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Pride Group Ranks No. 28 on the 2019 Growth 500

Date: 12th September 2019
Press Contact: Reena Bajaj | rbajaj@pridegroupenterprises.com

Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Pride Group No. 28 on the annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

The Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. Pride Group made it to the list with revenue growth of 2365% since 2013.
 

“It is an honor to be on this prestigious list. With an aim to be a one-stop destination for truckers - be it truck sales, leasing, maintenance or logistics services, we have consistently worked towards providing the best service at the best rates. This core principle has helped us swiftly scale our operations throughout the region. Our ranking on the Growth 500 motivates us to stay focused and continue our growth plans”, said Sam Johal, CEO & President, Pride Group."

We are thrilled to be a part of the Growth 500. This achievement motivates us to continue our aggressive growth strategy in North America”, added Vik Gupta, Senior Vice President, Pride Group.


“The companies on the 2019 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Beth Fraser, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate over 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”

Pride Group is a privately held, diversified establishment and is the parent company for Pride Truck Sales Ltd, TPine Leasing Capital Corp., TPine Truck Rental, Pride Diesel, Pride Group Logistics and Sweet Home Hospitality. Headquartered in Mississauga, the company has its presence in 8 other locations across North America.

About Pride Group

Pride Group is a privately held, diversified company whose subsidiaries operate in a variety of industries including transportation, logistics, heavy-duty equipment dealerships, equipment leasing & rentals, real-estate holdings and hospitality. PGE manages businesses with revenues in excess of half a billion dollars and operates in both Canada and the United States, employing over 450 people nationally.



About the Growth 500

For over 30 years, the Growth 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at Growth500.ca and CanadianBusiness.com. For more information on the ranking, visit Growth500.ca.


About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at CanadianBusiness.com. 


Pride Truck Sales Opens New Facility at Toledo, USA

Date: 20th August 2018
Press Contact: Reena Bajaj | rbajaj@pridegroupenterprises.com

Pride Truck Sales a premier retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers has further expanded its footprint in North America with the opening of its new facility in Toledo, USA.

With its headquarters in Mississauga, the firm says that this new location is an outcome of myriad customer requests received by the company to cater to Toledo and its surrounding cities. While Pride Truck Sales already has a loyal customer base in Toledo, they strive to increase outreach by providing a wide variety of new and used heavy and medium trucks as well as reefer trailers and dry vans.

Along with strengthening their foothold, this center will also help Pride Truck Sales achieve better operational efficiency, prompt after-sales services and competitive pricing.

With the launch of this branch, the dealership is now present at 6 locations across North America, the other cities being Vancouver, Edmonton, Mississauga, Calgary and Winnipeg.

 “We are pleased to be expanding our network and reaching out to Toledo. This state-of-the-art facility will help us better serve our existing customers as well as be able to reach out to a new clientele, so they could take advantage of our extensive product range and hassle-free financial assistance.” said Sulakhan “Sam” Johal, CEO & President of Pride Group.

“We do intend to strengthen our presence in USA by opening at least 3 more facilities in the near future.” Added Sulakhan “Sam” Johal.

Senior Vice President Vik Gupta added, “We are known for consistently providing 100% customer satisfaction on every sale made by us and maximum value for every dollar spent by our customers. We are extremely excited to build and strengthen relationship with our customer base in Toledo.”

About Pride Truck Sales

Pride Truck Sales Ltd is a premier retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers. Offering a diverse inventory including Freightliner, Volvo, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Mack, Western Star and many more; the company has over the years, built a reputation for professionalism, integrity and quality and is highly regarded amongst its peers in the industry.

About Pride Group

Pride Group is a privately-owned venture with its core business in the sale and leasing of new and pre-owned trucks and trailers across North America. Headquartered in Mississauga, the company has its presence in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg and Toledo.

Over the years, Pride Group has diversified and expanded its foothold to become the parent company for Pride Truck Sales Ltd, TPine Leasing Capital Corp., TPine Truck Rental, Pride Hospitality and Pride Group Logistics LLC. 

Pride Truck Sales Opens 2 New Dealerships in California

Date: 6th September 2018
Press Contact: Reena Bajaj | rbajaj@pridegroupenterprises.com

Pride Truck Sales a premier retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers has further strengthened its reach in North America with the debut of extensive facilities in Fontana and Stockton. These facilities will be led by industry experts that have been appointed at key management positions.

Both dealerships offer a wide variety of pre-owned, heavy and medium trucks, trailers and dry vans including makes such as Freightliner, Volvo, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Mack, Western Star and many more.

With the launch of a state-of-the-art facility in Ohio just last month, Sulakhan "Sam" Johal, CEO & President of Pride Group said that these additions demonstrate the firm's profound commitment to serving the North American region.

"We are at a very exciting stage right now and are thrilled with the response we are receiving across the region. Being a hub for the trucking industry, California is an extremely important market for us. Our strategic locations at Fontana and Stockton, will not only provide ease of access for our existing customers but will also make it easier for prospective customers to explore our diverse inventory and flexible financing programs," commented Sulakhan "Sam" Johal.

The company has appointed Dildeep Johal as branch manager for its Stockton facility and Robert Dalton as branch manager for the Fontana outlet.

Corey Garland has been named the finance and insurance manager for Pride Truck Sales, Fontana.

"Dildeep, Robert and Corey bring on an ocean of industry knowledge and expertise that is essential to meet client demands and ensure that we continue delivering exceptional customer service. I am confident that they will help take Pride Truck Sales to greater heights," added Sulakhan "Sam" Johal.

Holding an Associate's Degree in Diesel Technology and a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Dildeep brings with him over 22 years of dealership experience. "Throughout my career, I have always focused on customer service and integrity while conducting business. These values are what also drives the team at Pride Truck Sales. Thus, I know I am in the right place. Heading their new Stockton facility is going to be both inspiring and exciting," Dildeep Johal. 

Robert Dalton, Branch Manager of the Fontana facility said, "With over 33 years of experience in the trucking industry, I am very excited to take up this role at Pride Truck Sales. They are one of the leading companies in this space today and are growing aggressively. It is a privilege to be able to contribute to that growth." 

Having worked for 28 years with Arrow Truck Sales, Corey Garland who will now be serving as the Finance & Insurance Manager for Pride Truck Sales, Fontana said, "I have worked in California's trucking industry for many years and thus have a deep understanding of the psyche of its consumers. I'm looking forward to sharing my knowledge and working with Pride Truck Sales." 

"With the launch of our dealerships in Stockton and Fontana, we are now present at 8 locations in North America. Dildeep, Corey and Robert, collectively bring on almost 100 years of industry experience. Their addition to our senior management takes us one step closer to our goal i.e. to reach the zenith of customer service," added Vik Gupta, Senior Vice President at Pride Group.

About Pride Truck Sales 

Pride Truck Sales Ltd is a premier retailer of pre-owned trucks and trailers. Offering a diverse inventory including Freightliner, Volvo, Kenworth, Peterbilt, Mack, Western Star and many more; the company has over the years, built a reputation for professionalism, integrity and quality and is highly regarded amongst its peers in the industry. 

About Pride Group

Pride Group is a privately-owned venture with its core business in the sale and leasing of new and pre-owned trucks and trailers across North America. Headquartered in Mississauga, the company has its presence in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg and Toledo.

Over the years, Pride Group has diversified and expanded its foothold to become the parent company for Pride Truck Sales Ltd, TPine Leasing Capital Corp., TPine Truck Rental, Pride Hospitality and Pride Group Logistics LLC.