United Vision Logistics Opens Terminal in Pennsylvania

First United Vision Logistics Terminal to Service the Marcellus Shale

Mar 08, 2011, 12:58 ET from United Vision Logistics

LAFAYETTE, La., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Vision Logistics is pleased to announce the opening of the first United Vision Logistics terminal in Darlington, Pa. The new terminal, which opened in September, will service the Marcellus Shale, expanding the company's operations in the U.S. energy exploration and production industry.  

"We're excited to bring United Vision Logistics' proficiency and trusted service into the Marcellus Shale, one of the most promising natural gas resources in the Appalachian Basin," said Howard Hoffmann, CEO of United Vision Logistics. "Our company's reputation for a high level of service and safety are a perfect fit for the intricacies involved with the Marcellus Shale."

United Vision Logistics is establishing satellite terminals throughout Pennsylvania as the company increases its services in the Marcellus Shale, including satellites in Lewistown, Midland and Hermitage. The Darlington terminal, which handles general commodity as well as specialized hauls, is currently accepting applications for drivers with high safety standards. Owner-operators can apply online at www.uvlogistics.com and select "Driver Applications" on the left-hand sidebar, or they can apply at the terminal, located at 215 2nd St., Darlington, Pa.

"We are honored to be the first new terminal since the official announcement of United Vision Logistics," said Becky Carroll, Darlington terminal manager. "We're looking for owner-operators who are hardworking, motivated, and willing and able to live up to United Vision Logistics' high safety requirements."

In addition to the Marcellus Shale terminal, United Vision Logistics services a number of shale formations throughout the country, including the Haynesville, Barnett, Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, Permian, Anadarko Basin, Tuscaloosa trend, and Piceance Basin shale formations.

About United Vision Logistics

Headquartered in Lafayette, La., United Vision Logistics is a leading transportation services provider distinguished by premium service, safety, and environmental responsibility. The company has a strong presence and expertise in the U.S. energy exploration and production industry. It also provides logistics services, including brokerage and load planning, to a wide variety of general commodity customers within North America. United Vision Logistics maintains a base of more than 100 truck terminals and a fleet of over 2,500 owner-operator managed trucks. National transportation trade publications have ranked the company in the top 50 for-hire truckload carriers and the top five for-hire flatbed/heavy specialized carriers in the nation.

For more information, please visit www.UVLogistics.com.

SOURCE United Vision Logistics