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NationaLease Announces 2009 Leading Initiative Award Recipients

Independently owned full service truck leasing companies from Billings, MT, Brooklyn, NY, Fort Wayne, IN, and Maumee, OH are recognized by the NationaLease organization for their fleet growth and maintenance of high member standards at a recent national meeting. Award winners demonstrate leadership, commitment, and best industry practices, according to the president of the transportation organization.

October 6, 2010, Downers Grove, IL – NationaLease, one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, announced the 2009 recipients of its Leading Initiative Awards at its Annual Meeting held recently in Naples, FL. The awards were presented to four NationaLease member companies that have demonstrated a commitment to system involvement and leadership: Diversified Truck Leasing, a NationaLease Developing Member of Billings, MT; Mendon NationaLease of Brooklyn, NY; Parrish Leasing, a NationaLease Member of Fort Wayne, IN; and Schmidt NationaLease of Maumee, OH. Companies are chosen based on their participation in NationaLease programs, fleet growth, and for superior performance as measured by NationaLease member standards.

“Our Leading Initiative Award winners are NationaLease members who show continued support for the organization and demonstrate leadership and commitment to offering premier customer service,” said Gene Scoggins, President of NationaLease. “Each company has shown that the incorporation of industry best practices into day-to-day business operations will further their success and visibility in our industry.”

The recipients of the 2009 Leading Initiative Award are chosen from among NationaLease’s 165 independently owned businesses.

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