With its 24 tractors and 50 tank trailers, Eagle Transport Group LLC, Goshen IN, hauls milk and milk products for a variety of customers in the Midwest. Operations include farm pick up.
Gene Shirk [on left] and Howard Miller review fleet status using the BOLT system.
A driver checks for dispatch instructions on the PeopleNet unit.
Paul Shirk demonstrates the Locjaw device he developed to prevent dropped trailers due to fifthwheel failures.
Milk shipments can be consolidated at Eagle Transport’s transfer station. The facility also has a foodgrade wash bay.
A five-bay shop handles tractor and trailer maintenance. The shop offers commercial maintenance service.
Eagle Transport has standardized on Walker stainless steel sanitary trailers with a 6,200-gallon capacity.
Eagle Transport has its own pump system for pick up trailers used to service smaller dairy farms.
Cattle guards protect against animal strikes.
Plastic fenders from Fleet Engineers work well for Eagle Transport.
Eagle Transport developed its own removable pump modules for farm pick up use.
Gene Shirk stands with one of two tractors assembled from Kenworth T660 glider kits.