International Truck completes 9,000 truck order from Quality Companies

In addition to the 1,050 truck order it received from Quality Companies, International Truck has finalized an order for an additional 7,950 trucks.

Following the 1,050 truck order announced last week, International Truck announces it has finalized the remaining 7,950 orders from Quality Companies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Celadon Group Inc.

"Quality Companies LLC recognizes what many customers continue to experience—that today's International trucks deliver industry-leading uptime and fuel economy performance," says Bill Kozek, President, Navistar Truck and Parts. "We look forward to serving the business needs of Quality Companies, and appreciate the confidence they have placed in our products, our people and our business."

The 9,000 vehicle commitment consists primarily of International ProStar and LoneStar vehicles powered by Cummins ISX-15 engines, and will be spread across the next three years.

"Our significant growth over the last 18 months has been driven by our loyal customers. This order demonstrates our commitment to growth, and positions us to support our customers for the next several years," says Danny Williams, Chief Operating Officer, Quality Companies, LLC. "We strive to supply the most fuel efficient and reliable equipment in the industry. We've seen superior performance from both International ProStar and LoneStar models in our lease fleet. With this agreement, we have taken a big step towards our goal of fuel efficiency and reliability."