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TRUCKING & FREIGHTING
Jones & Frank also offers project management, consulting, construction management, training and financial
services. The company serves the retail fueling station
sector as well as commercial customers with large op-
erations including vehicle fleets, emergency power fuel
systems and boiler fuel systems. Jones & Frank operates 18
branch offices and four distribution centers and has service
technicians located throughout the country.
Shadrick credits the company's growth and success to
the efforts of its technical and other staff. "I'm proud of our
team's willingness to embrace change and find creative and
innovative solutions that others in this industry aren't even
attempting," he says.
The Right Investments
Jones & Frank's distribution capabilities were greatly enhanced in 2016 when the company acquired ANS Distributing, a leading national petroleum equipment provider
serving many of North America's largest fuel marketers.
"Jones & Frank has long been recognized as a leader in
service, construction and solutions; now, we've acquired a
best-in-class leader in distribution," Shadrick says. "The
merging of these two companies allows us to bring capabilities and expertise to the market no one else has."
The acquisition added three distribution centers to
Jones & Frank's holdings. "We now have a very sophisticated and highly automated capability of replenishing our
service technicians and keeping them fully stocked and
operational 24/7," he adds. "Our commitment to bestin-class service, as well as the depth and breadth of our
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