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Don Durm of PLM Fleet Wins Food Logistics’ 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award

Feb 14, 2024

NEWARK, NJ – February 13, 2024 – PLM Fleet LLC dba PLM Trailer Leasing is honored to announce that Don Durm, Vice President of Strategic Customer Solutions, is named a recipient of the 2024 Rock Star of the Supply Chain Award. Durm’s recognition is for the Lifetime Achievement category. Food Logistics Rock Star awards recognize influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work and vision have shaped the global cold food supply chain.

“For 29 years, Don has been an integral member of PLM,” said Mark Domzalski, Chief Commercial Officer. “With his in-depth industry knowledge, and passion to continue to learn, educate and lead, Don truly embodies the spirit of excellence and buoys the company, and the industry as a whole. We are immensely proud to have Don as part of our team.”   

"Supply chain rock stars are the backbone of the cold food chain. The words used to describe many of this year’s winners range from collaborative, passionate, innovative and forward-thinking to inspired, driven and dependable," says Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “New this year, we broke the award down into four distinct categories: Top Warehousing Stars; Top Shippers; Rising Stars; and Lifetime Achievement. These winners continue to go above and beyond to improve food safety, enhance efficiency and disrupt supply chain disruptions.”

PLM Fleet LLC dba PLM Trailer Leasing is the nation’s largest company dedicated exclusively to the leasing, rental, maintenance, and fleet management of refrigerated trailers. Founded in 1972, PLM has the nation’s largest selection of refrigerated equipment, ranging in lengths from 28 to 53 feet, with single-temperature, multiple-temperature, or electric-only equipment, including versatile liftgate options. With over 14,000 units, PLM Fleet has a network of 32 branches in all the key markets nationwide. Known for innovating refrigerated fleet management, PLM can be found at

Recipients of this year’s award are profiled in Food Logistics’ Jan/Feb 2024 print issue and at Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global cold food supply chain

Go to to view the full list of winners. Go to to learn more about other Food Logistics’ awards.



About PLM Fleet, LLC

PLM Fleet® is the largest nationwide, technology-driven company dedicated to refrigerated trailer leasing and cold supply chain solutions. Located in the state-of-the-art fleet solutions center in Newark, NJ, PLM has the largest assortment of refrigerated trailers in the U.S. Visit to review all the financing, technology and services that help our customers improve fleet and product lifecycle efficiencies and cost savings in the cold supply chain.


About Food Logistics

Food Logistics reaches more than 26,000 supply chain executives in the global food and beverage industries, including executives in the food sector (growers, producers, manufacturers, wholesalers and grocers) and the logistics section (transportation, warehousing, distribution, software and technology) who share a mutual interest in the operations and business aspects of the global cold food supply chain. Food Logistics also operates SCN Summit and Women in Supply Chain Forum. Go to to learn more.



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