As a third-generation, family-owned and operated business, Gilbert Oil Company has been proudly serving y’all since 1924.
Gilbert Has Been Serving Y’all Since 1924
The first Gilbert business in Okeechobee was an all-night fuel and service station that opened in 1924. This business grew through the years and is now known as Gilbert Oil Company. We offer both wholesale and retail fuel, oil, and lubricant sales, along with supplying a plethora of associated products. Stop in or contact us for all your fuel needs. The fuel you need day or night… Gilbert Has It.
Team Gilbert’s Founding Principles
Integrity: Our Standards
The conduct of our company and employees must be pursued in a manner that is socially responsible and commands the respect for its integrity. Do not compromise the company or your integrity to anyone or anything.
Trust: Commitment to Customers
Our most important goal is customer satisfaction. Customers are the most important people in the world. Without the customer, we would not be here. Remember, customers are the life blood of our business!
Teamwork: Commitment to Co-Workers
It is essential to value and utilize each others’ individual strengths to accomplish our mission and do so with respect and enthusiasm for one another.
Honesty: Commitment to the Company
Working together to protect the heritage we have built as a company with high ethical standards depends on YOUR commitment to truth in everything we do. When in doubt, ask yourself one question… “What is the RIGHT thing to do?”
Expertise: Commitment to Training
We strive to be the most qualified in our fields by staying ahead of the curve with ongoing industry related skills training.
Respect: Commitment to the Community
Through a multitude of individual and team efforts within our organization we contribute not only monetary donations, but valuable time and effort to many non-profit organizations within our community. We value where we live and understand the partnership between business and community is enriched by giving back.
History of the Gilbert Family of Companies
In business in Okeechobee since 1924, the Gilbert Family of Companies is driven by dedication – dedication to our customers and our community. It is this dedication that has allowed us to serve Okeechobee for nearly 100 years.
Building on the success of Gilbert Oil Company, Gilbert Chevrolet opened its doors in 1933 and brought with it our Gilbert Pre-Owned department and the Gilbert Collision Center. Offering new and used Chevrolet vehicles, along with pre-owned vehicles of most makes and models, Gilbert Chevrolet can serve all your automotive buying needs. Our Service Department’s 21-bay facility is ready to work on all makes and models. Purchase your vehicle somewhere else? No problem. We will still be here to help with all your service and warranty needs. History and dedication to Okeechobee… Gilbert Has It.
You may know us as Gilbert Snapper or Gilbert Mower & Golf Cars; however, as our business and offerings have grown, a new name was in order. Gilbert Outdoors may be a relatively new name, but we still offer the same friendly service and great prices you have come to know in Okeechobee since 1950. Visit us for all your Hustler Lawn Equipment needs. We don’t stop at lawn equipment. We are also here for all your E•Z•GO and Yamaha sales and service. In 2011, Gilbert Outdoors grew again when we added Gilbert LINE-X. LINE-X Protective Coatings lead the industry for quality. Pair that with the high level of service offered from Gilbert and you have a winning combination. All your outdoors needs… Gilbert Has It.
Gilbert Ford is the newest member of the Gilbert Family of Companies. There may be a new name, but the Ford dealership taken over, Okeechobee Motor Company, was one of the first in Florida, The dealership had a complete remodel immediately after the purchase and now offers new and used Ford vehicles to Okeechobee, Port St. Lucie, Belle Glade, Sebring, West Palm Beach, and the surrounding areas. In 2013 and 2014, we were the fastest-growing Ford dealer in South Florida. Purchase your vehicle somewhere else? No problem. We will still be here to help with all your service and warranty needs. Big city inventory with small-town values… Gilbert Has It.