Company Overview

Dependable Supply Chain Services is a full-service logistics provider. Services include trucking (LTL/FTL/Harbor Drayage), warehousing & distribution, 3PL (third-party logistics), air freight forwarding, ocean freight forwarding, and freight transport to and from Hawaii & Guam. Established in 1950 with a single bobtail truck, we now have five unique integrated divisions that manage each of these services customized specifically for your logistics requirements. These complementary divisions work together to create a seamless total supply chain solution.  

Our divisions and the specific transportation areas they handle:

  • DDC – Dependable Distribution Centers (warehousing and distribution)
  • DHE – Dependable Highway Express (LTL & FTL transportation, Harbor Drayage and Intermodal)
  • DLS – Dependable Logistics Solutions (3PL / third party logistics and supply chain consulting)
  • DHX – Dependable Hawaiian Express (transportation to and from the Hawaiian Islands and Guam)
  • DGX – Dependable Global Express (international ocean freight forwarder and N.V.O.C.C., worldwide air freight)

Executive Management

Ron Massman, CEO

Ron Massman CEO Ron's responsibility is to ensure the steady growth and profitability of Dependable Supply Chain Services.Ron earned his B.S. with a specialty in Transportation from UCLA after which he joined his father at Dependable Trucking, then a local delivery service with eight trucks. He worked his way through the sales, operations, and administrative departments, and within four years, took over as President. Under Ron's direction, Dependable acquired 30 companies and expanded operations both domestically and internationally, establishing Dependable Supply Chain Services as the full-service logistics provider it is today.

Bob Massman, Vice President

Bob Massman Vice President Robert (Bob) M. Massman is Vice President of Dependable Supply Chain Services. Bob’s 37 years of experience with Dependable Supply Chain Services began as a dockworker at age 18, then a truck driver, a dispatcher, and an account executive prior to making the transition to Vice President. This experiential background provides him with the unique and rare expertise that comes from understanding the transportation business from the ground up. Bob is involved in political advocacy for Dependable Supply Chain Services and keeps up with changing industry regulations that affect our business. He also frequently travels to all our terminals in order to address driver concerns. In addition, Bob is very involved in the CTA (California Trucking Association). 

Michael Dougan, C.F.O.

Michael Dougan CFO The Dependable Companies Mike is responsible for finance and corporate administration such as insurance, human resources and IT for Dependable. Mike received his BS in Accounting and Finance from Kansas State University and upon graduation worked for a “Big 8” Public Accounting Firm and then in an operational/financial position with a Fortune 500 Public Company.Mike joined Dependable in 1989 first as Controller then became CFO for Dependable in 1993.Mike has assisted Dependable to develop sophisticated systems to meet requirements in an ever more complex transportation environment.

Joe Finney, C.O.O.

Joe joined The Dependable Team as Chief Operating Officer in March of 2013. He brings over 30 years of industry experience, starting with Milne Truck Lines as a dockworker and P&D driver while attending ASU, then moving into management and staying with Milne until they closed. Through the years, Joe has held every position in the industry in both union and non-union environments up and including CEO of Bullet Freight. He has years of experience in various asset-based verticals including LTL, TL, bulk, cold chain, and then 5 years in the non-asset brokerage and logistics. With Joe’s unique experience from the ground up as well as having successful executive experience in both asset and non-asset based transportation business models, will allow him to apply the knowledge learned to help guide Dependable Supply Chain Services future growth.


Facts about Dependable Supply Chain Services

Founded: 1950

Number of Employees: Approximately 1600+


Dependable started as a trucking company in 1950 with a single bobtail truck when Harry Massman founded Dependable Trucking Company.  The company grew rapidly over the years due to our continued focus on improvement and growth.  In addition, we've remained committed to our unerring mission to become the asset-based total logistics provider we are today.

Mission Statement

The Company’s mission is to continue to earn a reputation for integrity, service, and diversity, that is unmatched in our industry, i.e. 'The Dependable Difference'. In order to achieve these lofty objectives, we must hire and retain only the most qualified and dedicated individuals who share the company's vision.  Our status as a diversified, premier total logistics provider is dependent upon our ability to provide only the highest level of service to our customers, maintain a necessary profit margin, and to recognize opportunities and react to changing market conditions well ahead of our competition.

Corporate Headquarters

Dependable Supply Chain Services
2555 East Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90023
(800) 548-8608
(323) 526-2222
(323) 526-2252 fax
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