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“We have a strong engineering department behind our company.” -Matt Long, interim president and CFO TRUCKING& FREIGHTING Built for the Road TRUCK DRIVERS TODAY SEEK A BALANCE BETWEEN DURABILITY AND LIGHTNESS IN THEIR VEHICLES, AND SUPREME INDUSTRIES SAYS IT DELIVERS. >SUPREME INDUSTRIES INC. // Supreme Industries manufactures truck bodies BY J A M I E M O RG A N that the company says are highly valued by “Rugged” and “clean” are two words clients because of their flexibility and versatility. that go together just as much as “durable” and “lightweight,” but they are adjectives that Supreme Industries Inc. ascribes to its truck bodies every day. The national manufacturer with facilities in California, Texas, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Georgia has been in business since 1974, designing and building truck bodies for almost every truck-needing industry. Movers, service providers such as plumbers and landscapers, food manufacturers, deliverers, construction workers and more have all used Supreme truck bodies as their means to haul and deliver equipment and supplies. Although Supreme Industries’ clients vary, Interim President and CFO Matt Long says there is one specification that crosses all industries. “We have product lines that we customize to what the customer needs are,” Long explains. “But the current trend is to make strong, lighter vehicles so that the -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Supreme Industries Inc. 2011 revenue: $300 million Headquarters: Goshen, Ind. Employees: Approximately 1,700 Specialty: Truck body manufacturer -------------------------------------------------------------WINTER 2013 TLIMAGAZINE.COM 41 http://www.TLIMAGAZINE.COM

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Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013
Hurricane Sandy
Intermodal Rail
Near Shoring
Steel Bridges
Porsche Cars North America Inc.
TDS Transport
Aspen Equipment Co.
Consumers Energy
Mountain Valley Express Co. Inc.
Supreme Group
Miller Felpax Corp.
Rio Grande Pacific Corp.
TNT Sales
Usher Transport Inc.
Triad Transport Inc.
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Fusion Logistics
GulfMark Energy Inc.
Mode Transportation
Oregon International Port of Coos Bay
Trailways Inc.
Time Logistics Inc.
Verizon Communications Inc.
Sears Holding Corp.
Perry Ellis International Inc.
Tennessee Commercial Warehouse
J&P Hall Express
Pacific Air Cargo
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Transportation & Logistics International - Winter 2013