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Please note that each Member State determines which vendor contracts are signed to best serve eligible clients within their state. All AEPA awarded vendors are listed below, so be sure to check with your local state agency for a list of available contracts.
Phil Long DealershipsPhil Long Dealerships Contact: Rhett Butler
Phil Long Dealerships, Inc. is one of the largest privately held dealer groups in the Southwest Region. Started in 1945 by Mr. Phil Long and passing to Mr. Jay Cimino in 1975, it has grown to over 10 franchises with 25 rooftops. The strength of the Phil Long Family of Dealerships in such a competitive industry is the result of its ongoing commitment of Jay’s overall vision: Commitment to the Community, Quality Customer Service, and Exceptional Value. We are excited to expand our footprint nationally by working with AEPA and its member organizations.
Phil Long Dealerships, Inc. is pleased to provide commercial vehicles from Ford, Chevrolet, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai and Kia under contract pricing to the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies and participating state members. Products under contract include compact through large sedans, small through large SUVs, Vans and Trucks from class 3 to 7 as well as turn-key upfits for trucks, vans, police and first responder vehicles. All items available under this contract are at minimum assembled in North America.
Bid recommended for approval in December 2019. Contract and extensions possible through March 2024.