Grand Prairie, Texas – September 19, 2013 – Arnold Transportation Services, Inc., a trusted provider of regional transportation services, is pleased to announce the appointment of J. Michael Driggers as the Company’s new Senior Vice President of Operations. Driggers will be responsible for all dry van operations of the Southwest, Southeast, and Dedicated markets.
Mr. Driggers brings more than 25 years of experience as a short haul regional executive within the logistics/transportation industry. His most recent position was with Dallas Miller Logistics in Oklahoma City, where he restructured lane flows to maximize gross profit, increased contractor fleet and reduced the average age of rolling stock. Driggers also served as President at Pacer Transport, Inc. in DeSoto, Texas and Link America in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In addition, Mike served on the executive team of one of the original Arnold Truckload Companies, Dalworth Trucking. As the companies merged the truckload carriers into one, which was the beginning of the original Arnold Transportation, Mike held the position of Vice President of Operations as well.
“It is an honor to work with the Arnold team with their tradition of innovation and integrity,” remarks Mr. Driggers. “I am excited to be on board with such a dynamic leadership team, and feel that my experience will help take Arnold’s operations to the next level.”
Arnold’s President & CEO, Todd A. Smith further adds, “Michael Driggers’ knowledge and experience in our industry is a great benefit for the Arnold family. His leadership experience will provide invaluable insights for improving our overall operations. We are thrilled with Arnold’s success to date, and look forward to having Michael’s leadership as we continue on this growth path. Adding Michael to our team highlights our continuing commitment to taking our company back to our regional dedicated roots.
Driggers holds a master’s degree from Albany State University. He will be based out of Arnold’s Grand Prairie, Texas office/terminal.
Arnold Transportation Service is one of the leading regional providers in the industry. With a fleet of 1500+ tractors and 7 terminals, we provide high quality, on time service throughout the northeast, southeast, mid-central, and southwest United States. And with one of the youngest fleets operating, equipped with on-board technology, we deliver in the most efficient ways possible. To learn more about our services, visit www.arnoldtrans.com.