Truck Centers Inc. celebrated the grand opening of their 10th full-service dealership in Effingham, Ill. The 47-year-old, family-owned company represents Freightliner and Western Star trucks at their 10 dealerships and 3 auxiliary facilities located in Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. Their newest location is strategically poised on 12 acres along the I-57/I-70 corridor to assist local and interstate customers with enhanced parts and service support.
The 32,600-square-foot facility houses sales, parts and service departments, as well as premier customer amenities including a plush customer lounge with wi-fi, satellite TV, laundry and shower facilities, refreshments and free local shuttle service. Fourteen technicians, including 9 DTNA G2-certified techs, work in 15 state-of-the-art service bays performing certified warranty repairs, maintenance, service work and mobile service repairs on all brands of commercial and large recreational vehicles. More than 10,000 square feet of warehouse space is stocked with parts to expedite repairs and maximize customers’ uptime. The facility also receives daily parts delivers from the network’s primary warehouse in Troy, Ill., and they provide multiple parts deliveries to more than 60 area customers daily.
The Effingham location officially opened for business in April. The dealership is currently open Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-12 a.m. and 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, with future plans to offer extended weekend parts and service hours.