Joe Johnson promoted to Assistant Vice President Coal, Ingram Barge Company


Mr. Johnson already is serving in this newly created position, and the Ingram sales team now reports to Mr. Johnson, with respect to their coal accounts.

Mr. Johnson joined Ingram in 2002 and has handled the majority of the company¹s utility and export coal customer base. Prior to joining Ingram, he gained over 20 years of experience in the coal industry.

He is an alumnus of the University of Denver, where he received his Master¹s degree in Transportation.  He received his Bachelor¹s degree from Western Kentucky University.

Mr. Johnson and his wife, Rebecca, have two sons and reside in Brentwood, TN.

Ingram Barge Company is a subsidiary of Ingram Industries Inc., based in Nashville, Tennessee, which is one of America¹s largest privately held companies. It consists of diversified businesses in physical and digital book distribution, on-demand printing, marine transportation, and digital fulfillment services. Ingram Industries Inc. includes two operating divisions: Ingram Marine Group and Ingram Content Group.

Ingram Marine Group includes two primary operating units: Ingram Barge Company and Custom Fuel Services. Ingram Barge Company is the leading carrier on America's inland waterways. Ingram operates a fleet of more than 150 line haul towboats and nearly 4,500 barges that transport coal, aggregates, grain, fertilizer, ores, alloys, steel products and chemicals. Custom Fuel Services operates 11 floating fueling stations on the Mississippi and Ohio River Systems and provides marine fuels, lubricants, and other miscellaneous services to towboats, barges, stevedoring rigs, and ships. In addition, Ingram operates a ship anchorage in Louisiana and a bulk commodities terminal in Florida. For more information, visit the website

By Professional Mariner Staff