Mobility & Automotive - Ascent Global Logistics

Mobility & Automotive Logistics

Ascent offers over 40 years of experience serving Fortune 500 mobility and automotive companies, earning the reputation as the #1 time-critical logistics provider in North America - now with expanded global reach.

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8x World Excellence Award

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10x Supplier of the Year

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9x Achieving Excellence Award

A trusted logistics partner for blue-chip businesses

Recognized for our seamless time-critical logistics solutions, we ensure production lines run smoothly and efficiently, avoiding potential costly delays. Whether it’s shipping raw materials to delivering finished vehicles and machinery, our logistics solutions keep production lines moving and customers satisfied.

Our supply chain solutions ensure just-in-time delivery of components, facilitating seamless production flows and enabling market innovations at speed.

We empower Tier 1 suppliers by optimizing their automotive supply chain management, ensuring the timely and efficient delivery of critical components to OEM production lines.
We enhance Tier 2 suppliers’ ability to supply essential sub-components with the agility required to meet fluctuating OEM demands.
We help Tier 3 suppliers facilitate the reliable delivery of raw materials and basic components, crucial for the manufacturing of complex automotive parts.
We ensure secure and timely transportation of these vital components, supporting the increasing electronic complexity of machinery and vehicles.

Multimodal solutions for time-critical needs

Avoid costly halts to production lines with our suite of transportation options – customized to ensure critical components and finished products are delivered on time, every time. Our transportation services include:
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Time-critical

Air Charter

Ground Expedite

Air Freight

On-Board Courier

Spot Buy Truckload

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Air Freight

Next Flight Out (NFO)

Priority

Standard

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Ground Freight

Less-than-Truckload

Truckload

Over-Dimensional

Temperature-Controlled

Managed Transportation

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Ocean Freight

Fast Boat

Full Container Load (FCL)

Less-than-Container Load (LCL)

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Logistics support

Customs brokerage

Trade compliance

Order management

Streamlined mobility logistics protected by our assets

We offer customers peace of mind, knowing we have the capacity to transport their mobility and auto parts quickly and efficiently. We are proud to be asset-backed with a dedicated fleet of trucks and our own airline, USA Jet.

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Advantages of having Ascent as your mobility and automotive logistics provider

Ascent has been serving the mobility and automotive industry for over 40 years, earning the reputation as a leader in delivering time-critical solutions.

Our proprietary logistics technology powers the movement of over 410K shipments annually, delivering savings of over $385 million for our customers in 2023.

Our PEAK™ technology offers a suite of intuitive tools, including a competitive bid board, real-time shipment tracking, digital documentation and more. Supporting all commonly-used integration technologies—including API, XML and EDI—our platform ensures seamless data exchange and communication.
Our expansive presence across North America, with over 20 locations, is complemented by our 10+ years in Mexico and strategic plans to expand into Europe, responding to the growing demand in the mobility and automotive sectors. Additionally, our premium network of multimodal carriers ensures comprehensive global coverage for the transportation of your mobility and automotive parts.
Navigating the rigorous security and regulatory landscape of automotive logistics, we uphold stringent security protocols, are ISO 9001 certified, and possess an in-depth comprehension of compliance requirements to ensure your cargo remains secure and fully compliant with all regulations.

Committed to reducing our impact on the environment

We recognize that in order to be a world-leading logistics service provider, we must focus our efforts on minimizing our overall footprint in the geographies we serve without compromising the quality of our service. Our vision is to make Ascent a leading global sustainable logistics provider.

Armstrong & Associates Inc Top 50 U.S. Third-Party Logistics Provider Award
Armstrong & Associates Inc Top 50 Global Third-Party Logistics Provider Award
Armstrong & Associates Inc Top 50 Domestic Transportation Management 3PL award
Transport Topics Top 100 Logistics Company award
Inbound Logistics Top 100 3PL Provider Award

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