M&K TRUCK CENTERS News

 

Jeff Spence – Vice President of M&K NationaLease

M&K Truck Centers is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeff Spence to the position of Vice President of M&K NationaLease. Jeff has been with M&K since November 2014 as the Director of Leasing and his career in the industry began in 1986. M&K’s rental and leasing business has grown significantly over the last five years under Jeff’s leadership. In his expanded role, Jeff will continue to grow the business and further develop strategic partnerships. Prior to joining M&K, Jeff held various roles in the truck leasing industry with escalating responsibility where he gained substantial industry knowledge and executive level experience. Jeff has been a respected leader at M&K since he joined the company. His 30+ years leasing industry experience including sales, sales management and operations have been beneficial to our organization. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Jeff lives in the Chicago area and offices out of our Des Plaines, Illinois location. “This internal change is part of our strategic plan to bring further innovative support and solutions to our rental & leasing service offerings as we continue to adapt to fleet changing needs. Jeff’s expertise is an asset to…

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Volvo Trucks Names M&K Truck Centers 2019 U.S. Dealer Group of the Year

Volvo Trucks has awarded M&K Truck Centers headquartered in Byron Center, Michigan, and their other 15 Volvo Trucks dealer locations, as its 2019 U.S. Dealer Group of the Year. Volvo Trucks also honored its top regional dealership groups in the United States at the recent American Truck Dealers (ATD) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The annual U.S. Dealer Group of the Year Award recognized M&K Truck Centers and its employees for outstanding performance in a number of key areas including customer satisfaction, market share, franchise investment, growth of new truck and leasing sales and parts sales performance. “Everyone at M&K Truck Centers adds to the consistent and unbeatable performance as one of our major dealership groups in the United States,” said Jeff Lester, senior vice president of sales for Volvo Trucks North America. “M&K Truck Centers, across their region, continue to be the ultimate ambassadors for Volvo Trucks North America, and showcase a continued commitment to customers which has proven to, again, be the best in the industry.” M&K Truck Centers leverage Volvo Trucks’ VNL, VNR, VNX and VHD model families in straight truck and tractor applications to penetrate new markets and earn top sales volume, as well as continue…

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M&K TRUCK CENTERS BUILDS STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY IN DETROIT MARKET!

M&K Truck Centers is pleased to announce the recent investment in a state-of-the-art brand new Volvo truck dealership in Romulus, Michigan. M&K has been serving the Romulus area from its current location on Ecorse Road since April 2017 and in just 2 years has outgrown that building. The opening of the new location at 29275 Citrin Drive, Romulus, Michigan is scheduled for November 4, 2019. In celebration of this impressive facility, M&K Truck Centers is hosting a Grand Opening event with the inauguration of the brand new building! The event will be held at the Citrin Drive location on Thursday, October 24th from 11 am – 2 pm and a ribbon cutting ceremony take place at 11:30 am. “The new facility was strategically designed and will offer unique customer experiences – we are very excited to share the excitement with customers and the community. The event is open to the public and M&K staff will be providing tours to anyone that attends the Grand Opening”, said Ron Meyering, CEO of M&K Truck Centers. M&K’s Romulus location is currently serving the Detroit area with outstanding customer service and a wide range of available products and services. New Volvo trucks, used…

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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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