How M&A activity can benefit fleet uptime

How M&A activity can benefit fleet uptime

You don’t always think about how mergers and acquisitions can be a boon for uptime, but M&A presents opportunities to improve products and services and can drive beneficial efficiencies throughout the supply chain. Gaining new territory is about more than growing a company’s footprint and meeting new customers; existing customers who do business in the new market might find new ways to support their existing business.

On today’s episode of Fleet Uptime, we speak with Jeff Crosson, vice president of mergers & acquisitions at FleetPride; and Chris Coleman, area manager of Southeast service at FleetPride, to get a better understanding of how the company approaches its M&A strategy, its secret to steady growth over the past few years, and the secrets to expanding quickly without guiding the train off its tracks.

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