WHO WE ARE
Select Carriers is a sales-driven, results-oriented company. Combined with a commitment to outstanding customer-service, we have set ourselves apart and created a model that adds value to both our customers and our carrier partners in today’s challenging transportation environment.
MEET THE TEAM:
Gabriel Dee ~ President
Gabe joined his father, Ray, in the transportation business in 1996. Gabe attended Middlebury College, Middlebury VT where he majored in English. Gabe has learned the business in all its aspects, including working within a major manufacturer for a 3PL operation, brokering and dispatching, and developing a sizeable account base of his own.
Gabe excels at global understanding of both shippers needs and carrier capabilities, and finding comprehensive solutions to complex problems.
Gabe is married with two children, and lives in Allendale NJ. His interests include golfing, fishing, skiing, and reading US history.
Raymond Dee ~ Chairman
Ray entered the transportation industry in 1975 when he, in turn, joined his father’s business representing All-States Trucking Division of PIE. Prior to that, Ray served in the English Department of William Paterson College and worked as Director of International Activities for YPO. Ray is married with two children and four grandchildren. His education includes a BS from Seton Hall University, an MA from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and further graduate study at New York University.
In 1986 Ray sold his trucking company, Plaza Freight, and started Select Carriers providing commission-based sales representation to carriers he deemed the best in the business. In 2008 Select Carrier’s transportation revenue exceeded $25 million.
Ray enjoys gardening, reading fiction and non-fiction, and travel.
Jeff Miller ~ Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Jeff has been in truckload transportation since 1986 serving in all aspects of operations and sales, including dispatcher, terminal manager, and division manager. His sales background includes stints with Metropolitan Trucking as National Accounts Manager, TRL as Regional Sales Manager, Trans-States Lines as National Accounts Vice President, Central Refrigerated Lines as Dedicated Services Sales Manager, and last with Jim Palmer Trucking as Director of National Accounts.
In 1992 Jeff earned a Certificate of Management in a continuing education program at the University of Scranton. He is single and has three grown children. Jeff resides in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Jeff is an outdoorsman who enjoys back-country hiking, mountain biking and travel.
Cindy Egan ~ Bid Management and Logistics Analysis
Cindy joined Select Carriers in 2006 and has since mastered critical elements of logistics analysis and bid management. Cindy will provide technical support for Select Carriers’ sales activities, especially to manage bids and to comply with customers’ requirements for information and data. Cindy received a B.S. in Industrial Management from New Jersey Institute of Technology and has worked in the manufacturing industry.
Cindy is married with four children, and lives in Fairfield, NJ. She enjoys attending her children’s many activities, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Terry Shirley ~ Director of National Accounts
In 1987 Terry began his career in the Transportation Industry as a dispatcher with a small freight brokerage firm based out of Atlanta, Georgia. After working his way up the ranks and into sales, he found his true calling in contract and freight lane negotiations. Moving on to a larger asset based carrier in the early 90’s and delving into a more intricate supply chain network; he began building a diverse linkage of shippers and national contacts that have been the foundation of his success. Throughout his career, he has negotiated transportation contracts with national accounts for corporations that have grown to become household names. Terry’s dedication to customer service, paired with a creative attention to detail, are the cornerstones of a career that has spanned more than 20 years and counting. Terry, along with his family, still call Atlanta home. When not working for Select Carriers, you can find Terry riding his Harley Davidson across the Southeastern back roads or hitting the fairways of the many golf courses across the Metro Atlanta area. .
To be the premiere transportation and logistics sales organization in the industry.
To cultivate and maintain lasting relationships between all of our stake holders with the highest level of professionalism and integrity