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Computerized Inventory & Tracking

Southern Logistics has a computerized waste tracking and profiling system used to clearly document the movement of all materials from your site to the final disposal or destruction facility. Southern Logistics utilizes this system in order assure the efficiency of their “Cradle to Grave” waste disposal philosophy. This system also has the ability to assist customers with annual and bi-annual reporting.

Transportation for Disposal

Southern Logistics can provide a variety of transportation services in order to assure that your company’s waste streams reach their end destination in an efficient manner. All drivers/operators of logistical equipment utilized by Southern Logistics are required to maintain all the applicable hazardous materials training requirements according to RCRA, D.O.T., and the EPA. Southern Logistics understands the importance of the “Cradle to Grave” philosophy used within our industry and they can assure that the safest, most effective equipment will be used to meet the logistical demands of your company’s waste disposal/recycling.

The following are examples of the transportation services offered by Southern Logistics:

• Lift-Gate Van Trailers
• Vacuum Tankers
• Bulk Tankers
• Roll-Off Boxes
• End-Dump Trailers
• Vacuum Box
and many more…

Industrial Cleanup

Southern Logistics can provide a variety of different Industrial Cleanup services in order to meet the demands of your facility’s annual cleanup requirements. Whether your company requires the frequent clean out of contaminated drainage trenches or has an underground storage tank needing to be cleaned and/or removed, these and many other industrial related projects can be effectively completed by trained Southern Logistics personnel.

The following are several examples of the Industrial Cleanup services available through Southern Logistics:

• High Pressure Cleaning
• Confined Space Entry
• Plant Decommissioning
• UST/AST Cleaning & Removal
• Soil Excavation and Remediation
and many more…

Improving Disposal/Recycling Methods

Southern Logistics can evaluate a company’s current disposal methods and suggest alternative methods of treatment that will help reduce environmental impact as well as cost. This is done by working with a network of hazardous waste facilities and recyclers in order to determine the most economical and compliant home for each waste stream generated. Often this includes sending a material for recovery instead of incineration, fuel blending instead of incineration, or finding a beneficial reuse for the material(s).

The above examples as well as many other alternative options developed for waste disposal/recycling have helped Southern Logistics become established as a leader in the environmental industry.

In order to see how we can help your company’s current waste management situation send us an e-mail right away!

Improving Waste Generation Processes

Southern Logistics can provide a variety of different Industrial Cleanup services in order to meet the demands of your facility’s annual cleanup requirements. Whether your company requires the frequent clean out of contaminated drainage trenches or has an underground storage tank needing to be cleaned and/or removed, these and many other industrial related projects can be effectively completed by trained Southern Logistics personnel.

The following are several examples of the Industrial Cleanup services available through Southern Logistics:

• High Pressure Cleaning
• Confined Space Entry
• Plant Decommissioning
• UST/AST Cleaning & Removal
• Soil Excavation and Remediation
and many more…

Identification of Unknowns

Southern Logistics Chemists are available for the identification of unknown chemicals, cylinders and potentially shock sensitive chemicals. In order to successfully accomplish this process, Southern Logistics utilizes a variety of different hazardous categorization testing (“Haz Cat.”) and/or waste analyses. The typical turn around time for these analyses is 48-72 hours but dependent upon the urgency of a job, Southern Logistics can offer a 24 hour turn around service for applicable waste materials.

Disposal of Lab Chemicals

Southern Logistics has the resources and flexibility to offer a wide array of disposal options for lab chemicals. These options include the waste management of substances that most companies label as the “untouchables” including: explosives, biological waste, water/air reactives, pyrophoric waste, shock sensitive waste, cylinders and unknown waste. Southern Logistics is also continually in pursuit of finding alternative methods of disposal for lab chemicals including the beneficial reuse of acids and caustics. Each “Lab Pack” that is shipped for disposal will be assigned a unique approval number that allows an Southern Logistics project manager to track the associated waste from the point of generation into the disposal facility.

Chemical Inventories

Southern Logistics currently provides customers with a variety of different chemical inventory services. Dependent upon the frequency of a company’s waste generation, Southern Logistics can perform large or small scale chemical inventories. These inventories are necessary for an Southern Logistics chemist to determine what the most economical and compliant disposal or recycling options are available for each individual item.

Categorization & Packaging

Southern Logistics Chemists are trained according to all EPA, DOT, RCRA and OSHA regulatory guidelines in order to properly categorize, package and label your companies lab chemicals. All Southern Logistics personnel understand the significant amount of detail required to execute this task which is why Southern Logistics assigns an individual project manager and chemist to each particular “Lab Pack” that is performed.

Waste Water Treatment

Southern Logistics offers a variety of different waste water treatment services for their industrial, pharmaceutical, and biotechnological manufacturing customers. By having establishing relationships with several treatment facilities across the United States, Southern Logistics has the ability to offer the treatment of metal-bearing waste water, oily waste water, and organic waste water. All utilized facilities are certified according to the EPA’s Centralized Waste Treatment regulations (CW

Southern Logistics offers the following waste water treatment services:

  • Oil / Water Separation
  • Physical , Chemical and Biological Separation
  • Ultra-Filtration Treatment
  • Nano-Filtration Treatment
  • Carbon Column System
  • Rotary-Vacuum System
  • Clarifiers