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ACT is a Forward Thinking, Professional Organization with Family Values and Customer Commitment

Advanced Chemical Transport is a nationally recognized employee owned Environmental Management Company, we are involved in all facets of hazardous waste management. ACT is your single source provider for all your hazardous waste and biological waste management, recycling, disposal, treatment, health and safety, and compliance needs.

ACT owns and operates fully permitted TSDFs; offering recycling, fuel blending, treatment, incineration, and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. We also own an extensive fleet of trucks, including; box vans, semi-trailers, roll trucks, and vacuum tankers. All in full compliance with Federal and State DOT and EPA regulations. We can service your hazardous waste management needs throughout the western United States.

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New Sales Program Development Team (SPDT)

On Feb. 17, 2015 ACT’s SPDT held a Challenge Meeting designed to express ways to strengthen ACT’s presence in the market place in a proactive and strategic manner. For more than 7 hours, the team exchanged ideas and opinions centered around: Strategic Selling & Growth Roles and Responsibilities Professional Development Process Improvements Consistent Branding Marketing Customer Service Excellence Many of these ideas will be introduced to the full sales force at ACT’s Annual Sales Meeting in April 2015. ACT wants to thank all of the team members for their open and honest input and on a job well done!! Team…read more →

Four Vistage members named to Los Angeles Business Journal 2014 Best Places to Work

San Diego, February 5, 2015— Four Vistage members were recently named to the Lost Angeles Business Journal’s list of Best Places to Work in 2014. Best Places to Work in Los Angeles is a survey competition to determine which participants are the best employers. The process is managed by Best Companies Group (BCG) and winners are published in the Los Angeles Business Journal. To be eligible for consideration, companies must be a for-profit or not-for-profit business or government entity, be a publicly or privately held business, have a facility in Los Angeles County, and have a minimum of 15 employees…read more →

Russ Cowperthwiate joining ACT as the newly created Corporate Transportation Manager

I am excited to announce Russ Cowperthwiate joining ACT as the newly created Corporate Transportation Manager. Russ comes to us with over 28 years’ experience in the transportation services sector. In his most recent position, he was the Fleet Manager over-seeing 500 commercial vehicles. His areas of expertise include; fleet maintenance, purchasing, training, Driver safety, and transportation compliance. Along with his extensive management and administrative experience Russ has direct hands-on experience as a mechanic, heavy equipment technician, and Class A Driver with doubles and tanker endorsement. On a personal note, Russ resides in Merced with his wife of 22 years…read more →

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    • ACT has provided an excellent and conscientious service for Quantum Clean. ACT was functional in our transition and carried out a significant job keeping the facility in compliance with regulatory agencies. Juliana is reliable, honest and quick to respond to our needs. She carefully reviews and recommends alternative resources with competitive pricing. Overall, I have full confidence in ACT.
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    • Our Account Manager, Juliana Cayetano, You and ACT in general have been outstanding in responsiveness to pick-ups and deliveries, including the delivery of preprinted HW labels. ACT meets our time schedules, including our sometimes short notice requests, with the utmost professionalism. Juliana’s help with year-end reports and other data requests are timely and thorough. We have a good working relationship that I believe will continue well into the future. On a personal note: ACT has made my transition into EHS at HM a much smoother one. Thank you.
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