When he was seven years old, he knew how to drive a Mack truck so well he says he would train new drivers for his dad’s sand, gravel and rock hauling company. Years later, James C. James not only still drives those big rigs, but along with his wife, Michelle, has expanded the operation to 10 employees of his own running the family-owned company in northwest Lincoln.
If you drove through the highway expansion work between Omaha and Lincoln, or on U.S. Highway 77 south of town, chances are pretty good there was a truck from James Enterprises offloading gravel there. If you've flown out of Omaha's Eppley Airfield, you've taken off from a runway they've helped rebuild. And, if you're a Lincoln area homeowner you may have boulders and glittering rainbow rocks decorating your professionally-done landscape project delivered by them, too.
The business chalked up $1.75 million in revenue in both 2013 and 2014.Business got off to rocky start
But it hasn't been easy.... Read More