Thanks to the shale drilling boom of recent years, natural gas prices remain low, while the U.S. chemicals industry is benefiting from all time low feedstock prices. This has reversed the fortunes of manufacturing in the way few ever imagined, at a break neck pace. The U.S. has become globally competitive, seemingly overnight, shifting the […]
Gulf Winds International announced today the appointment of BJ Tarver by the Texas Trucking Association (TXTA) as the new Intermodal Committee Chairman. TXTA is a trade organization dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of its member by advocating sound public policies, providing excellence in education, training and information and promoting a safe, dependable and cost-effective motor […]
Gulf Winds will be in attendance at this year’s Frac Sand Supply and Logistics Conference 2015. The conference will run from September 24-25 in San Antonio, TX. Mike Landin, GWIâs Business Development Manager will be speaking and GWIâs Director of Warehouse Operations, Kevin Griffin, will be hosting a round table discussion Please take a moment […]
Following our More than the Move company video, we felt the next step in our story telling journey was to highlight the people who drive our business â our Owner Operators! We wanted to create a video that highlighted the amazing stories these drivers have and that displayed what it was like to drive for […]
On July 1st, 2013 the new FMCSA Hours-of-service regulations will take effect. Key Issues: – Required (30 minute rest period within the first 8 hours on duty) – Required (2 consecutive periods of night rest between 1:00AM and 5:00AM during the current 34 hr restart) What Does This Mean to Me? – 4-6% reduction in […]
The Port of Houston Authority has confirmed all external email, some phone distribution, and internet (external website and tracing) is down. This means tracing for Barbours Cut and Bayport is currently down. However, the gates are open and fully operational. We will notify everyone when PHA is up and running again.
Last weekend Gulf Winds held a charity garage and bake sale in Seabrook, TX at our Bayport warehouse. Â Even with the rainy start we had a large number of people come out and participate. Â We had an overwhelming amount of donations provided for the garage sale and a large number of baked goods as well. […]