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Great Dane Announces New Dealer Partnership

August 13, 2019

(Savannah, Georgia – August 13, 2019) – Great Dane announced today that Leslie Doggett Industries has partnered with the company as a full-service Great Dane dealer. Doggett will sell and service Great Dane flatbed, dry freight and refrigerated van trailers in the El Paso, Laredo and McAllen/Pharr areas of Texas.

“We are very pleased to welcome Doggett Industries as a new Great Dane partner,” said Rob Ulsh, Great Dane’s vice president of Dealer and International Sales. “Doggett shares Great Dane’s commitments to premium service and customer support, which are attributes we value highly in our dealer partners. The company has also established a large and successful footprint in the south Texas market, and we are looking forward to helping them grow their success even further with Great Dane.”

Established in 1993, Doggett has quickly grown to become one of North America’s largest equipment distributors, representing seven first-tier manufacturers, including Great Dane. The Houston-based company has more than 35 locations in 27 cities where it sells, rents, repairs and provides support services for heavy equipment and engines of all kinds to customers in most industries.

“The addition of Great Dane products to Doggett’s world-class lineup allows Doggett to further partner with trucking companies and truck dealers on a measurable and meaningful basis,” said Paul Burk, senior vice president of the Doggett Truck Group. “We are very proud to be partners with Great Dane and expect to have extraordinary growth with their products.”

Great Dane has a vast network of branches and dealerships with more than 200 locations across North and South America to best serve its customers.



About Great Dane

Great Dane is the leading manufacturer of high-performance commercial transportation equipment, including dry and refrigerated trailers and truck bodies, as well as steel, aluminum and combo platform trailers. Great Dane has a storied history in the commercial trucking industry and is a driving force in trailer technology, innovation, quality and customer service. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and with additional corporate offices in Savannah, Georgia, Great Dane has manufacturing plants strategically located throughout the United States. The company’s network of corporate-owned branches, full-line independent dealers and parts-only independent distributors offers a broad range of distribution points for new and used trailers as well as aftermarket services across North and South America. Visit Great Dane online at