Last week Truck Parts & Service announced its finalists for the 2014 Distributor of the Year award. We are now taking a brief look at each nominated business.

For information on Wheelco, we turn to owner Steve Stich.

When was your business founded?


How many locations do you have?

Six: Two facilities in Sioux Falls, S.D. (one parts/service location and one PDC); Mitchell, S.D.; Watertown, S.D.; St. Cloud, Minn. and St. Paul, Minn.

How many employees do you have?

More than 80

What is your company’s value proposition?

Wheelco helps companies reduce expenses and downtime by providing them with comprehensive solutions through innovative approaches to parts and service requirements.  This is accomplished through our extensive allocation of capital in employee training and development along with strong supplier partner relationships.  “ Customer Driven “ is our core philosophy which drives us to continually reevaluate our customer needs in order to exceed their expectations.

What does this nomination say about your business?

It speaks volumes about our people within the Wheelco organization and their accomplishments.  I am proud of our team and the collaboration they have shown working towards a common goal.

For more on Wheelco, go to, and check Truck Parts & Service magazine in the coming months.

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