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A Proud History spanning over 100 Years

1903  

Youngstown, Ohio native, J.V. McNicholas, purchases a horse and wagon for $100 and founds J.V. McNicholas General Cartage and Storage.

 

1960's  

J.V.’s son, Henry McNicholas, becomes CEO and continues to grow the business becoming a major steel hauler in the East and Midwest.

 

1980's  

Henry McNicholas closes McNicholas Transportation.
Don Constantini, Henry's son-in-law, and Joe Fleming, J.V.'s grandson, begin Compass Transportation to service former McNicholas steel industry customers.
Don Constantini and Joe Fleming purchase a small trucking company called Falcon Transport in Akron, Ohio; a truckload van carrier serving the automotive industry throughout the Midwest and East coast.

 

1982  

Falcon Transport and Compass Transportation, Inc. begin to operate as sister companies with a combined equipment base of 150 tractors and 225 trailers.

 

1990's  

Falcon Transport earns four GM Supplier of the Year Awards, four Chrysler Gold Pentastar Awards, and the Ford Motor Company Service Award with the fleet growing to over 340 trucks.

 

1995  

Upon seeing the widespread interest in logistics developing, Falcon Transport creates its now sister company, Comprehensive Logistics (www.complog.com) and services them with its fleet of 625 trucks.

 

2000  

Falcon Transport and Compass Transportation merge into Falcon Transport Company to present a better brand identity to their customers. Falcon continues to serve all of the Big Three automakers as well as most major steel mills. The Falcon fleet grows to over 750 trucks.

 

2002  

Falcon begins its General Commodities Division working with major Fortune 500 companies east of the Mississippi. Customers include Proctor & Gamble, Colgate Palmolive, Sherwin Williams, and Campbell's Soup.

 

2006  

Mark Constantini promoted to Falcon Executive Vice President, becoming the fourth generation to run the family business.

 

Today  

Falcon continues its over 100 year tradition of growth through Safety, Service, and Satisfaction.

 
Falcon Transport Co. - 4944 Belmont Avenue - Youngstown, OH  44505

Phone:  (800) 935- 4452           FAX:  (330) 270- 1884

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