Presentation on Kirby Inland Marine. Completed for Transportation Operations Management class.
Text of America’s Waterways
1. Putting Americas Waterways to Work...
2. At A Glance 904 tank barges 241 active towboats 17 million barrels Diverse and High-Tech Biggest and The Best Focus on Gulf Region 3. Inland Marine Overview Kirby 912 Liquid Barges American Commercial Lines 371 Barges Marathon Ashland 180 Barges Canal Barge Co. 170 Barges Ingram Barge Co. 165 Barges 4. STRENGTHS
Established in 1921 5. Dominance in Liquid Inland 6. Consistent Stock Growth 7. Diverse Fleet- Diverse Cargoes 8. Awarded Safety and Environment 9. Engine Service and Parts Supplier
Liquid Diversity 10.Public Trading Since 1991 11. WEAKNESS Cyclical Market Deferred Maintenance in Down Market Parts and Service Sectors Balance maintenance and supply Preference for slow/med speed Josh Knichel -Dispatch Manager 12. OPPORTUNITIES Buy out Canal Barge Co. Average Age high 20s Build 6 Lbs. Barges Replace 1 Lbs. Barges Decrease Emissions 13. THREATS Hurricanes Slow refineries Delays and closures Damage to infrastructure 14. A LEADER In Industry Leadingthe way in customer value and shareholder return. Environmentalexcellence. Attracting, retaining and developing the best employees. Deliveringreliable service using reliable equipment. Encouragingan open-minded approach to new and innovative ideas. Responsibilityto act with honesty and integrity. S afetyis our franchise to operate.