Atlanta-based A-1 Express, a nationwide same-day courier and transportation service provider, is getting into the long-distance freight business.<!stop>

The move is part of an effort to grow the courier within the freight industry and market the company as a one-stop package and freight delivery service. 

The company offers long distance freight services working with agents throughout the U.S. to offer their customers large-volume freight transportation without restrictions on size or weight. Long-distance freight services includes commercial freight and residential freight deliveries.

A-1 Express long distance freight service offers access to a network of more than 20 LTL carriers and freight companies. All freight is carried by secure and insured freight providers.