Welcome to Atlantic Bulk Carrier

Since its founding in 1971 by Gary W. Short, Atlantic Bulk Carrier has grown to become the largest tank-truck carrier based in Virginia. Safety, service and reliability have provided the foundation for our growth for nearly a half a century.


We handle both liquid and dry materials, including hazardous and non-hazardous commodities, ranging from chemical compounds, mined aggregates to plastic resins. Our operations are concentrated along the East Coast, although the company is licensed for all of the continental United States and Canada. We provide dedicated service to some of the largest and best manufacturers, including Fortune 500 companies.


Our employees have earned the highest levels of recognition from our customers and within the industry. The awards and recognitions achieved by Atlantic Bulk Carrier reflect the efforts of every employee throughout the company. We take pride in the hard work performed by our professionals each and every day.


We hope you will consider Atlantic Bulk Carrier for your shipping needs or for your next career move and we thank you for your interest.

  • TEAM

    Our award-winning team is affiliated with the most respected associations. We have numerous certifications and take pride in Safety and Responsible Care.

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  • Ward Best elected as chairman of the Virginia Trucking Association

    Nov 21, 2016, laura

      Ward Best, Vice President of Atlantic Bulk Carrier, has been elected chairman of the Virginia Trucking Association.The Virginia Trucking Association (VTA) is the largest and only statewide organization dedicated solely to advocating for trucking fleets and their allied vendors. The association represents the interests of the trucking industry before the Virginia General Assembly, Virginia‚Äôs… Read more »

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