Holland USA, a subsidiary of The Holland Group, has promoted Duane Blakely to national fleet accounts manager, responsible for calling on key fleets — including governmental sales and airport ground support equipment (GSE) markets — to generate fleet specifications for Holland products. Blakely joined Holland in January 1992 and most recently has served as account manager for the Holland, Mich.-based company’s governmental sales and GSE markets.
The Holland Group designs, manufactures and distribute components, systems and services to the transportation industry. Holland specializes in products for coupling, lifting and suspension systems for trucks, buses, tractors and trailers. These products include fifth wheels, landing gear, air and mechanical suspensions, kingpins, pintle hooks, drawbars, couplers, liftgates and roll-formed components. They are sold under the Holland brand name from Holland’s locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Japan, China, Malaysia and Thailand.