CSM Truck is one of the nation’s leading providers of comprehensive services to the transportation industry. Since 1978, CSM has listened to customers needs and has remained committed to delivering customer-driven solutions.
1978 – Bob and Curt Start Madison Kenworth
Curt Collins and Bob Sorrentino start Madison Kenworth, and the journey begins.
1985 – Wisconsin Kenworth is Born
With expansion into Milwaukee and Green Bay, Wisconsin, comes the formation of a statewide brand – Wisconsin Kenworth.
1997 – Menomonie Branch Opens
By opening a Menomonie branch, Wisconsin Kenworth expands their footprint to an area known for breweries, lumber, paper mills, and many other truck needy industries.
1999 – Wausau, Wisconsin Branch Opens
Wausau’s Kenworth store became the fifth Wisconsin Kenworth location.
2007 – Jim Moeller is Named President and CSM Companies is Formed
Collins, Sorrentino, and Moeller (CSM) partner together to form a dynamic team poised for growth.
2008 – CSM Launches a PACLease Division – Premier Leasing & Rental
To serve more customer needs, CSM added a rental and leasing division.
2008 – French Ellison Wins Dealer of the Year
French Ellison won the first of three Kenworth Dealer Awards in the span of ten years for CSM.
2010 – CSM Launches Dedicated Fleet Services
Dedicated Fleet Services opens its doors as a customized service solution.
2010 – CSM Acquires Michigan Kenworth
CSM acquired Michigan Kenworth, which, at that time, covered the western third of the state of Michigan via Grand Rapids and Gaylord.
2013 – Wisconsin Kenworth Wins Dealer of the Year
Wisconsin Kenworth is one of the highest regarded institutions in the truck service and sales world. Winning this award was the culmination of a 35-year record of sustained success.
2014 – French Ellison Truck Center Comes into the Fold
Through a merger, French Ellison Truck Center (FETC) – and its four locations in South Texas – join the CSM family.
2015 – CSM Completes Acquisition of Sahling Kenworth
Sahling Kenworth serves central Nebraska and the heart of Interstate 80 with the best trucks and service the industry has to offer.
2016 – Wisconsin Kenworth Wins Dealer of the Year
For the third time, a CSM company took home Kenworth’s top honors.
2016 – CSM Launches an Automotive Division
With the acquisition of Dearth Automotive, CSM created an automotive division. Dearth offers Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram product lines in one store, as well as Buick and GMC at..Read More
2018 – Michigan Kenworth Expands to Cover All of Michigan
With the acquisition of Central and Eastern Michigan Kenworth locations, Michigan Kenworth became the lone provider of Kenworth in the state of Michigan with six locations.
2018 – CSM Awarded Kenworth Parts Dealer of the Year
At PACCAR Parts’ annual meeting for parts and Service, CSM Companies was recognized as the top performer of 2018.