Mark Ledford, Vice President of Operations is versatile and customer-focused with extensive experience in all aspects of the trucking industry including loading and maintaining trucks, coordinating logistics, negotiating rates, and managing logging, driving sales and business growth. He is able to quickly and efficiently resolve problems to reduce downtime and ensure customer satisfaction. Mark is well-versed in the dry van and refrigeration trucking requirements as well as freight brokering operations.
Mark founded Red Baron Transportation of Charlotte, North Carolina out of his home in 2003 with only one truck. He has since grown the company to into robust truckload carrier Transportation Company that handles long and short hauls requiring dry van or refrigeration trucking and coordinates freight brokering to ensure affordable, reliable service. Mark now supervises a team of 45 employees, 25 trucks, and 50 trailers generating approximately $26M in revenue per year, and he still maintains his current CDL license to provide additional support as needed on pickup and delivery for exceptional customer service.
Although Mark has since sold Red Baron Transportation to BWT he continues to spearheads business operations, safety, maintenance, sales, and logistics to ensure high quality, compliant and timely transportation services.