Panama Transfer Inc


Panama Transfer is a freight transport company located in Panama, Iowa. It was founded in 1954 by Panama, Iowa brothers Jim and Don Kloewer and in the early years, the company's business consisted of pickup and delivery of freight to and from Omaha, Nebraska and extended to seven communities in Western Iowa.

Since the spring of 1957, Panama Transfer has been serving customers' freight needs in Iowa with prompt; on-time delivery service The Company’s growth rate over the years has been very significant because it has been steady, dedicated team efforts that have contributed to it. From its modest beginnings-the company started with a single delivery truck in 1957, operated by Jim and Don Kloewer that made deliveries to 7 towns- today, the company operates direct overnight service to points in 8 states with connecting service to all 50 states, it truly has come a long way. In the present day, Panama Transfer also offers connecting service to many points most foreign countries.

The company has a well maintained fleet comprising 91 tractors and 150 trailers out of a new 36-door terminal in Panama, Iowa. It has also expanded operations structurally and has also built two new 24-door terminals in Wellsburg, IA and Richland, IA.

The terminal facilities of the Panama Transfer Company are maintained in Omaha, NE, Des Moines, IA, Sioux Falls, SD, Lawrence, KS as well as La Crosse, WI.
 
Panama Transfer Services have grown in direct proportion to customer demands and locations and currently the company provides an Overnight service to all direct points. Over 48 years of family-owned expertise is extended to its 36-door heated home facility, 65 tractor and 114 trailers, 48 state authority and uniformed drivers; computerized rating and billing is available as is website with proof of delivery available to customers, a central dispatch location, truck load quotes, mobile phone dispatch drivers, tracing and O.S.D. in one location, protection from freezing, protection from heat, lift gate service is available too. And, on a parting note:  Hot Shot and other specialized services are on the list as well.