The Rise of Bradley Jacobs
Satish Jindel • Journal of Commerce
February 20, 2017
Several illustrious leaders have transformed the US freight transportation industry since the early 1900s. The contribution of these leaders — Jim Casey of UPS, Fred Smith of FedEx, J.B. Hunt of J.B. Hunt Transport, and Daniel Sullivan of Roadway Package System (now FedEx Ground) among them —is well-known to those in various facets of this industry.
Many other leaders also have started transportation and logistics companies in the last decade that have grown at a rapid pace and had successful public offerings. However, Bradley Jacobs stands out among the more recent leaders and entrepreneurs for doing something many industry executives and observers viewed as unrealistic…Read More