Friday, January 05, 2018

Ronald Lefcourt, 82

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Ronald Lefcourt, President and Co-Founder of Alliance Shippers Inc., died Jan. 2, 2018. He was 82.

“It is with deep regret and sadness that we advise of the passing of Ronald Lefcourt. His success and accomplishments in his 82 years of life are a triumph of enrichments for his family, employees, and so many friends and acquaintances,” said Steven M. Golich, Executive Vice President. “Ron was a remarkable person and touched many, many lives in a positive way.”

“From his humble beginnings right out of high school to the LTL industry, Ron built the foundation for what would become Alliance Shippers Inc. and the variety of services it offers,” the company said. “Ron was a self-made success, a hard worker, and believed you should never stop learning. His hunger for knowledge made him a well-read and knowledgeable person in a wide range of subjects.

“Mr. Lefcourt’s wisdom and vision resulted in Alliance Shippers Inc. becoming the company it is today. As Alliance Shippers begins its 41st year, the company has evolved from a provider of rail intermodal service to a global presence that offers Intermodal Rail, Over-the-Road, Temperature Control, International, and Warehouse and Distribution services.

“Ron’s focus on The Perfect Shipment® program became the cornerstone of Alliance Shippers’ quality process, resulting in many logistics industry and customer satisfaction awards. Attention to detail and commitment to understanding exactly what the customer needs—and then executing it—was his expectation of himself and those who worked for and with him.

“Ron’s insistence on a hands-on approach from all of his employees has made Alliance Shippers the well-managed company it is today. Ron Lefcourt’s extraordinary wisdom, care and teachings are his legacy that assures Alliance Shippers will continue to offer the very best service to its customers today, tomorrow and into the future.”

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