Papé Kenworth received the 2015 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award for the United States and Canada at the Kenworth Dealer Meeting in San Diego, California. The distinction marks the first time Papé Kenworth was chosen for the coveted award.
“Papé Kenworth’s success is driven by great Kenworth heavy- and medium-duty trucks and our employees’ daily, determined focus to take excellent care of customers in our new truck, parts and service operations in Oregon, California and Washington dealerships,” said Dave Laird, president of Papé Kenworth. “This prestigious award offers a tremendous source of pride for Papé Kenworth and our employees. We especially thank our customers for their continued support.”
“Papé Kenworth had truly outstanding performance in 2015 with strong market share in heavy- and medium-duty trucks; excellent Kenworth T680, T880 and PACCAR MX-13 engine sales; and the highest dealer excellence score in the strong Kenworth dealer network,” said Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and PACCAR vice president.
In the past nine years, Papé Kenworth has excelled with four Kenworth Gold Awards and five Silver Awards. The winner was chosen from among more than 360 Kenworth dealer locations in the United States and Canada. Papé Kenworth operates Central California locations in Bakersfield, French Camp (Stockton), Fresno, and Santa Maria; Oregon locations in Aurora, Central Point (Medford), Coburg (Eugene), Klamath Falls, Portland, Redmond, Roseburg and Tangent; and a Washington state location in Kelso. The company's headquarters is located in Eugene, Oregon.
Kenworth also presented Gold and Silver awards, and the PACCAR MX Engine, Medium Duty, Parts and Service, and TRP Dealer of the Year awards.