Fort Transfer, Morton IL, has been in the process of transitioning into a diversified liquid bulk solutions provider. The carrier operates 160 tractors and more than 200 trailers.
Brad Kahler is leading Fort Transfer in its transition to liquid bulk solutions provider.
A worker inspects some of the 62 storage tanks in Fort Transfer’s fully enclosed chemical storage facility in Morton IL.
Fort Transfer has a full maintenance shop in Morton IL that handles preventive maintenance, tank inspections and tests, and meter service.
Dispatchers work to keep the Fort Transfer fleet moving for maximum productivity.
Fort Transfer has its own system for testing product hoses at the Morton terminal.
Brenner and Polar DOT407 tank trailers with a 6,500-gallon capacity are used in general chemical operations.
Trailers are specified with a curbside safety ladder and enclosed work platform.
Product handling equipment includes STAC hydraulics, Roper pumps, and Quincy compressors.
Tags clearly indicate when the next trailer PM service is due.
This mounting arrangement is preferred for the Truck-Lite brake and signal lights.
Fort Transfer prefers curbside-mounted hose troughs. Two-inch hoses are typical.
Widebase tires are specified for tractor drive positions.
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