England Logistics to Ship 70 Purpose-Built Fire Apparatus to Peru
Salt Lake City /PRNewswire/ - England Logistics, a non-asset based third-party logistics company, announced the launch of one of its largest ocean projects in a collaborative effort with Spartan ERV (Emergency Response Vehicles), a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR). The 70 emergency response apparatus will be transferred from the Port of Baltimore to Cuerpo General de Bomberos Voluntarios del Peru (the General Body of the Peruvian Volunteer Fire Department) in Lima, Peru.
The first 10 units have been transferred to the Port of Baltimore from Spartan's facility in Charlotte, MI and will be loaded on ships for a June 2014 departure. All 70 units will be shipped on a Ro-Ro (Roll-on/Roll-off) basis under an agreement with NYK Line on Spartans' behalf. The fire apparatus will ship without any trans-shipment or layovers and go from the Port of Baltimore directly to Callao, Peru. The entire 70 unit shipment is projected to be completed by October 2014.
The Peruvian Volunteer Fire Department consists of 204 volunteer stations that serve the entire country of Peru. The first fire station in Peru was founded in 1860, and the Department continues to grow.
About England Logistics
England Logistics offers a vast portfolio of non-asset based transportation solutions including full truckload services, intermodal, dry and cold chain LTL, parcel, global logistics, and complete supply chain management. England Logistics is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive national and international opportunities to qualified candidates. For a shipping quote call 801-656-4718 or visit http://www.englandlogistics.com. To become part of England Logistics' award winning team call 801-656-4717 or visit http://www.englandlogistics.com.
About Spartan ERV
Spartan ERV™ is a leading manufacturer of custom fire trucks and other rescue vehicles. A business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR), Spartan ERV™ is committed to quality, performance and innovation. Drawing on more than 130 years of excellence in fire truck manufacturing, Spartan ERV™ manufactures a full line of pumpers, tankers, rescues, aerials, quick-attack/urban interface vehicles and other emergency-rescue vehicles from its facilities in Florida, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. For more information, visit www.spartanerv.com.
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