WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DRIVEN Fleet Solutions, a high quality, full service fleet maintenance company, today announced the appointment of Randall E. West as a Managing Partner and head of business development for the Company. Mr. West brings to DRIVEN more than 30 years of leadership experience and a proven track record in the transportation industry.
"We are thrilled to welcome Randy to the DRIVEN team and believe his extensive experience and outstanding contributions to the transportation industry are an ideal fit for our Company," said Michael Parks, Founder and Managing Partner. "Randy's interest and enthusiasm in DRIVEN is further reinforcement that our business model and novel approach to fleet maintenance could be a game changer in this industry."
Prior to DRIVEN, Mr. West was President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of RailCrew Express, a privately-held crew transportation service serving the Class 1 railroads in North America. Mr. West continues to serve as Vice Chairman for RailCrew Express. Previously, Mr. West was also a Founder and director of the board for a successful fleet maintenance company that operated in 37 states and that was ultimately acquired in 2011. Mr. West has also served as President and CEO at Coach USA, North America's largest tour, charter and scheduled service bus company with over 120 operating locations; director of the board, President and CEO at Allied Holdings, Inc., a multinational transportation, logistics and services company supporting the automotive industry with over 125 operating locations worldwide; and President of Ryder Automotive Carrier Services, as well as a variety of other positions of increased responsibility at Ryder Systems, Inc. during his nearly 15 years with the company.
"I am very excited to join DRIVEN and to be a part of a company that is founded on the principle that best-in-class fleet maintenance can be accomplished without sacrificing outstanding customer service or meaningful cost-containment," said Randall E. West. "DRIVEN's approach is based on the experience of those who have had P&L responsibility at companies with fleets of substantial size and has resulted in the offering of a unique fleet maintenance solution that is unparalleled to anything I have seen in the transportation industry. I look forward to being a part of the growth and success of this company."For more information about DRIVEN Fleet Solutions, visit their website at www.drivenfleetsolutions.com or call toll-free at 1.888.210.5522. ABOUT DRIVEN FLEET SOLUTIONSDRIVEN Fleet Solutions is a full service fleet maintenance company dedicated to setting a new standard in fleet maintenance solutions and customer service by providing true cost-containment solutions while upholding the highest industry standards. Founded in 2012 by industry executives who have successfully faced the challenges of fleet maintenance in their own companies, DRIVEN was created to offer companies a full suite of fleet maintenance services that are guaranteed to improve fleet uptime while lowering maintenance costs. For more information about the comprehensive list of services provided by DRIVEN, visit their website at www.drivenfleetsolutions.com or call toll-free at 1.888.210.5522. SOURCE DRIVEN Fleet Solutions