A Chicago Trucking Company with Deep Chicago Roots

Serving Chicago Area Shippers and Manufacturers Since 1904

Fourth Generation Family Owned and Operated Specializing In Hazardous and Non‐Hazardous Material Transportation within a 100‐Mile Radius of Chicagoland Area

Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) CODE BANM trucking industry standard reference.

Our Commitment

Since 1904, we have sustained a strong commitment to our customers. Providing outstanding customer service has enabled us to build long‐lasting relationships with our customers. We take great pride in continually providing:

  • certified hazardous materials transportation expertise
  • simplified structured pricing
  •  outstanding customer service
  • Truck Loads (TL) and Less than Truck Loads (LTL) shipments
  • same day expedited pickup available (requests made by 9:00 AM guarantee same day service)
  • 99% next day on‐time delivery track record
  • 10 to 15 trucks (power units)... with fifty (50) trailers

Our Mission

Our mission has not changed since 1904 and can be summed up in one word – RESPECT. It is RESPECT for the feelings, wishes, rights and traditions of others whether they be our customers, our employees, our families or our vendors as well as respect for:

  • our customers and their demands
  • the importance of safety
  • the morale of our employees
  • the task at hand and minimize unnecessary interruptions
  • on‐time deliveries
  • sales department efforts
  • the importance of flexibility

The Barr & Miles Difference

Exceptional Customer Service:

  • Toll‐free link to customer
    service representatives
  • Talk to real people
  • Real voice response, not a

Freezable Handling Services:

  • We accept freezable materials 5 days a week
  • Heat room on premise. Heated trucks available.

No Extra Charges for:

  • Lift Gate services for shippers or consignees without docks.
  • Cold sensitive products including chemicals and related products.
  • Advantage notification or appointments.

Reach Us

Feel free to contact us via the following

5502 W 47th St.,
Chicago, IL 60638


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