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About Towne Air Freight

Eugene Towne founded Towne Air Freight, in South Bend in 1963 with one employee and one van. Gary "Duke" Downey then purchased the company in August 1982. At that time, South Bend was the only location with 18 employees, two tractors and nine straight trucks. The core business was local pickup and delivery service in South Bend, as well as – more... linehaul service between South Bend and Chicago's O'Hare Airport for the freight community.

In 1984, Towne began offering less-than-truckload(LTL) service, providing commercial shippers with next-day service within the state of Indiana. This service was later expanded to include Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky.

In 1995, Towne Air Freight became a subsidary of Towne Holdings, Inc., a privately held corporation.

Towne has since grown into a full-service trucking provider offering time-sensitive, less- than-truckload shipments for both air freight and commercial companies.

Towne became a coast-to-coast company in 2005 with the opening of a facility in Los Angeles, CA that quickly grew into service along the complete I-5 corridor with terminals in Seattle and Spokane, WA; Portland, OR, San Francisco and San Diego, CA.

In 2007, Towne strengthened presence on the East Coast with the service to Boston, MA, Hartford, CT and a hub facility in Newark, NJ. The acquisition of Complete Transport in the Missouri Valley extended core Midwest market boundaries to the south and west.

Towne's footprint expanded once again in 2008 with the acquisition of Synergy Cargo Logistics-a Southwest customer favorite. Newly gained operations in Phoenix, Nogales and Tucson, AZ; Calexico, CA and El Paso, TX provide specialized tradeshow services to Las Vegas, NV and border and customs assistance into Mexico.

Present management of Towne Holdings includes Tom Downey, President and Chief Executive Officer; Joe Dooley, Chief Financial Offier; Jerry Scott, Vice President of Human Resources. – less

Towne Air Freight Employer Reviews
Housekeeper (Former Employee), South Bend, INJune 27, 2015
Supervisor (Former Employee), Elk Grove, IlMay 19, 2015
Air & Ocean Import Coordinator (Current Employee), San Diego, CAMay 1, 2015
Account Executive -San Francisco Bay Area (Former Employee), Brisbane, CAApril 23, 2015
Operations Manager (Former Employee), Grapevine, TXApril 22, 2015
Towne Air Freight Salaries
Owner/Operator
$1,714 per week
Based on 288 jobs
$1,645$1,782
Truck Driver
$1,910 per week
Based on 9 jobs
$1,894$1,927
Driver
$1,629 per week
Based on 6 jobs
$1,557$1,700
Terminal Manager
$62,000 per year
Based on 4 employees
$43,000$75,000
Customer Service Representative
$28,000 per year
Based on 3 employees
$20,800$28,000
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Towne Air Freight is the proud exclusive carrier for Notre Dame athletics!