January 23 – 25, 2020 | Geismar, Louisiana Highway Transport managers gathered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for Kickoff 2020. The strategic planning meeting was held near the new service center in Geismar, Louisiana so that everyone could tour the new site.
Highway’s new Service Center in Geismar, LA (Baton Rouge) will be our “flagship” facility.
• 6-bay maintenance shop
• 4+ bay tank wash
• two stories with excellent driver facilities (including a theater-style break room)
• training center for our Gulf coast area drivers
• many offices
• conference room
• located on 25 acres, with room for expansion
“We are set to open April / May of 2020,” says Marshall Franklin, president & CFO. “This is a huge step in our long-term growth strategy. Highway Transport is movin’ on up with the best people and great facilities. Barry Hall deserves a special shout out for his role throughout this important expansion. From planning to construction to cost controls, he has handled all aspects.”
Arkel Constructors is Highway Transport’s general contractor located in nearby Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Highway Transport’s management group held strategic planning sessions at L’Auberge Hotel & Casino in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
4th Quarter Star of Excellence Award
Highway Transport Knoxville Center received the Highway Transport Shining Star Award for Outstanding Performance. Doug Vineyard accepted the star-shaped award on behalf of everyone at the Knoxville Service Center. Each service center is evaluated quarterly using several metrics including safety, on-time service, efficiency, and financial stability.
The group enjoyed an evening of fun activities at the nearby TopGolf sports venue in Baton Rouge.
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