|SEMO Express LLC. was formed in June of 2007 and founded by Angela and David Richards of Sikeston, MO.
David has a long history of trucking. His family has been trucking for five generations.
In 1977, David started his career by working for his father in the maintenance shop. After two years in the shop, he started driving the trucks.
In 1981, he started his first company, an LTL cartage company. This was a partnership endeavour with his brother.
In 1984, David and his brother started the truckload carrier Reliable Freight Systems.
In 2000, David and Angela bought out his brother and changed the name to Reliable Transportation Inc. After the buy out, Angela became very active in the business. She worked in every position of the back office and was the company CFO.
In 2005, David and Angela sold Reliable Transportation and worked as a freight consultants while also operating a trailer leasing company.
After being out of the transportation business as owners for two years, Angela and David saw a need not being fulfilled in the Southeast Missouri market.
Former customers and employees were looking for a carrier that offered a good work environment and personalized quality service.
In June of 2007, Angela formed Semo Express LLC. She filed for and received her state certification as a WBE (woman owned business) on February 5th, 2008. David is director of operations at Semo Express.
The company was founded on a dedication to God, and a pledge was made to always operate under Godly, biblical principles.
SEMO Express is looking toward the future and the part that you will play.
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