I am excited to announce Russ Cowperthwiate joining ACT as the newly created Corporate Transportation Manager. Russ comes to us with over 28 years’ experience in the transportation services sector. In his most recent position, he was the Fleet Manager over-seeing 500 commercial vehicles. His areas of expertise include; fleet maintenance, purchasing, training, Driver safety, and transportation compliance. Along with his extensive management and administrative experience Russ has direct hands-on experience as a mechanic, heavy equipment technician, and Class A Driver with doubles and tanker endorsement.
On a personal note, Russ resides in Merced with his wife of 22 years and has a son in college.
Russ will be responsible for developing and overseeing numerous transportation maintenance, compliance, logistics, and driver safety programs. He will be working very closely with Krista, myself, and the Branch Managers. As this is a Corporate wide operations position Russ will be reporting directly to me.
Please all welcome aboard Russ to our ACT family.