Company History

Vork History

Vork Motor Transport and JGS Transportation Services are owned and operated by the Schaaf Family; the combination of these companies provides a wide array of Transportation Based Services, the companies offer Next Day Regional Truckload and Less Than Truckload Services, Warehousing and Distribution along with Same Day Expedited Freight Delivery.

Vork Motor Transport was founded in 1980, primarily moving Expedited shipments from Miami Valley Based Raw Papaer manufacturers.In the Early Eighties Vork Motor offered Next Day Distribution Services from the paper mills to printing companies throughout the Midwest. At the time Next Day Delivery was un-heard of service in the freight shipping industry. In the early days of the company Vork Motor Transport distinguished itself as one of the first trucking companies that truly understood the Just-In-Time needs of shippers.

Over the past twenty years the company has grow exponentially by expanding service offerings and geographic coverage to a growing and ever changing customer base. Today the company provides Next Day and Same Day Shipment Delivery in a eight state area stretching from Southern Tennessee to Michigan.

In 1999 Vork Motor’s continued growth spawned the formation of JGS Transportation Service, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Vork Motor Transport. With the development of JGS Transportation the combined companies have broadened both the geographic coverage area and service offerings.

James A. Schaaf the owner and president of both Vork Motor Transport and JGS Transportation Services has guided both companies over the years with a unwavering commitment to customer service and strategic planning. The Schaaf Family has guided the growth of both companies by providing solutions to the needs of shippers in an ever changing business environment.

In the Third Quarter of 2002 the company broke ground on a state of the art freight handling and warehousing facility located in Carlisle, Ohio. This facility is home for both Vork Motor and JGS Transportation Services and provides the additional space necessary to allow both companies continued growth and, more importantly, this facility allows the companies to provide additional Freight Delivery Products and Customer Services that are demanded by shippers in today’s competitive marketplace.

The Trademark of Vork Motor and JGS Transportation Services has become exceptional freight service, and unparalleled customer service. The companies boast unparalleled operating and performance results that include claim free service and an unbelievable 100% on time service!

Vork Motor Transport and JGS Transportation Services share a Corporate Headquarters in Carlisle, Ohio, a Southern Suburb of Dayton, Ohio. The Company Operates Facilities in Carlisle, OH, Knoxville TN, and Hebron Ky, and operates over 40 power units and has a pool of over 100 trailers.