About Us

Milestone is one of the largest and fastest growing transportation equipment lessors in the United States, operating a diversified fleet of over 84,000 pieces of equipment, including:

  • Highway trailers
  • Intermodal trailers
  • Storage and convention trailers
  • Marine chassis
  • Domestic chassis
  • Domestic containers
  • Refrigerated trailers and containers
  • Flatbed trailers
  • Other specialty equipment

We offer our customers a wide variety of flexible leasing and rental programs, ranging from only a few units to over 10,000 units. Our customers include trucking companies (over-the-road and LTL), third-party logistics (3PL) companies, package carriers, private shippers, railroads, steamship operators, beneficial cargo owners (BCOs), retailers, manufacturers and other companies throughout the transportation sector.

In addition to our leasing and rental programs, we provide numerous additional services to help solve the problems of the transportation industry, including:

  • Committed peak and surge capacity programs
  • Complex consulting and structured deals, including sale-leaseback transactions and fleet refresh programs
  • Maintenance and telematics consulting and services
  • Comprehensive management of third party transportation equipment assets
  • Equipment acquisitions and remarketing

We are headquartered in St. Charles, Missouri, with an operational center of excellence in Chicago, Illinois and approximately 60+ locations across the United States. Over the past 20+ years, we have built one of the most seasoned teams of commercial, operations and support professionals in the transportation leasing industry.

We are backed by Barings, a global financial services firm with over $300 billion of assets under management and part of the MassMutual family of companies.


Milestone delivers flexible transportation equipment solutions to our customers, while providing rewarding careers to our employees.


Core Values

Milestone puts the customer at the center of everything we do and operates according to our core values of:

  • Integrity
  • Customer service
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Innovation
  • Safety
  • Excellence



Corporate News

Volume of Milestone Chassis

Milestone Fuels Broader Push to Attract Truckers with New Chassis

As reported in JOC.com, Milestone continues to lead and invest in new chassis equipment. Milestone’s fleet expansion is the latest […]

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Milestone Trailer Leasing Continues to Invest in Modern Equipment, Adds 1,500 Trailers to Expansive National Fleet

St. Charles, MO (June 6, 2018) – In a continued effort to expand its offering of personalized solutions for customers, […]

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John Kiss

Meet John Kiss

John Kiss enjoys getting creative, especially when it comes to architecting deals for Milestone customers. “If we need to build […]

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Milestone Trailer Leasing - Blue Transport truck docking at warehouse

Flexible Lease Promotion

Milestone Trailer Leasing provides personalized service in trailer leasing and rentals to customers every day. No matter how complex your needs, we […]

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Meet John Brockmeier

John Brockmeier is a veteran of the industry. With 30 years of experience in transportation and operations management, his wealth […]

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Volume of Milestone Chassis

East Coast Shippers: Milestone Has You Covered

Presence in NY/NJ There are recent accounts that portray truckers as fatigued by the lack of access to quality chassis […]

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