COMPETITION WATCH: Challenger donates retired trailers to charities

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CAMBRIDGE, Ont. — Challenger Motor Freight has announced it is donating 90 used trailers to charities in the communities it serves.

The 53-ft. trailers will be delivered over the coming weeks to charities including: the Canadian Diabetes Association; the Waterloo Rotary Club Charitable Foundation; the Ontario Christian Gleaners; the Samaritans Purse; and the YMCA of St. Clements.

“It is gratifying to know that our equipment can be put to good use by these charities in helping our communities,” said Challenger CEO Dan Einwechter.

The retired trailers have been well-maintained, the company says, and will be put to good use by the charities that receive them. The company will conduct a special hand-off ceremony on Friday.

“The Canadian Diabetes Association is very grateful to Dan Einwechter and the Challenger team for their generosity and support;” said Romeo Callegaro, senior manager – logistics, business operations, Canadian Diabetes Association.

Callegaro said the association will use the trailers to store donations of clothes and household items collected through its Clothesline program.


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  • Dan Einwechter has done alot of good things for Cambridge and surrounding communities.Kudos to Don and Challenger for always giving back!!