Jimmy is very passionate about his industry and especially the team he has the privilege to lead at DMTB.
James A DeMatteis, “Jim Sr.,” started hauling produce in 1951. In 1960, he was a small fleet operator. In 1963, Jim Sr. ran a small fleet and became a Broker for exempt commodities.
In 1969, Jim Sr. partnered with Joseph T. Comito and his son Joseph M of Capital City Fruit, Inc. to start Des Moines Truck Brokers, Inc.
Des Moines Truck Brokers, Inc. was created with nothing to sell but service with integrity and a commitment to be one of the fastest pays in the industry. The company was a one-man operation until 1984, when James R DeMatteis, “Jimmy,” joined the company. In 1985, Des Moines Truck Brokers, Inc. became a licensed Property Broker.