Northeast Transit Fine Art Services was founded in 1998 "to provide the most economical, reliable, and flexible options for Fine Art Shipping, Soft-packing, and Crating." We talked with our ARTA Shipping Partner to learn more about their team and business.
Northeast Transit Fine Art Services is based in Waterville, NY, and a long-time ARTA Shipping Partner.
The company was founded in 1998 with a mission "to provide the most economical, reliable, and flexible options for Fine Art Shipping, Soft-packing, and Crating." Their employees have over 50 years of cumulative experience in the fine art transportation and handling fields. All of their employees are trained to handle and soft-pack all types of fine art.
Q: Where is your favorite place to book a dedicated truck?
A: “Anywhere in the Hudson Valley, especially in the summer time. The beautiful Catskill mountains never get old.” -Oscar Sarinana, Transportation Foreman
Q: Do you have ANy team traditions?
A: “'Just do your job' is a tribute to Bill Belechik, head coach of the New England Patriots. We say it all the time, and most of the time, its all in fun!!” -Alexis Perez, Logistics Coordinator
Q: How do you hope the industry changes in the next five years?
A: “To see the ELD mandate on Commercial trucks changed, or least to see more artists and institutions be more educated on the difficulties and shipping restrictions that creates.” -Adam DeGroat, President of Operations
Q: What is your proudest company moment so far?
A: “When we packed, and moved, an entire museums’ collection, when they built a new facility. It was a massive undertaking, but went very smoothly, and efficiently.” -Herb Taylor, Transportation Supervisor
Q: What is the must-have snack in your break room?
A: "Coffee. Coffee. And….more Coffee." -All of us!!