Trade Show Logistics And Planning

At Legacy Logistics we recognize the detailed planning that goes into exhibiting at trade shows and events, specifically when it comes to trade show logistics. Did you know that shipping accounts for only about 10% of an exhibitors cost, yet has the potential to devastate a budget if not handled correctly? Legacy’s trade show shipping business model was created with the unique factors impacting trade show logistics in mind. Our blend of services, experienced carriers and professional account managers makes us the most reliable and trusted company in the trade show logistics industry. The following services set Legacy Logistics apart from our competitors.


Event Forecasting and Planning

In order to simplify and streamline the trade show process, we offer comprehensive planning and consulting services. Our team of specialists will make recommendations based on your unique trade show schedule and customize a strategy that is both cost effective and reliable. Our goal is to become a trusted partner and help our clients maximize their ROI.

Detailed Milestone Shipment Tracking

Each shipment is linked to our detailed tracking system, consisting of 14 milestones, so you never have to wonder about the location of your shipment. Our system automatically emails shipment status updates from pick up through proof of delivery. Clients can also access our online tracking system via our website.

Need help arranging your time-sensitive delivery? Our logistic support team is here to help with planning, scheduling, and executing your shipment.

24-Hour Support

We understand the nature of trade show shipping and the variables involved when transporting freight in and out of shows. We always have an experienced client services professional available to take your calls and respond to questions that may arise.

Additionally, at the end of a show our team reaches out to each client in order to walk them through the process of labeling freight and completing paperwork. Our goal is make the logistics process effective, yet as simple as possible.

On-Site Event Representation

We provide on-site staffing at many national trade shows. We are available to answer questions and offer solutions quickly. For inbound and outbound freight, we are on-site to ensure efficiency and manage any last-minute transportation surprises.

Minimized Drayage Impacts

Drayage is approximately 30% of exhibitor costs to attend a trade show. Our shipping strategies have been developed to minimize material handling, overtime charges, forced freight, and other costs associated with this variable expense.

“In my 35 years of being in the trade show industry and working with many different companies, Legacy has by far the best delivery track record and communication with on-site contacts. Our freight always gets picked up.”

Bob H