Chemicals and Petrochemicals

Chemicals & Petrochemicals

Savage understands chemical and petrochemical Customers. We have extensive experience handling plastics, corrosives, dilutions, flammables, combustibles, as well as many other dry and liquid bulk chemicals. We also handle a variety of unrefined, refined, and spent petrochemical products; plus olefins, aromatics, and synthetic gas mixtures.

Savage is known as one of the most experienced chemical and petrochemical handlers in the country. We safely load or transload hundreds of thousands of railcars of chemical and petrochemical products annually.  For example, Savage loads or unloads 40,000 railcars of polymers each year, and has broad polymer handling experience that includes:

  • Managing warehouses
    • Intermediate Bulk Container handling
    • Receiving, managing, and inserting the additives into the chemical process
    • Loading 1-ton and half-ton super sacks
  • Loading 25-ton containers

We are committed to safety and continual improvement, and are proud members of the following industry associations:

  • American Chemistry Council – Responsible Care
  • American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers
  • American Petroleum Institute

Industry recognition we have received includes:

  • Supplier of the Year – Dupont
  • Responsible Shipper Award – Dupont

For new chemical/petrochemical plant startups, Savage offers a variety of services including:

  • Technical Support – Owner’s Representative
  • Facility Design
  • Project and Construction Management
    • Rail and Facilities
    • Pipeline and Terminal
  • Plant Site and Rail Planning
  • Class 1 Railroad Interface
  • Inbound/Outbound Car Logistics Management
  • In-Plant/SIT Yard Switching
  • Product Loading
  • Inventory Management
  • Railcar (Wash, Maintain, Track/Trace)
  • Rail Infrastructure Maintenance
  • SIT and In-Transit Storage Management
  • Railcar Supply/Management
  • Rail, track & system maintenance
  • Railcar Weighing

Disciplined by DNA

We follow a comprehensive process that allows us to consistently deliver safe, reliable, and worry-free service.

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