Stellar Express

Stellar Express is a family-owned kosher liquid food grade carrier, serving customers across the United States and Canada. The company hauls a wide range of liquid edibles, specializing in liquid chocolate and oil. No hazardous materials are hauled.

Stellar Express is a technology leader in the bulk tank food industry and is proactively developing transport advancements that will save its customers’ time, product, and money.

Under third-generation family leadership, Stellar Express is proud of its long-term client relationships and its experienced team. Stellar Express works with many Fortune 500 companies and has earned its excellent reputation for service and quality.

In the liquid food hauling industry, Stellar Express is a leader and a proven transport partner.

Stellar Express has more than 80-years’ experience in the food hauling industry. Family-owned and operated, the management of Stellar Express has always placed a high priority on customer service. To Stellar, customer service means on-time delivery, quality product care, and responsiveness to customer needs

OUR HISTORY

In 1926, Joe Pomprowitz started a small trucking business in the rural farming community of Sobieski, Wisconsin. The eldest of seven children, Joe knew the family’s general store was not enough to support his widowed mother and younger siblings.

So with $200 from his mother and a loan from the bank, Joe Pomprowitz bought a used truck and began hauling. Soon, with encouragement from Helen Vanderlinden, his close friend and future bride, Joe purchased a second truck and began expansion.

Named LCL Transit for its “less than a carload” beginnings, the company grew quickly. By 1935, LCL had 10 trucks and 15 employees and was hauling for nearly every cheese processing plant in the upper Midwest.

Joe and Helen Pomprowitz managed the company together for more than 30 years, eventually joined by their daughter Joan. In 1966, leadership officially passed to the second generation when Joan’s husband Bob Schaupp was elected chairman of the board.

Under the Schaupps’ direction, Stellar Express became one of five major operating companies under P&S Investment Company, Inc.: LCL Bulk Transport, HFCS Transport, Stellar Express, Morristown Express, and St. Joe Express. The companies specialize exclusively in liquid edible food products, and together they make P&S Investment Company the largest chocolate hauler in the nation.

Today, Stellar Express is led by Hans Schaupp, a third generation of the Pomprowitz family. Family-ownership means a great deal at Stellar Express where customer relationships are valued and honored with personal commitment and attention—just like their grandparents did.

ABOUT STELLAR EXPRESS

Large Network

Stellar Express operates throughout North America, hauling for customers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Drivers are dispatched from full-service terminals in the Northeast and Midwest. Stellar Express is part of a large hauling network that includes five dedicated hauling lines. The Stellar Express division offers both dedicated and non-dedicated hauling to both long-term and single-haul customers.

Experienced Staff

The company places a strong emphasis on driver retention, offering dedicated, regional, and long haul runs. Driver-friendly schedules return operators home regularly and help Stellar Express build staff consistency and experience.

On-Site Maintenance

Stellar Express has on-site maintenance and truck wash facilities at its full-service terminal in the Midwest.

Quality Equipment

Tanks are equipped with instantaneous temperature monitoring to ensure food product safety. Tractors and trailers are reliable, well-maintained late-model units that will deliver your product on-time and convey a clean, professional image on your company site.

Hauling Innovation

Drivers are dispatched from the Stellar Express home terminal. A satellite communication system connects drivers to the dispatch center, terminals, and customer service. This system means Stellar Express can provide faster response to customer requests, flexible routing schedules, and 24/7 load tracking.

Stellar Express is an industry pioneer and has a reputation as the go-to hauler for companies with special logistical needs such as temperature, cleanliness, or security. Stellar Express partners with its client to find innovative solutions to distinct hauling challenges.

INDUSTRIES SERVED

Stellar Express is a technology leader in the bulk tank food industry. We do not transport hazardous materials.

Stellar Express is a food-grade Kosher-certified bulk tank hauler of liquid food grade products. The company specializes in soybean oil and is a subsidiary of P&S Investment Co., Inc.

Stellar Express serves the following industries:

• Soybean and vegetable oil
• Biodiesel
• Glycerin

SHAKER TANK

INTRODUCING THE INDUSTRY'S FIRST VIBRATING TANK DESIGNED TO SAVE PRODUCT, MONEY AND TIME

At Stellar Express, customer service means finding innovative ways to improve their customers’ bottom lines. Stellar's new, patented ShakerTank™ is just one example of company innovation and its dedication to proactive customer service. The ShakerTank™ is the industry’s only vibrating bulk tank system. This sophisticated tank improves product viscosity, thereby decreasing product heel and unloading time. The ShakerTank™ saves time, money and product.

Efficient by design, The Shaker Tank promises to transform the bulk tank transportation of difficult-to-unload products. This sophisticated tank features unique design components, including a vibration system, that increases the efficiency of product unloading and ultimately increase carriers’ bottom lines.

  • Less product heel
  • Less unloading time
  • Less driver effort
  • Less cleaning waste and time
  • Less excess heel charges
  • Less administrative processing
  • Less liability
  • No scraping required
  • More money
  • More time
  • More product
  • More safety

Stellar Express holds the ShakerTank™ patent and is the only liquid food product transport company using a vibrating bulk tank design. For information on using the ShakerTank™ in chemical and other liquid hauling applications, contact Brenner Tank LLC in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin at 920-322-1051.

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OUR LOCATIONS

LOCATIONS: NORTH AMERICA

OWENSBORO, KY

1117 Ewing Road, Owensboro, KY 42301
+1 (270) 689-0007