Having worked in the transportation industry in the states for more than 30 years, Perry Mandera outstanding work hasn’t gone unrecognized. He has recently been named one among the best 100 executives of the millennium, in the transportation industry in the United States.
Perry In ITA
Being a member of the board of Illinois Trucking Association, ITA, Perry and other members of the organization, have been pressing for political action in favor of the bills concerning the transportation industry. ITA has been concerned about the presence of the Commercial Distribution Fee, which taxes a 14.53% of the sale of every truck license plates. The association has been recently supporting the Illinois Senate Bill 662, that would cancel the fee or rather reduce it.
The revenue of this particular tax is placed in the general fund of the state, other than being attributed for issues related to transportation, despite it costing the transportation industry a wholesome annual amount of $50 million. In fact, this tax affects only heavy commercial vehicles with the weight range of 8,001-80,000 pounds.
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Perry affiliation to the ISCC.
Other than being committed to his profession in the transport industry, Perry also lends a hand to the Illinois State Crime Commission, a nonprofit organization working right behind the Police Athletic League. ISCC awarded Perry in 2011, the Citizen of the Year Award. He was also the winner of the Bishop Sheil Award from the same organization, in 2010.
ISCC work is to offer training and programs that help in crime reduction and juvenile delinquency. They enhance a positive co-relation among the members of the society and law enforcers. Working mostly in Chicago, ISCC has been dedicated to offering cost-free hands-on training and seminars, to help combat the crime activities affecting the area. They have been working to reinforce the already existing law, as they ensure that sex offenders to the underage, domestic violence and drug abuse especially among the juveniles is under control.