We have thrived during the boom and bust of the past seven years by delivering consistent honest reliable service. Given the variability of the oil fields we believe that crude oil trucks offer more flexibility and convenience than pipelines — winning them a permanent place in the oil fields.
While others in the industry have left voluntarily, or been invited to leave, Badlands Tank Lines continues to focus on growth by continuously seeking to make our streamline operations and work cost effectively for our clients and their customers.
In 2011, Badlands Tank Lines stepped into an operational maelstrom. Crude haulers had flocked to the new shale fields in Texas, Colorado, Wyoming, and North Dakota.
Roger Johnson, an oil trader himself, realized his clients needed more than just trucks, they needed high quality, timely ticketing information. Roger took it upon himself to bring together a skilled information technology team to develop a state-of-the-art ticketing system to provide his customers the timely information they needed.
Roger expanded his state of the art ticketing system to provided dispatching and carrier management systems that allowed Badlands Tank Lines to manage multiple disparate contract carriers and provide a seamless and painless solution to its clients.
Roger also hired and developed a management team that took complete ownership and responsibility of managing a large contract fleet so his clients would have a single point of contact.
When it became clear that the contract model was not sustainable, Roger acquired his own fleet of trucks to deliver more dependable and consistent service.
SINCE 2015 WE'VE INCREASED THE VOLUME OF PRODUCT HAULED ON COMPANY OWNED TRUCKS FROM 40% TO OVER 80%.
We will work relentlessly to create a culture of performance, honesty and integrity. And as we continue to grow, we will strive to do the right thing. For our customers and our employees.