“We’ve grown up in the business together.”
– Tom Keefer, President
Today, in addition to full service leasing, Kris-Way offers contract maintenance and dedicated contract carriage. The administrative office and largest maintenance facility are located in the company’s 55,000 square foot building located on 12 acres in South Portland. Additionally, Kris-Way maintains facilities in Auburn, Bangor, Saco, Portland, and Waterville, Maine; and Manchester and Concord New Hampshire. From those locations Kris-Way owns and/or maintains over 2300 vehicles.
Between Mark Thomsen, Brian Roberts, Tim Noonan, Tom Keefer, and Evan Keefer alone, Kris-Way has over 150 combined years of industry experience and 120 years of experience at Kris-Way. Kris-Way is blessed with a management staff that knows the importance of loyalty, consistency, and superior service. Our management team knows the area, knows our customers, and knows the business. The average length of tenure of our management staff is almost 18 years.
Much like the managers they work with, our staff of technicians, drivers, and customer support staff have a history of excellence, longevity, and loyalty.
Tom Keefer left Hertz Truck Leasing in 1978 with an idea. That idea was that superior customer service was the key to surviving in the truck leasing industry. From that, Kris-Way Truck Leasing was born when Circus Time Potato Chips signed on in 1978 to be Kris-Way’s first customer…
Mark graduated from University of Maine in 1989 with a B.S. in Business Administration and a concentration in Management. Immediately upon completion of college Mark become the Assistant Manager for Agency Rent-A-Car in Portland before being hired by Ryder Truck Rental as a Traffic Coordinator…