Who is Granite Logistics?

Granite Logistics is the premier agent for Trinity Logistics with offices in Sartell, MN and Minneapolis, MN. As a locally owned third-party logistics company, we have a sales and operations team of over 80 people comprising our brand.

About Us

With offices located in Sartell, MN and Minneapolis, MN, Granite Logistics leverages nationwide and regional carriers to move shipments with a single streamlined management system. Our team is comprised of talented, passionate people who take great pride in their work on behalf of our customers' business goals and freight needs. Combined, we have 600+ years of experience in moving flatbed, over-dimensional, and project freight. At Granite Logistics, we truly believe “Culture Matters,” and work hard to create an environment where people can excel.

Granite Logistics is pleased to partner with Trinity Logistics of Seaford, DE, one of the nation’s leading logistics solutions providers. As the #1 agent for Trinity, we couldn’t be happier with the support they provide us and our customer and carrier partners. We're able to keep our focus on getting our customer's freight moved, while the team at Trinity takes care of all the critical administrative functions also necessary to ensure a smooth shipment. Trinity has been in business since 1979 and is one of the nation’s Top 25 freight brokers.

Core Values

PRIDE … Since its inception, Granite Logistic’s core values have been Passion, Respect, Integrity, Discipline, and Excellence, or as we know them collectively, PRIDE.

At Granite Logistics, we take great PRIDE in what we do, and our core values guide us in all our actions and interactions. That starts with us bringing a PASSION to the work we do every day; we treat everyone with RESPECT, as a reflection of our character; we operate with INTEGRITY in all matters; we approach our work with DISCIPLINE to ensure no detail is overlooked; and EXCELLENCE is what we strive for every day and with each load we handle. We believe when we live these values on a daily basis, we create an environment where our team can flourish and each member can reach his or her full potential.


Our Mission

To become the nation’s premier flatbed/specialized transportation broker.

Leadership Team

Jeff Smiens
Co-Owner, Minneapolis
General Manager
Paul Nelson
General Manager, Minneapolis
Ops Manager
Jeff Schmitz
Ops Manager, Minneapolis
Pat Lynch
Co-owner, Sartell
Sales Manager
Kerry Herker
Sales Manager, Sartell
Q.C. Manager
Mark Mastroianna
Q.C. Manager, Sartell
Ops Manager
Tom Grimsley
Ops Manager, Sartell

Our Community

We’re proud to support Central Minnesota in as many ways as we can. Some of our affiliations and causes include:

We're Looking for the Bold

Granite Logistics' growth is aggressive and we’re looking for like-minded individuals to join our team. We currently have career openings in inside sales and logistics operations.

See Open Positions