CIMC, a multi-national supplier of logistics and energy equipment, has announced a new marketing and distribution initiative that will extend its lineup of container chassis to trailer dealers throughout North America.

Frank Sonzala, CEO of CIMC Intermodal Equipment, (CIE), made the announcement concurrent with appointing Trevor Ash as Director of Sales – North America Dealers. Ash comes to CIE to build on a career in business development with a leading heavy equipment distributor specializing in heavy lift and intermodal systems.

According to Ash, “We will be working very closely with our existing network of CIMC Vanguard trailer dealers to ensure that they have every opportunity to add the CIMC intermodal line to their offering for customers. We also have numerous territories available outside of our Vanguard network where we will be actively recruiting qualified dealers. We will have an exhibit at the IANA Expo in Houston, September 18-20, 2016, and are looking forward to meeting members of IANA at booth T 7 & 537.”

CIMC Intermodal Equipment is part of the CIMC Vehicles group of companies. CIMC is the largest provider of container chassis in the world, and CIE is the largest provider of container chassis in North America. The CIE line offers tandem and tridem container chassis’ from 20’ to 53’, including slider and combo models. The new dealer program marks a shift in CIE’s focus from direct sales to dealer service and support.

CIE production and parts support are based in facilities located on both coasts of the U.S., in South Gate, CA and in Emporia, VA. 

For further information on CIE container chassis’ and dealer opportunities, please contact:

Trevor Ash

Director of Sales – North America Dealers


Tel: 323-351-5479

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