Heniff Transportation Systems, LLC acquires Horizon Tank Lines

Oakbrook, IL - Heniff Transportation Systems, LLC. Headquartered in Oakbrook, IL has announced that it has acquired Horizon Tank Lines, a leading Southeastern bulk chemical hauler

May 21, 2015 8:03 AM EDT

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OAKBROOK, Ill., May. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Heniff Transportation Systems, LLC. Headquartered in Oakbrook, IL has announced that it has acquired Horizon Tank Lines, a leading Southeastern bulk chemical hauler.   Horizon Tank Lines is headquartered in Durham, NC with terminals located in Wilmington, NC and Hamlet, NC.   

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Horizon Tank Lines, a privately held company was formed in 1994 due to the demand for a quality carrier in Wilmington, NC.   The owner, Charles Collie, has been involved in the transportation of chemicals for over 30 years and the management team has over 100 years of experience.     The current experienced management and driver team will transition to Heniff Transportation Systems.

"This is truly a fantastic opportunity to provide longevity to our drivers and employees.  Bob and I share the same passion, one that provides security to the employees and our customers through our safe, reliable, and affordable services on a daily basis" – Charles Collie

The acquisition of Horizon Tank Lines dramatically expands Heniff's footprint into the Southeast.  Heniff now has 13 terminals positioned strategically across the Midwest, Northeast, Central, South, and Southeastern United States.  This increased scale and market penetration will enable Heniff to continue to provide outstanding customer service, recruit more drivers, improve efficiency and drive synergies across the entire fleet.     

"I am really excited about the synergistic benefits for our customers as a result of this acquisition, Charles has built a great team of safety minded individuals that have proven themselves to be superior to their peers and will definitely help us to achieve our goal to become a top tier service provider in our industry" – Bob Heniff  

Heniff Transportation Systems is a proven liquid bulk carrier founded in 1998 by Robert J. Heniff.  Its mission is to efficiently transport customers' chemicals safely, securely and on-time, every time.  From Heniff's high tech tracking and cutting edge technology systems along with its friendly drivers and customer service staff; Heniff is focused on strategic ways to use technology to better meet customers' needs across the U.S., all provinces of Canada and import/export services in and out of Mexico.

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