PRICE CHOPPER COMMITS TO LEASING

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- For Price Chopper Supermarkets here, it's lease, not buy, when it comes to tractors in its transportation fleet.Thus, next March, it will enter into its latest leasing agreement with Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based First Fleet. Since 1998, First Fleet has been the leasing agent for tractors for the 106-store Price Chopper, which operates four warehouses.Price Chopper last owned its

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- For Price Chopper Supermarkets here, it's lease, not buy, when it comes to tractors in its transportation fleet.

Thus, next March, it will enter into its latest leasing agreement with Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based First Fleet. Since 1998, First Fleet has been the leasing agent for tractors for the 106-store Price Chopper, which operates four warehouses.

Price Chopper last owned its entire fleet of 70 tractors in 1998; they were sold off by 2002.

To

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