Worldwide Equipment Opens, Relocates New Kenworth Dealerships in Two States

📅   Tue August 15, 2017 - National Edition


Worldwide Equipment has relocated and opened four Kenworth dealerships to enhance parts and service support for customers operating in the coal-producing region of Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia.
Worldwide Equipment has relocated and opened four Kenworth dealerships to enhance parts and service support for customers operating in the coal-producing region of Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia.

Worldwide Equipment has relocated and opened four Kenworth dealerships to enhance parts and service support for customers operating in the coal-producing region of Eastern Kentucky and West Virginia.

The latest Worldwide Equipment dealership actions include:

• Opening a 26,000 sq.-ft. Kenworth parts and service location with easy access to I-64 in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

• Opening an 18,000 sq.-ft. Kenworth parts and service location in Lowmansville, Ky.

• Relocating its full-service Kenworth dealership in Prestonsburg to an existing 22,000 sq.-ft. site in Louisa, Ky., and

• Relocating its former parts and service store in South Charleston, W. Va., to a larger and more modern, 32,000 sq.-ft. facility in Cross Lanes, and upgraded it to a full-service dealership. 

“Worldwide Equipment's significant investments are focused on serving our customers based in Appalachia and those traveling through the region. With these new dealerships and relocations, fleets and their drivers have access to expanded parts and service offerings, including an additional 18 service bays in modern, updated and conveniently located dealerships that can be easily expanded as our business grows,” said Terry Dotson, president and chief executive officer of Worldwide Equipment.

Worldwide Equipment—White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

The new White Sulphur Springs parts and service dealership is located on a 7-acre site at 38378 Midland Trail East. The facility features 18 service bays, a comfortable drivers' lounge and a 4,000 sq.-ft. parts department with a 700 sq.-ft. parts display area. The dealership is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Randy Terry serves as the dealership manager. This location provides drivers and fleets traveling between Charleston, W. Va., and Roanoke, Va., a dealership that is easily accessible from Exit 175 on I-64. The phone number is 304-536-2000.

Worldwide Equipment—Lowmansville, Ky.

The new Lowmansville parts and service dealership is located on a 7-acre lot at 85 August Circle off U.S.-23, a major freight corridor. It features a 7,000 sq.-ft. parts department with an 800 sq.-ft. parts display area, and a large parts inventory. The dealership includes a comfortable drivers' lounge, 10 service bays, mobile service truck, and parts delivery service. The facility is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment on Saturdays. Zachary Brannon is branch manager. The phone number is 606-297-1200.

Worldwide Equipment—Louisa, Ky.

The 22,000 sq.-ft. Louisa full-service dealership is at 17033 U.S. Highway 23 less than a mile from the Kentucky-West Virginia border on a 5-acre site. It features 12 service bays, a 4,700 sq.-ft. parts department with 550 sq.-ft. parts display area, and a comfortable drivers' lounge. It is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Lisa Moore serves as office manager; Paul Napier is service manager; and Bryan Meade is parts manager. The phone number is 606-638-0821.

Worldwide Equipment—Cross Lanes, W. Va.

The new Cross Lanes full-service dealership is in a 32,000 square-foot facility located on a 7-acre lot at 1 Jain Drive. It features a 6,000 square-foot parts department with a 1,000 square-foot parts display area, drivers' lounge, and 17 service bays. The dealership is open extended hours from 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Regional manager Rick Horan serves as branch manager. The phone number is 304-776-5600.

For more information, visit www.thetruckpeople.com.