Perry Mandera is the Chief Executive Officer of one of the best shipping companies in the United States; The Custom Companies Inc. the company is based in Illinois. Perry Mandera has a vast and varied experience in the field of logistics transportation of over forty years. He first worked in the marines by transporting supplies and the troops in 1976. In one way, this work led him to his career path as his primary aim while serving the comrades was their satisfaction. Perry Mandera was elected as the Republican Ward Committeeman for the 26th ward in Chicago in 1984 up to 1988.
Perry Mandera is considered intelligent because of how he always incorporates the latest technology in his business operations. He has in-house programmers who customize their software to specific customer needs so that they can meet the standards of the shipping industry. He also takes strategic chances, and his business is not too conservative. Perry Mandera is also a good employer as some of his employees have been with him for over thirty years. His company has more than 500 workers. His habit of micromanaging can be the reason why most of the employees enjoy working with him. Perry Mandera believes that appreciating one’s work motivates them to work better and give ideas without fear of being shunned. Perry Mandera has advised young entrepreneurs on being calculative and not making decisions on impulse to avoid unnecessary risk when he gets the opportunity to do so.
Perry Mandera is also known for the extensive charity work he does especially towards children. He even has programs that help in financial donations and material support to the less fortunate in the society. Through a letter at the end of each year, Perry Mandera asks his employees to give names of people in need in their lives and not necessarily a family member. They help those people financially with the aim of giving them a better end of year holidays. Perry Mandera is a respected businessperson such that the Illinois Transportation Association (ITA) recognized him as one of the top a hundred American Transportation Executives of the Millennium in 2000.