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“We can provide that equipment all across the United States.” -John Titsworth, president and CEO TRUCKING& FREIGHTING Access Across the U.S.A. > T R I A D T R A N S P O RT I N C . TRIAD TRANSPORT INC.’S FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT AND STAFF HELP IT PROVIDE A HIGH LEVEL OF EFFICIENT SERVICE. BY J I M H A R R I S For Triad Transport Inc., location is everything. The McAlester, Okla.-headquartered hazardous waste transportation hauler’s five largest facilities are spread across the United States, allowing // Triad Transport specializes in the transportation it access to its major customers and dis- of hazardous waste for disposal companies, oil companies and chemical manufacturers. posal sites coast to coast. The company’s southern regional terminal in Houston places it near a high concentration of oil refineries and chem- pany that can provide all of these different nies, but does not operate remediation or ical plants, while its Columbus, Ohio, and types of equipment,” he adds. “Whatever disposal facilities itself. Salt Lake City terminals are located near our customers need, we have the equip- several waste disposal facilities. Triad ment to serve them and can provide that Safety and Quality First Transport also operates a terminal in equipment all across the United States.” Titsworth co-founded Triad Transport in Phoenix and a yard near Fontana, Calif., The company works both with disposal 1985 with his wife, Gwen, her brother giving it coverage in the southwest and companies and directly with chemical, Davey Wilkett, Wilkett’s wife, Mary, and along the West Coast. The company also oil and other waste-generating compa- another partner who subsequently sold operates smaller, regional yards in Benton, Ark., and Pendergrass, Ga. their share back to the company. Gwen -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Titsworth and Mary Wilkett handled the Triad Transport Inc. company's finances during its early years. us apart in the industry,” President and The company initially hauled rock, sand, CEO John Titsworth says. Revenues: $36 million gravel and bulk materials for the manu- HQ: McAlester, Okla. facturing industry when it was ap- able trucking equipment including dry Employees: 200 proached to haul hazardous waste, John vans, roll-offs, end dumps, flat beds and Specialty: Hazardous waste transportation Titsworth says. tanks. “We’re probably one of few com- -------------------------------------------------------------- “All of our different locations really set Each location has a full fleet of avail- Soon after receiving the permits WINTER 2013 TLIMAGAZINE.COM 55 http://www.TLIMAGAZINE.COM

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Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013
Hurricane Sandy
Intermodal Rail
Near Shoring
Steel Bridges
Porsche Cars North America Inc.
TDS Transport
Aspen Equipment Co.
Consumers Energy
Mountain Valley Express Co. Inc.
Supreme Group
Miller Felpax Corp.
Rio Grande Pacific Corp.
TNT Sales
Usher Transport Inc.
Triad Transport Inc.
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Fusion Logistics
GulfMark Energy Inc.
Mode Transportation
Oregon International Port of Coos Bay
Trailways Inc.
Time Logistics Inc.
Verizon Communications Inc.
Sears Holding Corp.
Perry Ellis International Inc.
Tennessee Commercial Warehouse
J&P Hall Express
Pacific Air Cargo
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Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013