Ray J. Haight

Areas of Focus: Operations, Recruiting & Retention, Human Resources With a career spanning four decades, Ray has been involved in all facets of the North American Trucking Industry.

Beginning in 1974 as an Owner Operator, Ray amassed 1 Million accident free miles before starting his own Trucking Company – Southwestern Express. From 1984 until 1991, Southwestern Express grew to 50 trucks, primarily focused on both dry and refrigerated freight. In 1991, Ray partnered with Evan MacKinnon of MacKinnon Transport,Inc. In 2000 Ray became President and COO when the two companies amalgamated. During his time at MacKinnon Transport, the company achieved record profit growth, award winning driver turnover and national safety recognition and grew to the 50th largest for hire trucking company in Canada.

In 2005, after selling his stake in MacKinnon Transport, Ray formed Haight Consulting, serving small to medium sized Transportation companies in Canada and the U.S.

Ray has been involved with the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) for two decades, and proudly served as Chairman in 2009. Ray was honoured by TCA in 2009 for his service to the Industry and was awarded the Lee Crittenden Award