Every year, Highway Transport celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. In 2016 Highway Transport also began the process of expansion into a new market: Pittsburgh, PA. Chemical tanker drivers are an elite class of drivers with a very unique set of skills. They are very committed to safety, very knowledgeable about chemicals.
“They are everyday heroes with the deepest commitment to safety. Plus, our drivers really shine…literally and figuratively,” says Greg Watkins, CEO of Highway Transport Logistics, Inc.
“Our driving fleet is eye-popping. We have one of the cleanest and most well-maintained truck fleets on the road. Our shops are staffed with top mechanics and tank wash professionals.”
Below: Poster at each Highway Transport Chemical service center nationwide…
With an intense focus on safety and a 70+ year legacy, Highway Transport moves into the Pittsburgh, PA market with an eye on recruiting top talent.
“It’s not just trucking.” adds Watkins, “Highway Transport jobs require understanding the finer details of specialty chemicals and logistics. The Pittsburgh area workforce has a reputation for professionalism and the mindful approach needed for the type of work we do.” adds Watkins “Pittsburgh has been evolving since the 2008 recession. The region is undergoing a renaissance, and Highway Transport Chemical wants to be a part of that new business model, that spirit of growth.”
“The skills of our chemical tanker drivers make Highway Transport drivers stand out among drivers in the trucking industry. Pittsburgh workers stand out above other areas of the country.”
Throughout National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Highway Transport drivers enjoy cookouts and gifts at all facilities nationwide. Employees receive a variety of gifts: travel mugs, collectible hat pins, and a stylus ink pens for use on mobile devices.
Highway Transport Chemical has a presence in the following U.S. cities:
Knoxville, TN
Chattanooga, TN
LaPorte, TX
Freeport, TX
Garland, TX
McDonough, GA
Croydon, PA
Florence, KY
Joliet, IL
Wyandotte, MI
Geismar, LA
According to American Trucking Associations, this is the week when America’s 3.5 million drivers are in for a nationwide pat on the back in recognition of their hard work. Truckers move the goods and products that grow our national economy.

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