Kevin Burch, president of Jet Express of Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded the Truckload Carriers Association’s Past Chairmen’s Award.
Burch was honored during a general session at the associations’ annual convention here.
Burch is known for his leadership of the Trucking Moves America Forward (TMAF) initiative that is designed to enhance the image of trucking among the general public.
Burch has amassed more than 40 years of experience in the trucking industry, which includes less-than-truckload, truckload, air freight, and consolidation.
Since 1990, he has been president of Jet Express, Inc., as well as a partner in the company. Under Burch’s leadership, the company has grown to 90 company drivers, 220 owner-operators, and 600 trailers. The company handles up to 400 truckloads per day throughout the United States, primarily for the “just-in-time” automotive industry. Providing excellent service, the company was awarded the prestigious “Worldwide Supplier Award” three consecutive years by General Motors.