Mr. Mears provides Expert Witness work and Consulting for both Defense (Freightliner, Navistar) and Plaintiff attorneys.
Mr. Mears is an internationally recognized leader in organizing fleet transportation operations under an integrated distribution concept. He is thoroughly knowledgeable and experienced in equipment engineering, specifications, maintenance, equipment forecasting, purchase or lease of equipment, scheduling and control of maintenance operations.
With over 40 years of Trucking, Truck Leasing, Fleet Operations, Logistic Consulting and Maintenance experience, he brings a unique and seasoned perspective.
Starting as a Motor Equipment Foreman with Michigan Bell Telephone Co., he rose to be Automotive Engineer before returning to school to get his MBA. At Roadway Express he was Assistant to the VP of Maintenance in Akron, Ohio. Mid-American Line in Kansas City, MO provided the opportunity to be Director of Maintenance. Red Ball Motor Freight in Dallas, TX called and Mr. Mears accepted the VP of Maintenance position for this rapidly expanding motor carrier.
Growing up in the Motor City, he developed an avid interest in Automobiles, Sports Cars and Trucks. This interest in the Automotive Industry provided both career challenges and racing opportunities. This interest evolved into a current project of rebuilding of a 1962 365B Porsche coupe. Porsche photos Here.