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GE Trailer Fleet Services celebrates half century in business

WAYNE, Penn. -- GE Trailer Fleet Services is celebrating 50 years of trailer leasing.


GE Mechanic Peter Metzoian performs a diagnostic check on a trailer, part of routine maintenance performed on both company and customer-owned assets by Trailer Fleet Services.
GE Mechanic Peter Metzoian performs a diagnostic check on a trailer, part of routine maintenance performed on both company and customer-owned assets by Trailer Fleet Services.

WAYNE, Penn. — GE Trailer Fleet Services is celebrating 50 years of trailer leasing.

The company marks its 50th anniversary Sept. 12 and will host branch-based customer events over the following 50 days.

The daily challenge for us, and for our customers, is to generate as many revenue hours as possible for each trailer in a fleet, said CEO Joe Artuso. Weve combined years of experience in the trailer business with the global research capability and financial stability of GE to give customers specific products and services to help them be successful.

GE Trailer Fleet Services was launched in Pennsylvania as Container Leasing in 1957. It later became Transport Pool and then Transport International Pool. For the past 20 years it has operated as GE Trailer Fleet Services. Today, the company controls US$1.5 billion in assets and generates revenues of $550 million.

The company owns 130,000 trailers and operates 100 locations in North America.


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