Dickinson Fleet Services, LLC
Dickinson Fleet Services Acquires Reliable Mobile Service of Chicago
June 5, 2017
Indianapolis, IN - Dickinson Fleet Services (“DFS” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Reliable Mobile Service of Chicago, Illinois. DFS, along with majority shareholder Ridgemont Equity Partners, completed the acquisition on June 1, 2017. Reliable Mobile Service has over 20 years of experience servicing light, medium and heavy duty vehicles in the Chicago market, featuring a state-of-the-art shop facility, mobile on-site units and a strong talent pool of employees dedicated to excellence in the market.
The acquired assets and personnel provide Dickinson Fleet Services with enhanced capabilities to deliver mobile on-site service along with shop maintenance and repair services for light, medium and heavy duty trucks and trailers in the Chicago market.
Ted Coltrain, Executive Officer of Dickinson Fleet Services said, “This acquisition will provide Dickinson Fleet Services with the opportunity to establish a stronger foothold in one of the better markets in the Midwest. The new shop facility, additional mobile units and the highly trained and professional technicians will allow us more capacity to serve the Chicago market.”
About Dickinson Fleet Services
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Dickinson Fleet Services has grown into one of the largest independent fleet maintenance and management companies in the country. DFS is the leading provider of on-site mobile maintenance and repair services nationwide, offering mobile on-site maintenance and repair services for light, medium and heavy duty trucks and trailers with over 300 mobile units operating in 40 states. DFS services fleet customers with 15 company-owned maintenance facilities each offering select services from accident repair, paint, refurbishment and dedicated technician services, combined with an in-house CARES CALL center providing 24/7 repair assistance. DFS has made significant investments in training and technology, including WebWrench® (maintenance tracking and scheduling through proprietary technology) and TRAIT® (real-time reporting and dynamic preventative maintenance inspections processed through a proprietary field service application), and is the only fleet services company in the nation to provide both fleet maintenance and management to its customers nationwide.
About Ridgemont Equity Partners
Ridgemont Equity Partners is a Charlotte-based middle market buyout and growth equity investor. Since 1993, the principals of Ridgemont have invested over $4.0 billion in 141 companies. The firm focuses on investments of $25 million to $100 million in industries in which it has deep expertise, including basic industries and services, energy, healthcare, and telecommunications/media/technology.