Company Overview

Verkler Truck Repair has been owned and operated by three generations of Verklers with roots in the Peoria area since 1915. Their current location includes a 13,000 square foot and 10 bay service area that focuses on full truck and trailer repairs for both fleet and individual accounts.

Andy Verkler is the current owner of Verkler Truck Repair based out of Peoria, Illinois. With 30+ years of experience operating a truck dealership & repair facility, he became known for being genuine and honest while selling thousands of commercial vehicles to businesses and private individuals.

Andy is proud to support local organizations such as EPIC, South Side Mission, Military Order of the Purple Heart, YMCA, and St. Jude. His greatest professional accomplishment is being able to provide a livelihood for his employees and their families.

While away from the workplace, Andy enjoys spending time with his family and chopping up golf courses.


We always want our customer to be satisfied. The public confidence and respect we have in the Peoria area has been accomplished through years of combined efforts from all of our employees.

We enjoy serving you and truly appreciate your continued business! 

Verkler History Fact

Only a lucky few can recall the road conditions around 1920. As the story goes, John Verkler Sr. drove the first truck into Peoria, Illinois. It is believed the round trip to Chicago took about 10 days!