About American Commercial Barge Line


Our Mission & Core Values

OUR MISSION is to deliver premium transportation services and solutions to meet the evolving needs of our customers.

OUR CORE VALUES guide all that we do.  Like the flow of a river, our priorities have remained constant over time.  The core values that launched us on our course more than 100 years ago continue to guide us as we chart our course for the future.    

Safety - Never compromise the safety of people, the environment, property or equipment.
We will conduct all of our activities in a safe, conscientious and environmentally sound manner.  We will continually align the production, quality and performance of our products and services with safety as our first priority.

Customer Focus – Deliver superior customer service.
We are committed to supplying our customers with on-time, premium services and products of the highest quality.  We will always strive to exceed customer expectations. 

Innovation – Set the standard in transportation and manufacturing solutions.
We will work relentlessly to provide new and innovative solutions to our customers.  We will invest in research and development to attain a position of technological advantage among our competitors and exceed the demands of our customers.

Integrity – Always do the right thing.
ACBL adheres to a strict code of ethics. We earn trust, meet commitments and are accountable for results.  It is not always the easy way, but it is the only way to attain long-term success.

Value - Let the creation of value drive all we do for our stakeholders.
In all our products and services, we will create real and lasting value for everyone involved.  Increasing profitability and value in all business areas is the basis for our success.