From Humble Beginnings

We understand small businesses, because we used to be one. From when we were a few dozen employees at a single store, we have never lost sight of what matters: YOU.


September 2019


In 1990 we acquired a Mack dealership in Richmond, and in 1997 acquired the Freightliner franchise for Central Virginia, and consolidated the two in Chester, VA.

September 2019


We opened a new full-service dealership in Weyers Cave, VA.

September 2019


We opened a new full-service dealership in Chesapeake, VA.

September 2019


Freightliner of Charlotte, NC was acquired in February, and in December we also acquired Freightliner of Columbia, SC.

September 2019


We pioneered the Elite Support Program, setting the bar in customer service.

September 2019


We expanded our North Carolina service with a new dealership in Statesville, NC.

September 2019


We will expand our South Carolina service with a new dealership in Rock Hill, SC.

September 2019


In the mid-1940s, Henry Rutrough opened Rutrough-Mack in Roanoke, VA

September 2019


In 1981 Frank Ellett became President. In 1988 we were awarded the Freightliner franchise, prompting the name change to Virginia Truck Center.

Excel Trailer
Roanoke, Virginia

405 Lee Highway
Roanoke, VA 24019

Toll Free: (800) 849-8823
Local: (540) 777-7700
Fax: (540) 777-7716

Excel Trailer
Weyers Cave, Virginia

3243 Lee Highway
Weyers Cave, VA 24486

Toll Free: (888) 888-9407
Local: (540) 234-0999
Fax: (540) 234-0997

Excel Trailer
Richmond, Virginia

901 W. Hundred Road
Chester, VA 23836

Toll Free: (800) 849-9227
Local: (804) 768-4600
Fax: (804) 768-1681