Out of the tremendous growth of the commercial business, Olathe Ford started Olathe Fleet Solutions and is now recognized as the nation's leader in the Fleet and Commercial industry, offering our customers complete solutions no matter the size. We do every kind of up-fitting and deliver trucks all over the country. Our Fleet Management programs offer telematics, fuel cards, and titling & registrations in all 50 states.
The Olathe Ford as we know it today began in 1973, starting out with 30 employees and selling around 60 units a month. We have grown to more than 300 employees and sell approximately 25,000 vehicles each year. Thanks to our employees, many of whom have chosen to make Olathe Ford their career, we have earned the reputation as a great place to work and do business.
Olathe Ford, retail dealership, is born in Olathe, KS, a suburb of Kansas City.
Olathe Ford starts its Fleet department focusing on selling chassis across the country to commercial automotive manufacturers.
Olathe Ford is recognized as a top 100 Ford dealer in the country.
Olathe Ford is recognized by Business Preferred Network (BPN) as one of the top Commercial dealers in the country.
Olathe Ford builds new facility for Commercial department.
Commercial department separates from Fleet as demand increases for finished Commercial vehicles.
AFI, an upfitting company, becomes part of the Olathe Automotive Group creating customized, work-ready vehicles for the Commercial customer.
FleetPoolUSA, a rental and leasing arm, is established focusing on Commercial short-term vehicle needs.
AFI becomes the official shipthru for Ford and GM nationwide.
Olathe Ford Commercial begins offering fleet management and telematic solutions to our Commercial customers.
Olathe Ford Commercial becomes Olathe Fleet Solutions and in the same year, becomes the largest Fleet dealer in the North America.