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
Making Our Mark
How KAG is making its presence known in the shale industry
Patty Harcourt, Vice President of
Corporate Communications, recently
spoke with Doug Allen, Executive Vice
President of our Advantage Management
Group (AMG), on KAG’s growing presence
and expansion into the crude oil market.
Patty: From your experience, what are some
of the most common misconceptions of
hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”?
I always recommend that when
people hear anything about fracking, they
keep an open mind. Fracking has taken
In our most recent issue of
, I made a bold statement —
chances are, everyone will encounter
something today containing an ingredient
once inside one of our trucks. Our
diverse product mix is not by chance…
it’s by design.
Our business looks quite different than it
did 24 years ago, when we started with
a few trucks delivering fuel to customers
in Northeast Ohio. Our strategic plan has
always been steady and reliable growth
to ensure job security for our employees,
while also providing a stable return for
By diversifying into chemicals, merchant
gases, liquid food products, etc., we
have accomplished this goal, even when
the U.S. economy struggled. To further
complement and strengthen this strategy,
we entered into the Canadian markets
with our flagship company, RTL-Westcan.
Success by Design
RTL on its own has a unique mix of
product lines including heavy involvement
in the Canadian oil and gas industry. Our
U.S. Fuels Delivery Group (FDG) entered
the oil and gas industry with the purchase
of water-hauler Highland Environmental in
2012. Between our established Canadian
oil and gas services, and our growing
U.S. operations, we are pleased with the
ongoing opportunities this business line
In this issue of Highway Connections
Doug Allen, Executive Vice President
of our Advantage Management Group
(AMG), talks about how KAG is
expanding its U.S. oil and gas operations,
and our bright outlook for this market.
place at more than a million wells across
the U.S. since the late 1940s. It’s played a
huge role in the development of America’s
oil and natural gas resources ever since.
The process uses water pressure to
create fractures in rock that allow oil and
natural gas to escape and flow out of a
well. It’s actually safe and highly regulated.
It’s been good for North America and –
more recently – KAG.
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