September 2011- New England Motor Freight (NEMF) is pleased to announce they are upgrading and expanding their already extensive fleet with an infusion of new equipment which will deliver before year end. Included in the most recent acquisitions are 57 Mack CX613 Tandem Axle Tractors (2012), 10 Volvo 670 Sleepers (2012), 6 International 9200 Tandem Axle Tractors (2012), and 6 Freightliner Cascadia Tandem Axle tractors (2012). The company has also purchased 50 Nissan 5000lb capacity forklifts and 100 Great Dane 53’ trailers with an option for an additional 100 before year end.
According to NEMF Chief Operating Officer, Thomas Connery, the company is testing tractors from a number of manufacturers to determine which best meets the needs of the company moving forward. NEMF intends to replace 100 to 150 tractors per year over the next three to four years. They will also add a minimum of 400 new trailers to their fleet over the same period. Connery added that NEMF has set its sights on purchasing the most fuel efficient and eco-friendly equipment to meet the needs of its customers.
Based in Elizabeth, NJ, family-owned less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier NEMF (www.nemf.com) serves its customers from terminals throughout the Northeast and Midwest, as well as Puerto Rico and Canada. It is the largest privately owned LTL carrier in the Northeast region. NEMF is a member of The Shevell Group of Companies (www.ShevellGroup.com), which also includes Carrier Industries (third-party logistics, dedicated fleet, warehousing), Eastern Freight Ways (asset-based truckload carrier), Apex Logistics (brokerage, nationwide truckload) and NEMF World Transport (non-vessel operating common carrier).