. Maintaining strong Customer relationships is my goal for the next 30 years.

My team and I appreciate the opportunity to provide pricing and service for you and your company.


ACI motor freight Laura Hopkins
Laura A Hopkins