About RISS

RISS Cargo Management was founded on October 1, 2015 to provide inland logistical support to our clients. Whether your cargo is originating overseas or domestically, RISS will put together a package that meets your specific needs. Our many years of experience in both the blue and brown water markets, allows us to add value on any project you may have. RISS will manage every detail as your cargo moves from the origin to its final destination – including leveraging our strong relationships with various vendors. We have the flexibility to identify the most reliable and safe way to move your cargo, by using our knowledge and relationships, to make sure your project is a success. RISS will use our expertise to manage your costs, and as a result adding straight to your bottom line! Our experience lies in both Deck and Hopper barges and over the road trucking, moving any and all types of project, breakbulk or dry cargos. As a subsidiary of Norton Lilly International, RISS has local personnel in every port in North America, Central America and the Caribbean islands.

Meet The Senior Team

John Wade Thurber


Executive Vice President of Commercial
7751 Carondolet Ave. Suite 404
St. Louis, MO 63105


Hans Madsen


General Manager North East
242 Old New Brunswick Road,
Suite 380
Piscataway, NJ 08854


Capt. Shashi Bahl


Technical and Marine Operations
242 Old New Brunswick Road,
Suite 380
Piscataway, NJ 08854


Group Contacts


One St. Louis Centre – Suite 5000
Mobile, Al 36602
chartering@risscargo.com Phone: 314-449-8172
accounting@risscargo.com Phone: 504-581-1094
operations@risscargo.com Phone: 504-581-1094