Our History Timeline


RCTP Founded

River City Truck Parts was founded by Paul Dailey and Jimmy McWhorter on August 1st, 1987.

Officially Incorporated

River City Truck Parts became Incorporated and created branding materials and first logo.

Moved to Ulrich Avenue

In 1990, RCTP moved to a 6000 square foot building on a ½ acre lot on Ulrich Avenue.

First MATS

In 1997, RCTP participated in their first Mid-American Trucking Show to make new industry contacts and to get their brand out to the industry.

Purchased Property

In 1999, RCTP purchased the 17-acre property they thrive on today just south of Louisville on the west side of Interstate 65. The property was originally used as a horse ring and riding stable.

Main Office

RCTP turned the grandstand into the main office and after their first parts auction in 2002, they realized that they needed to lay a long term foundation to grow their business.

New Sales Office

We developed our office space to accommodate our growing sales team.

New Owners

In 2014, Derek and Daniel McWhorter, the sons of Jimmy McWhorter, entered into a deal to retire founding partner, Paul Dailey.

Rebranding Project

In 2018, RCTP rebranded their logo and messaging in order to better position themselves as an industry leader.

Property Expansion

In 2021 RCTP completed a massive expansion project, expanding their property from 14 to 17 acres.