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Volvo CE Appoints South Dakota Authorized Dealer


DN120417 volvoVolvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) recently appointed Sioux Falls, S.D.-based TranSource Truck & Equipment Inc. as its official dealer in South Dakota. TranSource purchased the assets of Sheehan Mack Sales and Equipment, the former Volvo CE dealer in Sioux Falls, and will assume the employees, physical property and territory as part of the agreement.

The newly established TranSource operation in South Dakota draws on years of Volvo Group experience. It is owned by 30-year Sheehan partner Larry Clement, and Dan and James Bland, who own and operate multiple truck dealerships that represent Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks in North Carolina through sister-company TranSource Truck & Trailer. Under the dealership agreement in South Dakota, TranSource will continue to offer a full line of Volvo CE equipment, parts and service.

“For more than 35 years, TranSource has shown a trajectory of success, having started with one location in 1982 and growing to eight locations that now cover the whole state of North Carolina,” said Stephen Roy, president, Sales Region Americas, Volvo CE. “We are confident they will bring that same measure of success to the South Dakota market. They have the kind of DNA we are looking for in our dealers as we grow and evolve our dealer network. We want our dealers to push boundaries and TranSource fits the bill. We are pleased to be working with them.”

Volvo CE has taken the opportunity with this dealer succession to TranSource to ensure they are committed to not only growing machine population but also continuing to build a best-in-class machine uptime experience for Volvo CE’s customers. The sister company’s success in North Carolina led to the new partnership with Volvo CE, building on a solid track record of equipment and market expertise, as well as superior support. 

The new dealership is expanding its Volvo CE sales with three locations in South Dakota: Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Aberdeen. The company will aim to serve customers operating in such industries as general construction, agriculture and municipal works.