LHP Transportation Services, Inc. was established March 18, 1993,as a joint venture between Prime, Inc. of Springfield, Missouri, and Lee Hampton. This union has enhanced our ability to move freight nationally and internationally. Until January 1, 1998, LHP had been a contract freight carrier, but at that time we made the transition to a lead logistics provider. We have found that we can better serve all our customers’ needs from this new position. We have all ICC authorities, bonds and insurance to handle a wide variety of business nationally and internationally.
LHP is a minority owned and managed company certified by the National Purchasing Council, Inc. LHP was recognized as Minority Supplier of the Year in 1993 by the Upstate New York Regional Minority Purchasing Council. Most recently, LHP was selected by MinorityBusinessNews USA as number fifty four in their survey of Top 100 minority owned firms in the U.S. in 1999, the first ever recipient of the Phoenix Award given by the St. Louis Minority Business Council.
Lee Hampton, President of LHP, has over 20 years of experience in the transportation industry. His experience ranges from driving 12 years over-the-road to freight brokerage, fleet operations and management. This broad range of experience helps LHP to fully understand our customers’ needs and to provide superior customized service. The other LHP officer is Robert E. Low, Vice President. He has an extensive background in transportation and is the owner of Prime, Inc., one of the nation’s most successful trucking companies.