East Coast Transportation Continues to Grow in Spite of the Down Economy

After only 11 months in business, East Coast Transportation acquires another limousine provider. The move marks the second one this year for this fast growing company.

Jacksonville, FL, May 21, 2009 --(PR.com)-- East Coast Transportation of North Florida announced today that it has acquired Executive VIP Limousine of Jacksonville. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Executive VIP Limousine has been serving the Jacksonville community for over 30 years making it one of the oldest limousine companies in the area. Company owner Karen Henderson decided to sell the company in order to pursue other interests.

The acquisition makes the second one by East Coast Transportation which acquired Executive Transportation & Tours earlier this year. The Company has grown at a tremendous rate since opening its doors in June of 2008 and is on pace to exceed $1 million in sales in its first 12 months.

A commitment to excellence and reliable service has earned East Coast a sterling reputation as well as exclusive contracts with resort hotels, corporate accounts, and a growing number of affluent resident customers. It is that level of service and customer satisfaction that has helped East Coast realize a 61% increase in sales over their first quarter and a 47% increase over their second quarter sales. During their first 10 months in business, East Coast has transported over 18,000 people and run more than 4600 trips.

East Coast Transportation is an upscale, full service chauffeured services company that focuses on the distinct needs associated with the Corporate, Resort, and Convention clientele. Owners Mike Sobol and Greg Franks possess over 35-years combined experience in the North Florida transportation market.

East Coast offers their clients the convenience of a “one-stop-resource” to accommodate most any transportation request. Choose from a wide variety of new and late model vehicles like Luxury Sedans, Navigator SUV’s, Stretch Limousines, Executive Vans, along with Mini-Buses and Motor Coaches. Chauffeurs are carefully selected based on professionalism, experience, and customer service skills, and exhibit the highest standards in the industry.

East Coast offers airport service between all regional airports and utilizes the latest software technology that affords customers the ability to make their own reservations on-line anywhere, email reservation confirmation, “real-time” airline flight tracking, with 24-hour dispatching / information assistance.

For more information, please contact Greg Franks at 904.647.4040 or email: gfranks@ectjax.com

East Coast Transportation
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