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Wheeling Truck Center

Wheeling Truck Center Receives Presidential Award for Exports

Wheeling Truck Center, located in south Wheeling, West Virginia, was presented with the President’s "E" Award for exports.  The "E" Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may  receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.  Wheeling Truck Center began exporting in 2010 and in 4 years has sold truck parts to 94 countries.
 
"Exporting continues to be the foundation of our sales growth, and we are honored to receive the "E" Award," said Chad Remp, Operations Manager at Wheeling Truck Center.  "We are only the seventh company for the State of West Virginia to receive this award, since its creation in 1961.  Exporting has helped our 81 year-old company increase sales and employment."
 
In a congratulatory letter to Wheeling Truck Center announcing the company’s selection as an award recipient, U.S. Secreatry of Commerce Penny Pritzker said, "...Congratulations to Wheeling Truck Center for its export achievement, which helps the local community, Wheeling Truck Center, and the nation remain competitive in the global marketplace."
 
Wheeling Truck Center is a full service Volvo Truck dealer and is the oldest continuing White/Volvo truck dealer in North America.  The company was founded in 1933 by C.H. Remp, and is currently owned and operated by Ronald Remp (3rd generation) and Chad Remp (4th generation), and remains committed to exceptional service to the heavy duty trucking industry.