As published in The NJBIZ Daily News, story by Lori Campos.
Dave Gorman, the executive vice president at Pinnacle Freight Systems in Florence, started with the most important issue for the company while a winter storm dropped a foot or snow (or more) on various parts of the state Tuesday.
“All of our drivers are safe,” he said. “We made the decision yesterday to pull all of our (local) drivers off the road.
“When we run into a situation like this, safety is the first priority. It’s paramount: for our drivers, for our employees, for other motorists — in no particular order. Safety comes first.”
And while bad weather is a part of the industry, it always comes at a price.
Gorman says Pinnacle, annually one of the fastest-growing companies in the state, will lose “over six figures” in revenue from the storm.
“It’s not insignificant,” he said. “We have fixed costs in this business, [...]