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SOLUTION PROVIDER ASL TRANSPORTATION

One-Stop Shop
Offering a wide menu of services and supported by a first-class professional team,
ASL Transportation Group provides value to a variety of industries. BY STEPHANIE CRETS

N

o matter
what the
industry
- from
arts and crafts, to
ice cream cakes or
a manufacturing
Jim Donnelly Jr.,
company - businesses
president and CEO
need trucks to get
www.asltrans.com
Williamstown, N.J.
their products to the
shelves. And that's
where ASL Transportation Group
comes in. Most truck leasing companies
don't offer additional services, so ASL
Transportation wanted to become a
one-stop shop, offering not only truck
leasing and fleet maintenance, but also
dedicated truck delivery service, regulatory and compliance services, logistical
consulting and driver leasing.
"Offering non-traditional, value-added
services provides us strategic advantages
in the marketplace," President and CEO
Jim Donnelly Jr. says. "I don't run my
business based on a profit model. I run
my business by striving to offer the best
service and product possible, and I back
that by putting the best possible team in
place, and with that, profits will come.
It is a model called 'good to great.' To
thrive in today's competitive world, good
is not enough; you need to be great."
His father founded the company in
1988 while Donnelly Jr. was working
in the banking industry. He helped his
father out by working on finances for
ASL Transportation until he decided to
work for him full-time in 1992.
Donnelly Jr.'s father had him spend a
bit of time in each department to get a
firm grasp on all aspects of the company,
first learning the ins and outs of the main74

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ASL Transportation works with a variety
of markets and takes pride in its ability
to grow along with its customer base.

tenance facility. "It really taught me the respect level you have to give to what's being
done over there," he says. "It was a very
good start to learning the specifications of
trucks and how they're maintained."
Donnelly Jr. spent time in sales, accounting and human resources and oversaw maintenance and sales until he took
the reins as CEO and president in 2001.
"If you're the son or daughter of a family

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company, it doesn't give you or guarantee
you anything; it actually means you have
to work harder," he explains. "Down the
road, if you really want to stick with it
and run it, don't expect anyone to hand
it to you. You have to earn it. For me,
owning and operating a company is
fun and extremely fulfilling, but I never
realized how hard you have to work to
keep it moving forward."


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