Transportation & Logistics Division

Our Mission

This USMCA Division seeks to provide unusual Trucking and Logistical Services [TLS Division] to the division membership in order to advance each firm's economic growth and success. Through the use of advanced technology software, large and small scale sourcing services are provided through a state of the art nationwide electronic platform with digital dispatching solutions. Periodic training and certification sessions are offered along with group purchasing discount services to member firms. Monthly TLS Division meetings will allow subject matter experts to mentor, meet with and coach member firms.

USMCA - Transportation & Logistics Division - Michael Trimuel

Michael Trimuel


Michael Trimuel, established Trim’s Trucking, Inc. located in Harvey, IL, over 28 years ago. He expanded Trim’s Trucking Inc. into a fully equipped trucking company using his 32 years of expertise in the trucking and construction industry. Trim’s Trucking, Inc. is a recognized entity with the U.S. Department of Transportation, The Illinois Commerce Commission, and Dunn & Bradstreet. The company has been MBE/DBE/BEP certified since 2002.

Michael Trimuel is dedicated to serving and giving back to those less fortunate by donating time and resources to various non-profit organizations. He is also known for providing great leadership and mentorship to business owners who are new to the construction and trucking industry. Michael is a Dedicated Husband, Father and Christian.

Michael is a proud national board member of the United States Minority Contractors Association (USMCA). In 2016, Michael Trimuel was awarded the Minority Contractor of the Year Award by the United States Minority Contractors Association (USMCA), an honor held high in the field of construction. 

Current Partnerships and Affiliations: 
U.S. Minority Contractors Association (USMCA)
City of Markham, Chamber of Commerce
Chicago Urban League 

Past Partnerships and Affiliations:
Vice President, African American Truckers Association
Construction Committee, Harvey Chamber of Commerce
Construction Committee, U.S. Minority Contractors Association (USMCA)
Civil Service Committee, City of Harvey

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USMCA - Transportation & Logistics Division - Navjot Bajwa

Navjot Bajwa

Vice President

Navjot Bajwa is President and CEO of Ocean Mist Inc., which specializes in hauling construction materials, demolition and excavation throughout the Chicagoland area. Navjot holds a First Class Bachelor Degree in Arts from GUND University. After graduation, she received her Commercial Pilot License and Flight Instructor rating from the Government of India Civil Aviation Department.  In 1996 she became the first Indian Women Pilot Instructor in charge of a Flying Academy.

In 2013, Navjot received the Minority Contractor of the Year award from U.S. Suburban Minority Contractors Association and in 2014 she received honorable mention as Enterprising Women of the Year Award. Recently Ocean Mist was recognized by Mayor Emanuel as an example of a fast growing business in the Chicago area at the DPS Construction Summit. In addition, Navjot was selected by Golden Sachs and Bloomberg LP to coach high growth companies in the U.S.

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