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Goodyear, AmeriQuest Join Forces to Deliver Added Benefits to FleetXchange Users

July 28, 2003

Goodyear, a supplier of commercial truck tires, and AmeriQuest(R) Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp., a provider of services to the fleet management industry, have teamed up to bolster the product and service offering to the thousands of users of FleetXchange. FleetXchange, which is operated by AmeriQuest, provides supermarket wholesalers and retailers with a web-based system that amalgamates purchases, automates the ordering process and offers logistical support. Goodyear says it will now offer rebates on Goodyear brand medium commercial truck tires and Nextred retreads. Products like the new G395 LHS line haul-steer tire will be eligible for rebates when purchased by FleetXchange members through authorized Goodyear commercial outlets. "The small to mid-sized fleet is a critical market for Goodyear, and is one that we have always supported. The relationship with AmeriQuest helps us to improve our working relationship with this important segment of the market," said Dave Beasley, director of sales and marketing, Commercial Tire Systems, Goodyear. The joint program will target FleetXchange members with less than 100 power units. "The combination of the high quality of Goodyear's products and the new rebate program creates added value to users of FleetXchange, and delivering value is what we are all about," said Doug Clark, president & CEO of AmeriQuest. "The new program will also serve to bolster the relationship Goodyear and its dealer network have with a growing part of the transportation industry, which will help all partners grow more profitably." About Goodyear Goodyear, a tire company, supplies commercial truck tires as original equipment to a number of truck manufacturers and offers a wide range of replacement tires and retreads to meet the needs of commercial carriers and independent drivers. Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems, a Goodyear joint venture, is also the world's largest operator of commercial truck service and tire retreading centers. Additional information is available at www.goodyear.com. About AmeriQuest(R) Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. AmeriQuest(R) Transportation and Logistics Resources Corp. is a transportation and logistics services company for the fleet management industry. Operating from more than 450 locations and representing the direct purchasing power of more than 230,000 trucks and several hundred fleets, AmeriQuest, through a patented business process, arranges preferred pricing and fulfillment with suppliers, delivering substantial savings to the industry. AmeriQuest is also the exclusive provider of procurement and transportation related services for its strategic partners, such as FoodFleetXchange (in partnership with Food Marketing Institute, Food Marketing Institute's Wholesale Division and American Wholesale Marketers Association) and CarrierFleetXchange, and through the knowledge and content portal FleetXchange.com, a wholly owned subsidiary. AmeriQuest Premier Partners include CITGO Petroleum Corp., Yale Lift Trucks, Bandag, Inc., Sterling Truck Corp., Freightliner Trucks, Morgan Corp., Cummins, GMC, Imperial and Fleetguard. Additional information is available at www.ameriquestcorp.com.
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