Winter ’18-’19, Is This a Salt Shortage?

When the snow and the ice arrives there is one tried and true way to keep travelers safe – salting the roads.  There is no more effective means to melting away icy conditions than salt.  The problem facing those in charge of protecting drivers during this long winter of 2018-19 is a shortage in road… Read more »

Stronger Supply Chain – Snow Business Magazine

Our President, Tony Johnson, wrote a great article for the June issue of Snow Business Magazine. The article focuses on building a stronger supply chain for your salt and avoiding salt shortages come severe winter conditions. Tony speaks from his experience of past salt shortages and analyzes the cause of shortages and how to prevent… Read more »

Be Prepared for the Snow

Stockpiling road salt is the most important advice when dealing with harsh winters.  The Salt Institute encourages keeping one year’s worth of salt on hand before the snow arrives. Having a year’s worth of salt ordered at once can help you secure the best pricing available and protects you from shortages do to logistics problems. When… Read more »

Salt: Mid-season Update By snowmagazineonline.com

Snow Magazine recently released a great article about the current state of the national salt supply. The article discusses the salt shortage of 2014 and the purchasing habits and supply available to snow contractors across america. One interesting bit the author, ASCA Executive Director Kevin Gilbride, wrote was: “So with the deplete supply at the… Read more »