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Dickinson Fleet Services

Public Transportation Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN

Dickinson Fleet Services (DFS) was established February 1, l997 by Bob Dickinson, President, and Dick Dickinson, Executive Vice President. Other company officers are Vice Presidents Mike Dickinson, and Ted Coltrain.

The company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana and started with operating locations in Doraville, Georgia (an Atlanta suburb), Indianapolis, Indiana and Pennsburg, Pennsylvania (North of Philadelphia). These locations have operated as major truck repair facilities for over 25 years. A fourth market was opened in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2000 and a fifth market was opened in Orlando, Florida in 2002. In 2004, a second Atlanta location was opened, and a seventh market was added in Tampa, Florida.

Services from these locations include new vehicle in-service, mechanical repairs, accident repairs, trailer repairs, equipment installation, and welding / fabrication services. All of the locations have highly skilled mechanical and body shop technicians with average experience in excess of 15 years in the heavy duty truck repair industry.

DFS is the largest independent truck maintenance and repair company in the USA. The company has 200 technicians and a total of 270 full time employees. We offer our services to all fleets and truck operators. Customers can get total service solutions to their fleet needs, including information to manage their fleet life-cycle costs. Locations have the latest diagnostic equipment for mechanical repairs, paint booths, frame racks, alignment equipment and collision damage repair equipment.


Benefits for full-time employees.
  • Health Care and Hospitalization Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Optional Employee Life Insurance
  • Optional Spouse and Children Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays: 8 per year
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Optional Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Funeral (Bereavement) Insurance

Our Goal

Our goal is to be the highest quality provider of truck maintenance and repair services to companies in the markets we serve. Our promise is to provide our customer with a cleaner, better looking and better running vehicle, when they expect it, at the price they expected to pay. With software we have developed, we offer our customers management tools to control their PMs, life cycle costs, and fleet aging.

Our strategy is to establish a long-term relationship with our customers, providing a one call, one stop service for all your vehicle needs.

"To provide our customer with a cleaner, better looking, better running vehicle… when they expect it, at the price they expected."


Body Shop Services
  • Major Wreck Repairs
  • Refrigerated Body Repairs
  • Dry Van Body Repairs
  • Translucent Roof Repairs
  • Lift Gate Installation
  • Sleeper Installation
  • Decal Installation
  • Frame Straightening
  • Body Swap/Modification
  • Fleet Refinishing

Mechanical Shop Services
  • P.M.'s
  • Major Component Overhauls
  • DOT Inspections
  • Brakes
  • Rear Axle
  • Transmission
  • A/C - Refrigeration
  • Air Ride Suspension
  • PTO Installations
  • Mobile On-site Mechanical

Refurbishment & Restoration Services
  • Fleet Restoration Welding, Hydraulic and Fabrication Work
  • Sandblasting
  • Painting
  • Major Component Swaps and Installations
  • Major Component Overhauls
  • Full Mechanical Package

Fleet Management Services
  • Preventative Maintenance Tracking
  • Cost Tracking and Vehicle History

C.R.A.S.H. Management
  • Nationwide Accident Damage Repair