Brin Perryman joins Shelba D. Johnson Trucking in sales role
Furniture Today Staff -- Furniture Today, September 27, 2012
THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Shelba D. Johnson Trucking has hired Brin Perryman as regional sales manager.
Perryman is replacing Dick Lewin, who is retiring, and will report to Richard Tucker, the Thomasville-based company's national sales manager.
Perryman, who most recently leased showroom space for Merchandise Mart Properties and International Market Centers, previously spent 10 years as an advertising salesman for Furniture/Today.
"Brin's background in sales makes him perfect for this role, which includes selling warehouse space, cross-docking services and LTL furniture deliveries," Tucker said.
Last year, Shelba Johnson Trucking set a milestone as its trucks logged in more than 18 million miles.
"However, based on the business we've already done this year, we expect to easily pass that 18-million-mile watermark," Tucker said.
With a fleet of some 165 trucks and about 500 trailers, Shelba D. Johnson services more than 400 furniture shippers on the Eastern Seaboard and in Texas and Ohio. To prepare for growth, the company recently spent $3 million to acquire 20 new EPA-compliant diesel trucks.
"Earlier this year, we also made significant investments in many other areas of our business with the goal of upgrading and enhancing our customer's experience with us," Tucker said, adding, "And thankfully, those investments are paying dividends in the form of new business and additional business from existing customers.
"With these opportunities before us, Brin is joining our team at the best possible time," he said.