Silver Creek Transportation was founded by Jason Cowan in 1994. Jason is a leader, innovator, and enjoys transportation logistics. He is very passionate about this industry and is a fan of all things trucking. Jason discovered his love for transportation and logistics at a young age and started on his road to success in the early 1990's and continues to be an innovator in the transportation industry.
From there, he went on to specialize in hazardous material expediting and has been a marker in all areas of logistics. There isn't a load Silver Creek cannot haul and they strive to do it as cost efficient and with the best service as possible. Silver Creek was also a superior name in the equipment sales business, but Jason and his team decided trucking is where their hearts are. Silver Creek is always growing and adding to their line of trucks and trailers every year, as well as starting a warehouse to better serve their customers.
Jason Cowan is the President of Silver Creek Transportation. He holds a degree in Organization Growth from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jason believes that to build a strong organization, we must build strong people. He began his transportation career over 30 years ago rising through the ranks and learning to make a niche in the specialized transportation sector. Logistics and Transportation are his passion and he is always looking for innovative ways to enhance the products and services offered by Silver Creek.
Not only has Jason spend years in the transportation industry, but he also helped develop new leaders for the next generation. Speaking, teaching, and investing in the lives of young people to help them achieve success is a top priority for Jason. He believes in the core values of hard work, integrity, treating others well, and doing the right thing. He has partnered with the best people in the industry to grow Silver Creek to a respected carrier of specialized products and equipment. Jason is married to Penny Cowan and they have four grown sons Zachary, Zane, Zebb and JT. They also have one grown daughter Brianna and two grandchildren. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family restoring old trucks and tractors. If you come to the corporate office you will be greeted by our mascot Milo who will be glad to see you.
Heather Abner is the Office Manager of Silver Creek Transportation. She works in the office and strives to put people and customer service first. She has been with Silver Creek for 10 years. She assists with the day to day operations and takes on various roles. The primary role is being the office manager and making sure the office is in exceptional condition and also taking care of the company's billing needs.
Zane Cowan handles the daunting task of keeping the fleet up and running. It takes a special set of skills to maintain all the different units and trailer Silver Creek utilizes to keep up with the demands of a diverse customer base. Zane has brought several innovations to the maintenance division, including building a unit to inspect all Silver Creek's trailer fleet. This machine allows for maximum uptime so we can complete loads, faster and safer. Zane is married to Makenzie and they have two pups, Waylon and Willie. Zane loves diesel pickups, restoring old tractors and riding his motorcycle when not keeping the fleet in order,
Zebb is the Special Project Manager of Silver Creek Transportation. He takes our business plan and develops new markets and opportunities for growth. He assists with other day to day operations and lends a hand in the shop when needed. In his free time, he loves to spend time with his family and friends.
Richard joined the Silver Creek team in 2010 as a driver and now serves as logistics assistant.
He keeps track of load inventories and customer service related to logistics, brokerage and driver communication.
Amber Jenkins is the Safety Director of Silver Creek Transportation. She holds a degree in Business Management from Henderson Community College. Newly added to this ever growing fleet, she is responsible for taking care keeping track of our driver's records and their driving logs. In addition to these responsibilities, she manages the vehicle maintenance files and makes sure our they are running safely on the road.
In her spare time, she loves to enjoy time with her daughter, Kaylee, and the rest of her family. She loves to be outdoors, reading, supporting local businesses, and has a passion to work out at Henderson, Kentucky's local CrossFit Bending Iron Box.
Growing up in a trucking family, the "Z" Boys got their share of washing, cleaning, greasing, and helping wherever they were needed. Learning the ins and outs of the transportation business has helped them assist in taking on major roles within the company.
Zane works every day and is now one of the many dedicated drivers that Silver Creek has. He enjoys trucking and washing trucks on the side. He also enjoys working with his hands and loves to work on projects in the shop.
Zebb oversees warehousing and is the logistics manager. He also helps in the shop, making sure day to day operations are properly executed. In his free time, he loves to spend time with his family and friends.
We have never forgotten our roots as an agricultural transporter of grains, fertilizer, and farm supplies. The land and farming is in our heritage and our blood.
We proudly Support the area 4-H and FFA programs and strive to help build the agriculture community for a better tomorrow. Silver Creek funds the Cowan Family Scholarship for graduating high school seniors that have shown an excellence in agriculture.
Silver Creek also transports and helps support the Henderson County High School band. Moving their band equipment to competitions all over the Tri-State and lending a helping hand when needed.