The company was founded in 1934 by U.J. Barrett as Barrett Coal and Ice Co.
Gradually, in 1963 U.J. started with dump trucks hauling
aggregate products around Chittenden County
and in 1969 he diversified into road salt distribution
. In 1972, his three sons John, George and James Barrett assumed control of Barrett Trucking Co., Inc.
with an emphasis on aggregate and road salt distribution. In July 2013, the third generation took control. Now Joe, Scott, and Brian are continuing the legacy