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Reliable celebrates 33 years!

Founding partner Ron Lhotak used to say “Without drivers we wouldn’t have a trucking company. They are more important than we are”. 33 years later, we are still proud to follow his examples and vision to make it feel like family, to operate safely, and enjoy this type of work – delivering America.

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IANA Elects 2019 Board of Directors and Officers

CALVERTON, MD, January 11, 2019 – On January 1, 2019, the Intermodal Association of North America installed its 2019 Board of Directors and Officers, including two new members. Kevin Lhotak was elected Chairman of the Board. Lhotak, who is the President of Reliable Transportation Specialists, Inc., is a longtime IANA member. He has served as Treasurer of the Association and chaired its Operations Committee. In addition, he is a member […]


National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Every year in September we take time out to thank all of our loyal Driver owners through National Truck Drivers Appreciation Week. This week long event was created to honor not just the drayage services that RTSI specializes in, but all truck drivers from oil tankers to overweight and project cargo moves. Most of the products that our economy runs on are in some part delivered or handled by a […]

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Visit Us at the IANA Expo!

Visit us at BOOTH 412 Last year, one lucky winner ended up with a brand new GoPro Hero 5 with accessories. Stop by our booth to see what’s on tap for this year.  We look forward to seeing you all in Long Beach for the 2018 IANA Intermodal Expo. We’ll be back in booth 412.   Reliable Transportation Specialists, Inc. 139 Venturi Drive Chesterton, IN 46304 v: 219-926-8850 f: 219-921-1694 sales@reliabletrans.com www.reliabletrans.com    


RTSI’s 31st Anniversary!

Reliable Transportation Specialists, Inc. is turning 31 this year on April 1st. No, this is not an April Fools Day joke, we have proudly been a part of the trucking community for 31 great years now! We would like to take this time to thank everyone who has helped us get to this point. The drivers have been the backbone of Reliable since day one and we at Reliable would […]

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Average Diesel Prices Hit $2.43

The average price of both on-highway diesel fuel and regular gasoline continued to rise last week, according to the latest numbers from the Energy Department. The price of a gallon of diesel fuel jumped 2.4 cents last week, hitting a national average of $2.431. Despite the increases, the price is still nearly 44 cents cheaper than it was a year ago. By region, prices were up in all areas, with […]


Advocacy group: Get hours reform out of Senate legislation

An alliance of major trucking companies is asking Congress to skip recently passed changes to hours of service regulations and wait until mandated electronic logging devices are in use before making any changes. The Trucking Alliance (Alliance for Driver Safety & Security) Monday May 2 issued a statement that said federal hours of service rules that govern work hours for truck drivers should rely on sound science and statistical data […]

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