Trade Names: Atlantic Bulk Carrier fills a niche – Richmond Times

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From left, Atlantic Bulk Carrier Corp. president Mark W. Short, founder Gary W. Short and vice president J. Ward Best are shown at the company in Providence Forge on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

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Charles City County-based Atlantic Bulk Carrier, led by President Mark W. Short (from left), founder Gary W. Short and Vice President Ward Best, was built on providing services others wouldn’t, Gary Short said.?



Atlantic Bulk Carrier Corp.

What is it?: Tank-truck carrier hauling liquid and dry materials

Location: 1844 Barnetts Road, Providence Forge

Employees: Approximately 200, including the owners

Owners: Owned by Atlantic Holding Corp., which is privately held within the Short family. This includes founder Gary Short, president Mark Short, Marlene Short, Shannon Best and Jennifer Zaun.

Contact: (804) 966-5400 or www.atlanticbulk.com

Posted: Sunday, October 26, 2014 10:30 pm

Trade Names: Atlantic Bulk Carrier fills a niche

By JOAN TUPPONCE
Special correspondent

Richmond Times-Dispatch

Atlantic Bulk Carrier Corp. helped Nestle Purina PetCare pare down the number of tankers used to transport bentonite clay to its King William County plant.

“They designed larger size-capacity tankers that helps reduce the amount of trucks on the road and also reduce emissions,” said Jim Luckraft, transportation manager for Nestle Purina’s plant, which produces Tidy Cats cat litter.

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