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RoadOne Establishes Lease to Buy Program for its Owner-Operator Drivers
Supports driver community entrepreneurship, introduces environmentally friendly equipment, and strengthens its driver network –Randolph, Massachusetts, January 20, 2014
RoadOne driver, Martino Mendes, in front of his
new eco-friendly GreenFleet truck (on left, burgundy) shakes hands
with RoadOne’s COO, David McLaughlin.
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, a leading single source intermodal, distribution, and logistics services company, announces today a new initiative with GreenFleet Ventures tha –t allows RoadOne’s owner-operators in North America to lease 2010 and newer vehicles, and more environmentally friendly tractors to help them establish and maintain their own businesses. This program commenced October 1st with RoadOne making a total of 20 tractors available to its owner-operators. Financing is guaranteed by RoadOne through the GreenFleet program.
RoadOne is committed to programs that provide ongoing support of its driver community. In 2013, RoadOne worked with Massport to set-up grants for drivers to help them purchase new tractors. This is just one example of how RoadOne is helping drivers improve their equipment quality.
“We are pleased to work closely with our RoadOne owner-operators to assist them in acquiring more modern tractors with lower carbon footprints, and support their sole proprietorship business. Over the next 3 years, we will expand our capacity by an additional 400 tractors for this leasing initiative,” said David McLaughlin, RoadOne’s COO.
RoadOne IntermodaLogistics, based in Boston, was launched January 2013 by industry veterans Ken Kellaway and David McLaughlin. The Kellaway - McLaughlin leadership team was established in 1993 when they joined forces to run Kellaway Intermodal & Distribution Systems. This strong management partnership continues today with the recent launch of RoadOne IntermodaLogistics.
RoadOne delivers comprehensive single source logistics solutions to customers by providing high quality, reliable port and rail container drayage, terminal operations, dedicated truckload solutions, transloading, warehousing and distribution solutions nationwide. RoadOne operates in over 40 locations with 1,000 drayage tractors throughout key intermodal locations across North America.
RoadOne is committed to serving the changing logistics and transportation service needs of customers throughout North America. This vision of consistently offering diversified service offerings means that RoadOne will grow and innovate to help customers meet not only their business requirements but also increase the satisfaction of their customers. http://www.roadone.com
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