William Carter Biography
William Carter is the owner, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of WCA logistics,
LLC formally Wm Carter & Associates, LLC, located in Urbana, Ohio.
In 1983, Mr. Carter left his position as Traffic Manager for a large multinational
aerospace corporation to start Wm Carter & Associates, LLC. Mr. Carter has served
as the Transportation Editor for Distribution Magazine and The Wholesaler Magazine.
He is the author of The Transportation Forms and Procedures Manual, the Glossary of
Transportation & Logistics Terms and The Logistics Policy Manual, as well as a
number of texts on freight cost control and logistics management. He has appeared
before the United States Senate Sub-committee on Transportation Reform and before
the California Public Utilities Commission Task Force on Freight Rate Discounting.
In 1985, Mr. Carter designed the Freight Cost Control Workshop, which has been
attended publicly and privately nationwide by more than 7,000 people. In 1985, his
firm introduced their monthly transportation newsletter, THE EXPRESS, which today
is considered one of the better freight transportation journals and is distributed a
number of clients, Industry professionals and legal firms.
In 1989, Wm Carter & Associates was recognized by Columbus, Ohio Mayor, Greg
Lushutka for their efforts in coordinating 45 trailer loads, and two airlifts of supplies to
the victims of Hurricane Andrew. In 2003, The Ohio State Senate, honored Mr.
Carter and his firm with a Senate Commendation and a Senatorial Citation for twenty-
years of professional and ethical service to their clients and the freight transportation
industry in general.
The firm provides freight audit and payment services and a number of third party
logistics management programs to 171 shipper/receivers with more than 550 locations
in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Mr. Carter enjoys time with his granddaughter and flying his Cessna 175 which is
named after his granddaughter. He is also a student of the old west. Bill belongs to the
World Fast Draw Association and the Single Action Shooting Society.