Loup Logistics Transitions Odessa Operatorship
ODESSA, TX | Feb. 3, 2023 – Loup Logistics Company (Loup) today announced a transition of operatorship at its transload facility in Odessa, Texas, from Black Gold Terminals (Black Gold) and Vaughan Precision Services (Precision) to Savage. The transition, effective April 1, 2023, will maintain transloading, storage and trucking solutions for customers shipping into and out of the Odessa market.
“Loup is excited about the continuity a transition to a single operator will provide for our customers” said Josh Perkes, Vice President, Loup. “Loup appreciates the excellent working relationship established with both Black Gold and Precision and their help in providing superior service to customers in the Odessa market over the past eight years. We look forward to starting a new chapter with Savage, capitalizing on their long-established industry expertise, to provide creative rail solutions and cost-effective transload operations.”
“We’re pleased to be selected by Loup to operate its transload facility in Odessa and look forward to working together to provide excellent customer service and improve supply chains for shippers in the region,” said Jason Ray, president of Savage’s Infrastructure Sector. “We operate over 50 transload terminals across North America, in addition to providing other infrastructure and agriculture services, and it’s exciting to continue growing our rail operations in Texas and across the country.”
Loup is a wholly owned subsidiary of Union Pacific. With over 40 years of experience, Loup services both manifest and premium customers, with a goal of connecting the supply chains of non-rail served customers. Loup owns and operates 18 transload facilities across the western half of the U.S. and maintains partnerships with over 800 third-party transloaders across North America, offering their customers access to an unparalleled transload network. More information about Loup is available at www.louplogistics.com.
About Union Pacifc
Union Pacific (NYSE: UNP) delivers the goods families and businesses use every day with safe, reliable and efficient service. Operating in 23 western states, the company connects its customers and communities to the global economy. Trains are the most environmentally responsible way to move freight, helping Union Pacific protect future generations. More information about Union Pacific is available at www.up.com.
Established in 1946, Savage is a privately held, global provider of supply chain infrastructure and services, with more than 4,000 Team Members in over 200 locations. Our Customers and Partners count on us to safely and sustainably move and manage what is essential to their business. We enable our Customers and Partners to Feed the World, Power Our Lives and Sustain the Planet. Savage currently operates one transload facility for Loup, located in Valla, CA. www.savageservices.com
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