2018 Faces of Omaha

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Batten Trailer Leasing to transport everything from steel beams to elephants. “We provided the trailers that hauled six elephants from the airport to the zoo,” remarks Ashley Batten, general manager. “Many of our customers are involved in the construction industry, and we also help with special events like the College World Series. We rent from one day to one year, so companies come to us when their trailer is in the shop or they need extra trailers.” Ashley’s father, Blaine Batten, started the company in the mid-’80s after two decades in the trucking industry. In the early ’90s he moved the business to its

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current location and added a three-bay maintenance shop. In addition to renting flatbed, lowboy, stepdeck, and van semitrailers for periods from one day to one year, Batten Trailer Leasing rents storage trailers. “The advantage of using our trailers versus a container or pod is that customers can easily move the trailer from one part of their parking lot to another,” Ashley notes. “No special equipment is required.”  BATTEN TRAILER LEASING 4511 S. 67TH ST. 402.339.1429 BATTENTRAILERLEASING.COM

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