Edmonton Kenworth named 2006 Kenworth Dealer of Year

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Edmonton Kenworth recently was named 2006 Kenworth Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada at the annual Kenworth Dealer Meeting held recently in Tucson, Ariz.

“It’s certainly a tremendous honor and privilege for our dealership to be selected as the 2006 Kenworth Dealer of the Year,” says Gary M. King, president of Edmonton Kenworth. “We have outstanding employees, great Kenworth trucks that are truly the World’s Best, and loyal customers that we work hard to support every day. It’s extremely satisfying to me and our employees to be recognized for our efforts.”

Edmonton Kenworth was chosen from among Kenworth’s six Gold Award winners for 2006. Other Gold Award winners are Inland Kenworth — U.S. (California, Arizona and New Mexico), Kenworth of South Texas (Pharr, Texas), MHC Kenworth (Kansas City), MHC Kenworth (Oklahoma) and Motor Power Kenworth (Great Falls, Mont.).

“It’s no surprise that Edmonton Kenworth once again achieved a remarkable standard of dealer excellence in 2006,” says Bob Christensen, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice president. “Edmonton Kenworth willingly invests in their business to better serve customers, sells Kenworth’s entire product line from medium-duty to heavy-duty trucks, and has employees that remain extremely motivated and passionate about achieving customer satisfaction.”

Edmonton Kenworth, which services Edmonton and northern Alberta, operates three full-service locations, including two in Edmonton. This past year, Edmonton Kenworth relocated its dealership in Lloydminster, Alb., to a new, 19-bay, 37,000-square-foot facility. Edmonton Kenworth won the 2001 Kenworth Dealer of the Year Award and has won a Kenworth Gold Award for the past four years.

Kenworth, based in Kirkland, Wash., also honored its 2006 Silver Award winners: Bay Area Kenworth, Central California Kenworth, Central Illinois Trucks, Cherokee Kenworth, Custom Truck Sales, GreatWest Kenworth, Inland Kenworth (Canada), Kenworth Maska, Kenworth Montreal, Kenworth of Jacksonsville, Kenworth of Pennsylvania, Kenworth of South Louisiana, MHC Kenworth (Colorado), MHC Kenworth (Tennessee), MHC Kenworth (Texas), Michigan Kenworth, Rihm Kenworth, Trebar Kenworth Sales and Wallwork Kenworth.

Medium Duty Dealer of the Year honored
Kansas City was named 2006 Kenworth Medium Duty Dealer of the Year for the United States and Canada.

“We’re honored to receive the Kenworth Medium Dealer of the Year award and very proud of the dedicated MHC Kenworth – Kansas City team that takes care of customers every day,” says Tim Murphy, MHC Kenworth president. “We provide mobile maintenance, extended hours for parts and service, and all the Kenworth PremierCare programs, and offer the affordable Kenworth T300, which performs well in a diversity of medium-duty applications.”

“MHC Kenworth – Kansas City provided outstanding customer support and ranked among the top Kenworth dealers in T300 sales and operations excellence in 2006,” Christensen says. “Their continued investments in medium-duty personnel, parts and service show a strong commitment to medium-duty customers.”