Collectors Foundation Gets a Boost from FedEx Custom Critical

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (July 2007) – The Collectors Foundation, an organization designed to promote the future of the collector vehicle and boat hobbies by supporting the next generation of restorers, designers and collectors, announces a new initiative with FedEx Custom Critical Passport Auto Transport, a provider of fully enclosed auto-transport solutions. Passport Auto Transport will contribute $1 to the Foundation for cars FedEx Custom Critical transports each day.

In announcing this charitable gift arrangement, Collectors Foundation Executive Director Bob Knechel says, “The team at FedEx Custom Critical Passport Auto Transport, led by Rick Renner, has been supportive of the Collectors Foundation since its inception. This new initiative formalizes their interest and our relationship with them. It will be a great collaboration that will benefit the future of the collector car community.”

FedEx Custom Critical Managing Director Rick Renner agrees. “What the Collectors Foundation is doing is exactly the kind of educational and philanthropic effort we like to see. Its focus and track record of helping young people gain interest, skill and access to the collector-car community is inspiring.”

FedEx Custom Critical Passport Auto Transport provides fully enclosed auto-transport services for high-value vehicles throughout the 48 contiguous United States. Its fleet consists of custom-built, hard-sided, air-ride tractor-trailers for fully enclosed vehicle shipping. For details on services, visit You can also contact them at 800.325.4267 or

The Collectors Foundation is a public 501(c)(3) charitable foundation serving the long-term interests of collector vehicle and classic boat enthusiasts. For more information on the Collectors Foundation, visit or contact Executive Director Bob Knechel at 231-932-6835 or


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