BT Bulk Logistics Trends - Oct 4th, 2023
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October 4, 2023
Joseph Newman, president of Newman Carriers, enjoys a spectacular view from the office of his company’s new headquarters in Fairmont City, Illinois. It’s so nice, it inspired the name of his first tank cleaning operation.
Top Stories
J.J. Isbell founded the Texas-based fuel hauler in 1983 with ‘faith, family, and hard work’ as the company’s rock-solid foundation

The Steam-Flo® steam generator is a great solution for heating tank cars with low-pressure steam. Mobile units available to heat multiple cars at once. Learn more by contacting a Sioux tank car heating expert today at 877-763-4039.

Heniff Transportation Systems received Trimble’s 2023 Ovation Award as the trucking industry’s best in improving overall efficiencies through use of technology.

Goodyear helps fleets stay ahead of issues, reduce downtime and minimize cost so your fleet can drive toward Total Mobility. Discover how Goodyear’s trusted products, premier service network and Tire Management tools can help keep your fleet moving.

Dependable Truck and Tank Limited, based in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, recently completed the acquisition of Keltic Tank and Meter in Woodstock, Ontario, and jointly opened a new Keltic North facility serving Northern Ontario.
Milk does a body good. The International Milk Haulers Association is nourishing the entire dairy industry. Got time to learn why?
NTTC leaders aim to “Drive the tank truck industry forward” in the trade association’s first trip to Indianapolis for Tank Truck Week, where new partnerships, presentations, and segment campaigns also are expected to drive record attendance.
The Hoyer Group plans to invest more than $104 million in infrastructure, asset, and digitalization improvements that support customers in the chemicals, gas, foodstuffs and petroleum products industries.
Bulk logistics provider Van den Bosch is expanding its network in East Africa and the Indian Ocean through a new cooperation with Celero Group.
As the United Auto Workers strike against the Big Three expands, Mack Trucks has avoided its own production shutdown by reaching a tentative agreement with its union workers.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has received backlash from trucking groups over a proposed 68 mph speed limiter mandate—a number now rescinded from government documents as the agency states it will continue to ascertain what speed limit would be safest for America’s roadways.
After a two-month surge, fuel prices have leveled off nationwide. One analyst expects fuel prices to keep falling "like a feather." Diesel pump prices are still down compared to 2022.
This month's issue spotlights 3 bulk hauler’s safety championship successes, Newman's new wash rack, IMHA, and much more!
Supplier News
Pneumercator, a manufacturer of automatic tank gauges for industrial, commercial, and mission-critical applications, recently launched a new website at
PhotonTec recently partnered with European photonics company LDI Innovation to provide North American customers access to LDI’s LED-based fluorometric oil and fuel sensing technology.
Addition of Leighton O’Brien unites the companies’ shared fuel optimization strategy to deliver enhanced customer value and fast ROI
CarriersEdge, a provider of online truck training for the trucking industry, recently added a series of courses that help managers and supervisors evaluate and improve their leadership and teamwork skills.