The deal adds 1,600 trailers and around 200 new customers to The Associates business. Andrew Livingston, president of Livco, has been retained as part of the deal. Associates Rental Systems manages more than 20,000 trailers from 24 locations around the country
Recent Class 8 trade volumes have been lower than predicted, which means pricing has been more stable than expected for used trucks, according to J.D. Power & Associates.