Matt Derby

Director of Safety

Matt Derby leads the Market Express Logistics safety department, providing the company with leadership during critical safety functions, including hiring professional qualified drivers, implementing budget reductions, New safety programs, and ensuring the company stays current with new regulatory requirements.

With a strong knowledge of Transportation, Food Safety, and OSHA Regulation Matt has been responsible for initiating an ELD program that meets regulatory guidelines and instituting programs that will reduce insurance cost through behavior modification. He has experience in all aspects of Transportation Operations holding previous positions as Driver trainer, Operations Manager, and inside sales.

Along with 20 years’ experience Matt Derby holds a Certified Safety Director certificate from NATMI, 30-hour OSHA certificate, Food Safety Coordinator and HCCP Certified. He is an active member of the Chicago Intermodal Association and the Illinois Trucking Association.