Worldwide Transportation and Distribution Services

Welcome to Distribution By Air - Kansas City

Handling Your Most Important Shipments, Quickly and Safely
Deliverying What You Need - On Time

Internationally-renowned sculptor Tom Corbin has cultivated a reputation oforiginality and quality that has earned him a spot in some of the world’s most discriminating art collections. So when clients — all over the world, and in some of the most challenging big cities — need their Corbin sculptures on time, who does Corbin trust with the job?

And then there’s Marel Food Systems, a global provider of equipment for food processing plants worldwide. They provide top-notch service and replacement parts for customers all over North America, and each hour of downtime means lost production and revenue.

These clients, and many more like them, have trusted us with mission-critical shipments for years because we deliver consistent results. We go the extra mile to ensure that things are done right, and we do what we say we’re going to do.

Built-in Quality Checks and Tracking

At DBA, we routinely handle jobs like those for Corbin Bronze or Marel Food Systems. But make no mistake, no job is routine and each one requires special attention, whether it’s on the ground, through the air, or over the seas.

“We make sure the details are captured, itineraries are double-checked, and everything we handle is ‘ready to ride’ – protected from the elements and the normal hazards of shipping. These extra steps are worth it to us and our clients,” said Kevin Martinez, principal of DBA Kansas and Missouri.

“We work hard to cover all the bases and track shipments every step of the way.”

Demonstrating the Right Stuff for Over 20 Years ‘Expedited freight forwarder’ is a quick and easy description for what we do, but it’s usually more than that. We consider the best options and exhaust all resources when planning a shipment. We do more – and bring more to the table:

Problem-solving - Expedited or unique freight requires special and innovative handling

Precise tracking - Conscientious with all phases, from status updates to creative re-routing, when necessary, to prevent potential delay

Experience - 20 years in business with an average employee tenure of 10 years

Superb customer support - Customer relations with a “hospitality” attitude. “We convey a caring attitude and are responsive no matter the situation,” said Martinez.

Size, Weight or Distance — We Take Care of It
Whether it’s machine parts going to Singapore or fixtures for a new store opening in New York, DBA starts and finishes with persistence and professionalism.

Our shipments have included bronze sculptures, marketing materials, yearbooks, trade show booths, replacement parts, store displays, and electronics. We handle packages from less than a pound, to thousands of pounds.

We ensure your items, large or small, are safe and secure. This includes: 1) upgrading the packing, 2) re-boxing, if necessary, and 3) taking pictures for cargo control. Our team follows this routine at 2 o’clock in the afternoon or 2 o’clock in the morning.

“No matter the time of the day or the level of the need, our DBA team is focused,” Martinez adds. “We strive to go beyond the call, seeking creative ways to improve all aspects of the shipping experience. Our team lives it.”

Our Services

Domestic Shipping

  • Deferred
  • Next Day
  • Second Day
  • Same Day
  • LTL (Less than Truck Load)
  • FTL (Full Truck Load)
  • Inside Delivery
  • Hot Shot

International Shipping

  • Door to Door
  • Door to Airport
  • IATA services – Expedited & Direct
  • NVOCC
  • Letter of Credit Services
  • Import
  • Export
  • Ocean Services

Logistics & Supply Chain

  • Project Services
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Purchase Order & Product Fulfillment Management
  • Pick & Pack Services

Specialty Freight

  • Military & Secure Shipments
  • Trade Show Shipping & Setup
  • MBE Certified
  • DOD Certified
  • Charter Services
Recent News

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

RADIANT LOGISTICS TO HOST INVESTOR CALL TO DISCUSS 4TH QUARTER AND YEAR END RESULTS

BELLEVUE, WA, Sept. 6, 2017 – Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: RLGT), a third-party logistics and multi-modal transportation services company, will host a conference call on Tuesday, September 12, at 4:30 PM Eastern to discuss the Company’s financial results for the three and twelve months ended June 30, 2017.

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Tuesday, September 05, 2017

RADIANT LOGISTICS ACQUIRES SANDIFER-VALLEY TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS

BELLEVUE, WA September 5, 2017 – Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: RLGT), a third-party logistics and multimodal transportation services company, today announced it has acquired the operations of Sandifer-Valley Transportation and Logistics, Ltd. (“SVT”), a Texas-based privately held company that provides a full range of domestic and international cross-border services with Mexico.

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Thursday, June 01, 2017

RADIANT LOGISTICS ACQUIRES STRATEGIC OPERATING PARTNER DEDICATED LOGISTICS TECHNOLOGIES

BELLEVUE, WA June 1, 2017 – Radiant Logistics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: RLGT), a third-party logistics and multimodal transportation services company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the assets of its strategic operating partner Dedicated Logistics Technologies (“Dedicated”), a privately held company that has historically operated under the Company’s Service By Air brand in Newark, New Jersey and Los Angeles, California.

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Tel: (816) 880-0001

609 E 17th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108

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