Ed Hoffman was recently announced as President of Blossman Services, Inc., a subsidiary of The Blossman Companies.
Ed has over 23 years experience in the automotive and fleet operations, sales and management arena. His experience includes management roles in service, parts, fleet leasing, sales and marketing. He has relevant experience in light, medium, and heavy duty truck classes.
For the past five years Ed was the Fleet and Asset Manager for Keystone Automotive Operations, the largest aftermarket auto parts distributor in North America. His overall responsibility included the specification, procurement, maintenance, life cycle analysis, and disposal of a highly utilized fleet of 300+ Class 3/4 delivery vehicles and 45 class 8 QTR semi tractors in 25 locations in the U.S. and Canada.
One of Ed’s specialty areas is Alternative Fuels Programs. Over the past year alone, he converted 1/3 of his fleet to propane autogas, eliminating the purchase of 600,000 gallons of gasoline in addition for the environmental benefits, saving 12% in overall fuel costs.
Ed has a BA in Business/Management and Industrial Relations from Wilkes University and an MBA with concentration in Operations Management from the University of Scranton.
Stuart Weidie, President and CEO of the Blossman Companies adds, “Ed brings many years of automotive experience to our company. We are very excited to have Ed join our Blossman team, and we look forward to the growth of our vehicle equipment business. Ed Hoffman is fulfilling the role previously fulfilled by Jessie Johnson, who is now focusing on the company’s business development and acquisition areas.”
Blossman Services Inc. is the principal vehicle technology provider for Alliance AutoGas. www.allianceautogas.com. Originally founded by Blossman Gas, the nation’s largest independent propane company, Alliance AutoGas is comprised of more than 90 companies nationwide. In 2013, the Alliance AutoGas members collectively displaced 18.6 million gallons of gasoline and shown $32 million in fuel cost savings for the 280 fleets throughout the United States.
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About Blossman Services - Blossman Services, Inc. (BSI), is a subsidiary of The Blossman Companies. BSI is the authorized distributor of PRINS autogas technologies in the U.S., housing a large stock of PRINS propane conversion systems and a complete parts inventory. BSI will develop alternative fuel systems and provide follow up support for conversion centers throughout the United States.