August 20, 2012
FleetPride acquired the assets of Great Lakes Truck & Trailer, originally founded in 1979 by Dan Cable.The 15,300-square-foot facility is located in Westland, Mich. This acquisition marks FleetPride's fourth entrance into the greater Detroit area and its ninth location in Michigan. "The greater Detroit area is a dense market for heavy-duty truck and trailer business. Adding another location here allows for deeper representation," said Lee Stockseth, FleetPride president and COO."FleetPride first established our presence in Detroit in 2010. With this transaction we solidify our ties in Michigan by expanding our footprint in this market," said W.M. McGee, FleetPride chairman and CEO.