OTA Nominates Dan Smith for 2018 Driver of the Year

KAG Driver Dan Smith was among twelve nominees for Ohio Trucking Association’s 2018 Driver of the Year. These exceptional Drivers were honored this past weekend during a banquet at The Grand Event Center in Columbus, Ohio. The twelve Drivers have a combined total of 384 years of driving experience and 36.9 million safe miles driven. […]

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Thanks and Appreciation to KAG Call Center

All too often we get caught up in the challenges of our day-to-day roles that we miss out on thanking those whose efforts help us succeed in meeting our driver and customer needs. Our KAG leadership team in Green Bay, WI sent a letter thanking our Call Center Representatives Tiffany Danko and Dalon “Lonnie” Shambaugh […]


KAG Driver Wendall Davis Receives Million Mile Award

KAG is pleased to present Wendall Davis with the One Million Mile Award.  This recognition is given to Drivers who have accumulated one million miles of safe, accident-free driving.  Joining KAG in 1993, Wendall drives for our Memphis, TN terminal. “Wendall is one of my senior drivers, always at work, professional and in a good […]

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KAG’s Christine Collins – She Drives Trucks

Christine Collins grew up around her father’s rigs and always has been drawn to trucking.  She worked hard to become a Professional Driver–first driving dump trucks and buses, and then, after getting her Class A in 2015, she started driving over the road.  She now drives solo for KAG Merchant Gas.   To read more […]

Private Fleet Conversion Core Benefits

6 Core Benefits of Private Fleet Conversion

Remaining competitive in today’s economic environment requires an honest evaluation of your company’s core competencies. Very often your annual transportation “spend” is a large percentage of your cost of goods sold.   A Private Fleet Conversion (PFC) could be the answer to not only reducing this spend, but also eliminating the challenges of regulatory compliance, ELD […]

Safety First Winter Driving Tips

Safety is Always First: Tips for Winter Driving Conditions

As the Eastern United States is being hit with a winter storm bringing with it snow, high winds, and freezing winter temperatures, the safety of our drivers and the driving public is at the forefront.  Along with American Trucking Associations (ATA) and America’s Road Team Captains here are some critical saftey tips for driving in wintry weather. […]

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ELD Mandate Extends Beyond Our Borders

On the same day the U.S. ELD mandate went into effect, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced that Canada will follow suit.   KAG Chief Operating Officer Grant Mitchell, who chairs the Alberta Motor Transportation Association (ATMA), was in attendance for the announcement in Brampton, Ontario.  “ELDs are another way of improving safety while embracing […]

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ELDs Will Aid Transportation Industry’s Commitment to Safety

The last few years have seen many examples of new or better technology focused on boosting highway safety. Collision avoidance systems, blind-spot detection and lane-departure warnings all support safe operation by our drivers. ELDs provide an additional tool that will further boost safety by ensuring that drivers will be well-rested and alert while behind the […]

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KAG’s Merchant Gas Group Adds Two More Terminal Locations

It was an exciting weekend as our KAG Merchant Gas Group added two new terminals in Bethlehem, PA and Claymont, DE.  It was all hands on deck as the first load rolled out of Bethlehem on Friday evening, December 8th. Kudos to the entire team-drivers, mechanics, safety trainers, operations personnel, and of course our great […]

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Kirk Altrichter Talks ELDs with Transport Topics

KAG’s Vice President of Fleet Services Kirk Altrichter talked with Transport Topics at NTTC’s Tank Truck Week 2017 held in New Orleans.  As trucking companies are preparing to comply with the fast-approaching ELD mandate deadline of December 18, Altrichter says KAG is has already converted its operation. Here is the link to the full article. www.ttnews.com/articles/moving-elds-carriers-law-enforcement-prepare-mandate

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