About Us

Milestone is one of the largest and fastest growing transportation equipment lessors in the United States, operating a diversified fleet of approximately 85,000 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 65+ 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

Milestone Trailer Leasing

Milestone Expands Its Capabilities in Growing Seattle-Tacoma Market

ST. CHARLES, MO (September 12, 2018) – Responding to growing transportation needs in the Pacific Northwest, Milestone announces its expansion […]

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Milestone Appoints Chuck Cannata, Mike Schiller & Kathy Tierney to Leadership Team

SAINT CHARLES, MO (August 21, 2018) – Milestone is pleased to announce the recent addition of three key executives to its leadership […]

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New vs. Refurbished Chassis: Brand New is Better for Your Bottom Line

No one wants to spend more to get less. Unfortunately, with refurbished chassis you run the risk of older equipment […]

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Milestone Chassis

New vs. Refurbished Chassis: The Advantages of Radial Tires

Truck drivers must repeatedly replace their tires, as extensive time on the road causes natural wear and tear. Selecting top […]

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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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