Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
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Bachelor of Science - Wisconsin State University
Graduate School work - Northeastern University, Chicago, IL
National Graduate University - â€œPrinciples of Grant & Contract Negotiationâ€
Stone Management Seminar - â€œReducing Freight Costsâ€
University of Wisconsin - Dept. of Engineering Extension - â€œLand Planningâ€, Transportation Brokering Managementâ€,
â€œCPM/PERT-Critical Path Method Workshopâ€
Trained for reporting, deposition, and testimony by professional organizations
Accepted as an Expert by United States Justice Department
President of an Arizona investment corporation and an Agent for Savon Freight.
Federal Service: HEW & HUD, VP of Worldwide Distribution of Prime Electronics, PRB Corp.;
Owner/President of Qwik Truk, a Motor Carrier, sold to Peterbilt Dealership of Waukesha, WI
Owner/President of QTI, a service corp., a Property Brokerage, sold 1999
Owner/President of Carrier Information Exchange, Inc., a license brokerage, sold to Advantage Transportation, St. Paul, MN in 2003
Speaker and Teacher
Lead seminars and classroom instruction for transportation entrepreneurs, weekly since 1987.
Considered an expert and allowed for testimony by the U.S. Department of Justice.
Lectures and consults on current surface transportation market economic conditions to think tanks and fund managers beginning 2001.
The Nationâ€™s first freight auction website, where shippers can name their own â€œfreight rateâ€.
Sold the trademark â€œBackhaulerâ€ to Advantage Transportation, St. Paul, MN in 2003.
Loadshome.com, a future trucking capacity coordination VOIP
Savon Freight Creator
Pegasus Reservation System, a truck capacity coordination program to provide the same kind of capacity coordination to trucking industry that â€œApolloâ€ and â€œSabreâ€ reservation systems bring to the airline industry. The Pegasus Project was funded via the Venture Capital Fair at the University of Wisconsin, Graduate School of Business and sponsored by Professor James Blakely.
Started the nationâ€™s first transportation brokering school where text book reading is coupled with Hands-on training in a working transportation provider, designed for transportation professionals. School has been in continuous operation since 1987. Currently licensed by the State of Arizona, Dept of Private Post Secondary Education to operate the transportation school.
Publication list available upon request.
Association of Transportation Law Professionals
Roundtablegroup.com adjunct faculty
â€œThe Society of Industry Leadersâ€, Vista Research, a div. of Standard & Poorâ€™s
â€œPrimary Insightâ€, div of Bear/Stearns
Qualified to render opinions after personally presiding over 90,000 transportation purchases from authorized and insured motor carries on behalf of shippers throughout North America.
Presided over the market quotation, receiving orders, searching and soliciting transportation, credit qualifying shippers, qualifying for credit from motor carriers and in turn qualifying the suitability of the motor carrier for cargoes, managing the A/R & A/P and cash flow of $94 million plus in brokering revenue.
Adjudicated claims pro se for cargo overage, shortage and damage, as well as hidden damage, and re-consignments, on thousands of occasions.
Created and/or drafted numerous transportation contracts between shipper & customer, vendor & shipper, shipper & broker, shipper & motor carrier, motor carrier & broker, motor carrier & motor carrier.
Negotiated terms and freight rates for thousands of transportation contracts. Terminated contracts.
Provided accurate transportation market pricing and supply and demand predictions.
Retained 4000+ transportation clients regarding consulting services; involving traffic management, logistics alternatives, brokering as a licensed broker, and truck broker, business marketing and sales, geographic development and economic issues.
Experience in qualifying, hiring, and terminating drivers as employees and owner/operations.
Evaluated safety programs for motor carriers and insurance programs for transportation providers, trucking and brokering, and transportation buyers.
Conducted talent searches and qualified individuals for traffic managers and for other specific applications.
Given opinion in defense and plaintiff issues: criminal trial, personal injury lawsuit, transportation contract litigation, attorney case preparation consultation, and economic and current surveys of customary transportation practices for lawsuits.