To service the trucking industry by providing professional and quality products and services to each customer to assist them with the profitable operation of their business.
To constantly find ways to exceed the needs and expectations of each customer.
The company was founded in 1932 by James H. “Bo” Shealy under the name of James H. Shealy’s Garage as a garage for truck repairs.
The original location was at the corner of Sumter and Washington Streets. In 1936 the company moved to 2123 N. Main Street and in 1940, Bo Shealy signed a dealer agreement with Mack Trucks to sell trucks within the Columbia area and vicinity.
In 1944 the franchise territory was expanded to include
Carl D. Shealy, brother of Bo Shealy, joined the business in 1947. On
Bo Shealy remained President of the company until his retirement on
In 1979, Carl Shealy built a new 38,640 square foot facility situated on 4.2 acres at
The facility at
Carl Shealy remained President until his death on
Shealy Leasing, Inc. was formed in August 1984 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Shealy’s, Inc. for the purpose of leasing trucks and related equipment.
In January 1986, Isuzu Heavy Duty Trucks were added to the product line. The Isuzu product line includes Class 3 through Class 7 vehicles.
The Mitsubishi Fuso line of trucks was added in December 1986 that included trucks in the Class 6-7 and
In May 1987 the name of the truck operation was changed to Shealy’s Truck Center, Inc., in order to make the name of the business more descriptive of our line of business. Shealy’s
In December 1987, an agreement was signed with Clement Industries of Minden, La. to sell steel dump trailers in
Also in December 1987, Shealy Leasing became one of the first Mack Distributor Leasing Companies to join the Mack Leasing System and expanded operation to include full service leasing and daily rental.
Western Carolina Mack Sales, located in
In June 1999, an agreement was signed with Western Star Trucks to be a full service dealer in the
In November 2002
In February 2003 the Shealy acquired the Volvo and GMC dealerships in the Upstate from Volvo/GMC truck
In November 2003 the assets of Carolina Trucks & Equipment were acquired. Service operations were maintained at the leased facility at
Shealy Leasing was named the Southeast Region and National Mack Leasing Member for 2005.
Shealy’s became an “Elite Support” dealer for Daimler in February 2012, and was re-certified in 2013,
2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
In 2016, Bruce’s daughter, Keri S. Hogue was elected Secretary of the board and acquired a minority interest in Shealy’s Inc.
On November 14, 2016 Shealy’s Inc. opened Shealy Truck Center- WNC, a parts and service facility in Candler, NC to service Western North Carolina. The parts and service facility is located at 370 Liberty Road, Candler, NC 28715.
On June 9, 2017 Shealy Truck Center of the Piedmont became a Certified Uptime Center for Mack and Volvo.
The trucking industry has changed a great deal over the years. Undoubtedly, we will see more changes in years to come. However, some things never change. Things such as the importance of the dignity of work and of caring for the business, for its people and for its customers. These are the things that have ensured our success in the past and will continue to assure our success in the future.
Shealy’s Truck Center
1340 Bluff Road Columbia SC 29201
Phone: 803-771-0176 Toll Free Phone: 800-951-8580