Wayne Hughes

Wayne Hughes

President / Fleet Owner

    • Company Name:
    • Wayne Hughes Trucking, Inc.
    • MATS Attendance
    • Has been to MATS 2 times, 2018 & 2019
    • Hometown:
    • Ghent, WV
    • Years in the Industry:
    • 15

How did you get started in the Trucking Industry?

In 2004, Wayne started trucking out of necessity in order to service his scrap business, and since then, has branched out considerably. After starting in the industry with only one truck, he now operates a fleet of 11 trucks running the east coast, as well as servicing local companies. Wayne plans to expand his fleet in the future.

What about MATS is most valuable to you?

Being able to see and touch a product in person is very valuable...very important. What’s better than to see a product work before you buy it?

What advice do you have for other trucking professionals?

Watch every penny. Trucking is won and lost on cents per mile.

What are the reasons you would recommend MATS?

MATS gives you the opportunity to see what’s new in the industry to make your job easier. There are brokers there that we talk to, and we are also able to keep up with the changes in technology. We are able to find the things that make our drivers’ lives more comfortable, which helps to retain them...making our jobs easier.

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