The Truckload Carriers Association has a new chairman: Robert Low, president and founder of Prime Inc., Springfield, Mo. Low, who will serve for the 2012-2013 term, was sworn in during TCA’s Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla., this week.
Low established Prime in Urbana, Mo., in 1970. A decade later, he moved the corporate headquarters to Springfield. What began as a one-truck operation has evolved into a company that provides logistics and international refrigerated, tanker, flatbed, floral and intermodal transportation, with a fleet of 5,700 driving associates, more than 4,000 trucks and more than 7,300 trailers.