About Us

Discover CR Express

Headquartered in Elk Grove Village, IL, CR Express is nestled within the largest industrial park in the United States.

As a reliable, asset-based provider with 150+ tractors, 200+ trailers and 280,000 sq ft of warehouse space, CR Express is able to offer a wide range of services:

  • Local Airport Transfers and Charters
  • Container Freight Station (CFS) and Warehousing
  • Domestic Drayage
  • Domestic Full Truckloads (FTL)
  • Domestic Expedited Services
  • Local Less Than Truckload (LTL) Services

Our Vision

Our vision at CR Express is to reshape the future of logistics by continuously pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We envision a world where businesses thrive through seamless and efficient transportation solutions, empowered by our exceptional reliability, operational excellence, and the unwavering dedication of our passionate team. Through our innovative approach, we aim to become the industry leader, inspiring positive change and making a lasting impact on the global supply chain.

Our Mission

At CR Express, our mission is to revolutionize the transportation industry by delivering exceptional and sustainable logistics solutions with unwavering dedication, cutting-edge technology, and a relentless commitment to customer satisfaction. We strive to be the trusted partner for our clients, providing seamless services that exceed expectations while fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and sustainable growth.

Executive Team

Over a century of logistics experience across the management team

Dan Miles
Dan Miles

With over 30 years of experience in transportation and logistics (air, ocean, CCSF, CFS, GDP, Warehousing, and DOT), throughout his career Dan has been dedicated to providing safe, efficient, and reliable logistics solutions to customers. Dan believes in building strong relationships with clients and employees, and takes pride in the fact that CR Express is a trusted name in the industry.

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Carlos Rosales
Carlos Rosales

Carlos Rosales is the founder of CR Express, est. 1999. Starting as a truck driver, Carlos’ entrepreneurial drive and hard work have propelled CR Express to become a leading service provider. With a fleet of over 150 trucks and more than 250 employees across 3 locations, the company has built a reputation for exceptional service and a customer-centric philosophy. Carlos’ visionary leadership and commitment to excellence have been instrumental in shaping CR Express into the successful organization it is today.

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Jamal Amro
Jamal Amro

Jamal Amro started his career as a truck driver and later transformed his fleet into a thriving transportation business. With expertise in both air and ocean cargo, Jamal’s industry knowledge and commitment to customer satisfaction have been key components in CR Express’ success over the years. Jamal’s strategic and hands on approach to doing business with clients continues to guide the company’s growth and ensure its position as a leader in the industry.

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Bill Stortenbecker
Bill Stortenbecker
VP, Operations

With almost 30 years of experience in the field of logistics and transportation, Bill is well-versed in the air and ocean verticals of freight forwarding and warehousing. He comes from the forwarding side of the business and now has the pleasure of servicing the companies that he knows most about. Bill continuously supports the growth of CR Express as the company continues to expand its service offerings.

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Tony Memishi
Tony Memishi
VP, Transportation

Tony, one of the recent members to join the CR Express Leadership Team, presents 20+ years of experience in supply chain, logistics, and finance. Tony has been largely successful in generating profitable growth through comprehensive financial analysis, strategic negotiations, and aligning with Corporate Policies & Procedures. He has a proven track record in implementing innovative fiscal programs that provide competitive edge, best practices, process improvement, revenue realization, and streamlined performance.

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Alex Amro
Alex Amro
Project Manager

Alex comes equipped with a background in finance and risk management, and is focused on implementing initiatives that are best in practice into the daily operations at CR Express. Along with his investment in client relationships and business development, Alex is deeply involved in making technological advancements like Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Real-Time Tracking/Tracing readily available to customers for an easier way to work with CR Express.

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Derek Malazdra
Derek Malazdra
Key Accounts Manager

Derek has 22 years of working experience with global logistics service providers, specializing in air transportation, automotive line production, pharmaceuticals, warehouse distribution for OEM warranty parts delivery, oversized cargo transportation, high-value shipments, and various experiences with full project coordination from pick up to final delivery/installation with final cost analysis.


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Service is our Satisfaction

CR Express was built on unmatched service that goes above and beyond customer expectations. The industry expertise and customer-centric approach that CR has formed over the years is a true staple in the organization’s success and how customers will continue to recognize us for many years to come.

“CR Express is not like any other trucking company. It's first class service on a large scale and that's what makes us such a great partner to work with."

Carlos Rosales, Founder

Pictured above, Carlos Rosales and his first truck in 1999.

How We Do It

CR Express aims to be our valued customers’ one-stop solution for all their logistics needs. What do we offer?

  • Certified for Transportation of TSA Goods
  • Certified for Direct Airport Ramp Access
  • Certified for Transportation of Customs Bonded Goods
  • Certified Container Freight Station (CFS) for Bonded Goods
  • Certified for Storage of Hazardous Materials
  • Certified for Transportation of Hazardous Materials
  • Compliant with GDP Transportation and Storage Requirements


CR Express offers several funding opportunities to nonprofit organizations at a local, national, and global scale. Addressing basic needs like hunger, homelessness, low-income communities, and educating the workforce, CR Express remains fundamentally involved in charitable foundations.

CR Express’ staff also helps local communities through volunteerism, connecting non-profits and communities to much needed resources.

Just a few of the organizations CR has worked with include:

Boys and Girls Club
CR Express wrapped a Semi-Truck with the Boys and Girls Club Branding to Spread Awareness Statistics about the Free Membership Club. It also hosted an on-site tour to its headquarters to showcase how the logistics industry works and let the members of the club get a first-hand look at CR Express' day to day.
Wings Soccer Club
CR Express is a sponsor of the competitive soccer team, Wings SC. The Wings Soccer Club is located in the greater Chicagoland area and has teams from all age groups that compete at a local scale.
Ginger Creek Community Church
CR Express extended funding for a church mission trip to Mexico in order to help rebuild broken communities/homes.