M&K TRUCK CENTERS News

 

WIEGAND MACK SALES & SERVICE NOW M&K TRUCK CENTERS

M&K Truck Centers announced the successful acquisition of Wiegand Mack Sales & Service and Mack Lease of Detroit. Located in Sterling Heights, Wiegand has been a family-owned and operated business since 1978. Wiegand’s 35 talented employees will join M&K, who will maintain the existing location at 37580 Mound Road. With this acquisition, M&K, the largest Mack Dealer in Michigan, will expand to five locations in the state. The addition of Wiegand Mack increases M&K’s footprint to 13 locations across Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois. The expansion into Metro Detroit offers M&K customers more convenient access to sales, parts, and service along the I-75 and 1-696 corridor in Michigan. “Our acquisition of Wiegand complements our desire to expand our ability to support our customers in the Metro Detroit area as well as Wiegand’s existing customers within the M&K footprint,” said Ron Meyering, President of M&K Truck Centers. “We look forward to welcoming all of the employees at Wiegand into the M&K family who will help us continue to provide exceptional service to the customers in the area.” Mike Klieman, General Manager at Wiegand since 2005, is equally excited about the purchase. “Ron’s reputation within the industry is superb,” Klieman said. “We are…

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M&K FINALIST FOR DEALER OF THE YEAR AWARD

M&K Truck Centers is honored to be announced as a finalist for the American Truck Dealers (ATD) 2016 Truck Dealer of the Year award. Our organization was selected as one of five nominees from across the country for this prestigious national award. Nominees are evaluated on dealership performance, industry leadership, and civic contributions. The winner will be announced during the 53rd annual ATD Convention & Expo from March 31 to April 3, 2016 in Las Vegas. Read the full story here.

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M&K TRUCK CENTERS ADDING NEARLY 30 NEW JOBS TO FRANKFORT AREA

M&K Truck Centers—Volvo Trucks 2014 Dealer of the Year in North America—is now accepting applications at its newest Volvo dealership in Indiana, which is scheduled to open in 2016. In addition to new, heavy-duty Volvo truck sales, the 30,000 square foot facility—located at 1665 S County Road 800 W in Frankfort—will inventory a wide selection of used heavy- and medium-duty trucks, offer full service leasing, have 17 truck service bays to support all makes and models, and carry an extensive inventory of Volvo and Mack parts. Operating hours will be 6am – 11pm Monday through Friday, and 7am – 3pm on Saturdays, with a mobile service unit available 24/7. “M&K values the communities they serve and their employee family,” said Jeanne Green, Human Resources Manager. “We’re growing at a steady pace, and are looking for individuals who want to join a dedicated and talented team in order to give our customers the best experience.” Management, sales and technician positions are available. M&K offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and an environment that nurtures the growth and development of employees. A full list of current openings and job descriptions can be found, along with an online application form, on the…

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HELLO FRANKFORT, INDIANA!

M&K Truck Centers, Volvo Trucks 2014 Dealer of the Year, announced today that they are opening an additional Volvo and Mack dealership located in Central Indiana. This facility marks M&K’s entrance into the Indiana market with Volvo trucks. “We couldn’t be happier that Volvo selected M&K to represent them in this central Indiana market. Volvo is the best business partner in the heavy duty truck industry. Their market share growth is a reflection of their innovative engines, transmission, remote diagnostic and fuel economy technologies. Volvo’s commitment to customers and dealers is second to none,” said Ron Meyering, President of M&K Truck Centers. “We are pleased we will be able to support the northern Indianapolis, Frankfort, Lafayette and Kokomo markets for both Volvo and Mack from this new location. The additional dealership is intended to maintain our strong competitive advantage (in the Midwest),” Ron went on to say. The new site, which is easily accessible off I-65 at Hwy 28 in Frankfort, IN, will undergo renovations for the next few months. The 11 acre property purchased formerly housed a Harley Davidson dealership and will have extensive renovations to its 15,000 square foot building including a 15,600 square foot addition. Upon completion…

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NEW! M&K TRAILER CENTERS

M&K Truck Centers, the 2014 Dealer of the Year for Volvo North America, announced today the acquisition of L & V Trailer Sales Inc. M&K Truck Centers’ corporate mission is to be recognized as the preferred provider of transportation products and service, today they add trailer sales, rentals and leasing to their expanding company. This acquisition will help fulfill that mission by allowing M&K to provide one stop shopping for trucks, trailers, leasing, rental, parts and service. M&K brings unique insight and extensive knowledge of the trailer market from serving their transportation customers for over 25 years. The former L & V staff of 25 employees, including their president; Rob Velthouse, who will serve as General Manager for the newly formed M&K Trailer Centers, join M&K’s team of over 500 employees. “This is such a great opportunity for L & V, and I couldn’t imagine a better pairing than L & V and M&K,” said Rob. “Everyone at L&V is looking forward to working with the team at M&K, expanding our product offerings and growing the trailer business.” L & V is an authorized dealer for Wabash National, East, Fontaine and Timpte Trailers. These premium brands will be the base…

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COMING TO O’HARE!

Construction and renovations started in mid-January at 901 W. Oakton St. preparing for a new M&K Truck Centers dealership coming to the O’Hare area. This will be the tenth and newest location in the dealership group as they extend sales, service and leasing capabilities throughout the Midwest. M&K’s corporate vision has been anchored around providing the best possible service to their customers in an ever changing economic, operating and regulatory environment. “Extending our service area in Chicago was the next logical step based upon the development in the area. We looked north of our existing stores in Alsip, Summit and Joliet to complement our current Illinois dealer footprint,” said Ron Meyering, President at M&K, about opening the O’Hare dual-branded dealership. “With the road construction happening at the Elmhurst exit (off I-90) it’s going to be more than convenient to get to this M&K from the highway. We’ll have easy access right on the Northwest corner of that new diverging diamond interchange,” Ron went on to say after announcing the new dealership’s location. M&K Truck Centers will occupy 70,000 square feet of the existing building at the site in Des Plaines, IL. Plans for the space include 30 bays for servicing…

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