John N. John received the MEDCO 2018 Economic Development Award at the Annual October 16 Luncheon. The Award is presented to companies that invest and provide sustaining contributions to the community. The trucking company founded in 1925 in Crowley Louisiana located an additional terminal in Bastrop in 2009 as a strategic point to serve customers in the area. In 2014, William “Bill” John looked for a locations to construct a new terminal. John N. John was the first company to repurpose property on a portion of the former IP Mill property.The company has shown confidence in the future of Bastrop with investment in a new maintenance and office facility on North Washington. The site provided convenient access to U.S. Hwy 425 and other arterial highway connections.
Bill John gave an interesting account of how the company has grown and the history of the company name. In the acceptance of the award he expressed how impressed he has been with the work ethic of employees in this area. The company provides efficient services to customers requiring liquid bulk transport with experienced certified drivers.