Clayton was hired in 2001 to assume the duties of Transportation Manager. His career in trucking began in 1981 with Farrin Trucking Inc., working as a mechanic, equipment operator, and truck driver. Clayton eventually became co-owner and continued with the company until 1989.

In 1989 Clayton opened his own general contracting firm C.L. Farrin, Inc. and operated the firm until 1995. After a year of driving for Olympia Sports, he then became the Distribution manager for Odwalla (formerly Fresh Samantha) in 1996 until he joined Kris-Way in 2001.

Clayton oversees all of Kris-Way’s Dedicated Contract Carriage and Transportation operations.