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June 12, 2018 5:15 PM, EDT

KAG Merges Two Units Into Merchant Gas Group

KAG Merchant Gas (KAG Merchant Gas Group)

Kenan Advantage Group Inc. announced it merged its two merchant gas subsidiaries — Jack B. Kelley and Cryogenic Transportation — into KAG Merchant Gas Group.

The merger “allows us to streamline our operations, better capitalize on our extensive U.S footprint, capture best practices of both organizations and, most importantly, provide our customers with one point of contact for improved customer service,” Vern Ingham, executive vice president of KAG Merchant Gas, said in a company release.

KAG is North America’s largest tank truck transporter and logistics provider, delivering fuels, chemicals, merchant gases and food products across the United States, Canada and into Mexico.

Kenan Advantage Group Inc. ranks No. 25 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America.

The North Canton, Ohio-based company has a professional driver base of over 400 drivers operating a fleet of about 350 trucks and 500 specialized trailers in 25 terminal locations across the United States. It operates through its five groups: Fuels Delivery, Specialty Products (chemicals and liquid food), Merchant Gas, KAG Canada and KAG Logistics.