Horse and Carriage Makes a Comeback
Kuehne Company is excited to announce that we will be adding a new kind of delivery method for our products – horse and carriage tankers!!!
Ken Carola, Salesman, is ecstatic to share the news with his customers. He says “Due to the high price of diesel, Kuehne is using this alternative method of transportation. All Customers using this method will not be subject to the Temporary Fuel Surcharge!”
Work has already begun to chop up a section of the transportation yard and sew high-quality grass for the horses. Additionally, employees are welcome to pet the horses during their breaks. Studies have shown that petting horses is therapeutic for both people and horses, and sentiment is high that our horses will receive plenty of petting throughout the day.
Horse fuel – talk about green energy!!!
A man who saw the Kuehne horse-drawn tanker going by was psyched!
Mario Cifuentes, Kuehne’s IT Manager, states that “after intense research and development, it has been found that this new delivery method will not only benefit our employees but will also improve our new ERP system.” He and his team eagerly added the horse and carriage method to the computer systems.
Jose Fernandez, a Lead Fleet Mechanic in New Jersey, has always loved horses and is excited to meet his new coworkers. Surprisingly, he also has extensive knowledge of old-timey wagons and will be playing a critical role in updating the wagons to meet our customers’ needs.
He says “I can’t wait for the complaints from the drivers about our new equipment.” Yes, Jose, I hope they all like horses.
Leading the Way
One driver who is excited to be taking the first couple of loads is Francisco Troncoso, New Jersey’s Lead Driver. He recently received his horse-drawn hazmat tanker-carriage driving certification.
Valerie Kuehne, Sales Analyst and HR Coordinator, has been training the horses with her daughter for the past few months on her horse ranch in North Carolina. “Down here people are used to seeing the occasional horse-drawn tanker,” she says. “But I know up north it will be a seen as an innovation.”
Mr. Kuehne, President of Kuehne Company, goes on to say, “Our fleet of horse-drawn tankers will be the finest in the land, featuring sustainably made, eco-friendly shoes especially designed for bleach-service and elimination catching systems to avoid any mess on customer property or our interstate system.”
Welcome to the Team!
Favorite Drink: Dihydrogen Monoxide
Safety & Saving Time
And finally, our Transportation Department’s Manager of Dispatch and Customer Relations, Kelly Ward, was glad to find that she will not need to register the horses. “It will cut back on a lot of paperwork,” she says.
At Kuehne, we take safety seriously and never horse-around, unless it comes to eco-friendly delivery via our horse-drawn tanker fleet!
Other News & Announcements
Find out what’s happening at Kuehne.
The Kuehne Company Laboratory Internship Program is a dynamic development initiative designed for emerging chemists seeking to enhance their skills and broaden their knowledge of laboratory practices in a real-world...
Kuehne Company’s employee health-promoting program, Wellness Wednesdays, has been recognized with a 2022 Lt. Governor’s Challenge Delaware Health Leader award. “By creating the Wellness Wednesdays program,” said Lt. Governor Dr. Bethany Hall Long,...
Kuehne celebrated Halloween with an office & workspace decorating contest. In the New Jersey plant, taco treats were served in the fleet maintenance garage as well, giving everyone ample opportunity to gather from various...
Get to know our valued and diversified team members.
This month, I am pleased to introduce you to Mr. Clyde Gallagher, who has been a vital part of the Kuehne Company family for 16 years. Working as an A Operator in the Delaware Plant, Mr. Gallagher is...
In the control room of the South Kearny Brine to Bleach facility, Rudi Fernandes sits quietly monitoring the operations of the plant. Born in a small town in Portugal, Rudi moved to the US about 20 years ago, where he finished...
One of the people who makes Kuehne Company a great place to work is Salesman Ken Carola. In his 34 years with Kuehne, he has played a critical role in enhancing community safety by working with municipalities to educate them...
Work for Kuehne!