Traditional Fuels, Delivery & Quality Control



Fuels & Winter Diesel Additives

 
alta fuels facilityAt each of our loading facilities, Alamosa and Pueblo West, we have state-of-the-art bottom loading metered products that is comparable to a facility that you would see at some of the “major” loading racks. We offer renewable fuels such as E85 and biodiesel as well as conventional gasoline and diesel fuel.

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In the winter months, we can blend our diesel fuels to meet any customer requirement based on the location’s cold temperature needs. We also have an additive injection system at the loading rack – taking the guess work out of winter additive - helping to ensure winter operability.


 


Delivery Capabilities


Further supporting Alta Fuels’ customers is its subsidiary, Alta Transportation, a Colorado based fuel and oil distributor delivering petroleum products to both the wholesale and retail markets throughout Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas and Nebraska. With its fleet of 30 truck-transports, Alta Transportation loads and hauls fuel directly from pipeline terminals and from Alta Fuels’ Alamosa and Pueblo West automated fuel terminals.

Each transport is capable of hauling up to 8,500 gallons of product to customers, on-time with consistent professional service.

Working closely with the Alta Fuels sales team, who monitor and anticipate their customers’ products and service needs, Alta Transportation’s 24 hours, 7 days a week manned dispatch team, skilled drivers and a well-maintained modern fleet stand ready to ensure on-time and accurate deliveries.

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Skilled Professional Drivers


Alta Transportation is unmatched in the fuel distribution business; our skilled drivers utilize the latest in technical innovation with the best equipment on 18 wheels, state of the art software, strategic training and most important, extensive safety training. Our goal is not only to hire the finest, but to retain the most knowledgeable and efficient drivers through developing and maintaining our driver’s skills and strategies.

 


Careers as Hazmat Drivers


Interested in driving for Alta Transportation? Positions become available with attractive compensation, bonus opportunities and benefits, including:
  • Paid vacation
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement vehicle packages, including a 401(k) plan
  • A newly rolled out Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). With the Company’s newest and most exciting benefit, the ESOP allows every Alta employee the opportunity to own a part of the Company – giving all Alta employees a stake in our success!


24 Hour Dispatch Team


Dispatch for the Alta Transportation fleet is programmed from the corporate office in Denver using the most current dispatching systems available to trucking allowing Alta the ability to stay in constant contact with all drivers, in all situations.

Operated 24 hours a day and 7 days a week with a staff of five dispatchers utilizing TMW software systems, this highly trained staff makes certain fuels are available on a where-as-where-needed basis, ensuring accurate and on-schedule deliveries.

 


On-Site Fleet Maintenance Facilities

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Two Alta on-site truck maintenance garages in Alamosa, CO and Pueblo West, CO each with its own full-time mechanic, keep the Alta fleet running and in good repair, reducing down time for drivers and equipment.

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Give the driver a friendly wave when you see the best looking truck transport on the road – Alta Transportation.




 


Quality Control


Providing high quality fuel is of paramount importance to Alta Fuels. To assure our customers that this standard of excellence is met, Alta Fuels has an on-site laboratory at the Alamosa plant with a full-time chemist on staff as well as a testing area at the Pueblo West terminal.

alta labIn addition to testing and pre-certifying all transport loads prior to unloading product into Alta Fuels storage tanks, lab personnel run tests required by the EPA and the states’ standards regulations for each respective fuel type. The Alta lab further examines the fuel beyond the federal and state requirements ensuring our customers of the highest quality product.

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With transports loading and delivering on a 24 hour basis, the Alta Fuels labs are staffed to accommodate these testing requirements. Samples are also pulled from retail locations twice per week at random to be sure specifications are met.

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