Secure Drop Yard in the Joliet, Illinois
Fleet Services Joliet secure semi truck parking lot and drop yard is just off Interstate 55 adjacent to Interstate 80 minutes from the BNSF Logistics Park Chicago and Union Pacific Global. Chicago is a major international hub for commerce and transportation, with O'Hare International Airport being the second-busiest airport in the world; Chicago also has the largest number of U.S. highways, and railroad freight in the region. Chicago is an important component in global distribution, as it is the third largest intermodal port in the world after Hong Kong and Singapore. Chicago is the largest hub in the railroad industry. Six of the seven Class I railroads meet in Chicago. About one-third of the country's freight trains pass through the city.
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.