Pitts Enterprises has appointed J.P. Pierson president of Pitts Trailers. Pierson, who also serves as president of Dorsey Intermodal, will oversee both divisions of Pitts Enterprises, which is based in PIttsview, Alabama.
J.P. joined Pitts Enterprises in 2006 and has been involved in all facets of the business, from sales and marketing to operations and product development. He will continue to report to owner and CEO Jeff Pitts.
“J.P. knows Pitts Trailers top to bottom,” said Jeff. “He has been instrumental in our success, and he’s the perfect person to lead the company to the next level.”
J.P. gained experience leading marketing for all Pitts Enterprises brands: Pitts Trailers, Pitts Heavy Haul, Dorsey Trailer, Dorsey Intermodal, and Dorsey Heavy Duty. He also has served as operations manager for the Pittsview, Alabama, facility and has overseen information technology and data information structures for all facilities.
“We have always been a growth-oriented company, but I believe the Pitts Trailers brightest and most innovative days are ahead of us,” said J.P. “I am excited about the opportunity to lead this company into the future.”
J.P. is a graduate of the D. Abbott Turner College of Business at Columbus State University with additional studies in lean manufacturing. He holds memberships in the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA), National Trailer Dealers Association (NTDA), and Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA).
Pitts Trailers has been synonymous with innovation, performance, durability and value since 1976. As the world’s largest and only complete line forestry trailer manufacturer, Pitts offers a wide variety of truck trailers, including logging trailers, hydraulic elevating loader carrier trailers, open and closed top chip vans, and moving floor vans.
The new dedicated division, Pitts Heavy Haul™, is a premier manufacturer of hydraulic removable neck lowboys, fixed neck lowboys, hydraulic folding tail lowboys, and construction grade tag-a-long lowboys.