Kevin BurchJet Express, Inc. [President & Co-Owner]
Kevin has 40 years of experience in the trucking industry, including LTL, TL, Air Freight and consolidation. Since 1990, he has been President of Jet Express, Inc., as well as a partner in the company. Under Kevin’s leadership, Jet Express currently has 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” 3 consecutive years from General Motors. Recently the company was awarded “Supplier of the Year” for 2011, the only truckload supplier in North America to receive this award.
Kevin is Past-Chairman of the Truckload Carrier’s Association (2009-2010), based in Alexandria, VA which consists of over 200,000 trucks.
Kevin has been an active member of the American Trucking Associations since 1990. He serves on the Membership Committee, is chairman of Lead ATA, is past-chairman of its Communications and Image Policy Committee, and serves as a member of the Trucking Moves America Forward image management committee. He is currently ATA’s Vice-Chairman. Kevin is a Trustee of the Ohio Trucking Association, a member of the Miami Valley Transportation Club in Dayton, OH and is involved in numerous committees including the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission and recently he accepted a board position on the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. He is also very active with the local Boy Scouts of America. Kevin is active with the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington, DC. Kevin is a hands-on leader who believes in team sharing on all projects; i.e.: “drivers drive the company.” He acquired his Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in September, 2008.