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June 27, 2022 4:28 PM, EDT

KAG Energy Expands Midwest Footprint

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KAG Energy is growing its operations in the Midwest after recently securing new business in the region, the business group announced June 27.

The Kenan Advantage Group division transports petroleum-based products. The expansion plans involve growing its footprint into Wichita, Kan., and Tulsa, Okla.

The Green Bay, Wis., regional scheduling center will be responsible for dispatch operations in the region.

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“The new business and expansion is especially important as it grows our geographic footprint throughout the Midwest, bridging the geography gap between the Rocky Mountains and the upper Midwest,” said Jason Platt, executive vice president of KAG Energy.

Platt also praised the Midwest operational team for stepping up to make the expansion happen seamlessly and for opening the door for additional growth opportunities in the future. KAG Energy decided to expand its presence in concert with its strategic partners.

“Our strategic partners challenged us to start up operations in this marketplace under a tight timeline,” Platt said. “Without hesitation, the entire KAG team worked together to execute an aggressive plan to meet the needs of our customers.”

Kenan Advantage Group ranks No. 24 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America. — Transport Topics

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