FLANDERS, New Jersey, March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —
First Priority Group, LLC, a diversified manufacturer, dealer, upfitter and service provider of emergency and specialty vehicles today announced that global clean transportation pioneer and UPS fleet innovator Mike Britt has joined the company’s Advisory Board.
Britt is widely recognized in the industry as the leading authority in alternative fuel, fleet maintenance and vehicle design. He will work closely with the First Priority Group (FPG) teams in GreenFleet and Emergency Vehicles divisions on their platform design, conversion, maintenance and expansion strategies.
“We are extremely excited to have someone of Mike’s caliber join FPG as a strategic advisor,” said Alex Cherepakhov, Chairman and CEO of First Priority Group. “He is a true innovator and will help us accelerate our position as a leader in zero and ultra-low emission vehicles whether its school buses, or specialty, emergency and commercial vehicles. His unique knowledge of industry structure and trends will be a great asset to our entire organization.”
Britt joins FPG as an advisor after spending 30 years transforming UPS trucking fleets and charting its strategy in clean fleet technology. Prior to his retirement, Mike was UPS’ Director of Maintenance and Engineering of its International Operations. While at UPS, Britt’s efforts included fuel projects and technology development for both domestic and international fleets. Some of these projects included compressed natural gas, electric technology and hybrid vehicle development.
“I am honored to be chosen as an Advisory Board Member for a company that gives so much back to community, has such a strong commitment to providing clean transportation solutions and a ‘service-first’ mentality,” said Britt. “We all know how important first responders are to our society and for 20 years First Priority has been providing solutions to meet the needs of our most important and demanding civil servants. As a leader in their industry, First Priority’s portfolio has expanded into Sustainable Transportation solutions for commercial applications and I look forward to helping the company impact both the public and private fleet operations in all the communities they serve.”
Recent highlights of First Priority Group include:
- In 2017, First Priority GreenFleet began deploying the largest-ever electric school bus roll out in the United States
- First Priority GreenFleet is the largest independent service provider for UPS, Frito Lay, Staples and other major fleets
- First Priority Emergency Vehicles moved into a state of the art 30,000 square foot manufacturing facility for its Conversions division in Flanders, New Jersey
- Received awards for being the #2 Demers Ambulance dealer and #3 KME Fire dealer
About First Priority Group, LLC
First Priority Group is a diversified manufacturer, dealer, upfitter and service provider of emergency and specialty vehicles. The company is a market leader in its four Divisions – EMS, Fire, Conversions and Clean Transportation Solutions. Established 20 years ago, First Priority’s range of expertise encompasses design, manufacturing, service, fleet management and infrastructure installation to provide end-users with comprehensive one- stop solutions across their specialty vehicle needs.
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