David Manning Biography

Dave Manning is President of TCW based in Nashville, TN. TCW was founded in 1948 as a small family-owned warehousing business serving the finished tobacco industry. After joining TCW in 1985, Dave was instrumental in leading the growth of the company from a single terminal to a diversified transportation enterprise with more than 600 employees and revenue in excess of $80 million. Today TCW offers a network of diversified transportation services throughout the southeast. Services include intermodal operations, consolidation and distribution, dedicated transportation, specialized transportation, and warehousing. TCW is still family owned and operated by the third generation of the George family.

Dave has served in many roles in the Tennessee Trucking Association, the American Trucking Association, and the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). He currently serves as Chairman of ATA, co-chair of the Truck Pac for TTA, and as the Treasurer of IANA. He also has served for more than a decade as a member on the nine-member Committee which administers the Uniform Intermodal Interchange Agreement; the standard interchange agreement for the intermodal industry. Dave serves as the Chairman and President of the newly formed North American Chassis Pool Cooperative.

Dave graduated Summa cum Laude from Tennessee Technology University in Cookeville, TN with a BS in Business Management. He married his junior high school sweetheart, Betsy, in 1975. They have two children and four grandchildren.