petrochemical handlers

Chemicals & Petrochemicals

Savage understands chemical and petrochemical Customers. We have extensive experience handling plastics, corrosives, dilutions, flammables, combustibles, and 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 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, we load or unload 40,000 railcars of polymers each year, and have broad polymer handling experience that includes:

  • Managing warehouses
    • Intermediate bulk container handling
    • Receiving, managing, and inserting 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 we 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.

Let’s Talk About Your Chemical & Petrochemical Service Needs

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