AmeriQuest Transportation Services Names Three New Vice Presidents for its Strategic Fleet Planning and Financing Group
CHERRY HILL, NJ, April 20, 2015 –AmeriQuest Transportation Services, a leading provider of comprehensive fleet management services, names three to the position of Vice President of Financial Services. All three will report to Patrick Gaskins, Group Vice President of AmeriQuest.
Gary Griffin was previously Vice President of Business Development for CURE Leasing & Maintenance, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AmeriQuest Business Services, and a provider of financing and maintenance services to companies using independent contractors as part of their transportation program. Griffin has more than 34 years of experience in the transportation and truck leasing industry. Prior to joining CURE, Griffin served as Director of New Business Development – National Accounts with Ryder System Inc. He has also held sales leadership positions with Freightliner Market Development Corp., GE Transportation Services Group, Penske Truck Leasing, and McDonnell Douglas Truck Leasing.
Mike Williams, who has ten years of transportation industry experience, joined AmeriQuest Transportation Services in 2010 as Director of Sales for the South Central Region, and was promoted to Senior Director of Sales in 2014. Prior to joining AmeriQuest, Mike held business development roles with Ryder System, Inc. and United Rentals.
Brian Benicewicz recently joined AmeriQuest, and is a 13-year veteran of the transportation industry, with an expansive background in the transportation and material handling equipment segments for Fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining AmeriQuest, Benicewicz worked for Cowan Systems, a full service transportation and logistics company with operations through the U. S.
“Our customers are looking for more than just financing options,” said Group Vice President Gaskins. ”In today’s highly competitive business environment, companies need to understand what their fleets are actually costing them, and how to manage them more effectively and efficiently. That’s why we offer our customers asset management and fleet planning recommendations based on their own fleet’s data, in addition to a variety of flexible financing options that best meet their specific needs. With the addition of Gary, Mike, and Brian, we’ve added to our already experienced team that will help our customers focus on growing their businesses.”
About AmeriQuest Transportation Services
AmeriQuest Transportation Services, the fleet management division of AmeriQuest Business Services, Inc., delivers comprehensive fleet management solutions that enable companies to reduce costs, optimize productivity, and be more competitive in their markets. AmeriQuest provides aggregated procurement, strategic fleet planning and financing, commercial used truck sales and remarketing, roadside assistance, independent contractor lease and maintenance programs, and outsourced transportation management services. For more information, visit ameriquestcorp.com/transportation.