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NationaLease Canadian Leadership Summit Tackles Transportation Trends

Tandet NationaLease and VEL NationaLease Take Home MVP Awards

Jane Clark of NationaLease presenting an award to Kevin Hoyt (left) of VEL NationaLease and Peter Cook (right) of VEL NationaLease

November 17, 2016, Downers Grove, IL — NationaLease, one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, held its popular Canadian Leadership Summit, November 1-3, 2016, in Toronto. This meeting is designed to educate its Canadian members on the latest issues facing the leasing industry in Canada and to recognize outstanding Canadian members and suppliers for 2016.

Tandet NationaLease and VEL NationaLease were presented with NationaLease’s Canadian Most Valuable Performance Award. This award recognizes those Canadian members who have had outstanding performance in areas of business growth, member participation and purchasing within the NationaLease system. Michelin North America was the recipient of the 2016 top Canadian Supplier of the Year Award.

The two-day meeting opened with a presentation by Mekashe Lal, Director of Business Development with Tandet NationaLease, who used case study examples to introduce the group to 4DX – The Four Disciplines of Execution, a process their company uses to turn ideas into workable practices.

In addition to NationaLease presentations about Member Services, technology offerings, industry trends, warranty, and hiring best practices, the Summit included a Supplier Round Table, an on-site tour of Bandag’s retreading facility, a Technology Fair featuring supplier programs and service offerings, and a closing night Awards ceremony.

NationaLease’s 2017 Canadian Leadership Summit will take place Nov. 7-9 in Halifax, NS.

Photo: Jane Clark of NationaLease presenting an award to Kevin Hoyt (left) of VEL NationaLease and Peter Cook (right) of VEL NationaLease.

For a high-res version: http://www.ancassets.com/images/PR/2016/VELNationaLeaseAward.png

About NationaLease
Founded in 1944, NationaLease is one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, with over 900 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada and a combined customer fleet of over 155,000 tractors, trucks, and trailers. The company provides comprehensive fleet management services for private fleets and transportation service providers. More information can be found at nationalease.com.

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