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Robert L. Gardner

President-CEO

Barge America

HQ Phone:  (502) 292-2009

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Barge America

27800 Canal Road Suite 401

Orange Beach, Alabama,36561

United States

Company Description

Barge America maintains strategic alliances with brokers that specialize in marine equipment outside BA's core expertise. Those alliances truly make Barge America your one stop shop for all maritime needs. Barge America, through its CEO Robert Gardner and af... more

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Barge rental, barge leasing, barge purchase, domestic shipping, maritime consultation, barge freight

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Robert L. Gardner
Robert L. Gardner, President & CEO Bob's business philosophy is simple - embrace change and success will follow. With over 45 years of experience, from the deck to the boardroom, Gardner knows that success stems from the ability to innovate, adapt and expand. Born in Smithland, Kentucky, Robert Gardner attended Vanderbilt University, later graduating from Western Kentucky University with multiple degrees in Industrial Technology and Mathematics, before joining Cargo Carriers in Louisiana. There, Gardner worked in every facet of operations, including, dispatching, maintenance, supervision and fuel operations. He went on to serve as Vice President of Alter Barge Lines and Flowers Transportation. Gardner later moved into the role of President for Conti Carriers and Dakota Barge Service. After orchestrating the sale of Conti to ACBL, Robert joined them as Vice President of Special Projects and Business Development, focusing on international affairs. In addition to his diverse work history, Gardner holds his ninth issue of a Master of Towing Vessels and First Class Pilot of Steam or Motor Vessels. In addition, Robert served as a private consultant, industry advocate and as a member of several boards of directors. In 1998 Gardner formed Barge America and launched a novel barge-leasing concept that has expanded into an assorted portfolio of business interests. In Gardner's long career, he has practiced most all of the processes that exist between Carriers, Shippers and Federal Agencies. He is a member of The American Waterways Operators and has been for 45 continuous years. Robert says: "My company, Barge America, is an AWO certified Responsible Carrier.


Originals Online - Electronic Secure Transactions

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Robert L. Gardner President, Originals Online Ltd., the U.S. subsidiary Of Originals Online Limited of Bermuda Bob Gardner brings with him over 40 years of experience in the barge industry.From deck to boardroom, he has worked in every facet of operations, including traffic, maintenance, vessels and petroleum operations plus served as President and Vice President of several major barge companies.After three years as Vice President of Special Projects and Business Development with ACBL (American Commercial Barge Line LLC), Gardner formed Barge America in 1999 and launched a novel barge-leasing concept that has expanded into an assorted portfolio of business interests.Known for his love of technology and creative solutions, Bob first joined Originals Online as an investor and consultant in 2000.He was instrumental in providing the leadership in establishing the Originals Online System within the U.S. barge industry.His knowledge of common issues between Congress, industry, U.S. Coast Guard, and mariners is a decided asset for the company.


Management - Barge America

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Robert L. Gardner, Founder, President & CEO
Bob's business philosophy is simple - embrace change and success will follow. With over 50 years of experience, from the deck to the boardroom, Gardner knows that success stems from the ability to innovate, adapt and expand. Born in Smithland, Kentucky, Robert Gardner attended Vanderbilt University, later graduating from Western Kentucky University with multiple degrees in Industrial Technology and Mathematics, before joining Cargo Carriers in Louisiana. There, Gardner worked in every facet of operations, including, dispatching, maintenance, supervision and fuel operations. He went on to serve as Vice President of Alter Barge Lines and Flowers Transportation. Gardner later moved into the role of President of Conti Carriers and Terminals, Inc., a subsidiary of Continental Grain, and Dakota Barge Service. After orchestrating the sale of Conti to ACBL, Robert joined them as Vice President of Special Projects and Business Development, focusing on international affairs. In addition to his diverse work history, Gardner holds his tenth USCG issue of a Master of towing Vessels and First Class Pilot of Steam or Motor Vessels of any gross tons. In addition, Robert served as a private consultant, industry advocate and as a member of several boards of directors. In 1998 Gardner formed Barge America and launched a novel barge-leasing concept that expanded into an assorted portfolio of businesses. In Gardner's long and diverse career, he has practiced most all of the processes that exist between Carriers, Shippers and Federal Agencies. He was a member of The American Waterways Operators for 45 contiguous years, registered US lobbyist for three years and led an aggressive media campaign as an advocate of the barge and towing industry for two years. Gardner says: "I can't believe it, but; I likely possess more end to end experience in the inland barge industry than any other living person."


Contact - Barge America

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Bob Gardner: bobgardner@bargeamerica.com
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Management - Barge America

www.bargeamerica.com [cached]

Robert L. Gardner, Founder, President & CEO
Bob's business philosophy is simple - embrace change and success will follow. With over 50 years of experience, from the deck to the boardroom, Gardner knows that success stems from the ability to innovate, adapt and expand. Born in Smithland, Kentucky, Robert Gardner attended Vanderbilt University, later graduating from Western Kentucky University with multiple degrees in Industrial Technology and Mathematics, before joining Cargo Carriers in Louisiana. There, Gardner worked in every facet of operations, including, dispatching, maintenance, supervision and fuel operations. He went on to serve as Vice President of Alter Barge Lines and Flowers Transportation. Gardner later moved into the role of President of Conti Carriers and Terminals, Inc., a subsidiary of Continental Grain, and Dakota Barge Service. After orchestrating the sale of Conti to ACBL, Robert joined them as Vice President of Special Projects and Business Development, focusing on international affairs. In addition to his diverse work history, Gardner holds his tenth USCG issue of a Master of towing Vessels and First Class Pilot of Steam or Motor Vessels of any gross tons. In addition, Robert served as a private consultant, industry advocate and as a member of several boards of directors. In 1998 Gardner formed Barge America and launched a novel barge-leasing concept that expanded into an assorted portfolio of businesses. In Gardner's long and diverse career, he has practiced most all of the processes that exist between Carriers, Shippers and Federal Agencies. He was a member of The American Waterways Operators for 45 contiguous years, registered US lobbyist for three years and led an aggressive media campaign as an advocate of the barge and towing industry for two years. Gardner says: "I can't believe it, but; I likely possess more end to end experience in the inland barge industry than any other living person."


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