David Richards started his trucking career in 1977 working in his father’s truck maintenance shop and unloading trailers on the freight dock.
He started his first trucking company, Reliable Freight Systems in 1984.
He has 40 years of trucking experience from maintenance, driving, management and 33 years of owning a trucking company.
David says he has the best job around now. His main duties these days are, customer service, consulting for Semo Express, expanding the warehouse and 3rd party logistics operation at Transcon America LLC.
He also spends a lot of time with his grandkids at the farm teaching the grandkids how to hunt, fish, and ride four-wheelers.
His goals for the future is to teach his children how to be successful in the trucking industry and instill a good work ethic in his grandchildren.