Growth in Chicago

Major chemical companies ask us to extend our capacity particularly throughout the southeastern corridor of the U.S. where many chemical manufacturers are expanding their facilities. Throughout 2020, Highway Transport constructed a new service center in Geismar, Louisiana, which is near Baton Rouge. Read the full article in 10/12 Magazine.

Most recently, in the Midwest, near Chicago in the town of Channahon, Highway Transport completed construction of a new service center.

“Highway Transport is investing in a state-of-the-art service center, including the latest systems and technology to ensure a safe and worker-friendly environment,” said Kyle Lukwinski, Highway Transport service center manager. “We care about our drivers and employees, and this facility is designed with their safety and convenience in mind. When we take care of our team and our drivers, they are best equipped to fulfill our commitment to providing award-winning safety and service to our customers. 

Our new service center named Highway Transport Chicago is a critical component in delivering on Our Promise. With a transportation industry legacy founded by the Watkins family in 1932, Highway Transport encompasses an agile network of people, facilities and equipment. Our team of experts in the chemical and transportation industry is empowered to provide assurance, prioritize safety and creative innovative supply chain solutions for our logistics partners in the U.S. and Canada.

More About Highway Transport 

Highway Transport is a Knoxville, Tennessee-based company in business since 1948 providing bulk transportation of specialty chemicals. The tanker fleet operates from 15 service centers in major chemical manufacturing areas across the U.S. with a fleet of 400+ tanker tractor trailers. Highway Transport was recently honored to receive the Responsible Care® Partner of the Year Award. The Responsible Care® organization recognizes partners with superb performance and safety records involved in the transportation of chemicals. Discover more in-depth information about Highway Transport by visiting Highway Transport has service centers in the following U.S. cities: 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; Rock Hill, South Carolina; and Bridgeport, New Jersey.