DSI Bulk Transport Maintains Identity Under American Bulk Commodities

DSI Bulk Tansport tank truck Mantua, Ohio-based DSI Bulk Transport specializes in handling plastic resins. (DSI Bulk Transport)

When American Bulk Commodities acquired DSI Bulk Transport earlier this year, it was a deal that ABC President Mark Carrocce said dovetailed nicely with his company's business philosophy.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
March 24, 2021
Business, Fuel, Logistics

Dupré Logistics, Hoyer Group Team to Create Hoyer Bulk

Hoyer Bulk From left to right: A Dupré Logistics truck (TruckPR/Flickr) and a Hoyer tanker. (Hoyer Group)

A pair of recent deals are reshaping the structure of companies that serve the energy and bulk-hauling sectors in North America.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
January 22, 2020
Business, Logistics, TCA

Bulkmatic Launches New National Joint Venture With Bulk FR8

Bulkmatic A Bulkmatic tanker. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Bulkmatic, one of the largest dry bulk transporters in the United States, is teaming up with Seattle-based Bulk FR8 to form a new nationwide joint venture.

Joseph S. Pete | The Times (Munster, Ind.)
January 17, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

BASF, Trimac Invest in New Bulk Freight-Matching Platform Bulky

Bulky Nathan Myer stands in front of a company banner. (Bulky)

The world’s largest chemical shipper and one of the largest bulk carriers in North America are investing $1 million in what they say is the first digital freight-matching network for shipping liquid bulk commodities by truck.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Staff Writer
April 24, 2019

Auxo Investment Partners Acquires Great Lakes Shipper Andrie

Private investment firm Auxo Investment Partners is partnering with the Andrie family with an investment in Andrie LLC, a Michigan-based bulk transporter of specialty products including liquid asphalt, cement, light oil petroleum products and calcium chloride, according to an Auxo news release.

March 1, 2019
Business, Logistics

Grammer Industries Looks to Expand After Buyout by Stellex Capital Management

Grammer tanker Grammer Industries Inc.

The family of Charles “Shorty” Whittington and a group of top executives at Grammer Industries Inc. have teamed with Stellex Capital Management to acquire the bulk chemical hauler from another investment firm, Linx Partners.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 11, 2018
Business, Top 100

Tank/Bulk Carriers See Gains and Losses

A Merchant Gas Group nitrogen hauler. Kenan Advantage Group

Carriers in the tank/bulk sector posted modest gains in revenue as firms dealt with positive and negative market trends. Higher prices slowed demand for fuel shipments, while increases in oil and gas drilling and production of petrochemicals boosted demand for tankers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
July 23, 2018

Kenan Buys Canada-Based RTL-Westcan

Russ MacNeil

Kenan Advantage Group has purchased RTL-Westcan Group, a bulk carrier that serves northern and western Canada, Kenan said.

November 18, 2013