PETERBILT ANNOUNCES ALLSTATE PETERBILT OF FARGO AS NORTH AMERICAN DEALER OF THE YEAR
Denton, Texas (April 23, 2013)
Recognized for significant sales growth, operational excellence and exceptional dedication to exceeding customer expectations, Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo (N.D.) was named the 2012 North American Dealer of the Year by Peterbilt Motors Company.
Dealer principals Don Larson and Jeff Vanthournout accepted the award during the annual Peterbilt Dealer Meeting, held at the PACCAR MX Engine manufacturing facility in Columbus, Miss.
“It is a pleasure to present Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo with Peterbilt’s highest honor, one that is truly earned and deserved by this outstanding dealership,” said Bill Kozek, Peterbilt General Manager and PACCAR Vice President. “Their entire organization is committed to setting the bar higher every day. The result is superior customer satisfaction and a constant focus on improving efficiency, productivity and profitability.”
Noted achievements of Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo include serving customers with the full range of PACCAR solutions, including PacLease and PACCAR Financial, participating in the Peterbilt Dealer Council, and utilizing all available training opportunities.
“We are honored to be named Peterbilt’s North American Dealer of the Year, a distinction that would not be possible without our entire team at Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo,” said Larson. “Each employee brings a passion and innovativeness to their work, every day, always putting the customer first and always setting higher standards for our industry.”
In 2011, Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo was named the company’s Parts and Service Dealer of the Year and PACCAR MX-13 Engine Dealer of the Year.
The North American Dealer of the Year Award is among six Best in Class Awards given during the annual event.
“Peterbilt is proud to have the strongest dealer network in North America, focused on providing customers with premium products, unparalleled parts and service support, and the highest levels of customer satisfaction,” said Kozek. “The six dealers we have named 2012 Best in Class winners stand out in a network that is rich with the industry’s top performers.”
Receiving the other Best in Class Awards were:
• Peterbilt of Springfield (Dealer Principals Glenn, Kevin, Kory and Kyle Larson)
• Rush Peterbilt Truck Center – Oklahoma City (Dealer Principals Marvin and Rusty Rush)
• Stahl Peterbilt – Edmonton (Dealer Principal Eddy Stahl)
• Peterbilt of Lafayette (Dealer Principal Jack Brabham)
• Peterbilt Manitoba (Dealer Principal Doug Danylchuk)
The Best in Class Awards are based on a combination of Peterbilt’s Standard of Excellence scores, financial performance, parts and service performance, and utilization of PACCAR training and programs.
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.