Dave Ables, President and CEO of Dart Transit Company
Dave Ables has extensive expertise in trucking, having worked within the industry for more than 25 years.
Dave has extensive leadership experience, having held several key roles such as President/CEO for Dart Transit Company and Dart Advantage Logistics Companies.
Early Life and Education
Dave Ables hails from the Midwest and attended the University of Northern Iowa before earning a degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago.
After graduating from law school, he worked at the State’s Attorney’s Office in Cambridge, Illinois where he prosecuted traffic, misdemeanor and felony cases. This courtroom battle training equipped him with invaluable skills for taking on serious injury accidents.
He served as a truckload leadership team member for PAM Transport. The company recognized his leadership skills and praised his capacity to work closely with customers and the community.
Dave Ables, president and CEO of Dart Transit Company, has an extensive career in the transportation industry. With over 25 years of experience climbing the trucking ranks, he’s held various senior leadership roles with major carriers like PAM Transport.
Ables has a knack for innovation and is skilled at increasing efficiency and cutting costs. His efforts have been credited with saving Dart millions of dollars over time, while creating an environment that values drivers and their safety while ensuring deliveries arrive on time every single time.
Dave Ables finds joy in helping drivers of all backgrounds to succeed. He has a deep respect for those who toil hard on the road, and enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for driving with them.
Achievement and Honors
Dave Ables is a master of the freight and logistics industry. He has been with AFC Transport since 2012, serving as their president and COO. In this role, Ables oversees daily operations while leading the company’s management team and cultivating driver and customer relationships.
In addition to his duties, he oversees AFC Transport’s fleet of flatbed, step deck and refrigerated trailers. Additionally, he is a partner in Abels & Annes P.C.’s personal injury law firm where he handles many of the same cases as his partner Gary Annes did. Other responsibilities include supervising marketing and business development initiatives at the firm as well as spearheading their philanthropic activities throughout Westchester County and beyond.
Dave Ables has been a personal injury attorney for over two decades, fighting on behalf of injured clients. His record of success includes winning millions in settlements and verdicts for his clients.
He is a member of both the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, having won multiple cases involving injuries that caused severe disability or death.
He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and, upon graduating, pursued a career in law.
Dave Ables has an estimated net worth of $3.2 million. He serves as executive at APA Corp, a logistics firm.
David is a veteran truck driver who now manages transportation firms. With 27 years of experience, David serves as president of DART Transit Company and DART Advantage Logistics Companies.
He has also served as vice president of operations for PAM Transport, a trucking company.
David has made 15 trades of APA stock since 2020, according to the Form 4. He sold 12,218 units and bought 11,624 shares; his largest trade was 48,872 shares on January 25, 2023. At present, David earns $3,713,110 as Executive Vice President – Development at APA.