From left: George Wakefield, Peterbilt national sales manager, Paccar Parts; Tony McQuary, general sales manager, Paccar Parts; Darrin Siver, vice-president, Paccar Inc and general manager, Paccar Parts; Nathan Rutledge, service manager–Fargo; Don Larson, Allstate Peterbilt owner; Tom Jacobson, parts manager–Fargo; Steve Mikkelson, regional service manager–Fargo; John Meuwissen, director of parts; Jeff Vanthournout, president/CEO; Ron Reyer, corporate purchaser; Mike Dozier, assistant general manager of operations, Peterbilt Motors Co; Rick Wood, director, customer service, Peterbilt.
Peterbilt Motors Company announced that Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo is the 2011 North American Parts and Service Dealer of the Year. Don Larson, dealer principal of Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo, accepted the award at the annual Parts and Service Meeting. In 2011, Allstate Peterbilt of Fargo was also recognized as a Platinum Oval Dealer Award Winner.
Peterbilt also named its Platinum Oval and Best in Class Parts and Service Award winners to recognize dealer excellence and achievements in customer support, parts and service operations, facilities and financial performance.
Platinum Oval Award winners are:
- The Peterbilt Store-North Georgia
- Peterbilt of Sioux City
- Stahl Peterbilt-Grande Prairie
- Peterbilt Manitoba-Winnipeg
- Rush Peterbilt Truck Center-Tyler
- Peterbilt Pacific-Kamloops
Best in Class Award winners are:
- Stahl Peterbilt-Edmonton
- Rush Peterbilt Truck Center-Houston
- JX Peterbilt-Bloomington
- Peterbilt of Council Bluffs
- Hunter Peterbilt-Smithfield
Peterbilt dealers were recognized for excellence in support and sales of the TRP brand of all-makes parts for trucks, trailers, and buses. Camions Excellence Peterbilt was named the 2011 TRP All-Makes Dealer of the Year for North America.
The TRP Trailer Dealer of the Year was Rush Peterbilt Truck Center-Denver, and the TRP Bus Dealer of the Year was Mid-America Peterbilt in O'Fallon MO.
This year, three new awards recognized dealers for creativity and innovation in marketing, effective use of the TruckCare CONNECT system, and engine parts and service excellence.
The Parts and Service Marketing Dealer of the Year was Peterbilt Ontario Truck Centres, the CONNECT Dealer of the Year was Allstate Peterbilt of Winona, and the Engine Parts and Service Dealer of the Year was The Peterbilt Store-Knoxville.