• Mountain Valley Express named one of the top 50 LTL carriers in the US by the Journal of Commerce Magazine!
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    MVE Receives the Diamond Class, Gold Level Award from Cambro Manufacturing Company for Outstanding Service.
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    MVE has been awarded Two 1st Place Safety Awards from the California Trucking Association.
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    Announcing our new expanded facility in Phoenix Arizona, at Buckeye Rd. & 39th Ave.
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    We have relocated our Chino, CA facility to Fontana, CA expanding our already remarkable service!
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    No dock? No problem! MVE has liftgate service available.
  • New! You can now save your Bill of Ladings!You can even print your shipping labels
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Mountain Valley Express Company History

 

1976

Founded by Charles L. Giles in Manteca, California, with one small truck, one major customer - Dana Corp.

1980

Moved to new corporate headquarters and terminal in Manteca, CA.

1983

Scott Blevins joined the Company as Director of Maintenance.

1988

Opened terminal in Montebello, to serve Southern California market. Dick McIntosh and Don Smith were hired for Traffic and Operations.

1991

Our fleet Safety Program took second place in California Trucking Association Fleet Safety Awards and logged one million accident free miles. Established a long term relationship with New United Motor Manufacturing (NUMMI), a joint venture of General Motors and Toyota. Just-in-time (JIT) is the basis for this program operating with a dedicated fleet that initially started with 4 routes.

1992

Once again took second place in CTA Fleet Safety.

1993

Computer system upgraded to IBM AS400. Achieved first place in CTA Fleet Safety.

1995

Moved into new corporate facility and terminal in Manteca. First place awarded in CTA Fleet Safety.

1996

Moved Southern California terminal to a larger facility in Paramount. First place awarded in CTA Fleet Safety.

1997

Opened Visalia terminal to enhance service in the California Central Valley. Second place awarded in CTA Fleet Safety.

1998

Scott Blevins promoted to Vice President - Director of Maintenance. First Place awarded in CTA Fleet Safety.

1999

NUMMI operations hit all time high of 26 dedicated routes running 24 hours per day. Another First Place Award in CTA Fleet Safety.

2001

25th year of PREMIER SERVICE to our customers. First Place awarded in CTA Fleet Safety. Mountain Valley Express was selected for the Supplier Customer Excellence Award presented by Pelco.

2003

President and Founder Charlie Giles passed away. Scott Blevins assumed the position of President. Honored with the California Trucking Association Award, Charlie Giles Fleet Safety Award. We expanded our direct overnight service into the Gilroy / Salinas area and into the Lancaster / Palmdale areas.

2004

We expanded our service to the Pacific Northwest, through a partnering agreement with Priority Freight Lines. Opened a second Manteca Terminal for our NUMMI dedicated freight service. Opened terminal in Santa Maria, CA to serve Central Coast.

2005

Expanded service to our customers in Northern California with direct service to points north of Sacramento. Opened terminal in Reno, NV. First place awarded in CTA Fleet Safety.

2006

Opened terminal in Chino, CA to enhance service in the Inland Empire area of Southern California.

2008

New terminal opened in Las Vegas, NV to enhance service in the Inland Empire area of Southern California.

2009

Opened terminal in Phoenix, AZ as a growing market and a major connection point. Mountain Valley opens a new 38 door service center in Visalia, CA. Mountain Valley Express awarded CTA Board of Directors Grand Trophy in Fleet Safety.

PG&E honors Mountain Valley Express as 2009 "Green Award" winner.

CTA names Mountain Valley Express driver Ernest Herricks as Driver of the Year.

Mountain Valley Express earned the top score in the EPA Smartway Transport Partner Carrier Program.

2010

Mountain Valley Express joins The Reliance Network. Aligned with Peninsula Truck Lines for service to and from the Pacific Northwest and Idaho.

Mountain Valley Express honored with National Interstate Insurance Safest Fleet for 2010.

Received Board of Directors Grand Trophy and 1st place in Fleet Safety Awards local short haul from the California Trucking Association.

Mountain Valley Express honored with the first ever STAR Award by the California Highway Patrol.

Opened operations in Sacramento with a new West Sacramento terminal in October.

2011

Mountain Valley Express honored with Legislative Resolution in 2011 from Congressman Bill Berryhill.

Mountain Valley Express opened a larger Las Vegas terminal March 1st.

Mountain Valley Express receives 1st place in California Trucking Association Fleet Safety contest for LTL short haul.

2012

Mountain Valley Express was proud to help in the truck stopping demonstration in Fresno, California on May 23rd, along with CTA and the California Highway Patrol.

Mountain Valley Express honored by the City of Lathrop for 20+ years of supplying the annual holiday parade with the reviewing stand.

Mountain Valley Express President, Scott Blevins inaugurated as California Trucking Association President for 2012.

Mountain Valley Express receives 2nd place in California Trucking Association Fleet Safety contest for LTL short haul.

Recognized by PG&E for balancing out more than 164 tons of greenhouse gas emissions.

Opened a larger Reno, Nevada terminal on June 1st.

Mountain Valley Express wins Logistics Management Magazines Quest For Quality Award.

 

 

2013

Moved into the new Santa Maria Terminal.

Moved into a new Corporate Office- First time that the corporate office is not located at a terminal.

June 2013- Two Teams running to Averitt Express in Dallas (Grand Prairie, TX)

 

2014

Implemented handheld technology enabling customers with real time tracking and tracing of shipments.

January 2014- Added a 3rd team to Averitt Express in Dallas (Grand Prairie, TX).

March 2014- Added 1st team to Pitt Ohio running to Columbus (Grove City, OH).

May 2014- Added 2nd team to Pitt Ohio running to Columbus (Grove City, OH).

June 2014- Added a 4th team to Averitt Express in Dallas (Grand Prairie, TX).

July 2014- Added 1st team to Peninsula Truck Lines running to Portland, OR.

Awarded CTA Fleet Safety Award 1st Place- Line Haul/ Under 7 Million Miles.

Awarded CTA Fleet Safety Award 2nd Place- LTL/ 2-4 Million Miles.