In 2004 the CAST Richland, WA Terminal was initially established in support of the WIPP shipments generated out of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. In order to expand its range of service thru its scope of work, CAST has become a solid resource for many DOE contractors as well as a driving force in nuclear related Transportation field based out of Washington and surrounding facilities. CAST is recognized as a leader in safety and the quality of service necessary to support these sensitive shipments in this ever-changing field.
In October of 2010, CAST Richland moved to its new facility located at 1020 Battelle Blvd in Richland. This secured fenced facility consists of a 4-acre parking area for all types of shipments in and out of this area, a drive-off unloading ramp and a maintenance shop. This facility is within a few minutes of the main gate for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Thao Le-Spencer has lived in the Richland, WA area since 1999. She is a Washington State University graduate with a Bachelors degree in Business Operations and Management. Towards the end of her schooling in 2012, she joined the CAST Transportation team. During her time with the company, she has advanced through various positions and in March of 2016, was promoted to Terminal Manager for the Washington terminal. During her time working in the Richland office, she has formed good working relationships with various DOE customers and enjoys the challenges that each new day brings.