WACO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Central Freight Lines, Inc., a 95-year old leader in the LTL industry, today announced that Jerry Moyes is stepping into the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Moyes, a trucking industry veteran and founder of Swift Transportation, is expected to provide a steady hand in guiding the company through these unprecedented times. Steve Vondra will return to the Company as Executive Vice President and COO and replace Michael Brennan.
Mr. Moyes said, “We are grateful for Michael’s contribution to CFL. He stepped up and guided the Company through a challenging period. We wish him the very best in his future pursuits.”
According to Mr. Moyes, the move is a natural extension of where the company is headed, allowing him to focus on optimizing current LTL services while expanding product offerings to deliver more for CFL customers.
“With the people and partnerships in place today, the future of Central Freight looks bright,” said Moyes. “I’m excited to be behind the wheel of this company and look forward to taking advantage of the opportunities we have before us. We are excited to welcome Steve back to the Company. His leadership and experience will be essential as we move forward with our strategic priorities. We are confident these recent changes will enable us to achieve our safety, service, and profitability objectives.”