KAG will revolutionize transportation
and logistics within the liquid bulk
industry through its national scale,
advanced technology and an
uncompromising commitment to
be the employer of choice.
Our mission is to take every load,
deliver it on time,
Safety and Security
for the safety and security of our
employees, customers and general
public will always come first.
– Our customers are
the primary focus of everything we
do as a company. We will master
execution of ALL internal processes
so we deliver total service excellence.
– Equally important as
all customers are our valued
employees who continually work
to make KAG the most efficient
company in the industry. We are
committed to providing exceptional
training, development and inspiration
to all employees.
– We will operate
efficiently by aggressively managing
costs in all areas of our organization
in order to be the market leader.
– At all times, we will conduct
ourselves in a responsible manner
to maintain the highest standard
Patty Harcourt, Vice President of
Corporate Communications, spoke
with Charlie DeLacey, Vice President
of Corporate Development, on KAG’s
strategy for ongoing growth initiatives.
We’ve recently entered into a new private
equity relationship with OPE. As the
private equity investment arm of OMERS
private equity pension fund, OPE has
invested in companies like ours for
We’ve benefited by our successful
relationship with private investment firms
GS Capital Partners (Goldman Sachs)
and Centerbridge Partners. Our work
with five other banking and investment
groups has helped us establish our
extensive North American presence.
Now we’ve found another ideal partner
This recent transaction is extremely
positive for KAG employees and
customers. We take deliberate steps
in choosing the right financial partners
and capital structure to support growth
OPE’s investment philosophy is to back
great companies such as KAG and
provide capital to help us do what we do
revolutionize transportation and
logistics within the liquid bulk industry.
A New Financial Partner
Unlike private equity groups in our past,
OPE takes a longer-term approach. KAG
fits well with their strategy of choosing
industry leading companies with long-
term stability and steady growth.
We appreciate the support that our
private equity partners afforded us
throughout the last 17 years.
our history have we served so many
diverse end markets across North
America, including fuels, chemicals,
industrial gases, liquid foods, energy
resources, and more
. As a result, there
the company and
for you, our valued employees.
With every transaction in the past, we
hit the ground running, and we expect
to do the same today. We have the right
partners, the best Drivers and a team of
talented employees who know how to
get the job done.
We wouldn’t be where
we are today without your commitment
and support. Thank you for being a part
of our growing and successful team!
Patty: Can you tell us a little a bit
about your role as Vice President of
I work with leaders across all of
KAG’s platforms to develop strategies
that drive growth. We have two main
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Enhancing Our Strength
KAG continues to seek the best opportunities to grow