RO Harrell Acquisition

December 19, 2016

Southern Tank acquires RO Harrell

The sale of R.O. Harrell trucking company to new owners, the Lemon and Horton families – represented by Brian and Shawna Lemon and Dan and Niki Horton - was announced Monday, December 19, 2016 by R.O. “Rick” Harrell.  The families also own Southern Tank Transport, inc.  headquartered in Holly Hill, SC.
The sale will be effective midnight on December 31st.  The company name will remain R. O. Harrell, Inc. and the trucks will retain the R.O. Harrell Trucking logo.
Brian Lemon, who will serve as co-chief executive officer of R. O. Harrell, Inc., has stated the company will remain in its current location with employees remaining in their jobs. 

The acquisition of R.O. Harrell, Inc. will allow for expansion of the current operations and extension of quality customer service of both companies.