After 10 years of ministering to the Guaymi Indian tribes, they returned to the states in 1964. Art took a job at Beachnut, later known as LifeSavers. In 1967, Art purchased the family farm.In 1971, his trucking business took root as Art started hauling cattle with a box truck from sellers to buyers and also to his family farm. He and his three sons began harvesting hay and straw.A natural entrepreneur, Art discovered they could sell hay in Kentucky for a nice profit. In 1976, Art purchased his first semi and began hauling bailed hay. By 1977, they purchased their first international sleeper truck to haul food and other stock items. Art Mulder and Sons Trucking was taking shape. Their reputation continued to grow as a transport company who operated with integrity; they delivered on what they promised.