Nationwide truck dealership hires long-time military veteran to run Tampa service facility.
(May 12, 2022) – After a lengthy nationwide search, Trucks & Parts (Tampa, FL / Honey Brook, PA / Aledo, TX) recently welcomed long-time U.S. Army veteran DeVardy Arnold as Truck Shop Manager for their Tampa location.
Brion Maguire, President of Trucks & Parts said, “Running a truck shop for an organization the size and complexity of Trucks & Parts requires a person with a very special skill set.” He added. “We scoured the country for the perfect individual, and although we met many extremely qualified applicants, we knew from the moment we met DeVardy that he was the ideal candidate for this role. We couldn’t be happier to welcome him to the Trucks & Parts family and know that he will be a major part of our organization’s continued growth.”
The Truck Shop Manager oversees the preparation of new trucks, reconditioning of used vehicles, as well as the customization of sold units to customer specifications. More than 300 commercial trucks are built, serviced, and reconditioned by their service facilities each year.
With nearly 30-years’ of service in the military, Mr. Arnold served as Director of Operations for the U.S. Army as Battalion Command Sergeant Major, managing over 547 staff members. After retiring from the Army in 2015, DeVardy held fleet management roles for major waste industry corporations including Republic, Advanced Disposal, and Waste Pro.
Scott Dols, CEO of Truck & Parts said, “Trucks & Parts has enormous respect and appreciation for those who serve our nation.” He continued, “DeVardy is a perfect example of the discipline, drive, and leadership traits that exemplify the personal character of our military veterans, and we are extremely proud to have him as part of our team.
Trucks & Parts, a leader in the sale of new and used truck sales to the solid-waste industry, currently has more than 200 new trucks secured and being delivered regularly, and purchases over 300 used trucks each year. A majority of the used trucks that they purchase are thoroughly reconditioned in their shops, located in Tampa, Florida, Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, and Aledo, Texas.
About Trucks and Parts Established in 1950, Trucks and Parts is one of the nation’s most recognized truck dealerships, catering to the truck and equipment needs of the solid waste and related vocational markets. They specialize in selling new, used, and quality reconditioned garbage trucks, roll-off trucks, and other refuse-related equipment. They also stock dump trucks, mechanic/service trucks, landscape vehicles, water trucks, as well as other types of commercial vehicles. In addition, they buy trucks and offer service and repair work, as well as offering truck appraisals and re-marketing.
To learn more about Trucks & Parts, they can be found on social media, or by visiting their website: www.TrucksAndParts.com.