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  • ROMULUS, Mich., August 20, 2009 — Romulus, Mich.-based United Road, one of the largest vehicle logistics providers in the United States, recently earned a spot on Inc. magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. United Road CEO Michael Wysocki made the announcement.

    The Inc. 5,000 is an extension of Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500 list and recognizes privately held firms that have demonstrated substantial growth over the past three years. As a whole, these businesses are the staples of U.S. commerce and cast a promising light on the future of the economy.

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  • DETROIT, June 1, 2009 – Brighton, Mich.-based Pilot Transport, a niche carrier specializing in transporting specialty, research and development, show and prototype vehicles, and also a business unit of United Road, one of the largest vehicle transportation logistics providers in the United States, has named Rodger Dowdell as the vice president of business development for Pilot Transport. Brad Mackler, senior vice president of business development for Pilot Transport, made the announcement.

    In his new role with Pilot Transport, Mr. Dowdell will collaborate with the company’s business development team to increase business opportunities through building additional relationships with auto companies, engineering firms, marketing departments, film, video and commercial/catalog producers and other various vehicle preparation service providers. Mr. Dowdell began his career as a hauler for Reliable Carriers, a company to which he dedicated over 30 years of service. Shortly after joining that company, Mr. Dowdell spent a short time as a dispatcher before discovering his knack for sales, where he created working relationships with all the major auto manufacturers and suppliers for the length of his time at the company.

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