Secure Drop Yard in the Burien, Washington
Burien is located in the Seattle - Tacoma area situated on a narrow isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, about 100 miles south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia. The Seattle area's economy benefits from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which is served by 16 cargo carriers. The city's most important commercial asset is Elliott Bay, one of the finest deep-water ports in the world. The Port of Seattle is the fifth largest container port in the United States and the twentieth largest in the world. It can accommodate ships up to 1,400 feet in length and provides generous warehouse space. Two transcontinental railroads and more than 170 motor freight carriers transport goods to and from Seattle.
At all times, all vehicle entrances and exits are controlled by on-site trained guards (i.e dedicated security staff experienced in drop yard services) to ensure that only authorized entries and exits are taking place. The detailed gate logs are maintained both on and off site electronically to assure yard security.
Real time reports on your computer via our online system keeps you up to date of where trailers and semi trucks are parked and how many empty trailers are available at any time. Our system offers real time visibility on yard activity for all our nationwide sites and provides reports and EDI integration into your existing system.
Issue electronic release forms directly from your computer to assure efficient and correct releases. When exiting any nationwide Fleet Services secure parking lot each trailer and driver is checked and registered against the data you send.
High Tech Security Assures your Trailers and Cargo are Secure
All our security staff have ability to monitor CCTV images at all times. In addition all sites use off-site monitoring as added security. Our security staff is also equipped with personal distress systems that raise an alarm at the local gatehouse and external monitoring stations that co-ordinate responses. Other high-tech security measures are disclosed only to clients to assure drop yard security.