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Tuesday, October 03, 2023

Fizz Papps and Tim Rose, owners of Florida’s Dolphin Transportation, are excited to announce their merger with Key Transportation in Miami, Fla. Rick Fugitt of Gateway Coachworks consulted both parties on the merger, according to a Facebook announcement made by Rose.

Fizz Papps and Tim Rose Key Transportation Owner Orlie Jedwab and Dolphin Transportation Owner Tim Rose

Operating since 2000, Key is a leader in South Florida chauffeured transportation focusing on the corporate, leisure, and luxury hotel markets. With her team, Owner Orlie Jedwab has built Key into a trusted and premier brand, according to the press release. Dolphin looks to expand on their success in the marketplace.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Orlie,” said Rose. “The strategic merger of our two companies will create an incredibly strong portfolio and expand our coverage throughout the East Coast of Florida. The merging of Dolphin and Key creates a highly diversified fleet with the highest level of technology.”

Dolphin Transportation

The merger secures Dolphin’s presence in the Miami, Fort Lauderdale, the Palm Beaches, Boca Raton, Marco Island, Naples, Ft. Myers, Punta Gorda, Sarasota/Bradenton, and Tampa markets, said Rose.

Today, the fleet consists of more than 175 vehicles, including ADA-compliant vehicles, sedans, SUVs, vans, limousines, minibuses, minicoaches, and full-size motorcoaches.

Located in Naples, Florida, Dolphin has become the largest owned fleet in Southwest Florida since its inception in 2001. The company is excited that Key Transportation will be joining the Dolphin Family.

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