About Sunbelt Transport Refrigeration


Founded in 1996, Sunbelt Transport Refrigeration has operations in Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Miami, and West Palm/Ft. Pierce.

Sunbelt Transport Refrigeration is a team of dedicated and passionate professionals committed to providing the finest in transport refrigeration parts, sales and service.  We continually invest in people, facilities, and equipment in order to deliver a superior customer experience.


Dean Lande

President & Managing Partner

  1. About Dean

    As Sunbelt Transport Refrigeration’s President & Managing Partner, Dean is responsible for the Company’s day-to-day-operations.

    Dean joined Sunbelt Transport Refrigeration in 2014 from Carrier Transicold, a division of United Technologies. At Carrier Transicold, Dean held positions of increasing responsibility in strategy, product management, general management and sales.

    Earlier in his career, Dean worked for Accenture, a leading management consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing (BPO) company, where he served as a Financial Analyst for a $500M business unit and later as a Client Financial Manager in Western Europe.

    Dean holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance & International Business from Pennsylvania State University and a Masters of Business Administration from Emory University.

Fred Erwin

Vice President of Operations

  1. About Fred

    As Vice President of Operations for Sunbelt Transport Refrigeration, Fred is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to improve the company’s service capabilities, operational effectiveness, and sales performance.

    Prior to his current role, Fred has served as Director of Operations, General Manager, Service Manager, Parts Manager, and Service Technician since joining the company in 2003.

    Earlier in his career, Fred worked for Harvard Industries as an Operations Manager and prior to this as a Service Manager with Kraft Foods.

    Fred holds a degree in Diesel & Refrigeration Technology from Peterson School of Technology and an Associate degree in business from North Shore College.

Sue Bancroft


  1. About Sue

    As Controller for Sunbelt Transport Refrigeration, Sue is responsible for all accounting, finance, audit, and tax functions.  In addition, she manages many of the company’s HR functions including employee benefits and payroll.

    Sue has been with Sunbelt Transport Refrigeration since its inception in 1996.

    Earlier in her career, Sue served as Comptroller for an airline service company.

    Sue holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Aquinas College and is a Dale Carnegie Training Certificate of Achievement & Recognition Award Winner.