Charles Wilson

Charles E. Wilson has spent 20 years covering the tank truck, tank container, and storage terminal industries throughout North, South, and Central America. He has been editor of Bulk Transporter since 1989. Prior to that, Wilson was managing editor of Bulk Transporter and Refrigerated Transporter and associate editor of Trailer/Body Builders. Before joining the three publications in Houston TX, he wrote for various food industry trade publications in other parts of the country. Wilson has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and served three years in the U.S. Army.

Harmac Transportation, part of the Canada-based Seaboard group, won its first Heil trophy by putting safety first in everything the company does.

Safety first: Harmac leaders, drivers celebrate milestone achievement

Oct. 9, 2023
Canadian tank truck carrier, part of the Seaboard Transport Group, hoists first Heil trophy thanks to consistently ‘safe, reliable, and professional’ over-the-road operations
Tandet Logistics
Seen together, Tandet Logistics’ two Heil trophies look like bookends, which is only appropriate since it’s the first tank truck carrier to win in both for-hire categories.

Clean sweep: Tandet hits prestigious safety target

Oct. 6, 2023
Canada-based bulk hauler is the first company to win National Tank Truck Carriers' North American safety championship in both for-hire carrier mileage categories
Lacy’s Express
After winning the Heil Trophy, the Lacy’s Express team decided they needed a place to display it and their many other NTTC awards. The new 100-ft.-by-50-ft. building also boasts 25 Grand awards, 20 personnel safety awards, 20 safety improvement awards, and six Honor awards.
Fleet Management

A grand pursuit: Lacy’s snares long-desired Heil Trophy

Dec. 5, 2022
New Jersey-based bulk carrier finally collects NTTC’s top honor in the Harvison division after 25 years of safety successes
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Jonathon Arneault, CEO and co-founder of FuelTrust

ITCA roundup: Carbon taxes loom for container industry

Nov. 23, 2022
Transportation executives discuss supply chain challenges, trucking trends, rail labor, and ISO tank adoption in the U.S. during annual International Tank Container Industry symposium...
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LSP Transport’s fleet of Kenworth tractors and Brenner DOT407 tank trailers deliver pipeline drag reducing agents to LiquidPower Specialty Products Inc customers throughout the United States.

LSP Transport first private fleet to claim NTTC's top safety award

Nov. 8, 2021
LiquidPower Specialty Products subsidiary secures Sutherland trophy for frequency of 0.344 accidents per million miles in 2020
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Pictured is one of the 374 tractors operated by The Dana Companies’ Suttles Truck Leasing division. This rig was photographed at the El Dorado AR terminal, one of 10 in the Suttles division.

Suttles stays safe with ‘top-down’ tenacity

Nov. 5, 2021
Division of Dana Transportation Companies snares NTTC's Heil Trophy through company-wide commitment to exceeding safety goals