Savannah, GA,
23
October
2014
|
07:21 PM
America/New_York

Rising Above The Competition

Summary


It's a story about heritage and ser vice. NFI started out with one truck during its founding in 1932. Today, it is one of the top supply chain solutions providers in North America.

It's a story about heritage and ser vice. NFI started out with one truck during its founding in 1932. Today, it is one of the top supply chain solutions providers in North America. In addition to carrying a proud history of worldclass customer ser vice, NFI also prides itself on solving complex supply chain challenges with its end-to-end capabilities and consultative solutions.

Built to meet demand
Great Dane has been helping the fleet meet customer demands. According to Bill Bliem, Senior Vice President Fleet Ser vices for NFI, "Our standard fleet spec allows our trailers to be versatile enough to accommodate a wide variety of customers from numerous industries including food, beverage, grocer y and retail with their ever changing needs. By maintaining a standard fleet spec with components of our choice, we are able to better maintain parts prices and manage inventory. With increased technology such as LED lighting, weatherproof wiring harnesses, and tire inflation systems we can extend the life of a trailer more cost-effectively."

Spec'd for success
With flexibility in mind, the fleet specs its trailers to meet customer demands. "For a large portion of its business, NFI runs standard 53- and 48-foot box with swing doors," notes Bliem. NFI utilizes Champion SEs and Champion CPs with and without drop decks.


—Bill Bliem, Senior Vice President Fleet Services for NFI