Freight Solution Providers News & Events

FSP is the Title Sponsor of the USTA Woman's Professional Tennis Tournament
July 5 - July 12, 2014

CEO to Speak at 12th Annual Business Conference
Foxwoods Resort & Casino, April 27, 2012

Lielani Steers, Founder & CEO of Freight Solution Providers, will be participating as one of the panel guest speakers at the 12th Annual National Business Conference that is being held at Foxwoods Resort & Casino, Mashantucket, CT. The subject is "Growing a Multi Million Dollar Company", A Discussions by America's Most Successful Entrepreneurs.
Freight Solution Providers Honored with Prestigious Diversity Awards
Freight Solution Providers has been awarded a number of prestigious awards by DiversityBusiness.com for excellence in business performance and support of workplace and community diversity. DiversityBusiness.com is the nation's leading multicultural social media website that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers. These awards are presented annually to qualifying businesses.
 
Freight Solution Providers' New Corporate Headquarters
Amid stories of financial challenges and struggles for so many companies, Freight Solution Providers is upsizing while most companies are downsizing!. Their biggest challenge was to find a new, larger building for their headquarters. Problem solved and now they are settling into their new facility at 2851 Gold Tailings Court in Rancho Cordova. Their new building boasts nearly 20,000 sq. ft. and includes a large wearhouse, an employee gym and lounge plus granite and marble finishes throughout. "This is a great space to work in, so bright and cheerful! We love our new location and plan to be here a while", says CEO, Lielanie Steers.
 
Local Freight Company Gains Diversity Nod
Sacramento Bee, April 29, 2010

Sacramento-based Freight Solution Providers, which bills itself as the nation's largest female- and minority-owned freight forwarder, has been named a Top 500 Diversity Owned Business in the United States by DiversityBusiness.com. FSP is among a group of U.S. companies recognized at the website's 10th annual Multicultural Business Conference in Washington, D.C.
Nobody Does This in a Recession
SupplyChainBrain, March 29, 2010

Would you be surprised to learn that FSP has zero turnover in its sales force? Steers can't abide the notion of a revolving door in that part of the organization. Closing a big account takes between 18 months and three years of hard work, he says. And FSP deals with some of the biggest-Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Panasonic. None of them is shy about punishing providers for service lapses. So keeping the forwarder's sales staff happy is just good business.
A Woman's Tenacious Journey
Complex Logistic and Technology Solutions
Professional Women's Magazine, Spring 2010

"What makes FSP so successful, is being competitive price-wise, but delivering incomparable service. "We listen to our customers instead of just telling them what they need, and we can adapt quickly if they move their manufacturing and distribution centers or make logistical changes", says Steers.
Chief Seats
Female Executives Compete in the Boys'Club
Comstock's June 2009

Steers' most beloved perk is that her company pays 100 percent of medical and dental benefits. For her, giving back is a big deal because she knows how far she's come. "I always remember the struggles I've had in the past," she says. It was a tough life. But it made me who I am now, made me more driven."
One Woman's Journey
Logistics with Technology

DiversityBusiness.com Magazine, Summer 2009
Led by founder and CEO Lielanie Steers, the company has become the nation's largest female-minority-owned freight forwarder. It is also an award-winning employer that embraces its workers' diverse talents, backgrounds, cultures and lifestyles.
Steers Provides Custom Freight Solutions
ABN USA, Asian Business News, Fall 2008

"Things change constantly in this industry,but one thing that will never change is to stick with your core," she said. "Because if we do that, we are able to provide top service to our clients. We are a niche company with specialized services. One of our biggest services, which works very well, is our white glove service that we do for a lot of our customers."