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NationaLease Announces 2009 Rising Star Award Recipients

Three NationaLease full service truck leasing companies in Franconia, PA, Wheeling, WV, and Portland, OR are recipients of the Rising Star Award for their outstanding contributions to the transportation organization. The award recognizes smaller member companies which have shown remarkable growth, according to the NationaLease president.

November 19, 2009, Downers Grove, IL – NationaLease, one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, announced the 2009 recipients of its Rising Star Awards at its Annual Meeting held recently in Naples, FL.

The awards were presented to three NationaLease member companies that have made outstanding contributions to the organization: Bergey’s Leasing Associates, a NationaLease Member of Franconia, PA; Lobster Truck Leasing & Rental, Inc., a NationaLease Member of Wheeling, WV; and Transco (TEC) Leasing Co., Inc., a NationaLease Member of Portland, OR. Companies are chosen based on their participation in NationaLease programs, fleet growth, and for superior performance as measured by NationaLease member standards.

“Our Rising Star Award recognizes the smaller NationaLease member companies who have continually gone above and beyond our organization’s standards,” said Gene Scoggins, President of NationaLease. “The contributions of these members are invaluable. The award winners have shown incredible growth and as they continue to prosper in the years ahead, they will surely take their place among the leading transportation companies in our industry.”

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