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SPE C I AL AD V E RT I SI N G SE C T I O N

HIGHWAY TRANSPORT OUR PHILOSOPHY

To continue to be the leading bulk transportation and logistics organization utilizing leading technology. Highway Transport is people-oriented and customer driven, providing qualified trained personnel to surpass customer requirements.

HISTORY

Highway Transport has service centers in: Knoxville and Chattanooga in Tennessee; LaPorte, Freeport and Garland in Texas; McDonough, Georgia; Croydon and Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania; Florence, Kentucky; Joliet, Illinois; Wyandotte, Michigan; Geismar and Lake Charles in Louisiana; and Rock Hill in South Carolina.

COMPANY CULTURE

With a transportation industry legacy founded by the Watkins family in 1932, Highway Transport comprises an agile network of people, facilities and equipment. Its team of experts in the chemical and transportation industry is empowered to provide assurance, prioritize safety and create innovative supply chain solutions for logistics partners in the U.S. and Canada.

Highway Transport has a family culture that values open communication and is committed to investing in the development of its employees and delivering its promise of excellence. The company is defined by strong ethics, individual responsibility and accountability with continual improvement in a dynamic global environment.

WHAT WE DO

Highway Transport provides solutions to the chemical industry, including transportation and logistics services, and the company is recognized by customers and the industry for its dedication to safety, service, community and sustainability. Highway Transport’s proprietary, customer-focused technology provides transparency throughout the supply chain. Highway

Highway Transport is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based company that provides bulk transportation of specialty chemicals. The tanker fleet operates from 14 service centers in major chemical manufacturing areas across the country with a fleet of more than 400 tanker tractor trailers. 54  10/12 INDUSTRY REPORT  •  FALL 2020

RECOGNITION

TOP EXECUTIVES Marshall Franklin, President and CFO Christy Williams, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing Rick Lusby, VP of Safety and Quality Larry Edwards, VP of Fleet and Maintenance Matthew Powell, VP of Transportation Operations

YEAR FOUNDED 1948

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES 533

HEADQUARTERS 6420 Baum Dr. Knoxville, TN 37919 865.584.8631 hytt.com

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