NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.— Bulldog Hiway Express CEO Philip Byrd Sr. started his business career in lumber, the industry in which his father and grandfather worked. But in 1980, when Georgia-Pacific Corp. asked him to move to its headquarters in Atlanta, Byrd decided to get another job because he could not bear to leave his beloved home in St. George, S.C.
Byrd turned briefly to a nearby trucking company before switching to Bulldog, where he celebrated his 30th anniversary this month.
But now, his involvement with American Trucking Associations as the federation’s 69th chairman promises to keep him on the road…
Source: Transport Topics