‘Trucking Central to Economy’s Success,’ Says Family Enterprise USA’s Pat Soldano at ATA’s Recent Global Management Conference in San Diego

Attendees at the American Trucking Association’s Management Conference, held in San Diego last month, heard from Family Enterprises USA’s President, Pat Soldano, about how critical family-owned trucking businesses are to the vitality of our economy. Soldano’s speech was later featured in the industry publication, Transport Topics.

In her address, Soldano stressed how important it was to let their combined voices be heard in Washington DC. She noted some 65% of trucking companies are family-owned and that a newly-forming Family Business Congressional Caucus will be the ideal forum for letting their voices be heard.

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