“We’re pushing close to 18 trucks right now. We’re trying to go to 30 next year. Every year after that we’re going to try to put between four and six trucks on and then we’ll just keep going from there.”
The pandemic has fueled a high demand for drivers nationwide, creating opportunities for veterans looking to enter the civilian workforce.
That’s where the company’s veteran career opportunity comes in—which helps recent truck driving school graduates with prior military experience purchase a truck of their own.
After driving for the company for at least a year, those drivers can stay with Global Freight and Commerce or operate independently. For Garay, it’s a way to build business, fill a need in the in-demand truck driving space, and give back to the community.