Oshkosh Corp company gets order for 48 vehicles

Freeman Staff

August 3, 2015

APPLETON — Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced Monday an order for 48 Pierce custom fire and emergency vehicles from the Kansas City Fire Department in Kansas City, Mo.

The order includes 28 pumpers, nine aerial platforms, four rescue pumpers, three heavy-duty rescues, three aerial tillers, and one Hazmat unit. The apparatus will be delivered beginning in spring 2016.

“We’re thrilled that the Kansas City Fire Department has selected Pierce for this significant order, and we are committed to supporting the mission of KCFD. Kansas City has been purchasing Pierce apparatus since 2008, and this order signifies an acceleration of their fleet becoming standardized around the Pierce brand,” said Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of the Fire & Emergency segment and Pierce Manufacturing. “Kansas City’s selection of Pierce products is a testament to the performance of our people and our dealer network.”

This order is being financed utilizing the fleet replacement- financing program offered through Pierce Financial Solutions in conjunction with PNC Equipment Finance, LLC. The fleet replacement- financing program is a flexible, cost effective fleet management system available to Pierce customers.