September 4, 2020 2:00 PM, EDT

American Trailer Rental Group Expands in Columbus, Ohio

FITS trailerFirst in Trailer Service is part of the American Trailer Rental Group. (American Trailer Rental Group)

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American Trailer Rental Group, a family of companies with a rental fleet approaching 13,000, announced it opened a First in Trailer Service location in Columbus, Ohio, citing economic expansion as well as the rich manufacturing and distribution history of the greater Columbus area.

Walton, Ky.-based American Trailer Rental Group said it is pursuing an aggressive growth strategy that is rooted in both acquisitions and greenfield pursuits with the assistance of Milton Street Capital, a provider of equity for the industrial sector.

In addition to First in Trailer Service, the group operates as Meisler Trailer Rental, Fleet Trailer Rental and Advantage Trailer Rental with operations in Evansville, Ind., Memphis, Tenn., Walton, Ky., Cincinnati, Kansas City, Kan., and in the Texas locations of Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Longview. — Transport Topics

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