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  • AmeriQuest and NationaLease Announce Merger Closing

    NationaLease Purchasing Corporation (“NPC”) and AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. completed their previously announced merger last week when shareholders of both companies offered their overwhelming support by voting in favor of merging the two entities.

  • NationaLease and AmeriQuest Agree To Combine Organizations

    NationaLease Purchasing Corporation (“NPC”), the purchasing arm of NationaLease, and AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corporation (“AmeriQuest”), announced today that they have signed an agreement to combine both organizations to provide a broader range of value to transportation and logistics companies. Under the agreement, AmeriQuest will be the provider of purchasing and value-added services and will have annual revenues in excess of $500 million. The merger is expected to close in November.

  • AmeriQuest Named as One of South Jersey’s 25 Fastest-Growing Private Companies by the Philadelphia Business Journal

    AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources is proud to announce its inclusion for the fourth year in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s list of South Jersey’s 25 Fastest-Growing Private Companies. For the past ten years, the “South Jersey 25” has recognized the 25 fastest-growing privately-held companies in southern New Jersey. AmeriQuest came in at number eleven on the list this year, up two spots from number thirteen the previous year. Doug Clark, President and CEO, Rich Spotts, CFO, and Kate Donahue, Director of Marketing represented AmeriQuest at the awards ceremony.

  • John Shambrook Joins AmeriQuest as Vice President, Sales

    AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources proudly announces the hiring of John Shambrook as Vice President of Sales with AmeriQuest’s National Accounts team. John brings more than 20 years of transportation experience holding various sales and management positions with Ryder and most recently the position of Regional Sales Manager with XTRA Lease in Texas. He has won numerous awards over the past 20 years including multiple President’s Club and Million Dollar Club awards, as well as Rookie of the Year and Finance Lease Salesperson of the Year.

  • AmeriQuest Promotes Bill McCouch to Vice President of Business Development, MRO Services

    AmeriQuest announced today the promotion of Bill McCouch to Vice President of Business Development, MRO Services. Bill formerly held the title Director of Procurement Services for AmeriQuest, heading the private fleet division. Bill is heavily involved in AmeriQuest’s FleetXchange program, which has experienced more than 300% growth over the last three years. FleetXchange gives fleet managers access to leveraged buying power that results in the best pricing available. Its electronic business platform enables users to streamline their transportation and logistics operations and reduce administrative costs.

2005 Press Releases

  • AmeriQuest Announces David Nitzsche as Vice President of Supply Management

    David Nitzsche, a highly regarded leader in the truck leasing industry, joins the AmeriQuest team to support AmeriQuest’s purchasing value proposition.

  • AmeriQuest Promotes Jim Guice to Senior Vice President of Asset Services

    AmeriQuest proudly announces the promotion of Jim Guice to Senior Vice President of Asset Services. AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources is a national leader in the transportation industry. The promotion came after unprecedented growth in the Asset Services division of which Jim was Vice President.

  • AmeriQuest Names Roger Welling Senior Vice President of Leasing Operations

    AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources announced today that Roger Welling, Vice President of National Sales, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Leasing Operations. AmeriQuest is a national leader in the truck transportation industry. Roger Welling’s promotion and subsequent gained responsibilities within the leasing operations of AmeriQuest exemplifies the company’s drive towards providing premium resources to independent leasing companies.

  • AmeriQuest Named to the Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

    Inc. magazine released its 24th annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources®, a leading provider of services to the transportation industry, came in at No. 480 on the list, with three-year sales growth of 301%.

  • AmeriQuest Unveils Quest Trucks™

    AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. presents Quest Trucks™, an online service that provides fleet managers the ability to search and purchase used trucks to their exact specifications. Comparable to other major vehicle sales Websites, Quest Trucks™ provides outstanding national exposure in representing the fleets of AmeriQuest participants to prospective buyers.

  • AmeriQuest Strengthens its Premier Partner Program with the Addition of Trailmobile Parts and Service Corporation

    AmeriQuest welcomes Trailmobile Parts and Service Corporation as the premier supplier of trailer parts for AmeriQuest participants. Members now have access to Trailmobile’s full line of trailer parts available in a fleet-focused catalog along with AmeriQuest preferred pricing.

  • AmeriQuest and TeleCommunication Systems Partner to Provide 20/20 Delivery™ to AmeriQuest Participants

    As technological advancements take the transportation industry by storm, AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. is keeping stride by adding products in association with various technology industry leaders. In collaboration with TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ:TSYS), AmeriQuest now offers 20/20 Delivery™, a wireless proof-of-service business solution.

  • AmeriQuest Enhances Technology Product Line

    In the continuous pursuit to assist customers in gaining efficiencies, AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. has expanded its technology offerings. New technology additions include a pilot freight matching program, transportation management tools, GPS asset tracking, digital delivery acknowledgement, and fleet management systems.

  • AmeriQuest and Paradox Introduce a Revolutionary Approach to Logistics Software

    Paradox Software Consulting of Hobe Sound, FL has joined forces with AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. to present a new Software by Subscription Program.

  • AmeriQuest Receives Third Recognition for the “ South Jersey 25 Fastest Growing Private Companies”

    AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. is pleased to announce its inclusion for the third year in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “South Jersey 25.” For the past ten years, the “South Jersey 25” has recognized the 25 fastest-growing privately held companies in southern New Jersey. The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Rowan University, a “South Jersey 25” partner, calculated growth in terms of revenue of participating companies over three years. The Center then ranked the companies according to percentage of revenue growth from the first to the third year.

  • AmeriQuest and Richer Systems Group Inc. team up to offer the enrich solution to Private Fleet and Carrier customers

    Focus on Core Business Development

  • AmeriQuest Sales University Receives an A+ From Attendees

    AmeriQuest National Accounts hosted a sales conference on April 25th & 26th at the Embassy Suites in Philadelphia, PA. Given the name “ AmeriQuest Sales University,” the meeting included 11 presentations geared toward educating sales individuals within the truck rental and leasing industry. Those in attendance walked away with a list of potential leads compiled by AmeriQuest.

  • Successful Third Year for the AmeriQuest Transportation Industry Symposium

    The AmeriQuest Transportation Industry Symposium was held February 27­ - March 1 in Sunny Isles Beach, FL. The conference brought together professionals in the rental and leasing, carrier, and private fleet sectors as well as the industry’s leading suppliers.

  • Trimble and AmeriQuest to Form Distribution Alliance for Mobile Asset Tracking

    Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that its subsidiary, Trimble Mobile Solutions, Inc. (TMS), has signed a memorandum of understanding to form a distribution alliance with AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corporation. The companies will offer low-cost asset tracking and security solutions using Trimble's TrimTracTM locator. The TrimTrac locator, based on Global Positioning System (GPS) and cellular communications, is a palm-sized, battery operated device that enables fleet operators to locate cargo, trailers, heavy equipment, and other high value assets via the Internet.

2004 Press Releases

  • AmeriQuest National Accounts Presents The Sales Resource Site

    AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. announced today the launch of the Sales Resource Site. The site is designed to support and enhance interaction between rental and leasing participants and National Accounts. AmeriQuest National Accounts is responsible for securing business for participating rental and leasing companies. Contract maintenance, full service leasing, dedicated contract carriage, and logistics consulting are just a few services available through AmeriQuest National Accounts.

  • FMI and AmeriQuest Announce New Partnership with Snack Food Association in The FoodFleetXchange Program

    Partnering with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the Snack Food Association (SFA) is the newest member of FoodFleetXchange, an online buying service that allows industry fleet professionals to save considerable time and money on fleet-related equipment, parts and services.

  • FMI Extends New Services to Memebers With AmeriQuest's FoodFleetXchange Program

    The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) announced today it will be adding additional services through the AmeriQuest FoodFleetXchange program. This extension introduces an Asset Services capability designed for FMI’s retail and wholesale members.

  • AmeriQuest Completes Highway Transportation Product Offering

    With the acquisition and integration of Complete Fleet Management, Inc., AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. now offers customers a complete array of highway transportation solutions. AmeriQuest Asset Services now provides customers with Remarketing Services, Fleet Life Cycle Planning, QuestCapital ™, and Fleet Optimization options. Each product offering is tailored to the specific needs of each customer. “The integration of CFM into AmeriQuest is the final piece towards becoming a total highway transportation solutions provider,” stated AmeriQuest President, Doug Clark Vice President of AmeriQuest Asset Services, Jim Guice brings more than thirty years of highway transportation operations, purchasing, disposal, and asset management experience to AmeriQuest. “Our approach is not the ‘canned lease program’ so common in this industry,” notes Guice. “Our goal is to partner with our custoers to offer only the individual programs which make sense.” “The ability to fully unbundle a ‘womb to tomb’ highway transportation product offering is unique in the industry,” echoes AmeriQuest’s Vice President of Remarketing Services, Jim Sweeney. Sweeney also brings more than thirty years of fleet car and truck operations, purchasing, disposal, and asset management experience to AmeriQuest.

  • AmeriQuest Announces The Acquisition of Complete Fleet Management, Inc.

    Company adds enterprise-wide asset services, customer finance and used vehicle remarketing capabilities to partners and participants

2003 Press Releases

  • AmeriQuest Named to Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies

    AmeriQuest Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp was listed in the 22nd annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country by Inc. Magazine, the premier publication for small and medium-sized businesses, today. Cherry Hill, NJ-based AmeriQuest, a leading provider of services to the fleet management industry, was ranked No. 284, with a five-year sales growth of 624%.

  • AmeriQuest Acquires AMTRALEASE (American Truck Leasing Network, Inc.) In Unanimous Board of Trustee Vote

    AmeriQuest is pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees of AMTRALEASE (American Truck Leasing Network, Inc.), a leading truck rental and leasing association, have unanimously agreed to be acquired by AmeriQuest® Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp., a “for-profit company”, provides the highest level of service and “Participant” benefits, inclusive of technology, group purchasing, national sales and marketing. The company was created for the joint benefit of its participating truck rental and leasing companies and shareholders. Since its founding, AmeriQuest has shown consistent profitability and exponential growth.

2002 Press Releases

2001 Press Releases

  • AmeriQuest Wins Patent for Revolutionary Business Process

    First new business model with wide applications since franchising

  • N.G.A., FDI Combine in New Transportation Procurement Service Operated by AmeriQuest

    Food Distributors International (FDI) and National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) announced today that they are partnering with AmeriQuest, the transportation and logistics company based here, to launch a powerful new buying service that will save member companies that operate truck fleets millions of dollars in lower prices and new efficiencies. The new service, www.foodfleetxchange.com, opened for business today.

  • AmeriQuest Partners With N.G.A. to offer Grocery Industry E-Commerce Solutions to Fleet Challenges

    AmeriQuest, the leading provider of transportation and logistics products and services for the fleet management industry, and National Grocers Association (N.G.A.), the voice of the independent segment of the retail and wholesale food industry, today announced they will jointly offer an on-line procurement solution for N.G.A. members and affiliates operating commercial fleets. The service, to be launched this spring, will be based on a web site developed by the two groups and accessible through the N.G.A. site.

  • AmeriQuest Names Winnberg Vice President of Purchasing

    AmeriQuest, the leading provider of transportation and logistics services for the fleet management industry, announced today that Thomas A. Winnberg, CPP, has been appointed Vice President of Purchasing. He is responsible for all procurement activities for AmeriQuest, AmeriQuest Participants, FleetXchange.com (a division of AmeriQuest), including AmeriQuest’s strategic partnerships (i.e., Amtralease Members, FDI for FleetXchange.com and other AmeriQuest strategic partnerships).

  • AmeriQuest Acquires FleetXchange.com Adding Content and Community to the Transportation Network

    The combination creates the premier sites for the transportation industry