AAA Cooper Transportation has promoted Charlie Prickett to president and chief operating officer.
Prickett, who began his career in the transportation industry in 1988, has held several leadership positions in less-than-truckload and dedicated services prior to joining AAA Cooper in 2002. He was later promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer in 2010.
“It gives me great pleasure to promote Charlie to president given his overall leadership and extensive knowledge and expertise of our two primary services of LTL and Dedicated services. His commitment to growing our business while enhancing our culture will serve our internal team members and customers very well in the future,” said Reid Dove, CEO of AAA Cooper.
AAA Cooper Transportation is one of the top 50 largest ground transportation companies in the United States, serving the South, Southwest and Midwest. It is one of the top 20 private companies in Alabama, as ranked by the most recent sales figures. AAA Cooper has more than 100 locations, employing more than 5,000 people. For the past four years, the company has been named by Forbes as one of the top mid-sized employers in the country.