Terral announces strategic partnership with Vulcan Materials Company

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’s advisory board an “invaluable asset”

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.

Lake Providence very busy

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 »

One Year With Terral: Logistics Division and Teddy Twigg

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 »

Terral’s Gulf Coast Rock Division exceeds 1 million tons shipped

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 »

Better Boats, Better Crews

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.

River Transportation: The Greener Way To Go

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’s Freight Rate Calculator: Predicting river shipping costs made simple

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 »

Deckhands ‘vital to success’ of Terral

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 »

Terral stores frac sand, continues to seek growth

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.

Terral delivers despite lock closings

*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 »