Walpole, Inc.: A Top Bulk Carrier


In 1951, Walpole, Inc. was founded by Edwin E. Walpole. Today, the company is administered by Edwin E. Walpole III and Edwin E. Walpole IV. The fleet of Walpole, Inc. has 257 trucks and 599 trailers along with a staff of company and owner operator drivers. The services provided by Walpole, Inc. include but are not limited to: pneumatic, hopper bottom, liquid tanker, bump trucks and trailers, flatbed, walking floors, mini wheelers, citrus trailers and vans. Walpole, Inc. has terminals in Okeechobee, Florida, Tampa, Florida, West Palm Beach, Florida and Birmingham, Alabama.

The primary commodities of the company are: agricultural products like feed, molasses, phosphates, citrus products and fertilizer, industrial grade products such as chemicals, cement, plastics and lime and food grade products consisting of flour, raw and liquid sugar and salt; however, these are not the only products transported, the company is a leader in the MSW (municipal solid waste) and roll-off containers from construction sites to landfills.

Walpole, Inc. is a major transporter throughout 48 states and to the export market via ports for food grade products consisting of flour, sugar and salt, industrial products such as chemicals, cement, plastic products and lime and agriculture like feed, molasses, phosphates, citrus products and fertilizer. The company is currently looking for people for some divisions. Walpole, Inc. offers an education and training program before drivers get on their first route.