Wabash National starts producing ArcticLites for FFEX

June 23, 2010
Wabash National Corporation (WNC) has started production on 350 new ArcticLite refrigerated van trailers for Frozen Food Express Industries Inc (FFEX) to be completed by September 2010.

Wabash National Corporation (WNC) has started production on 350 new ArcticLite refrigerated van trailers for Frozen Food Express Industries Inc (FFEX) to be completed by September 2010.

“We’re excited to continue our long-standing relationship with Wabash National and to provide our customers with the most up-to-date, state-of-the-art equipment. The ArcticLite has proven to be the best temperature-controlled trailer on the market and ensures our customers that their products are being delivered in the most reliable equipment available,” said Russell Stubbs, president of Frozen Food Express (FFE).

“We have enjoyed a relationship with FFE for over 18 years now, and their support of our refrigerated van product is a testament to our commitment to providing the best equipment solutions to the market,” said Dick Giromini, Wabash National’s president and chief executive officer.

Headquartered in Lafayette IN, Wabash National specializes in the design and production of refrigerated vans, dry freight vans, flatbed trailers, dropdeck trailers, dump trailers, truck bodies, and intermodal equipment. Its core products are sold under the DuraPlate, ArcticLite, FreightPro, Eagle, and Benson brand names. The company operates two wholly owned subsidiaries; Transcraft Corporation, a manufacturer of flatbed, dropdeck, and dump trailers as well as truck bodies; and Wabash National Trailer Centers, trailer service centers and retail distributors of new and used trailers and aftermarket parts throughout the United States.

FFEX is a leading temperature-controlled truckload and less-than-truckload carrier with core operations in the transport of temperature-controlled products and perishable goods including food, healthcare, and confectionery products. Service is offered in over-the-road and intermodal modes for temperature-controlled truckload and less-than-truckload, as well as dry truckload. Also provided are brokerage/logistics services, as well as dedicated fleets.

Additional information can be found at www.ffex.net.

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