JENSEN USA Launches Fleet of Regional Service Vans


As the first service van departed from the JENSEN USA factory in Panama City, FL, recently, it was not only on its way to fulfill a service call – it also fulfills JENSEN’s latest commitment to elevate the company’s service by introducing a stronger regional presence within key parts of North America, according to a news release.

TRSA, NAFA Synergies Enrich San Antonio Institute & Expo Attendees


TRSA’s presence at the April 21-24 NAFA Institute & Expo (I&E) reflected the value of the associations’ partnership to serve each other’s memberships. TRSA conducted its first-ever Fleet Safety Summit at this event staged by the fleet management group, which drew 2,100 to San Antonio, TX. Members of both groups shared networking opportunities and benefited from each other’s expertise as audience members of NAFA education sessions and visitors to NAFA suppliers’ exhibits.

EV Truck Supplier Xos Inc. Acquires ElectraMeccanica


In a move aimed at strengthening electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xos Inc.’s position in a burgeoning EV commercial sector, the Los Angeles-based company recently announced the completion of a merger with a rival firm, ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp.

Shasta Linen’s ‘Hiccup’-Free EV Fleet Transition


As noted in Textile Services Weekly on March 11, Shasta Linen Supply Inc., Sacramento, CA, recently acquired five electric step vans worth roughly $1 million. This change moved Shasta Linen into compliance with California’s pending commercial-vehicle regulations. It also put the company in the vanguard of independents that have embraced alt-fuel route vehicles.

Technologies, Training, Accidents on 4/23 TRSA Fleet Safety Agenda


Session topics for TRSA’s April 23 Fleet Safety Summit will cover high priority topics for risk management based on opinions of members of the TRSA task force on this subject. These presentations are the centerpiece of the TRSA event, located at the NAFA (Fleet Management Association) Institute & Expo, April 21-24, San Antonio, TX.

TRSA Awards Recognize Value of Truck ‘Canvas’ Decoration


Fifteen TRSA member operators have been honored with the association’s 2024 Fleet Graphics Award. The accolade acknowledges them for how their chosen images and text reflect their companies’ key attributes as linen, uniform and facility services providers. These qualities could include sustainability, hygiene, service timeliness, textile durability … whatever qualities of the organization the company seeks to portray.

Mission Linen Supply Updates its Fleet


Xos Inc., Los Angeles, a provider of medium-duty electric vehicles, charging infrastructure and fleet-management software, recently announced that it has received a purchase order from Mission Linen Supply, Santa Barbara, CA, for 22-foot stepvans.