Gary Winstead
A.R.C. Transit Cos.
After graduating from North Carolina State University, Gary L. Winstead began his transportation career with Air Express International in 1986. He later served as regional sales manager for CF Ocean Service in Charleston, South Carolina, and manager of international sales for Con-way Southern Express in Charlotte. In 1993, Winstead founded American Heritage International Forwarding Inc. in Wilmington, North Carolina, serving as its president until 2005. In 2006, he joined the business development team with North Carolina Ports. Winstead founded A.R.C. Transit Inc. in January 2008. A.R.C. Transit is a third-party logistics and drayage company specializing in container drayage management throughout the United States. A.R.C. Transit has drayage terminal operations throughout the Southeast US through subsidiary companies Veterans Express and LML Express. Winstead is a former vice chairman of the Household Goods Forwarders Association of America and a past board member of the North Carolina World Trade Association.