Latest Issue - May 15th, 2023
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This is an indisputably pivotal period in Grammer Logistics’ storied history.In less than five years, the tank truck carrier Charles “Shorty” Whittington founded 55 years ago has changed owners, overhauled its executive team—and name—doubled in size, and diversified into new commodities and services, including third-party bulk logistics with the acquisition...
Exosent Engineering manufactures MC-331 tank trailers that are more driver friendly, more fuel efficient, and—most importantly—safer than a traditional “bottle” trailer used for transporting liquified gasses. So, carriers that haul these liquids are hastening to adopt Exosent’s radical pressure vessels, right? That hasn’t been the case.
Like a lot of tank truck companies, J.P. Noonan runs a complex operation that involves diverse equipment, commodities, and services. So, as an innovative, third-generation family business, the carrier always is on the hunt for technology that makes the job easier, employees more efficient—and, importantly, better serves customers.
It’s a great time to stick together. With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determined to let California lead on emissions rules—a path with potentially wide-ranging supply chain ramifications—the best hope for tank truck companies who still believe common sense will prevail is to come up with alternative technologies and timelines that...
Ventura Transfer chairmand and CEO delivers Bulk Transporter's annual State of the Industry address, including his outlook on emissions controls, electrification—and the future of family businesses
Responsiveness is critical, especially when it comes to refueling a fleet. With a surge in infrastructure and construction spending coinciding with skyrocketing fuel prices, contractors may feel their fuel costs are out of control.