M&K TRUCK CENTERS News

 

M&K TRUCK CENTERS ACQUIRES THREE MORE LOCATIONS!

M&K Truck Centers announced the successful acquisition of three additional Mack and Volvo dealerships today. These locations have operated for ninety-seven years as family owned dealerships by Pozzo Truck Center. M&K acquired these Pozzo locations in Chicago Heights, Illinois, Gary and South Bend Indiana, and increased the company’s footprint to 21 locations in four states – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania. The acquisition is a milestone for M&K’s rapid growth with four other acquisitions in 2018 – two in Pennsylvania and two in Michigan – bringing this year’s acquisition total to seven new locations. “Our acquisition of the Pozzo dealerships complements our overall sales, parts, service, rentals and leasing offering so that we can now provide added capacity and geographic presence along major trucking corridors from the Canadian border in Michigan through Indiana and the Chicago market”, said Ted Pilecki, M&K’s President. As part of the growth strategy, M&K has a successful track record of retaining and supporting some of the most experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanics, parts specialists and salespeople in the industry and is confident that as the Pozzo employees become part of its family, M&K Truck Centers has the opportunity to accelerate growth and achieve even…

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M&K TRUCK CENTERS CONTINUES RAPID GROWTH PACE!

M&K Truck Centers announced continued growth in the mid-west with the planned acquisition of three additional Mack and Volvo dealerships. The soon to be acquired locations have operated as family owned dealerships by Pozzo Truck Center for ninety-seven years. The Pozzo locations M&K will acquire are in Chicago Heights, Illinois, Gary and South Bend Indiana, increasing M&K’s footprint to 21 locations in four states – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Additionally, M&K Truck Centers is expanding at current facilities. In Scranton, PA a 15,000 SQ FT addition is in progress and in Romulus, MI a new 60,000 SQ FT facility is under construction. The Pozzo Truck Center dealerships have a great reputation and M&K is excited to add all three to their dealer line-up. This expansion will be very beneficial to customers as M&K Truck Centers will provide unparalleled resources for parts, service, rentals and leasing service from the Canadian border in Michigan through Indiana and the Chicago market. M&K has executed four other acquisitions in 2018 – two in Pennsylvania and two in Michigan – bringing this year’s acquisition total to seven new locations. Professionally trained staff with some of the most experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanics,…

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MACK TRUCKS NOW AVAILABLE IN FLINT, MICHIGAN AT M&K TRUCK CENTERS!

M&K Truck Centers announced today that their newly acquired dealership in Flint, Michigan is now an authorized Mack Truck dealer. The dealership opened as M&K Truck Centers on August 14, 2018, offering the Volvo and Isuzu brands. M&K is excited about this opportunity to offer the Mack brand to the Flint and surrounding areas! This expansion into the Flint area offers Mack customers more convenient access to sales, parts, and service along the I-75 and 1-69 corridors and is well-positioned to serve long-haul, regional haul and vocational customers traveling through mid-Michigan. The successful acquisition of the Flint, MI location was part of a dual transaction that included the acquisition of a new Volvo dealership in Saginaw, MI which increases M&K’s footprint to 18 locations in four states – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Both newly acquired dealerships were previously owned by Graff Truck Centers. This expansion will be a tremendous benefit to customers as M&K Truck Centers will provide excellent resources for parts, service, rentals and leasing. Professionally trained staff, experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanics, parts specialists and salespeople have been retained at both locations. With the Flint and Saginaw acquisitions, M&K now employs over 800 people, including 300…

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M&K TRUCK CENTERS EXPANDS OPERATIONS IN MICHIGAN!

M&K Truck Centers announced another step forward today with sizeable growth in Michigan. The successful acquisition of two additional Michigan Volvo dealerships in Flint, MI and Saginaw, MI increases M&K’s footprint to 18 locations in four states – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Both newly acquired dealerships were previously owned by Graff Truck Centers. M&K is now the only Volvo dealer group with sites in Michigan, including 7 dealerships, conveniently located in the Detroit (Romulus and Sterling Heights), Flint, Grand Rapids, Holland, Kalamazoo and Saginaw areas. All locations are positioned along major freeways to easily serve fleets and owner-operators travelling through Michigan’s busiest trucking corridors. M&K Truck Centers is an award winning dealer group and the 2017 Global Volvo Trucks Volume Sales Leader. This expansion will be a huge benefit to customers as M&K Truck Centers will provide excellent resources for parts, service, rentals and leasing. Professionally trained staff with some of the most experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanics, parts specialists and salespeople in the industry will be retained at both locations. With the Flint and Saginaw acquisitions, M&K now employs over 800 people, including 300 trained technicians available for service at our 350 service bays. The M&K family is…

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M&K TRUCK CENTERS APPOINTS NEW VP & DISTRICT MANAGER

BYRON CENTER, MI / July 31, 2018 – M&K Truck Centers is proud to announce the promotion of two outstanding employees. Josh Wolf has been promoted to Regional Vice President of Operations. Josh joined M&K Truck Centers in July of 2015 and has been a very effective leader holding various positions. Mike Rutherford has been promoted to District Manager of all of our Michigan locations. Mike joined M&K Truck Centers in July 2017 as the General Manager of our Byron Center, MI location and has successfully led the team there in addition to responsibilities for several other service locations. Prior to becoming part of the M&K family, Josh Wolf worked for L&V Trailer Sales for 15 years where he gained substantial industry knowledge and operations level experience. M&K Truck Centers acquired L&V Trailer Sales in July 2015 and Josh took on the responsibility of overseeing all of M&K’s trailer sales & service operations. Josh has been a great asset to M&K in leadership roles and most recently he’s held the position of District Manager, responsible for managing our new Pennsylvania locations in Scranton and Pittsburgh and the trailer centers in Joliet, IL and Wyoming, MI. Josh has 25 years…

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M&K TRUCK CENTERS APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT

BYRON CENTER, MI / April 24, 2018 – M&K Truck Centers is proud to announce the promotion of Ted Pilecki and appointment to the role of President, effective immediately. Ted joined M&K Truck Centers in 2003 and has been instrumental in the growth of the company during his fifteen years of service. Ted’s extensive experience in the commercial vehicle industry has been a key driver of his success at M&K and has contributed to M&K’s award winning reputation. Ted has most recently served M&K as Chief Operating Officer, and under his leadership M&K Truck Centers has enjoyed particularly strong growth, with eight new acquisitions in just the last three years. This growth trajectory called for a split of the President and CEO roles. During his tenure as COO, Ted was responsible for the operations, parts, service and leasing functions for M&K. He has proven his commitment to M&K’s customers by working with employees throughout the company to ensure customer satisfaction. Ted is a graduate of Western Michigan University and brings more than three decades of experience in the commercial vehicle industry to his new role as President. In Ted’s new role, he will be responsible for M&K Truck Centers…

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