The First 50 Years of Team Hardinger
Harold “H” Bender, Team Hardinger owner (left) and Bill Schaal, Team Hardinger co-founder
Bill Schaal began his transportation career in the United States Navy motor pool. Following the end of his tour of duty he joined the team at Herrmann Transportation. During his time at Herrmann, Bill served in all facets of the operation including dispatcher, dock foreman and driver. In 1969, Bill and a partner purchased Hardinger Transfer Company. Forty-three years later, Bill invited his general manager, Harold “H” Bender to be co-owner of the business. H then became sole owner of the business in 2015.