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Mr. Robert Cooper R. Jr.

President and Owner

Bisson Transportation Inc

Direct Phone: (207) ***-****       

Bisson Transportation Inc

85 Eisenhower Dr.

Westbrook, Maine 04092

United States

Company Description

Bisson Transportation ("Bisson") is a privately owned, values based company specializing in Truckload Freight Hauling, Freight Brokerage, Custom Logistics, Warehousing and Distribution Services. Bisson operates facilities in Augusta, Lewiston, West Bath, ... more

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Employment History

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Board Member
Portland Regional Chamber

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Board Member
The Root Cellar Ministries

Web References (103 Total References)


Keith A. Koehler, CMC | Move Bisson

www.movebisson.com [cached]

In 1990 Bob Cooper purchased the company from the Bisson family. As a well-educated visionary, Bob is well-suited to be the owner and President of Bisson.

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This was not acceptable to Bob. To remedy this situation, in 2002 he began crafting what we call Bisson's "cultural revitalization". Bob and I worked together to "align" the Bisson organization within the boundaries of our new culture.


employment « Road Scholar Transportation

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Whereas Road Scholar Transport offers skilled drivers a $1500 sign-on bonus, Bob Cooper, President of Bisson who bought the business in 1990, explains, "We are a relatively small company and we can't offer the sorts of bonuses and other incentives that some of the big national companies are offering to hire these guys," an article in Sun Journal notes.

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Although Bisson Transportation notified many of its employees of the closing, several being let go within the next two weeks, there are still drivers that have not been informed yet due to being on the road, the article notes, with Cooper already being contacted from trucking companies who want to recruit these drivers.


driver shortage « Road Scholar Transportation

www.roadscholar.com [cached]

Whereas Road Scholar Transport offers skilled drivers a $1500 sign-on bonus, Bob Cooper, President of Bisson who bought the business in 1990, explains, "We are a relatively small company and we can't offer the sorts of bonuses and other incentives that some of the big national companies are offering to hire these guys," an article in Sun Journal notes.

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Although Bisson Transportation notified many of its employees of the closing, several being let go within the next two weeks, there are still drivers that have not been informed yet due to being on the road, the article notes, with Cooper already being contacted from trucking companies who want to recruit these drivers.


"The recession of 2008 took a ...

www.drivebigtrucks.com [cached]

"The recession of 2008 took a lot of capacity out," Bob Cooper of Bisson Transportation told the Sun Journal. Cooper said his company employed 38 drivers but another 60 drivers were needed to meet demand.

Cooper said part of his struggle to hire drivers was that he ran a small carrier and he said it is hard to compete with larger companies that often times offer bonuses and incentives to trained drivers.


"The recession of 2008 took a ...

www.drivebigtrucks.com [cached]

"The recession of 2008 took a lot of capacity out," Bob Cooper of Bisson Transportation told the Sun Journal. Cooper said his company employed 38 drivers but another 60 drivers were needed to meet demand.

Cooper said part of his struggle to hire drivers was that he ran a small carrier and he said it is hard to compete with larger companies that often times offer bonuses and incentives to trained drivers.

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