CIT Group, Inc. attended the Illinois Trucking Association’s 5th Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 25th through Saturday, September 27th at the Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL. There were several guest speakers who gave presentations about the trucking industry, such as Bob Costello – Chief Economist for the American Trucking Association, Bruce Rauner – Candidate for Illinois Govenor, and Rebecca Brewster – President and COO of the American Transportation Research Institute. CIT Group, Inc. participated as the Platinum Sponsor for the meeting, as well as an exhibitor.
During the Chairman’s Banquet on Saturday, there were several awards given to honor the best in the trucking industry. CIT Group, Inc. was awarded the Illinois Trucking Association’s Allied Member of the Year. The award is presented by the Illinois Trucking Association each year to an outstanding member company that has demonstrated a commitment to the trucking industry and to the Illinois Trucking Association.
CIT Group, Inc. was nominated for the award due to their support of various events and their dedication in support of the Illinois Trucking Association. CIT Group, Inc. has been an active member with the Illinois Trucking Association, contributing to the success of the ITA’s Safety Maintenance Committee, Truck Driving Championship, Truck Driver Appreciation Events, Boxing Night, Golf Outings, and the ITA Annual Meeting.
“CIT Group, Inc. has gone above and beyond in supporting the trucking industry in Illinois,” said ITA Executive Director, Matt Hart. “CIT Group has been supportive of the Illinois Trucking Association and our efforts to serve the trucking industry throughout the entire state of Illinois.”
The Illinois Trucking Association is a non-profit trade association led by trucking companies to promote and protect the interests of the trucking industry in Illinois. The Illinois Trucking Association is affiliated with 49 other state trucking association and the American Trucking Associations, who combine together to represent more than 30,000 trucking companies in the federation.
CIT Group, Inc. is a full-line, commercial truck dealership group representing Kenworth Truck Company, Volvo Trucks North America, Mack Trucks, and Isuzu Commercial Trucks of America. Serving territories in Illinois, Missouri and Indiana, the dealerships offer the best in New and Used Truck Sales, an extensive Parts inventory, the finest in truck Service and maintenance, and state of the art Body repair. In addition, CIT offers in-house Rental, Leasing and Finance solutions to their customers. More information can be found at www.cittrucks.com.