O’Daniel Trucking Company has been a family owned and operated business since 1973.
History of Our Company
1973- Hill O’Daniel, a well known man in the Southern Illinois Area, founded the company with his son-in-laws, Bill Edwards & John Mann and a newphew, John O’Daniel. Hill’s daughter Barabra managed the office and dispatched orders to the trucks.
2003- John O’Daniel and his family left the company to pursue their own business.
2007- Hill O’Daniel announced his retirement. Along with his retirement John & Barbara Mann retired.
2007- With the retirement of Hill, Brent Edwards took over the reins and obtained ownership from his grandfather, Hill O’Daniel
2008- O’Daniel Trucking Company sold its concrete operations in Carmi, Albion and Grayville. They also sold the sand and gravel pit in Maunie, Illinois.
2010- The office building that was located on Route 14 in Carmi was moved to the east side of town where the asphalt plant is located to consolidate all operations to one location.
2015- The Administrative Office was moved again to its current location at 902 E. Main Street Carmi, IL 62821
2016- Brent Edwards, took ownership of S.E.C. Building Solutions and it is now incorporated into the business functions of O’Daniel Tucking Company
Since 2008 Brent & Bill Edwards have overseen all operations of the business. And still provides the area with concrete construction, asphalt paving, aggerate sales and dump truck services.