Brandon Mortenson had a dilemma. His company’s rapid growth was putting extra pressure on its fleet of high-mileage pickup trucks. He needed a strategy to keep up with demand without breaking the bank.
“What we ran into was we’re hiring and growing so fast that we needed to come up with a solution,” says Mortenson, fleet manager for the Hanor Co., the 12th largest pork producer in the United States. “We’re not comfortable going out and buying used fleet trucks with 100,000 miles on them. You just don’t know what they’ve been through. At least with our fleet, they’re high-mileage, but we know they’ve been well maintained. That’s where ‘reman’ came in.”