M&K TRUCK CENTERS News

 

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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M&K TRUCK CENTERS ACQUIRE TWO WABASH TRAILER CENTERS IN PENNSYLVANIA!

Byron Center, MI / January 3, 2018 — M&K Truck Centers announced the successful acquisition of two Pennsylvania Wabash Trailer Centers located in Scranton, PA and Pittsburgh, PA today. Wabash National previously owned these Trailer Centers as company stores and has made the purposeful move to transfer dealership rights to M&K Trailer Centers. M&K has shown outstanding performance as a Wabash dealer in Wyoming, MI and Joliet, IL and was recently honored to receive awards from Wabash National for Dealer Excellence and 5 Star Status. With the acquisition of the two Wabash locations, M&K now has three locations in Pennsylvania including M&K Truck Centers in Wilkes-Barre, PA, a newly acquired Volvo dealership. The new M&K Trailer Centers in Scranton and Pittsburgh will provide M&K the opportunity to exceed customers’ expectations and serve as trailer specialists in Pennsylvania. Professionally trained staff with some of the most experienced and knowledgeable trailer mechanics and sales people in the industry will be retained at both locations. Now open as M&K Trailer Centers in the Scranton area at 125 Monahan Ave, Dunmore, PA – Parts and Service are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. Now open as M&K Trailer Centers in…

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M&K TRUCK CENTERS EXPANDS INTO PENNSYLVANIA!

M&K Truck Centers announced the successful acquisition of Wilkes-Barre Truck Center today as the first M&K dealership in Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre Truck Center has been serving Eastern Pennsylvania as a Volvo dealership for forty years. M&K is expanding their mid-west dealer group to Pennsylvania and is currently offering Service (including warranty), Parts, Parts Delivery, Sales and Leasing for Volvo trucks from their new location at 525 East Main Street, Wilkes Barre, PA 18702. M&K is honored to represent Volvo trucks in this important market and will bring the M&K commitment to customer satisfaction to Pennsylvania for the Volvo brand. The addition of Wilkes Barre Truck Center increases M&K’s footprint to 15 locations across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Pennsylvania. “We are continuing our strategic vision for continued growth as we expand into Pennsylvania. We look forward to serving the Wilkes-Barre area with top-notch customer service and a wide range of available products and services. We have already added highly qualified service technicians to our team and will immediately increase our workforce even further by hiring additional dedicated people” said Ron Meyering, M&K’s President. The new facility in Wilkes Barre has an extensive parts warehouse, 9 service bays and is well stocked in…

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