MORE EQUIPMENT PURCHASES
Warren, Michigan, August 11, 2017
- Central Transport, LLC, one of the nation’s most technologically advanced less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, announces continued equipment purchases.
In addition to the 500 new Peterbilt Day Cabs purchased earlier in the year, the Company will begin receiving 570 2018 International tractors in late August. These units will replace 2/3 of the 2016 Freightliner gliders & the 2016 International tractors. When receipt of these tractors is complete at the end of the calendar year, more than ¾ of the tractors will be 2017 and 2018 model years. Plans are already underway to replace the remaining 2016 units will be in 2018. In addition to the tractor purchases, the Company will be receiving 300 Hyundai trailers beginning in late September. The trailers will be placed throughout the network as needed.
Having spent nearly $200 million in the past three years, this brings Central Transport very close to achieving their goal of having one of the youngest fleets in the industry as they continue to make customer centric investments in the future.
About Central Transport - Central Transport is a privately owned full-service asset-based, transportation provider offering supply chain solutions across North America. Central Transport provides regional, inter-regional and long-haul LTL (less-than-truckload) services, cross-docking, consolidation and pool distribution services, as well as customized value-added supply chain services. Central Transport is based in suburban Detroit, a Forbes 500 private company.