Mountain River Trucking

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Our Mission

Mountain River Trucking is a locally owned, North Carolina-based trucking company specializing in Full Truck Load refrigerated freight. As one of the Eastern United States’ largest refrigerated trucking companies, we haul primarily from North Carolina to the West Coast and backhaul from the West Coast to the East Coast.

Mountain River brings together industry-leading experience, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and great people with a vision to be the best and to serve the transportation needs of our clients.

Mountain River utilizes top-of-the-line trailers equipped with temperature-controlled reefer units to keep freight at a constant temperature. We operate with Kenworth T680s. We offer each customer on-time service with competitively priced delivery.

Transportation Services include long haul truckload service, short-haul regional service, and full truckload service to meet the individual needs of our customers.

We offer a wide range of freight transport services to ensure your goods are delivered on time and in perfect condition. Our top-of the line trailers are outfitted with temperature controlled reefer units, which keep his cargo safe from harm’s way!

For those who need shorter journeys or just want peace assured knowing their product won’t spoil during transportation we have long haul truckload service as well short haul regional load options that will suit any individual needs you may have. We design and maintain a comprehensive pipeline of refrigerated freight to be delivered throughout the entire country.

We offer distribution services between Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina to Arizona, Nevada, California, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado.

Who are we

Family Owned

The Latest Fleet

Great Benefits

We have happily driven over


miles since we started

Mountain River Trucking

Cleaned Weekly

Dedicated Freight

Serviced Weekly

Pet Friendly

Meet Our Team

Pete Smith
Pete SmithPresident
Capria Smith
Capria SmithCFO
Nick Boswell
Nick BoswellSafety & Recruiting Director
Fionn Brim
Fionn BrimShop Manager
Richard Sarvis
Richard SarvisProduce Dispatch
Dale Watson
Dale WatsonOutbound - West Coast Dispatch
Tim Smith
Tim SmithProduce Dispatcher
Martel Shaw
Martel ShawLocal- East Coast Dispatcher
Kim Norman
Kim NormanAccounts Receivable
Angela Tate
Angela TateHuman Resources and Accounts Payable
Cindy James
Cindy JamesDispatcher
Kelly Key
Kelly KeyPayroll

Transportation Partners

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  • Full Benefits

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