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FLEET MANAGEMENT “I would say the biggest thing that sets Downtime apart is our people.” -Bill Dorsey, general manager/co-owner Always There for Fleets > D OW N T I M E F L E E T M A N AG E M E N T DOWNTIME FLEET MANAGEMENT IS ON THE MOVE WITH HIGHQUALITY EMERGENCY ROADSIDE SERVICES. The road can be a lonely place, especially when you’re in need of help. Giving trucking companies peace of mind has been Downtime Fleet Management’s goal since its inception, and co-owner and General Manager Bill Dorsey says the company delivers on that promise through high-quality service and a lifetime of commercial truck and trailer experience. // Downtime Fleet Management is an offshoot of Based in Pooler, Ga., Downtime Fleet Dorsey Tire, giving it extensive experience in the Management is an offshoot of Dorsey commercial truck tire and trailer repair industry. Tire, which was founded by Dorsey’s father and has been serving the south Atlantic region of the country since 1979. and towing. The company says its net- high quality. Dorsey says the majority of As Dorsey explains, the company had work of more than 500 vendors through- the company’s customers are intermodal been doing a lot of retreading work for out the Southeast means it can assist trucking firms, although it is working to New Jersey-based Consolidated Chassis customers quickly, efficiently and with expand its reach into new customer bases Management, and in 2005 that customer and geographically. asked if Dorsey Tire could provide road- -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] side assistance services for its chassis Downtime Fleet Management were focused on the south-Atlantic region, pool. Eventually more customers joined, www.downtimefleet.com but since the beginning of 2012, we have and Downtime Fleet Management was 2012 revenue: $30 million had a concerted effort to be a national off and running. Headquarters: Pooler, Ga. over-the-road service provider,” he says. Downtime Fleet Management offers “When we started the company, we Employees: 50 customers 24/7 emergency roadside as- Specialty: Emergency roadside assistance Setting Itself Apart sistance, with services including tire re- and fleet management Dorsey says Downtime Fleet Manage- placement, mechanical repairs, fueling -------------------------------------------------------------- ment expects to achieve its goals because 50 TLIMAGAZINE.COM FALL 2013 http://www.TLIMAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Transportation & Logistics International - Fall 2013

Transportation & Logistics International - Fall 2013
Contents
Panama Canal
Distribution Centers
Fleet Efficiency
GE Transportation
Lake State Railway Corp.
LT Enterprises
Boasso America
Dee King Trucking
Heritage Environmental
Flower Transfer Logistics
Ironhorse Resources
Jim Palmer Trucking
Polaris Transport
Tennant Truck Lines
Ace International Holdings Ltd.
Webtech Wireless Inc.
Downtime Fleet Management Services
Motiv Power Systems
REVLNG
Waste Management
Zoresco Equipment Co.
Bowhead Transport Co. LLC
MacMillan-Piper
Harbour Link Container Services Inc.
Harley Marine Services
Air Transat Cargo
Cutter Aviation
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
All Pro Freight Systems Inc.
Legacy Transportation Services
Last Look

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