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Perry Olson — Operations Director, Fortune Transportation

Perry serves as Operations Director in the company his father started more than 30 years ago. Perry has nearly 20 years of experience in the small family company starting out scrubbing greasy rims to negotiating with large multi-national firms on multi-million dollar contracts.

Driver Shortage: Appreciate your Drivers

Driver Shortage: Appreciate your Drivers

Driver Shortage
Driver shortage is an issue we are all familiar with in trucking. The issue is present every day we come to work. Unfortunately, the driver shortage issue is here to stay for the foreseeable future. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, the U.S. government estimates 33,000 truck driver jobs will be needed by 2020. How are we going to get there? I work for a trucking company my father started in 1980. I have learned that it is a battle to recruit drivers and it is a battle to keep drivers.
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- Operations Director, Fortune Transportation