WEST SIDE TRACTOR announces Shuttlewagon dealer appointment

Kansas City, Missouri – (July 18, 2022) West Side Tractor, headquartered in Lisle, IL, is pleased to announce its appointment as the exclusive authorized Shuttlewagon dealer serving Illinois, Indiana, and portions of Michigan effective July 18, 2022. Shuttlewagon, a brand of WABTEC (NYSE: WAB), is a leading manufacturer of mobile railcar handling solutions.

“West Side Tractor is a premiere John Deere dealer with over 60 years of experience delivering value-added heavy-equipment solutions to their customers. We’re confident they will serve our market well,” said Tom Owen, VP of Distribution at Shuttlewagon.

“West Side Tractor is an experienced, full-service dealer that perfectly suits our national dealer expansion strategy,” said John Connor, VP & GM at Shuttlewagon.  “This relationship enhances our value proposition to provide the best products, rental, parts, and service in the industry.”

West Side Tractor has grown and distinguished itself based on a dedication to excellence and a commitment to service since 1962.  West Side Tractor, with eleven servicing locations and over 500 employees, will provide authorized Shuttlewagon railcar mover sales, rentals, service, and parts support to customers in their exclusive territory.

“We are very excited about adding Shuttlewagon to our robust product portfolio. Shuttlewagon’s stellar reputation and commitment to customer service, combined with their top-notch products, made it a very attractive opportunity for us,” said West Side Tractor Vice President of Sales Brian Benck. “The Shuttlewagon products synergize with our entire portfolio of heavy-equipment products and solutions.”

Since 1972 Shuttlewagon has been a leader in the design and production of diesel- and electric-powered mobile railcar movers, helping the industry improve workplace safety and operational performance.  No other mobile railcar mover manufacturer offers such an extensive and innovation-rich product line-up to meet highly technical and complex solutions.

For more information on Shuttlewagon, please visit www.shuttlewagon.com
For more information on Wabtec, please visit www.wabtec.com
For dealer inquiries, please contact Tom Owen – tom.owen@wabtec.com
For more information on West Side Tractor, please visit www.westsidetractorsales.com

To learn more about Shuttlewagon’s industry-leading product line and features, visit http://bit.ly/ShuttlewagonRailcarMover

To stay updated on all of Shuttlewagon’s innovations, features, and expanding product line, please follow us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/Shuttlewagon and YouTube at www.youtube.com/c/ShuttlewagonNordco


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