K&M Tire Acquires Kelle Oil's Wholesale Tire Division

DELPHOS, Ohio (July 10, 2015) – Delphos, OH-based K&M Tire has purchased the assets of Kelle Oil Company’s Wholesale Tire Division located Braman, OK.

The purchase, effective July 10th includes tire inventory and a customer list of their wholesale tire customers. Kelle Oil distributed approximately 10 different brands of tires in the farm, commercial, and passenger and light truck tire categories. Kelle Oil will continue to operate under the Kelle Oil name and focus solely on their retail/commercial tire store and oil distribution.

“We are very excited about this opportunity with Kelle Oil to expand and add to our customer base in Kansas and Oklahoma.” said Cheryl Gossard, K&M Tire Vice President.  “Customer service is our number one priority. We will focus on making sure we have the inventory in stock that they need, along with providing them with dependable deliveries.”

K&M plans to service its new customers from the company’s existing warehouses in the Oklahoma City and Wichita areas. 

Founded in 1970, K&M Tire operates 18 distribution centers in 11 states throughout the Great Lakes, Midwest, Great Plains, and South Central regions, servicing customers in more than 20 states.  The company distributes approximately 20 brands of passenger and light truck tires, 12 brands of truck tires, and 10 brands of farm tires. K&M Tire will continue to look for growth opportunities throughout the Midwest and Southwest regions of the United States. 

Posted on July 13, 2015

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