Contrans Flatbed Group LP and Travelers Financial Corporation Announce Owner Operator Development Program

Jul 29, 2013

HAGERSVILLE, ON and VANCOUVER, July 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Contrans Flatbed Group LP and Travelers Financial Corporation are pleased to announce an exciting new program to assist Contrans drivers to become new owner/operators.  The 'Contrans Flatbed Group Owner Operator Development Program' (OODP) program makes acquisition of new tractors and flatbeds a reality for drivers who want to take the next step in sharing in the success and growth of the company.

"This new program acknowledges how valuable our drivers are to Contrans.  We're excited to invest in their futures and to recognize the great contribution they make", said Steven Brookshaw, Vice President of Contrans Flatbed Group.  "With the Owner Operator Development Program we've ticked all the boxes for a new owner/operator's success.  The feature-rich program integrates an initial equity component, lease financing and maintenance, with ongoing administrative support."

"Travelers is delighted to be working with Contrans Flatbed Group in meeting the needs of new owner/operators in the acquisition of their own tractors and trailers.  The comprehensive program Contrans has put together provides an affordable 60-month lease term with transparent payment options", said Ernie Holmes, Vice President of Travelers Financial Corporation.

About Contrans Flatbed Group LP:
Contrans Flatbed Group is a subsidiary of Contrans Group Inc., a leader in the Canadian transportation industry that has been providing exemplary service to its customers since 1926. With the widest array of trailer configurations available for its customers, Contrans Group Inc. is Canada's most diversified transportation company.  For more information visit http://www.contrans.ca .

About Travelers Financial Corporation:
Travelers is one of the largest independent equipment finance companies in Canada, offering competitive asset based financing solutions to commercial and industrial sectors including transportation, hospitality, mining, gas and oil, agriculture, manufacturing, construction and government infrastructure, as well as specialized automobile leasing in Canada and the United States.  Travelers meets the need for uniquely structured leasing solutions for companies to gain the competitive edge they seek.  Travelers'  access to capital, informed management, and seasoned team of professional  advisors in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario have made Travelers a respected source of funding for the individualized needs of both resellers and end users in the private and public sectors.  For more information about Travelers, visit www.travelersfinancial.com.

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