Warehouse on Wheels Acquires BenLea Leasing Inc.

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BenLea is an Ontario-based provider of trailer rental solutions. Photo BenLea Leasing Inc.

Warehouse on Wheels (“WOW”) recently acquired the storage trailer rental operations of BenLea Leasing Inc. (“BenLea”), a Cambridge, Ontario-based provider of trailer rental solutions to manufacturing, distribution, and 3PL customers.

The move plays into WOW’s aggressive growth strategy and capabilities to service customers across the greater Toronto area.

The addition of BenLea represents WOW’s twenty-first acquisition, alongside two greenfield expansion locations since partnering with Wind Point.

“We are extremely grateful to the Bennett family for trusting us with continuing the legacy they have built at BenLea,” stated Jonathan Brooks, CEO of WOW. “Their tremendous customer service and high-quality fleet align perfectly with our customer intimate value proposition. Along with our partners at Wind Point, we continue to execute our growth strategy of building the leading mobile storage services provider. BenLea strengthens our ability to serve the world’s top manufacturers and distributors across a multitude of industries and geographies from the first to second to last mile.”

Trailer rentals, full-service maintenance program

Established in 1976 and based in Cambridge, Ontario, BenLea is a provider of trailer rentals and a full-service maintenance program. BenLea’s trailer rental business joins WOW, which specializes in solving business needs in a multitude of industries by providing storage, cartage, and over-the-road trailers.

James Bennett, Owner, and CEO of BenLea noted, “We’re excited to partner with Warehouse-on-Wheels. They have a reputation for an exceptional level of customer service which continues the reputation that we’ve built at BenLea for the past 48 years.”

Konrad Salaber, Managing Director at Wind Point, remarked, “BenLea represents another strategic acquisition for WOW, further enhancing its market leadership position in the Greater Toronto Area. We look forward to continue supporting the combined business.”

WOW is seeking strategic acquisition opportunities, with a focus on leading storage and cartage trailer providers throughout Canada and the U.S.


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