Nelson Firmin


Director of Maintenance

Nelson joined the Empire Express team as Director of Maintenance in April 1994.

Nelson’s leadership experience in maintenance includes eight years as lead mechanic at Yellow Corporation and 22 years with McLean Truck Lines. He has also operated his own contract maintenance business, serving private fleets in the Memphis area.

Nelson is responsible for the equipment maintenance, parts, warranty and quality control departments of Empire Express.

Nelson was recognized as the Maintenance Professional of the Year in 2002 by the Tennessee Trucking Association.