Kirby's CEO Discusses Acquisition Of Allied Transportation Conference Call (Transcript)

Kirby Corporation (KEX)

Acquisition of Allied Transportation Conference Call

September 05, 2012 4:00 pm ET

Executives

G. Stephen Holcomb – Vice President-Investor Relations

Joseph H. Pyne – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kirby Corp

David W. Grzebinski – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Greg R. Binion – President and Chief Operating Officer

James F. Farley – President, Kirby Offshore Marine, LLC

Analysts

Jonathan B. Chappell – Evercore Partners

Connor Hustava – Stephens Inc.

Kevin Sterling – BB&T Capital Markets

Jimmy Gibert – IBERIA Capital Partners

Ken Hoexter – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

John L. Barnes – RBC Capital Markets

David Beard – IBERIA Capital Partners

Stephen O'Hara – Sidoti and Company, LLC

William Baldwin – Baldwin Anthony Securities

Chaz G. Jones – Wunderlich Securities, Inc.

Matthew Young – Morningstar Research

Presentation

Operator

Welcome to the Kirby Corporation Acquisition of Allied Transportation Conference Call. My name is Trish and I will be your operator for today’s call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Please note that this conference is being recorded. I would now like to turn the call over to Stephen Holcomb. Sir, you may begin.

G. Stephen Holcomb

Thank you for joining us this afternoon. With me today is Joe Pyne, Kirby’s Chief Executive Officer; David Grzebinski, our Chief Financial Officer; Greg Binion, our President and Chief Operating Officer; and Jim Farley, our President of Kirby Offshore Marine.

Statements contained in this conference call with respect to the future are forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management’s reasonable judgment with respect to future events. Forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainties. Our actual results could differ materially from those anticipated as a result of various factors. A list of these risk factors can be found in Kirby’s Annual Report on Form 10-Q for the year ended December 31, 2011, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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