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JX Truck Center Acquires Peterbilt Dealership in Effingham, IL

JX Truck Center is pleased to announce the acquisition of Heartland Peterbilt in Effingham, IL. 

Heartland Peterbilt, previously owned and operated by Tony Griffith, has been serving the greater Effingham area with a strong reputation for delivering superior customer service and quality repairs.  Since Tony’s unfortunate passing in June 2020, his outstanding team in Effingham has proudly carried on his legacy and has continued to share his passion for the industry.

“We are proud to welcome Heartland Peterbilt and its dedicated associates to the JX family and would like to thank Diana Nuxoll and her entire team for their hard work and dedication” said Eric Jorgensen, President & CEO for JX Truck Center.  “With this expansion, we will be able to strengthen our support for fleets and repair shops of all sizes in the region.”

The dealership, under the leadership of Regional Operations Manager Heath Littrel, will offer heavy and medium duty service repair, all makes parts sales, truck financing, leasing, and truck rental.  Check out the careers page for an opportunity to join the JX team.

Address: 1901 W. Evergreen Ave. Effingham, IL 62401

Services: Parts for all makes trucks & trailers; Medium & heavy duty truck repair. Financing, lease, and rental.

Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM; Saturday 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Local Phone: (217) 347-5031 

Toll Free: (800) 852-7661

The facility is conveniently located off Interstates 57 & 70 (exit 160).  For additional information, please contact JX Truck Center at 262-513-6450


About JX

JX is a family-owned network of heavy duty and medium duty truck dealerships and support services across the upper Midwest, including JX Truck Center, JX Financial, Alltrux Capital, JX Rental, JX Leasing & JX Graphics. As the largest heavy duty and medium duty truck dealer group in the upper Midwest, JX prides itself in the ability to help customers by providing transportation solutions to fit their long- and short-term goals. JX was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Hartland, Wisconsin proudly representing the Peterbilt, Volvo, Hino & Kalmar Ottawa brands. Visit for more information.