• Blog

  1. 2017 SmartWay Excellence Award

    "75-Year-Old Port of Los Angeles (POLA) trucking company, Duncan and Son Lines, was honored with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an industry leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency in Oct 2017.  The company operates 250 trucks and has one of the youngest fleets (2015 and newer) delivering containers in the...Read More
  2. I ASK A LOT OF QUESTIONS

    Without fail -  I always ask these questions before finalizing the sale of a 40' container:
    • Is the opening to the property a minimum of 12' wide?
    • Will the semi-truck/trailer have a minimum of 110' pullout (or can the driver just back in - unload the container - and then pull out without having to make any sharp turns?)
    • How should container...Read More
    • Duncan’s “Investment in Safety”

      INVESTMENT IN SAFETY Duncan and Son's #1 core value is Investment in Safety.  We see all of the time and money we spend in this area as an investment, not just a cost.  So what are we investing in, exactly?  Obviously there is a reduction in accidents which saves money.  But more important are the lives of our employees and the public at large.  We take this responsibility...Read More
    • MODIFICATIONS

      We do very basic modifications like installation of roll-up doors and windows.  In case you haven't heard or read about it, conex boxes (aka shipping containers aka ocean containers) are being used to build "tiny-homes" for homeless Veterans, horse stalls, artist studios, vacation get-a-ways, under ground shelters, and even homes for life styles of the rich and famous. Here are images I've found...Read More
    • SELLING OCEAN CONTAINERS

      About one year ago I started selling containers for DSL. I knew very little about containers other than the obvious – moving containers loaded with import or export goods in/out of the Ports of LA and Long Beach CA and to/from Phoenix Metro area, is our company’s specialty. After selling a few hundred, I now consider myself the resident expert about container “classifications, grades, sizes,...Read More
    • Buy Shipping Containers

      Be sure to check out our container sales section to learn more about shipping containers for sale. Shipping Contain Sales
    • Duncan and Son Lines Inc. has been named as the Phoenix Container Yard provider for Hapag-Lloyd.

      Duncan and Son Lines Inc. has been named as the Phoenix Container Yard provider for Hapag-Lloyd. Hapag-Lloyd is a leading global liner shipping company with more than “135 container ships. For more than 160 years the company has set industry-wide benchmarks for reliability, service, productivity, and environmental protection…Hapag-Lloyd offers about 80 liner services between all continents...Read More
    • Family Tradition

      With nearly 70 years in business, Duncan and Son Lines has seen both the challenges and rewards that come with being a family-owned trucking business. Richard Blaine Duncan Jr. and his son Rick shepherded the once small company through tough times to grow into a 200-truck operation today. Rick’s sons are next in line. Rick Duncan’s grandfather, Richard Blaine Duncan Sr., founded the company...Read More
    • Duncan And Son Lines, Inc. Joins U.S. Epa Smartway Transport® Partnership

        Phoenix, Arizona – Duncan and Son Lines today announced that it joined the SmartWaySM Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry designed to increase energy efficiency while significantly reducing greenhouse gases and air pollution. Duncan and Son Lines will contribute to the Partnership’s goal to ...Read More

© Duncan & Son Lines

Company Headquarters

23860 West US Highway 85
Buckeye, AZ 85326
Phone: 623-386-4511
Fax: 623-386-3656
Toll Free: 1-800-528-4283

Phoenix Yard

7211 West Southern Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85339
Phone: 602-237-7188
Fax: 602-237-9337
Toll Free: 1-800-528-4283