Johnson Specialized Transportation Named Polar Leasing Depot of the Year

Polar Leasing Company, Inc. (PLC) the leading provider of electric, ground-ready outdoor rental walk-in freezer and refrigerated units, announces Johnson Specialized Transportation as the recipient of its 2023 Dealer of the Year award.   

The Polar Leasing Depot of the Year accolade acknowledges freight partners depots that have excelled in overcoming challenges, demonstrating effective communication and upholding outstanding service while facilitating the delivery and retrieval of PLC rental walk-in units for mutual customers. 

“The Johnson team stands out with an unwavering commitment to excellence, reliability, and a collaborative spirit that truly sets them apart,” says Polar Leasing president Bart Tippmann. “Their embodiment of the qualities we highly value in a partner makes us immensely proud to celebrate their exceptional contributions to our success at Polar Leasing.”  

Founded in 1990, Johnson Specialized Transportation is based in the Philadelphia suburbs and is a specialized service provider for the transportation industry. With a focus on heavy-duty tow trucks and specialized equipment, the company has positioned itself as a go-to solution for handling a diverse range of vehicles, including semi-trucks, buses, RVs, tractor/trailers and heavy construction equipment. 

“We are huge advocates for Polar Leasing,” says Aimee Johnson, transportation director at Johnson Specialized Transportation. “Since 2015, our partnership has felt like family. If an issue were to arise, we are confident that the PLC team will offer prompt assistance and extraordinary communication. Their dedication to their partners is truly remarkable. We also have a great team here and take pride in delivering the units. This is truly a team effort.” 

Polar Leasing’s walk-in cold storage units deliver pre-assembled with a 100% seamless fiberglass design and operate with a simple electrical connection. American-made, these cold storage units have a compact footprint and offer an easy setup and installation. The seamless fiberglass design keeps the insulated structure intact and unharmed by external temperatures, regardless of the climate.  

Short-term unit rentals are a cost-effective and hassle-free solution for multiple circumstances. Polar Leasing units are ideal for many industries and are not limited to foodservice and catering, pharmaceutical and biotech, catering, education and more. 

For more information about Polar Leasing or to become a depot, call (877) 674-1348, or visit

About Polar Leasing 

In early 2002, Polar Leasing Company, Inc., was created by Polar King to accommodate the growing demand for walk-in refrigeration rentals. It has expanded its walk-in rental fleet to cover most of the United States and other parts of North America, offering both short- and long-term rentals to industries of all types. Within the last five years, we began the process of building a specific division dedicated to Life Science Supply Chain. Polar Leasing offers the largest all-electric fleet of temporary refrigeration, with more than 80 distribution depots and a 24/7 service hotline. For more information, visit or contact Polar Leasing, 4410 New Haven Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46803 USA. In an emergency, call (877) 674-1348 or write