Our History

Currently Worldwide Equipment, Inc. operates in 6 states including 16 full-service dealerships, 15 leasing locations, 5 satellite parts stores, 2 detail shops, 1 custom fabrication shop, and 1 driveline shop. We currently employ over 1,000 employees, including some of the most extensively trained service technicians in the industry. By continually offering training and advancement opportunities, our employees have the ability to reach their full potential.

Our history assures you that you can depend on Worldwide Equipment to be here to provide the products and service you need for as long as you own your trucks. Our strong financial position, large coverage area, and experienced personnel allow us to provide very competitive pricing and premium services not readily available from other dealerships.

Stop by one of our locations today to see how Worldwide Equipment is changing the trucking industry and how your company can benefit from our experience

Our Timeline

  • Worldwide Equipment established in Prestonsburg, KY
  • Middlesboro, KY Division
  • Princeton, WV Division
  • Jane Lew, WV Division
  • Terry Dotson becomes President/CEO of Worldwide Equipment. Huntington, WV Division
  • Lexington, KY Division
  • Abingdon, VA Division & Cincinnati, OH Division
  • Somerset, KY Division
  • Knoxville, TN Division & Volvo, GMC added to Cincinnati, OH Division
  • Chattanooga, TN Division
  • Volvo added to Cincinnati, OH Division
  • Complete Truck and Trailer established in Knoxville, TN & GMC added to Cincinnati, OH & Knoxville, TN
  • Dayton, OH Division & Hino added to Lexington, KY & Dayton, OH
  • Manufacturing & Fabrication established in Lowmansville, KY
  • Charleston, WV Division
  • Columbia, SC Division, Greenville, SC Division, East added to product line & Volvo added to Abingdon, VA
  • Johnson City, TN Division, Charleston, SC Division & Volvo added to Jane Lew, WV
  • Volvo added to Middlesboro, KY Division
  • Crossville, TN Division
  • International acquired at WV and East KY locations