June 2012

Overdrive Magazine | Trucking Business News & Owner Operator Info

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Shown here with his 2007 International 9400i, Gary McGinnis has driven more than 3 million accident-free miles in his career. 'Salt of the earth' commitment to his extended family. BY ELIZABETH MANNING Owner-operator's dedication to business is an outgrowth of his wner-operator Gary McGinnis is as dedicated to customer care and work ethic as he is to his family – not an easy feat for a trucker, McGinnis says. His "roadside inspections are always clean, he knows and remembers the names of all of the people at loading docks, and customers routinely ask to speak with him," says Doug Moat, director of safety for Universal Am-Can. "When you hear about good, salt-of-the-earth Southern people, Gary fills the mind's eye of everything you would expect." O When invited to an out-of-town meeting to receive his award as 2012 Contractor of the Year for Universal Am-Can, McGinnis asked if he could bring his wife and granddaughter with him. 26 OVERDRIVE JUNE 2012 Perry Pinkston

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