|Career History:||Over fifty years experience in the trucking
industry. Twenty-six years as a successful owner/operator. Twelve years as a common
contract carrier with a fleet of over 100 trucks with sales in excess of $10 million
per year. Twenty years experience as a major broker grossing over $4 million annually.
Fifteen years experience with computerized Trucker and Brokerage Software systems.
Founder and owner of Charles McAlpin Trucking, Inc., and Subsidiary, Charles McAlpin Brokerage, Inc., started in 1978 and sold in 1986, orderly. In 1987 successfully opened C.H. Robinsons operation in Madison, Alabama. In 1988 opened a new brokerage division for East-West Transportation in Decatur, Alabama. In 1989 started McAlpin Bestway Services (trucking brokerage company), operated for six years and sold in April of 1994. In August 1989 created an advertising agency, Trans-Media (a division of McAlpin Corporation) for recruiting drivers for trucking industry. Trans-Media continues to grow and expand in the recruitment advertising industry. In 1999 started a new division called Drivers Choice, a nationwide driver leasing firm. In 1999 also started a new transportation brokerage firm, McAlpin Corporation / Logistics brokering loads and equipment nationwide.
|Graduated from East Prairie High School, Missouri 1950.
Completed course in business management, Detroit, Michigan, 1979.
Dale Carnegie course in 1986.
Attended mechanic school, driver instruction school, and motor sergeant training, parachutist & gliderman, 82nd Airborne Division. U.S. Army 1947-1950.
|Accomplishments:||Certified Transportation Broker per Transportation Brokerage Institute,
Charter member of Transportation Brokers Conference of America since 1978.
In 1986, gross revenue was over $14 million with over 100 trucks, including ten company trucks.
North Alabama Traffic Club and Transportation Professional of the Year Award, 1995.
McAlpin Corporation received the North Alabama Traffic Club Outstanding Business of the Year Award,
PO Box 1604, Decatur, AL
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