Responsible Distribution Excellence Award Presented to Linden Bulk Transportation at NACD's ChemEdge Conference

Aug 21, 2013, 15:30 ET from National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)

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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Linden Bulk Transportation is the recipient of NACD's 2013 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award, the National Association of Chemical Distributors announced today.


In announcing the award, Doug Brown, NACD's Treasurer and President/CEO of Brown Chemical Co., Inc. said, "NACD is proud to recognize Linden Bulk Transportation as the 8th recipient of this prestigious award and the first Chemical Handler Affiliate to ever achieve it. Linden Bulk Transportation embodies excellent performance in EHS&S in the chemical distribution industry and shows clear dedication to a high level of customer satisfaction. They exemplify the high standards required by Responsible Distribution."

In accepting the award, Joe Neumeister, General Manager – Quality and Regulatory Assurance commented, "Linden Bulk Transportation is very honored to receive this prestigious award, especially to be the first Affiliate to earn it. So many recipients before us are considered among the best-in-class.  All of our colleagues at Linden Bulk Transportation have embraced the guiding principles of Responsible Distribution for years. They're committed to doing their part to provide excellent customer service through our 'Tender Loving Care' process ensuring customer products are handled and cared for correctly and in our driver safety programs to ensure drivers carry out work in safe and proper manner. This award is further acknowledgment of their efforts. I am very appreciative that NACD has singled out Linden Bulk Transportation to receive the 2013 Responsible Distribution Excellence Award!"   

Linden Bulk Transportation (LBT) has been providing premier bulk transportation services for over thirty years. LBT is the largest Northeast regional bulk carrier with headquarters in New Jersey, and its Linden, NJ terminal includes a full service intermodal depot as well as cleaning and maintenance facilities. LBT has a satellite terminal in Bensalem, PA and its affiliate, Linden Bulk Transportation SW, LLC, operates terminals Pasadena and Houston, TX as well as St. Gabriel, LA. LBT is dedicated to providing safe, reliable transport and customer service excellence, and the Company is committed to the principles of Responsible Distribution. The LBT logo includes the slogan – "Quality Comes from the Center of the Diamond" – customers are invited to work with LBT and watch our diamond shine.

Responsible Distribution is NACD's premier environmental, health, safety and security program that is implemented by all of its members and many of its chemical handler affiliates. For more information on Responsible Distribution, go to

NACD and its over 400 member companies are vital to the chemical supply chain providing products to over 750,000 end users. They make a delivery every six seconds while maintaining a safety record that is more than twice as good as all manufacturing combined. NACD members are leaders in health, safety, security, and environmental performance through implementation of Responsible Distribution, established in 1991 as a condition of membership and a third-party verified management practice. For additional information on our members, their safety record or NACD, visit NACD at

Contact: Lucinda Schofer

SOURCE National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD)