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Acela Truck Company Receives GoodBuy Purchasing Cooperative Listing with Partner General Truck Body

BELGRADE, MONTANA AND HOUSTON, TEXAS—General Truck Body, Acela Monterra dealer, recently announced that the Monterra line of extreme-duty, high-mobility trucks has been approved for listing on the Good Buy Purchasing Coop Platform.

The GoodBuy Purchasing Cooperative offers its membership a unique and beneficial opportunity to purchase goods and services from contracts that meet all state and federal competitive bidding requirements, saving time and resources in the process. The Goodbuy platform allows its members to place their purchases directly with Awarded vendors for the various goods and services that they may need without going out for bid. The Acela/General Truck Body listing facilitates a streamlined procurement process for the growing number of state and local government agencies that require much more capable on- and off-highway trucks, allowing them to obtain the vehicles quickly and easily under prenegotiated terms and prices. The High-Water/Flood Rescue Vehicles are listed under contract #20 8F000


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“With a growing number of emergency response and law enforcement customers purchasing Acela’s products, we are very delighted to have them listed with General Truck Body on the GoodBuy Cooperative.” said David Ronsen, Acela truck Company’s President. “This listing will allow for a broader audience to procure our products in a much more efficient manner.

“The Good Buy listing approval will significantly enhance our ability to deliver lifesaving apparatus to fire departments and law enforcement agencies in an expedited fashion,” stated General Truck Body General Manager, Chris Maikrainz. “The need for High-Water/Flood Rescue Trucks has never been greater. Now we can positively impact the safety and security of our communities by delivering these tools faster and more efficiently.”

About Acela Truck Company

Acela Truck Company delivers the most capable Class 5-8 high-mobility 4×4 and 6×6 truck chassis in North America. ATC has developed an advanced reconditioning and recapitalization process that allows us to provide military-grade trucks to commercial markets at a fraction of the cost of less capable products.

About General Truck Body

For a century, General Truck Body has built and sustained a reputation for providing creative solutions for mobile equipment to the transportation and service industries -building the best, most cost-effective solutions for commercial and government use. General Truck Body’s First Responder Division is an extension of General Body Manufacturing Co.

About Goodbuy Purchasing Cooperative

The quality objective of the GoodBuy Purchasing Cooperative is to allow qualified members  to purchase goods and services in an efficient, cost effective, and competitive procurement method as outlined in the Texas School Law Bulletin, Sec. 44.031 Purchasing Contracts.

For more information about Acela Truck Company, General Truck Body or GoodBuy Purchasing Cooperative.  Visit www.acelatruck.com  www.generalbody.com  and https://goodbuy.esc2.net/