Leadership Quote

“The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and the self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

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Service Area

We are located near Stewart Airport (SWF) with daily runs into the Tri-State region. We can also handle your freight going coast to coast.

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We take great pride in handling your freight. That’s why since 2000 we have had 99% freight reliability.

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Mission Statement

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Here at Lightning Express, we are committed to providing our customers with an exceptional service at a competitive rate. Our company accomplishes this with our experienced, dedicated, and hard working staff that works with the most up to date technology and equipment.

Lightning Express is the only shipping company you’ll ever need. Our staff has over 50 years of combined service. We were established in 2000, and have grown steadily ever since. Our state-of-the-art box trucks are air-ride equipped. From vans to trailers, we can handle your freight whether its small or large. Our drivers are trustworthy and dependable and have an extensive knowledge of the New York City and Tri-State area. They take pride in their work, and every package you entrust to their care, will arrive in perfect condition.

Who We Are


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Proud Members Of:

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