San Antonio, TX October 29, 2013 –Lake Truck Lines wins Trucking Company of the Year awarded by Oil & Gas Awards association. The 2013 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards were presented on Tuesday night (10-22-2013) at a glamorous gala dinner and awards ceremony in the Taste of Texas Ballroom at The Sheraton Hotel & Spa in Forth Worth, Texas.
Lake Truck Lines and their sister company, Lake Oilfield Services, is a 64 year old company headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. The companies have terminals both in San Antonio and Odessa providing services to the leaders in Oil and Gas exploration.
“I could not be more proud of my staff with this Award,” exclaimed Douglas Cain, President/CEO of Lake Truck Lines/Lake Oilfield Services. “It is a great Honor to be recognized by your peers,” continued Mr. Cain, “This award confirms on how we continue to focus on our dedicated customers and to always assess our capacity to meet their needs. It really is an award for all the employees, clients and vendors that make the Lake Group of Companies what it is. I am simply a ‘Steward of the Assets’.”
The Awards Gala was keynoted by Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Barry Smitherman and The Heavy Haul Trucking Company of the Year was presented, to Mr. Cain, by Daniel Creasey-President of the Oil and Gas Awards association.
Lake Truck Lines provides specialized hauling for the oil and gas industry-only; while Lake Oil Field Services custom builds rig tanks and field bin units to be used in the oil and gas industry. Lake Truck Lines/Lake Oil Field Services is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas with satellite offices Beeville, Corpus Christi, Gardendale, Houston, Texas and Hobbs, New Mexico.
Lake Truck Lines was established in 1949 and launched its initial operations off of Wallisville Road in Houston, Texas. Joe Cain, Sr. began delivering fertilizer to area farmers – working out of a single room office that included just a telephone and a notepad. By 1960, Lake Truck Lines was delivering oilfield materials throughout Texas and Louisiana. Through his leadership – Lake Truck Lines was built on a foundation of dedicated customer service and a loyal commitment to the oilfield industry.