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Gulf Winds International Verified

At Gulf Winds, it’s always about More Than The Move.

Company Overview

Gulf Winds is a leading drayage, transloading, and domestic freight provider serving importers and exporters from around the globe. Because of its commitment to continuous investment in technology, people, and supply chain infrastructure, Gulf Winds stands alone as the largest and most robust transportation provider for Port Houston— with locations in Houston, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Mobile, and Memphis.


Gulf Winds International ranks number 135 on the 2022 FreightWaves Top 500 For-Hire Carrier list.

Company Specialties

  • Intermodal Drayage

Company Info

  • Headquarters : Deer Park, Texas
  • Tractors
    • Total : 563
    • Company Owned : 209
    • Term Leased : 354
    • Trip Leased :
  • Percent of Tractors Leased :
  • Trailers : 1,467
  • Straight Trucks :

More Information

The Gulf Winds Driver League | Drive for Gulf Winds

Has Freight Slowed Down at your Current Company? At Gulf Winds, we have no forced dispatch, 99% home time, and consistent local and regional work available for Independent Contractors in Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Mobile & Memphis.

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Gulf Winds Featured in The 2022 Joc Annual Review & Outlook

We are thankful to have been given the opportunity to contribute to the 2022 JOC Annual Review & Outlook! Click below to read the contribution from GWI Vice President of Business Development, Brad Elam.

Gulf Winds named a Top Workplace in Houston & in the USA

Gulf winds has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the USA for the second consecutive year! This award, along with our Top Workplaces in Houston award, are based solely on the feedback from our incredible team, submitted through our annual employee survey. Maintaining a culture where our employees feel engaged, appreciated, and fulfilled is one of our top priorities - making these awards all the more meaningful.

Drive for The Gulf Winds Driver League

​​At Gulf Winds, we value YOU. With consistent quality work, top pay & a commitment to flexibility, let your miles take you further with Gulf Winds. We currently have immediate openings for Local & OTR Independent Contractors with consistent home time. Apply today!