Terral RiverService, Inc. is pleased to announce a strategic partnership agreement with Vulcan Materials Company for transportation services and the marketing of aggregates. Our companies have enjoyed a long-term relationship, and this agreement expands the relationship by providing a more enhanced and streamlined structure to better service our collective customers.
Terral RiverService, Inc. is a family-owned company. Oftentimes, smaller-scale companies like this don’t have the opportunity to seek consultation on business decisions from outside of their own walls, aside from stock and share holders.
Traffic on the river in Lake Providence has been very busy and backed up, causing us to have to work our tows south of the Harbor rather than at the mouth of the harbor. We take pride in our ability to provide a safe and convenient harbor service at all of our ports, and we… Read more »
Terral River Service, Inc. is celebrating the one-year anniversaries of several additions to their company; one year since the introduction of their Logistics Division, as well as the anniversary of adding Teddy Twigg to the Gulf Coast Rock business. Lorraine Hyde, General Manager of the logistics division, came to Terral with over 25 years of… Read more »
The Gulf Coast Rock Division at Terral RiverService, Inc. broke their division record this week after shipping out their one millionth ton of aggregates. According to COO Johnny Martin, the company has seen a steady increase in their numbers in this area over the past three years – but it wasn’t until they brought on… Read more »
Terral RiverService, Inc. has been operating on the Mississippi River since 1992. And, according to the company’s CEO, their success comes from their dedicated employees. Many of Terral’s employees repeatedly express their appreciation of the family-feel that serves as the foundation on which the company operates.
When it comes to sustainable shipping, river transportation brings home the gold. The team at Terral RiverService, Inc. is proud to be a part of this winning industry as they place sustainability and efficiency at a high priority every step of the way.
Terral River Service has been carrying freight on the Mississippi River and beyond for over 30 years, and – in partnership with Robert Miller & Associates – we’ve created our free Freight Rate Calculator, which provides you with an instant snapshot of your predicted shipping rate. By giving us information like your cargo type, amount needed… Read more »
When it comes to hiring deckhands, Terral River Service seeks out the best of the best – those who are not only willing to work hard, but those who seek a career and want to be a part of a company with a bond like family. President and CEO Tom Gattle said deckhands play a… Read more »
Becoming a captain at Terral River Service isn’t something that happens overnight; Hours, days and months of training are required to earn the title. 18 months as a deckhand, working under a master captain for 240 days onboard a vessel, evaluations from designated examiners – the list goes on.
Dedicated to making sure their clients receive their various cargo and materials, Terral River Service is constantly seeking out ways to grow their business and build long-term relationships with their clients. This involves making sure operations are running smoothly, that all assets are being utilized appropriately and that partnerships and relationships are being nurtured.
*Updated August 7, 2015 There are several unavoidable barriers that can make delivering cargo on the river a challenge and, early last month, severe weather conditions caused several traffic points on the River to close. However, Terral River Service was successful in standing by their service motto of operating “24 hours, 7 days a week, 365… Read more »