Glenn Larson, dealer principal of Peterbilt of Joplin, recently was named the 2006 Peterbilt Dealer of the Year. Larson, who is celebrating his 20th anniversary as a Peterbilt dealer, opened his first dealership in 1987 with his father, Claire.
Now operating as The Larson Group, headquartered in Springfield, Mo., the Larsons own and operate seven full-service Peterbilt dealerships in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. Larson won Peterbilt Dealer of the Year in 1998 for the Peterbilt of Joplin dealership, as well as in 1995 and 2003 for the Mid-America Peterbilt (O’Fallon, Mo.) dealership.
“Glenn is consistently one of the top performing dealers in our network and is a valuable asset to our organization,” says Bill Jackson, vice president of Paccar and general manager of Denton, Texas-based Peterbilt. “He exercises continual improvement practices throughout all areas of the business to exceed customer expectations and ensure satisfaction. Glenn has enhanced Peterbilt of Joplin’s ability to serve customer needs by utilizing Peterbilt’s full product lineup and aftermarket services, as well as the resources of Paccar Financial and Paccar Parts.”
Peterbilt also announced the dealer recipients of its 2006 Best in Class awards:
Additionally, Peterbilt announced winners of several annual category awards: