FORT LAUDERDALE (October 4, 2022) – Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and life cycle cost management (LCCM), announced today that it has been awarded one of the American Logistics Aid Network’s (ALAN) 2022 Humanitarian Logistics Awards in the category of Outstanding Contribution To Disaster Relief Efforts. The company received the award through its Kids Around The Corner Foundation (KATC), which volunteers and donates a portion of its profits to various charitable causes.
Every year since 2017, ALAN’s Humanitarian Logistics Awards honors individuals and organizations that have demonstrated an ongoing and sustained commitment to helping others in their time of greatest need – and who serve as beacons of hope before, during and after disasters strike.
As Fleet Advantage understands children and their families are often in need in every community across America today, KATC has touched thousands of lives with charitable and volunteer support aimed at several causes since 2014 including most recently collaborating with Trucking and Logistics Professionals for Ukraine, established by Fleet Advantage’s customer GP Transco, to provide financial aid toward a Ukrainian humanitarian effort. Fleet Advantage was also excited to nominate GP Transco for this Outstanding Contribution To Disaster Relief Efforts Award which they won for raising more than $2 million for Ukrainian relief.
Additionally, the Outstanding Contribution To Disaster Relief Efforts Award recognized KATC’s response in 2020 to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with the First Responders Children’s Foundation and the Jacksonville School of Autism. KATC also provided facial coverings to families of transportation professionals after the onset of COVID-19, and donated to the truckersfinalmile.org mission, which aims to reunite North American truck drivers and their families in times of crisis.
“We are incredibly honored that the American Logistics Aid Network recognizes our charitable contributions to help families and children in need and inspire hope,” said Elizabeth Gomez, Marketing Manager for Fleet Advantage, and Chairperson for the Kids Around the Corner Foundation. “Fleet Advantage understands the importance of going beyond ‘business as usual’ each and every day and we look forward to continuing making an impact on the lives of many children and their families for many years to come.”
To view the other 2022 Humanitarian Logistics Awards winners, please click here.
About Kids Around the Corner
Kids Around the Corner was founded in 2014 by Fleet Advantage to support the needs of the communities where their employees and clients live and work. Fleet Advantage has committed to donating a percentage of its profits to children’s charities each year on behalf of their customers.
About Fleet Advantage
Fleet Advantage is the largest independent lessor for heavy-duty Class-8 trucks and has over $1.8 Billion assets under its Life Cycle Cost Management (LCCM) program for more than 50 customers which includes America’s top corporate fleets, including five (5) of the top 10 private fleets in the country. Fleet Advantage guarantees the absolute lowest cost of operation by providing fleet asset management, financing solutions, and fleet analytics, using the latest equipment technology to achieve optimum vehicle productivity and maximum safety. Our model of TCO, clean diesel, and safety-enhanced trucks with shorter life cycles complement our customers’ ESG goals. The accomplishments of Fleet Advantage and our leadership team continue to be recognized for tremendous growth and industry leadership with numerous awards, including Top Private Independent and Most Innovative Firm by the Monitor Daily, Top Software & Tech Awards, Top Women Associates in Finance, and Green Supply Chain Awards to name a few. The company has also been named to Inc. magazine’s 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies in the nation, and CEO John Flynn was a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® Florida – Emerging Category award.?
About The Humanitarian Logistics Awards
Established in 2017, ALAN’s Humanitarian Logistics Awards recognize companies and individuals who exemplify the best that the supply chain has to offer by assuring that aid is rapidly delivered to communities in crisis. Presented annually, they are open to any logistics professional, organization or department. For a complete list of previous winners, visit ALAN’s website at https://www.alanaid.org/humanitarian-logistics-awards-previous-winners/.
About the American Logistics Aid Network
Founded in 2005 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, ALAN is a philanthropic, industry-wide organization that provides free logistics assistance to disaster relief organizations before, during and after catastrophic events. It does this by bringing the expertise and resources of the logistics industry together with humanitarian organizations so that help can arrive sooner, and each relief dollar can be maximized. Over the years it has coordinated compassionate supply chain services for natural disasters including hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes and floods. To learn more visit http://www.alanaid.org.