Woman-Owned Trucking Company
All America Transportation, Inc is a woman-owned freight brokerage based out of Saint Louis, Missouri. In business since 1991, the company provides truckload freight management services for shipments throughout the United States. Lianne Reizer took over ownership of the brokerage firm when the original owner, Frank Costello retired in 1996. Scott Parkinson, an employee since 2001, became part owner and Vice President in 2005.
In 2012, Lianne Reizer started Petro Logistics, LLC, an asset-based wholesale petroleum supplier on Missouri D.O.T. projects and general trucking business which operates out of the same office with All America Transportation personnel. This means that the staff has a thorough understanding of DOT Regulations and Hours of Service requirements. Petro Logistics runs late model trucks with petroleum tankers and 53’ dry vans. The company provides power-only and truckload services locally in St. Louis as well as in the Midwest Region. Thanks to the wide knowledge base of their employee team members and owners, All America Transportation has a unique understanding of the transportation industry as a whole.
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s corporations. It also is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC works to foster diversity in the world of commerce with programs and policies designed to expand opportunities and eliminate barriers in the marketplace for women business owners. WBENC works with representatives of corporations to encourage the utilization and expansion of supplier/vendor diversity programs.
State of Missouri Wbe Certification
The State of Missouri spends between 1.3 and 1.6 Billion annually on essential goods and services, as well as renovations to and the construction of new state facilities. One of the purposes of the State of Missouri’s Office of Supplier Workforce and Diversity is to “improve the opportunities for Women and Minorities”.