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NationaLease President Gene Scoggins Retires After 37 Years in Transportation Industry

Scoggins saw dramatic changes in truck technology over the years that made trucks and service better and more profitable. But he says young transportation professionals still need to understand the nuts and bolts of how a truck is put together to best serve their customers.

Gene ScogginsFebruary 16, 2012, Downers Grove, IL – NationaLease, one of the largest full service truck leasing organizations in North America, wrapped up its 2012 Sales Meeting with the largest member turnout to date.  The annual meeting held this year at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans, gathered sales representatives from NationaLease’s 165 independently-owned truck leasing companies and discussed topics including purchasing trends, legislative updates, and highlights of new programs available to NationaLease members.

This year’s speakers  included Dan North, Chief Economist of Euler Hermes ACI;  Tom James, President of the Truck Renting and Leasing Association; and Bob Carrick, Vocational Sales Manager – Natural Gas, Daimler Trucks North America.  Two highlights of the meeting were presentations from the National Account sales team who updated attendees on their selling efforts and opportunities they have to collaborate with members and an insightful session from a current National Account customer who shared with members their thought process on how they chose NationaLease as their full service lease provider.

The NationaLease Sales Meeting will now be held each November, with a second meeting to be held this fall.  For more information, go to the NationaLease Website or contact Kate Barnes at 856-382-4701 or at

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