Pacer amps up Sunday Night Football

Playing a strategic logistics role at virtually all 20 NBC-televised
games is Pacer International, Inc. , the North America
logistics and transportation provider. According to Jeff Brashares, vice-chairman for commercial sales, Pacer
has been awarded a logistics contract from General Electric to transport
a 22-ton generator package to each NBC prime-time Sunday Night Football” game, where it
will supply up to 2400 amps of power to the NBC mobile broadcast studio.

“This logistics win from GE, a valued Pacer customer since 1985, puts
Pacer on the gridiron for every Sunday night game,” said Brashares. “We
are thrilled that they picked us for this critical assignment.”

Said Ron Painter, manager of corporate transportation programs at GE’s
Corporate Initiatives Group, based in Alpharetta GA: “We know Pacer for
their reliability and service, so we asked them to position this power
package exactly where it needs to be for each of NBC’s weekly prime-time
television games around the United States. They are criss-crossing the
continent on a stringent schedule, repositioning the generator from
stadium to stadium along a route that will exceed 15,500 miles.”

John Hickerson, chief executive officer of Pacer Transport, Pacer
International’s long-haul and specialized trucking unit, said his
company has provided a brand new, fire-engine red Peterbilt tractor for
the high-visibility job, a 48-foot drop-deck trailer for the payload,
and one of its most reliable drivers.

Hickerson said Pacer has already positioned the generator for two NBC
pre-season games: Washington at Cincinnati (Aug. 13), and Seattle at
Indianapolis (Aug. 20); and for four 2006 season games: Miami at
Pittsburgh (Sept. 7), Indianapolis at New York Giants (Sept. 10),
Washington at Dallas (Sept. 17), and Denver at New England (Sept. 24).

Pacer’s six future game commitments include Seattle at Chicago (Oct. 1),
Pittsburgh at San Diego (Oct. 8), Oakland at Denver (Oct. 15), Dallas at
Carolina (Oct. 29), Indianapolis at New England (Nov. 5), and
Philadelphia at Dallas (Dec. 21). Pacer will also deliver the power unit
for eight additional games at locations yet to be determined, said
Hickerson.