We Are Growing – Fairchild’s New Home Office

It is with great anticipation and excitement that we announce the opening of our new corporate office, in Glendale, Arizona. Strategically located at 5323 N 99th Ave Suite 155 Glendale, AZ 85305, in the heart of the transportation corridor.

We plan to hold a grand opening and tours, so stay tuned for further details.

We would not have been able to obtain this kind of growth and success without the individual contributions from everyone on our team.


Fairchild's New Corp Office


1st Salmon of the Season!

The 1st Salmon of the season!

Thursday March 18th was the 1st opener on the Copper River.

As an Alaska Airlines 737 delivered the 1st 22,000 lbs of Salmon to Seattle, representatives from Fairchild Freight were on sight at the Alaska Airlines Anchorage hanger to welcome and enjoy a taste of the 1st Kings in town.
Senator Lisa Murkowski was showing her true Alaska spirit holding up the fish with her bare hands.
We are optimistic going into the 2017 “WILD” season. With a lower projected returns and higher prices forecasted our team drivers are eager to get you FishON the road!

If you have any seafood’s transportation needs please e-mail Our team will be happy to help toy get your fish on the road!


Solidarity in Motion.

Productive growth has been climbing at a steady rate over the last few months, along with some incredibly talented, productive employees. Fairchild Freight would like to introduce some new members to our team:

Baine, a Logistics Coordinator that will be assisting our Operations with scheduling, track-and-trace, carrier packets, etc. Baine provides exceptional work, even on weekends.
Justin, Inside Sales, brings years of experience in transportation from the customer side and operations arena. He will be assisting the team in several channels.
Jon, Driver Recruiter, comes to Fairchild Freight with an gleaming background in Driver Recruiting that is being put to good use for us.
Hugh, Coordinator for the Phoenix office, is a Transportation veteran with over 3 years, will be assisting with tracking, scheduling, and carrier packets.
Tisha, Stockton Facility Manager, comes to us with over 18 years of transportation experience and a CDL license. She has a lot of knowledge of the northern CA market, especially in produce an area we excel in.
Josh, Director of Fleet Operations, brings a great track record in transportation / logistics, including some prominent senior leadership positions. His skills will be a great resource for us.
Joe, Outside salesman, although new to transportation, Joe brings years of experience in sales, and will be an integral part of new customer onboarding at here.

We are anticipating exciting things from these accomplished new employees and already feel blessed to have them on our team.

Reefer Market Trends and Transition.

The Refrigerated spot truckload rates out of McAllen, Texas, fell 5¢ to an average of $1.80 per mile. Up until a few weeks ago, McAllen, Texas, on the Mexican border in the Rio Grande Valley, was the top source of reefer load posts. Now it’s #5, after Atlanta, Los Angeles, Tucson, and Dallas.

The dynamic produce harvest activity is shifting north to areas like Central California, where Fresno was up 7¢ to an average of $1.86 per mile. The reefer load-to-truck ratio was 3.2 last week, a 5% improvement. As a national average, the spot reefer rate was unchanged at $1.58 per mile. National reefer rates are: West $1.86, Midwest $2.45, South $1.80, Southeast $1.37, Northeast $1.63

March is the month of transition. The total number of spot market loads posted in March was 42% higher compared to February—yet still 28% lower compared to March 2015.

Actual Load-to-Truck Ratio comparisons are as follows: 5.6 to 11.9 for Arizona, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Arkansas & Maine; 2.3 to 5.5 for California, Washington, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri; and 0 to 2.2 for Colorado, Wyoming, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.