ATLANTA, October 27th, 2008
Bennett DriveAway, a division of Bennett Truck Transport, LLC, announced today that Class 8 truck manufacturer- Autocar, LLC has chosen the company to provide vehicle transport management services. Under the multi-year contract, Bennett DriveAway will develop and manage delivery for Autocar’s refuse vehicles.
“Bennett DriveAway looks forward to its partnership with Autocar—one of the oldest vehicle makers in the country,” said Tom Woodall, vice president of Operations for Bennett DriveAway. “Its LCF Class 8 trucks reside in a unique niche as refuse vehicles, and they present Bennett DriveAway with another opportunity to demonstrate our diverse capabilities.”
“Bennett DriveAway’s reliability, safety record and timeliness are among the qualities we expect from our vehicle carrier,” said Ryan Billet, CFO of Autocar. “Based on Bennett DriveAway’s distinguished history as an industry leader, Autocar knows that Bennett DriveAway will certainly be an invaluable asset to our team.”
About Bennett DriveAway
Bennett DriveAway is an affi liate company of McDonough, Ga.-based Bennett International Group, LLC, which is one of the largest woman-owned businesses in Georgia. Bennett DriveAway has provided movement services for assembled vehicles for more than 20 years. With 1,200 Department of Transportation certifi ed contractors, Bennett DriveAway can move any type of rolling stock, including cargo delivery vans, tractors, cab & chassis, fi re-trucks and city transit buses.
About Autocar, LLC
Autocar, LLC, headquartered in Hagerstown, Indiana, is the largest North American manufacturer of LCF Class 8 trucks and a leading engineering and manufacturing innovator. After gaining a commanding position in the refuse market with its Xpeditor line, Autocar is making a strong entry into the vocational truck and terminal tractor markets. With a legacy of hard-working Autocar trucks dating back more than a century, Autocar has more than 300 employees and steadily-increasing annual sales. Autocar is affi liated with GVW Group, LLC of Highland Park, Illinois, Andrew Taitz, CEO.