Highway Transport managers in front of new service center under construction in Geismar, LouisianaJanuary 23 – 25, 2020 | Geismar, Louisiana Highway Transport managers gathered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for Kickoff 2020. The strategic planning meeting was held near the new service center in Geismar, Louisiana so that everyone could tour the new site.
Highway’s new Service Center in Geismar, LA (Baton Rouge) will be our “flagship” facility.

aerial view of Highway Transport construction site in Geismar, Louisiana

aerial view provided by Arkel Constructors of 25 acre Highway Transport service center


• 6-bay maintenance shop
• 4+ bay tank wash
• two stories with excellent driver facilities (including a theater-style break room)
• training center for our Gulf coast area drivers
• many offices
• conference room
• located on 25 acres, with room for expansion

January 2020 scene of new Highway Transport site, Arkel Constructors is the contractor

Highway Transport managers touring the new Highway Transport Geismar site

managers touring the new Highway Transport Geismar site.

“We are set to open April / May of 2020,” says Marshall Franklin, president & CFO. “This is a huge step in our long-term growth strategy. Highway Transport is movin’ on up with the best people and great facilities. Barry Hall deserves a special shout out for his role throughout this important expansion. From planning to construction to cost controls, he has handled all aspects.”
Arkel Constructors is Highway Transport’s general contractor located in nearby Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

concrete and paving on the Highway Transport Geismar site in Louisiana

Highway Transport managers gathering at the Highway Transport Geismar site

Highway Transport’s management group held strategic planning sessions at L’Auberge Hotel & Casino in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Highway Transport sales team together at L'Auberge Hotel & Casino

Sales Team 2020: Steve Kitts, Brenda Skoda, Patricia Wardrep, Christy Williams, Victoria Caldwell, Darren Angelo

Highway Transport managers conducting strategic planning meeting at L'Auberge Hotel & Casino

Highway Transport manager meeting at L'Auberge Hotel & Casino in Baton Rouge

presentations by Highway Transport Logistics manager

presentation by Sales dept. of Highway Transport Logistics

4th Quarter Star of Excellence Award

Highway Transport Knoxville Center received the Highway Transport Shining Star Award for Outstanding Performance. Doug Vineyard accepted the star-shaped award on behalf of everyone at the Knoxville Service Center. Each service center is evaluated quarterly using several metrics including safety, on-time service, efficiency, and financial stability.

Highway Transport Logistics award presentation

Joe Sheldon (left) presented Doug (right) with the service center award for the quarter.

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