PETERBILT OF SPRINGFIELD NAMED NORTH AMERICAN DEALER OF THE YEAR
Denton, TX (May 14, 2010)
Glenn Larson, Dealer Principal of Peterbilt of Springfield, was named Peterbilt's 2009 North American Dealer of the Year at the Peterbilt Motors Company Annual Dealer Meeting in Seattle, Washington.
Peterbilt of Springfield achieved outstanding performance results in key areas such as heavy and medium duty market share, parts and service sales, customer service, and also offer financing through PACCAR Financial and leasing through PacLease. The dealership provides an excellent, first-class facility that is open 24 hours per day, seven days a week in order to exceed the expectations of their customers. Peterbilt of Springfield has consistently proven that they are one of the leading dealerships in our industry.
"Glenn Larson continues to exemplify the qualities that it takes to run a highly successful dealership," said Bill Jackson, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. "Over the years, Glenn has been a tremendous partner in his support of Peterbilt and the entire PACCAR line-up of products including PacLease and PACCAR Financial. We are very fortunate to have Glenn and the entire Larson Group family as a part of the Peterbilt dealer network."
"On behalf of all of the employees at Peterbilt of Springfield, we are very proud to be named the Peterbilt North American Dealer of the Year for 2009," says Glenn Larson. "The strong relationship that we have with Peterbilt has allowed us to provide our customers with industry leading products and services, superior customer service and support, and the highest standard of quality and reliability. I am also very grateful to the dedicated team of employees at Peterbilt of Springfield who truly deserve this award as a result of their hard work and initiative."
The Larson Group operates seven exclusive Peterbilt dealerships with locations that service the following states: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. The Springfield location also won a Best in Class award for 2008 and is a nine-time Peterbilt Platinum Oval award winner for their excellent performance in the Peterbilt Standards of Excellence program.
Also recognized at the Annual Dealer Meeting were 'Best in Class' award winners. These dealers were the top performing dealers from Peterbilt's network of 250 locations. To qualify, these dealers earned Platinum Oval awards this year and excelled in areas such as market share, goal achievement, and financial management.
Eric Jorgensen and Kurt Jorgensen, Peterbilt Wisconsin – Green Bay, Wisconsin
Brad Wilson, Peterbilt of Norfolk – Norfolk, Nebraska
Jeff Hunter, Hunter Peterbilt – Smithfield, Pennsylvania
About Peterbilt Motors Company
Peterbilt Motors Company, located in Denton, Texas, has a global reputation for superior quality, industry leading design, innovative engineering and fuel efficient solutions, and is recognized as the "Class" of the industry. Peterbilt provides a comprehensive array of aftermarket support programs through its 350-plus North American dealer locations that complement its full lineup of on-highway, vocational and medium duty products, including alternative fuel vehicles. Peterbilt offers industry leading service and support, including preventive maintenance plans, expedited Rapid Check diagnostic services, automated parts inventory replenishment and 24/7 complimentary Customer Assistance through 1-800-4-Peterbilt. For more information about Peterbilt, visit www.peterbilt.com.
Peterbilt is a PACCAR Company, traded publicly on the NASDAQ as PCAR.