Trendsetter and hard-working entrepreneur, Perry Mandera founded his first transportation business at a merely 23 years old. As of 2018, most would consider Perry Mandera as the man who set the caliber in the industry of trucking and logistics.
His vision set the standard for all of the trucking and logistic companies in the United States today (https://www.linkedin.com/in/perrymmandera). It makes one wonder, how a young man, with such determination, accomplished 30 years ago, what most trucking and logistic companies still struggle with in this demanding industry today.
Revolutionizing success, this “The Customer Companies” founder, streamed his name across the globe and into the minds of supporters and followers. With his influence and determination; distribution and warehouses blossomed. Transporting goods became even more popular.
With technological advances at the forefront of his business, major additions to his warehouses and fulfillment center properties were able to set the trendsetter to the very top of the trucking industry. His decision to improve the quality of his businesses included investing in better technology. Updating the systems granted a better process to be able to manage truck times, track shipments (from the initial point of dispatch) to the warehouse where shipping and receiving thousands of loads were being processed. (Cheetah Dispatch, Warehouse and Dock management systems were the technological systems vitally fundamental to the businesses). The Customer Companies customer service department are open 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week; and are known for their world class customer service.
Perry Mandera’s contributions are vast. Not only has he managed his very own businesses. He donated his time and resources to aiding the less fortunate. He is widely recognized for that selfless achievement as well.
Some organizations that he supported or founded are the Illinois State Crime Commission, Mercy Home For Boys & Girls, Catholic Charities USA, Lynn Sage Foundation, The University of Chicago Medical Center and Custom Cares Charities. This is just to name a few.
Perry Mandera has also been recognized as a leading supporter in the fight against cancer, as he has generously donated to The Breast Cancer Foundation.