We are Flagship Transport

We are Flagship Transport

Leaders in Transport
Logistics

Flagship Transport is a premier transport logistics company operating in the United States focused on high-quality services and extraordinary customer support.

Our Mission

Provide the highest quality service with every shipment our clients need.
Experience, integrity, and quality are standards that position us as a market leader.

Our transportation logistics services throughout the years

Flagship Transport LLC is a logistics holding company, created by the end of 2021 that encompasses:

  • Founding of Gables Transport, Inc

    Gables Transport, Inc. was created in 2006 as a nationwide freight services and full truck repair center,
    then in 2011 was acquired by Roberto Fernandez and grew organically reaching just under $40M in revenues by 2016. 

  • Acquisition of Arel Trucking, Inc

    In 2018, Mr. Fernandez and his family acquired Arel Trucking, Inc: a trucking company based in Lakeland, FL focused on expanding the business and providing refrigerated transportation solutions. 

  • Founding of GAT Logistics, LLC

    By the end of 2018, Mr. Fernandez created GAT Logistics, LLC: a freight brokerage business to serve the Miami-based cruise line industry. 

  • Arel and Gable’s Growth

    By early 2019, Arel and Gables leased more than 100 new tractors and trailers to serve the Miami-based cruise lines.

  • Servicing Royal Caribbean

    In early 2020, Arel and Gables were able to secure a significant agreement servicing Royal Caribbean to revert the 2019 losses caused by the decrease in the rate per mile.

  • Merging with AQI Logistics Trucks

    In November 2020, Mario Abad was presented with the opportunity to restructure the business. Also, merging AQI Logistics Trucks which he founded in 2018. 

  • Abad Acquires Gables, Arel & GAT

    In February 2021, Abad signed an option to purchase a control stake in Gables, Arel & GAT. He executed his purchase option in September 2021. 

  • Growth in Services

    During the 3rd Quarter of 2021 management entered the intermodal, LTL, and warehousing business. Attaining a rented 12,000 sq ft. facility in Medley, incorporating +10-day cab trucks, and leasing +15 chassis for the intermodal business. 

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Our Leadership Team

Image of Mario, Flagship Transport CEO

Mario Abad

CEO of Flagship Transport

A businessman with more than 30 years of successful experience in different ventures. Mario is involved in supervising all areas of the business. As a quick reference, Mario began working for a small cargo airline in the 1990’s. 

Mario oversaw the ground handling and fuel supply for over $70 million worth of fuel. In 2004, Mario began work as an aviation consultant at the New York hedge fund, Matlin Patterson. 

In 2009, Mario left Matlin Patterson and partnered with Jaime Sanchez in the startup of Air Capital Group, and eventually the acquisition of ATH which was sold to Blackstone Group in 2018. 

Roberto, President and Founder

Roberto Fernandez

Founder & President of Gables Transport Inc., Arel Trucking Inc. and GAT Logistics

Mr. Fernandez has been in the trucking industry for over 17 years and has experience in the transportation, logistics and brokerage industry; he continues to lead and supervise many areas of the company. 

Santiago, CFO of Flagship Transport

Santiago Scaminaci

CFO of Flagship Tranport

Mr. Scaminaci is currently leading the finance and administration roles as well as involved in business new ventures/company expansion. He has more than 20 years of Finance experience. Prior to this role, Santiago has been an advisor in finance and banking in multiple industries. 

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